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We are delighted to announce:
CGS Glass Prize and 'NEW GRADUATE REVIEW' 2019.

This will be the fourth New Graduate Review and several years of the Glass Prize.

Submission deadline 5pm 11th July 2019

The first prize includes £250 in cash, a £200 Creative Glass UK voucher, and two years’ CGS Membership; a year’s free subscription to CRAFTS magazine and Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture . The winner’s work will also appear on the front cover of the NEW GRADUATE REVIEW and they will have several promotional pages inside.


CGS members can claim a £5 discount for the conference below

Pâte De Verre: the Material of Time - A Shifting Paradigm

A conference on Pâte de Verre and contemporary thinking at the Wolverhampton School of Art on the 24th of August 2019 entitled:

‘Pâte Verre: the Material of Time – A Shifting Paradigm’.

Six internationally renowned speakers will discuss how their work has developed within a contemporary context and what their shifts in perception of pâte de verre have been over time.

Speakers include: Keith Cummings, Margaret Alston, Tone Orvik, Karen Akester,
Faith Mercer and Max Stewart.


Call for GLASS MOSAIC ARTISTS to take part in the next CGS online glass exhibition.


CGS Fundraising Raffle 2019
Win one of eighteen great pieces of work,
all donated to raise funds for CGS
Money raised will go towards our events programme, which includes Open Regional Exhibitions, Workshops and Forum Days across the UK

More donations are from: Dan Bowran, Tabitha Burrill, Adele Christensen, Nora Gaston, Di Harding,
Dot Hill, Sharon Korek, Joanna Lloyd, Emma Mackintosh, Geraldine McLoughlin, Roger Silk, Anne Somers,
Rebecca Thompson, Susan Thorne. and Gail Turbutt.
Ticket Price £2 each Draw on Sunday 25th August 2019
We do hope you will join in our fundraising raffle
To request tickets contact


May 2019
CGS Members discount for May & June 2019
The English Antique Glass Company offer unique hand made English glass