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CGS at International Festival of Glass 2019 ‘CELESTIAL BODIES’
Sponsored by Mark Holford
CGS commemorates 50 years since the moon landing and invites its members to take part in a fun exhibition to celebrate CELESTIAL BODIES. "Use your creative minds to journey to a galaxy far, far away." The theme for the International Festival of Glass is Place Making so CGS has decided that our place will be out of this world!


British Glass Biennale 2019 – Call to Artists
The British Glass Biennale is the foremost juried exhibition of excellence in contemporary glass by British artists, designers and craftspeople in the UK. With at least 80 major new glass works selected every two years, the British Glass Biennale is the flagship exhibition within the International Festival of Glass and attracts collectors, galleries and museums from around the world.
Submission Deadline: Midnight, Sunday 24 February 2019


Launched on 30th Sep 2018, 25 CGS glass artists take part in "Exploring Light and Clarity"



We are delighted to announce the winners of the C.G.S. 2018 Glass Prize and Graduates to be included in the 'NEW GRADUATE REVIEW' 2018.

Winner - Natsumi Jones, University of Sunderland (BA)
Second - Jonathan Michie, University of Sunderland. (BA)
Third - Marzena Ostromecka, Edinburgh College of Art. (MFA)

Highly Commended:
Megan McGuirk, National College of Art & Design. Dublin. (BA)
Laura McKinley, Royal College of Art. London. (MA)
Kaja Upelj, Royal College of Art. London. (MA)


To celebrate the memory of our wonderful Treasurer, with your help, we have created the Amanda Moriarty Prize.