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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

  • 30-06-2022

    Competition to design stained glass windows for Bristol church

    St Mary Redcliffe church in Bristol, England, is inviting designs for four stained glass windows to...

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  • 30-06-2022

    Glass Art Society calls for 2023 conference presenters

    In 2023 the Glass Art Society (GAS) will be holding its annual conference in Detroit, Michigan, USA...

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  • 30-06-2022

    Apply for craft development funding from QEST

    The latest round of applications for craft development funding from The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship...

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Current Online Exhibition

Collaboration: Earth/ Sea/ Sky 4th July – 29th August

We challenged our members to create work that is a celebration of the natural world in which we live – EARTH/ SEA/ SKY. This response could take...

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Members Spotlight

Patrick Roth

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Members Spotlight

April Pebble

April is a maker of Contemporary Stained and Fused Glass Artworks. Her work is inspired by the natural world, the animal kingdom, the mystical and...

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Members Spotlight

Gail Turbutt Glass

Having gained a BAhons in 3D design in Glass at Wolverhampton University, I embarked on a number of ventures, all looking to advance my mould making...

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Members Spotlight

Bibi Smit

Bibi Smit (b. 1965) is a Dutch glass artist. Her work explores the patterns, rhythms, colours and movement of natural phenomena. Since the 1990s, she...

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Members Spotlight

Pauline Grace

About Big Red Elephant: 
BRE (Pauline Grace) is a glassblower interested in recycling, re-using and up-cycling. Currently an Associate in glass at...

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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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