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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

  • 25-09-2021

    Obituary: glass alchemist John Croucher

    Studio glass pioneer passes

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  • 24-09-2021

    Apply to sell your artworks at Heal’s

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  • 23-09-2021

    A communion with Nature

    Glass artist Verity Pulford imbues her work with the spirituality she finds around her in the...

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Current Online Exhibition

“Animal Magic”

Who hasn’t got a favourite animal – whether in the sea, on land or in the air? It may be a domesticated one such as a dog or a budgie, a...

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Members Spotlight

Jacqueline H-Botquelen

French and Swiss artist, I love rough, weathered structured and distressed surfaces. Painting, sculptures, plaster, Glass, I use many imaginable...

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Members Spotlight

William Popiel

Stained glass and other diversions in kiln formed glass crafted on the Canadian

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Members Spotlight

Sacha Brienesse

I live in the Netherlands and started my professional career as a teacher of art and design. I started as a painter and became fascinated by glass. ...

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Members Spotlight

Brian Waugh

Brian is an accomplished stained glass artist who has a deep and abiding love of stained glass, not just historical but also modern and...

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Members Spotlight

Muna Zuberi

My practice has been centred on ‘identity' and ‘belonging’ and I am interested specifically in ‘labelling’ – how others perceive and...

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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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