‘Wish you were here’ Glass postcard exhibition at IFG

Several Central Saint Martins glass alumni artists are participating in the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) members glass postcardexhibition: “Wish You Were Here”, which forms part of the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge, UK.29 May until 28 June 2015
Rusking Glass Centre, Amblecote
10am – 5pm, 29 – 31 May 2015 (1 – 28 June 2015, Monday to Saturday 9am – 4pm)
Opening: Thursday 28 May, 5.30-7.30
Price: Free (but please note during the Public Festival (28 – 31 May) there is an entrance fee to the Ruskin Glass Centre)

David Reekie: Having a lovely time

Central Saint Martins glass alumni artists taking part:
Jacqueline Allwood
Lucy Batt
Jennifer Brown
Maria Fagan
Janette Garthwaite
Joanne Green
Brett Manley
Amanda Moriarty
Amanda Simmons
Linda Smith
Pippa Stacey
Wendy Stone
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Just In!!! – Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole Glass Collection Book/Catalogue Now Available!

Several of CSM Glass alumnni artists are included in this book … Joseph Harrington, Brett Manley & Amanda Simmons.

‘A Passion For Glass: The Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole Private Collection Of Modern Glass’

Edited, Rose Watban, Forward, Alan J. Poole & Intro. Jennifer Hawkins Opie. N.M.S. Enterprises Ltd. National Museums Scotland. Edinburgh. GB. 2015.
ISBN 978-1-905267-83-5. £40.00 + p&p.
A lavish and extensive catalogue covering this internationally acknowledge collection of UK based Contemporary Glass Artists. With 334 pages of images and text by over 150 Artists, this is a not to be missed publication for both Glass Collectors, Glass Artists, aspiring Students, Museum Curators and anyone with a general interested in Contemporary Glass and its recent history in the UK over the last thirty to forty years. You’ve seen the exhibitions at the National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh and the National Glass Centre, Sunderland, now buy the book.
Available from Alan J. Poole.
Cost: £40.00 + p&p (1st Class within UK & Airmail elsewhere).
Tel: 020 7821 6040. Email: alanjpoole@aol.com
Website: www.dankleinglass.com/books/books.html

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‘Light, Colour, Texture’ exhibition at PieFactory, Margate

CSM Glass Alumni Christine MacCormick, Jennifer Anne Brown and Hildegard Pax will be showing  recent work in the exhibition ‘Light, Colour, Texture’ at the PieFactory, 5-9 Broad Street, Margate CT9 1EW from 17-29 April 2015.

The show will feature mostly works in glass, but also sculpted paper by Julie S Taylor and silkscreen prints by ex-CSM printmaker Shelley Rose. www.see-glass.co.uk


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‘Objects & Words in Transition’ exhibition at Barbican Library

CSM Glass Alumni Emma Rawson, Pippa Davismoon and Charlotte Morrison show new work in the exhibition ‘Objects and Words in Transition’ at Barbican Library, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS throughout April 2015.

Invitation to exhibition

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CSM alumni selected for British Glass Biennale

Glass Biennale 2015 artists announced

Finalists for the British Glass Biennale, part of the International Festival of Glass have  been announced.

76 artists have been selected for this prestigious award from more than 200 applications. 13 of the artists are students and there are 122 pieces set to be exhibited at the British Glass Biennale which runs from 28 May – 28 June in Stourbridge, West Midlands.

Amongst the exhibitors will be three Central Saint Martins glass alumni:
Helen Maurer, Nicholas Collins and Amanda J Simmons.
Well done to you guys for having been selected for the show.

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Part of the International Festival of Glass


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Royal College of Art – CERAMICS&GLASS OPEN DAY 3 Dec 2014

Professor Martin Smith, the Head of the Ceramics & Glass programme warmly invites prospective students to the forthcoming Open Day on Wednesday 3 December at 2:30.
This is an opportunity to visit the campus, meet academic staff, interact with current students and explore the C&G studios, workshops and facilities.
A programme of events including graduate presentations will provide visitors with a first-hand experience of the programme. You will be able to meet informally with students and staff, as well as find out more about our generous bursary scheme, available to all UK and EU students.

The Programme offers Masters, MPhil & PhD Degrees.
You can view a film about Ceramics & Glass at the RCA at

Lecture Theatre 1, Darwin Building,
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2EU

For more information and to register contact
sandra.reynard@rca.ac.uk +44 (0)20 7590 4252



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Glass alumni news round-up: April – May 2014

More Central Saint Martins glass alumni news – here’s a brief summary of alumni exhibitions currently showing or opening soon.

Amanda J Simmons
15 March – 3 May 2014
‘Spring Fling @ Home’
Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries

09 – 12 May 2014
COLLECT – The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects
Work represented by Contemporary Applied Arts

7 May – 24 June 2014
The Bullseye gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA

Joseph Harrington
1 March – 26 April 2014
‘Cast’ a group exhibition featuring cast glasswork
Bullseye Resource Center New York Gallery, New York

Aline Johnson
09 – 11 May 2014
Handmade in Britain 14‘: Spring Edition
Chelsea Old Town Hall, London

Sue King
2 April – 14 June 2014
‘Beside the Sea’
Bilston Craft Gallery & Library, Bilston

Lumini Glass Group:
Maria Beddoes, Jennifer Anne Brown, Pippa Davismoon, Charlotte Morrison, Emma Rawson, Jenny Sharp & Sophie Sheeran
02 – 08 June 2014
‘Everyday Matters’
Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton, East Sussex
Meet the artists: Sat 7 June 12 onwards

Charlotte Morrison
5 April – 28 September 2014
‘Bodytalk’ Group exhibition
Ebeltoft Glas Museum, Ebeltoft, Denmark

Helen Maurer
6 April – 14 September 2014
‘UK Glass’
Glazenhuis, Lommel, Belgium

Hildegard Pax, Jennifer Anne Brown, Catherine Barcham, Pippa Stacey & Chris MacCormick
02 – 26 May 2014
‘Glass at the Gallery II’
West End House Gallery, Smarden, Kent


Other news:

jenny brown stevens entry

Stevens competition entry by Jennifer Anne Brown

Jennifer Anne Brown and Jenny Sharp have been commissioned to install art glass works for the new Radiotherapy Unit in the Colchester Hospital. Congratulations!

Jennifer Anne Brown also got third prize in this year’s Stevens Competition. Well done!






Amanda J Simmons
work is featured in a few short films.
Follow these links for some very interesting videos on her work and inspirations:
‘Meet the maker – Amanda Simmons’

Amanda Simmons – a film by craftscotland

Amanda Simmons at Collect 2011

Note: These listings are compiled in good faith based on information received from alumni, glass-related press and newsletters. A special thank you goes to Alan Poole for keeping us all up to date with his monthly glass newsletters!

Email csmcentralglass@gmail.com with any updates to include in the listings.

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