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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.


The Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) will have 15 enthusiastic CGS members taking part in a Glass Pecha Kucha event at the International Festival of Glass 2019 on Friday the 23rd August.


CGS logo for all current members to use


We are very sorry to tell the glass community of the death of Stuart Garfoot a quite remarkable artists and teacher.
Attached is a moving tribute from Keith Cummings a friend and fellow lecturer.


10 committee members hard at work...