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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

  • 21-06-2021

    A QEST for glass training

    QEST grants fund glass artists' training in the

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  • 09-06-2021

    GAS invites proposals for Tacoma 2022

    GAS invites proposals for Tacoma conference

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  • 08-06-2021

    Norwood Viviano: Charting change

    Digital 3D computer modelling, glass blowing and casting are tools of

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Current Online Exhibition

“Old Work/ New Perspective”

This online glass exhibition was a chance for CGS member glass artists and designers to rediscover and display older work. Nearly 50 CGS members took...

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Members Spotlight

Caroline at The Glass Shack

Having spent most of my working life in corporate finance and business management, I came to Glass working later in life but immediately knew that...

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Members Spotlight

Gemma Hollis Glass

For as long as I can remember, I have always enjoyed making objects with items I find around the home. My passion for creating led me towards...

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Members Spotlight

Tali Grinshpan

Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tali earned a B.A. and M.A. in Business and Psychology from Tel Aviv University. In 2004, she moved to the USA,...

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Members Spotlight

Patrick Roth

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Members Spotlight

Lorna Fellas

I am a multidisciplinary artist. I have a degree in Fine Art (De Montford University), a postgraduate degree in Sculpture (Manchester Metropolitan...

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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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