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The Contemporary Glass Society

CGS is the UK’s foremost organisation supporting both established glass artists and up-and-coming makers. Our mission and passion are to promote contemporary glass among the art world and wider public.

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Join our contemporary glass community

CGS is a dynamic and growing community, passionate about contemporary glass. We champion the work of glass artists, fuel the enthusiasm of glass collectors and inspire glass lovers.

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EXHIBITIONS

Enjoy contemporary glass

At CGS our ambition is to enable people to discover more about the amazing medium that is contemporary glass – to see, make, enjoy and buy beautiful glass work.

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Latest News

  • 24-02-2021

    Capturing the underwater world in glass

    Sculptor Emily Williams has developed her own way of hand torching glass, which, to her, is a way...

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  • 23-02-2021

    ‘A Postcard From…’ exhibition launch invitation

    Join us for an online launch party celebrating 'A Postcard From...' exhibition on Saturday 27...

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  • 16-02-2021

    Submit entries for new CGS members’ selling show: Flora

    CGS invites members to submit images of artwork on the theme of Flora for online selling

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Current Online Exhibition

“HANDS ACROSS THE WORLD”

International Open Exhibition: “HANDS ACROSS THE WORLD” 11th January to 26th February 2021 During the global pandemic, the Contemporary Glass...

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Members Spotlight

Patrick Roth

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Members Spotlight

Sašo Kompare

Sašo Kompare is a freelance artist, working in his own studio predominantly with glass. Self-taught, he has followed his own path, both technically...

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Members Spotlight

Steven Graham

Steven has 20 years experience of working with glass and has attained a BA (Hons first class) Art & Design and an HND Art Glass Design and...

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Members Spotlight

Jennifer Savage

A love of the ocean and aquatic life has influenced a lot of my work; along with a passion for materials. From lost wax bowls created from an...

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Become a member

Join our glass community today! Enjoy a wide range of benefits, including access to other glass artists, world-class exhibitions, exclusive discounts, networks, regular news and opportunities to showcase your work.

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Corporate

Our corporate members are a vital part of our network, offering support, information and discounts to CGS members. You can support them too by clicking through.

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Support Us

Your support is invaluable to our charity and makes a real difference. Share in the excitement of contemporary glass, sustaining ground-breaking exhibitions, world-class conferences and award-winning learning programmes and events.

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