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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 CGS

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

  • 01-05-2021

    Glass Art Society’s ‘Virtual 2021’ itinerary launched

    The Glass Art Society's 'Virtual 2021' event runs from 20-22

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  • 01-05-2021

    CGS celebrates 1000th member

    Natasha Duddy from Northern Ireland is the CGS's 1000th

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  • 27-04-2021

    New exhibition opens at S12 in Bergen

    1som/1het exhibition opens at the S12 Studio and Gallery in Bergen,

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Current Online Exhibition

FLORA- A CGS selling exhibition inspired by artist Cathryn Shilling

We asked renowned glass artist Cathryn Shilling if she would provide the theme for our next inspiring opportunity for members to show and sell their...

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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

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

Deborah Harding

I am now living in East Anglia, and have a studio, at 'Butley Mills', which, as their website says is 'located in the depths of rural Suffolk, at the...

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Members Spotlight

Frances Walley

Following a varied career in art education I developed a passion for glass work. This began with attendance at courses in both stained glass 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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