Curriculum Vitae

Employment

2013 - Present:

Working for upcoming and renowned artists on their projects to bring their ideas into glass.

2012 - Present:

Teaching Kiln Formed Glass, and Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery, Stained Glass, Small Scale Glass Casting & Surface Decoration & From Alchemy to Understanding from my very, very well equipped studio in Perivale, West London. Evening Classes, Workshops and my very popular annual one week Summer Masterclass.

2009 - Present

Teaching Stained Glass, Kiln Formed Glass and Kiln Formed Glass Jewellery at the Carlton Centre 2009 - 2017.

And from Stonebridge Centre from 2017 to the present for Brent Start, Morland Gardens, London NW10 8DY. 0208 937 3950..

2009 - 2011

Teaching Kiln Formed Glass, Fusing and Slumping as a sessional lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. Canterbury. Kent.

2009

Selected to teach Kilnformed glass course Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey.

2009

Artist in Residence ( teaching students and working with them to create individual glass tiles for an installation in the school hall) at Chingford Foundation School. London E.4.

2009 - 2011

Teaching Kiln Formed Glass at West Dean College, near Chichester, Sussex.

2009 - 2014

Teaching Pottery and Mixed Media at the After School Club at Queens Park Primary School.

2007 - 2013

Teaching Kiln Formed Glass Courses, "From Alchemy to Understanding" Art Academy, London.

2000 - Present

Self-employed glass artist. Developing work for exhibition and sale. Curating exhibitions.

Glass Art Installation, North Kensington. Redesign, make and install glass installation to entrance of a block of flats. 2011.

Selected to create large scale recycled environmental "Glassscape" underneath The Westway in Saint Marks Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London W.10. 36 meters x 28 meters in size and called "Blue Glassscape".

Selected to give a presentation for The Innovation Centre, London WC1 to design two large-scale installation pieces in glass for the foyer.

Project to design and build large scale glass installations for reception area in headquarters of huge legal corporation, Central London.

Shortlisted for large scale art installation project "Reorientating Margate Old Town" Margate Renewal Project and E.E.C funding.

Conceive, curate and exhibit group glass exhibitions

2006

Taught 10-week course in photographing and presenting own work, Kensington and Chelsea College.

Collaborative work with Fay Lambert on her mirrors, designing and making corners for her mirrors. www.faylambert.com

Feb-Mar 2003

Taught six week evening class course for HBL (a charity for Housebound Learners). Teaching volunteers how to make simple stained glass to enable them to teach housebound people.

1995-2002

Freelance Styling for Marks & Spencers and Allders Press Shows

1978-Present

Ceramics and Glass Restorer. Running own studio, restoring and teaching in colleges and privately; wrote chapters about ceramic restoration for two books.

Education

2017 - 2018

Katharine Coleman MBE. Engraving classes. Morley College, London.

2017

Katharine Coleman MBE. Engraving on Coloured Glass Course.

2016

Colin Reid. Casting Masterclass at North Lands, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland.

2016

Printing on Glass Masterclass. Creative Glass.

2015

Cappy Thompson. Masterclass Painting on Glass. International Festival of Glass. Stourbridge, West Midlands.

2013

Stuart Garfoot Masterclass. Centrifugal Glass Casting. Stourbridge, West Midlands.

2013

Antoine Leperlier. International Festival Of Glass. Stourbridge, West Midlands.

2013

Deb Cocks Masterclass at North Lands, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland.

2011

Professor Keith Cummings Masterclass. International Festival of Glass. Stourbridge, West Midlands.

2008-2011

Studying Glass Casting and Jewellery at Amberley College, WAES.

2007-2008

BTEC. Glass Casting. Richmond Adult Education College.

2006

Certificate in Further Education Teaching. Level 4 Stage 1.
Kensington & Chelsea College AEI.

Aug 2006

Masterclass: Deb Cocks, Painting on Glass, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge, West Midlands

Sept 2005

Masterclass: Angela Jarman and Paul Cocksedge, Designing and Casting Glass, North Lands, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland

2004-2005

PG Certificate in Professional Studies in Architectural Glass
Central Saint Martins

Dec 2004

Glassblowing Workshop
London Glassblowing, London SE1

2003-2004

PG Certificate in Professional Studies in Glass and Fine Art
Central Saint Martins

2003-2005

Professional Development Course in Glass
Kensington and Chelsea College AEI

2002-2003

Glassblowing and Lampwork
Paddington College AEI

2003

Diploma Program in Investment Moulding
Amberley College AEI

2002

Diploma Program in Kiln-formed Glass: Model and Master Moulding
Amberley College AEI

1999-2000

Stained Glass
Kensington & Chelsea College AEI

Membership

Just Glass.

Scottish Glass Society.

British Society of Master Glass Painters

Clerkenwell Green Association / Craft Central

Contemporary Glass Society

Society of Designer Craftsmen

Collections

North Lands Creative Glass. Scotland.

Blackwell House, The Arts & Crafts House in The Lake District.Words On Glass II.

Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole Collection @ National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh.[Gifted]

Mr and Mrs David Shear, Washington DC, U.S.A.

Mr R.S. Schram, London.

Mr. J. Chichester, London.

Chiswick Horticultural Society

The Collection of Central Saint Martins

Macclesfield Silk Museum.

Commissions

Commissioned to redesign and install glass art installation at the entrance to the block of flats. Clydesdale House, Westbourne Park Road, North Kensington, London.

Two Special Bobble Bowls commissioned by Richmond International for the Langham Hotel, Portland Place, London W.1.

Selected Exhibitions (2003-present)

Two weekends September 2017. Annually.

BEAT Artists Open Studios. Perivale, London.

Sept - October 2017.

Scottish Glass Society. Heritage. Gallery Ten. Edinburgh.

August 2017 - ongoing.

Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge. British Glass Biennale Exhibition.

August - September 2017

CGS Celebrations. British Glass Biennale.

CGS Online Gallery. In Relationship.

CGS Online Gallery. Foothold.

CGS Online Gallery. Perfectly Practical.

CGS Online Gallery. Taking Flight (Birds).

July - August 2017

CGS Vessels at Vessel Gallery.

"Totem Bowl."

August 2017 - 2018

Bruntnell Astley. Whitehouse Glass Cone Museum of Glass.

"Peacock" Chargers.

August - September 2017

Celebrations. CGS selling exhibition. International Festival of Glass. Stourbridge.

"Happy." A new range of powdered glass work.

August - September 2017

The Shop at Red House Glass Cone. International Festival of Glass, Wordsley, Stourbridge, West Midlands. A selection of my work for sale.

September - October 2017

Heritage. Scottish Glass Society.

"Collecting" & "Memories" Gallery Ten. Edinburgh.

12th November 2015 - 15th January 2016.

"TP10YRS" ELY STAINED GLASS MUSEUM.

The Stained Glass Museum, The South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely CB7 4DL.
Teepee Glass celebrating 10 years of exhibiting together.
A show of panels with the theme of 10. Plus members other work from jewellery to vessels and light boxes.

2015

CGS Wish You Were Here. British Glass Biennale.

2015

LIBERTY. REGENT STREET, LONDON W1. 

PATCH ROGERS ARTS & CRAFTS DEPARTMENT.

A selection of my work shown alongside other members of Teepee Glass and historical design and maker legends.

March - May 2015.

"RIPPLES."

Pyramid Gallery, Stonegate, York.

Showing My Peacock glass Chargers.CGS Exhibition.

May - June 2015

"WISH YOU WERE HERE."

"A PATCH OF SKY"

The CGS fundraising glass postcard exhibition at the 2105 International Festival of Glass, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge.

September 2015

DECOREX

VESSEL GALLERY.

Long Hexagonal "Mirror Mirror".

September 2015

DESIGNED | CRAFTED.

Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery.

Curated by Alex-R and myself a mixed show of 10 top designer makers including Andrew Logan. Plus a special of Limited Edition Collectors Pieces.

   
March 2015

Affordable Art Fair. Battersea. Frances Iles Gallery.

November 2014 - Present.

Vessel Gallery. Kensington Park Road. London

September 2014.

Decorex. Vessel Gallery.

2014 - Present

September. Designed | Crafted
Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery. Shoreditch, London.
Mixed shows curated by myself and Alex-R. Tying in with The London Design Festival.

2013 - Present.

December. Designed | Crafted Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery. Shoreditch, London. Specially selected Christmas shows curated by myself and Alex-R.

September 2013 - February 2014.

De Morgan Gallery. "Inspired By" Teepee Glass.

Dec. 2014

Designed | Crafted. Society Designer Craftsmen Gallery. London. Group Christmas Show. Curated by myself & Alex-R.

Nov. - Dec. 2014

Mixed Artists Show. Vessel Gallery. London.

Sept. 2014

Decorex, Vessel Gallery. London.

Sept. 2014

Designed | Crafted. Society of Designer Craftsmen Gallery. London.

Dec. 2013

Designed | Crafted. Society of designer Craftsmen Gallery. London.

Nov. 2013

Handmade In Britain. London.

Sept 2013 - January 2014

Inspired By. Teepee Glass. De Morgan Centre. London.

2013

Make Your Mark. CGS online gallery.

March 2009 - 2013

Affordable Art Fair. Cohesion. Battersea Park. London.

June - August 2013

Raindrop on Peacock. The Button Project.

Nov. 2012.

Bowled Over. Ammonite Delight selected for the CGS online gallery.

2012.

Medals. Glass Games. CGS online gallery.

Nov - Jan 2010, 2011, 2012.

Group Christmas show at Zest Gallery. London.

August - Sept 2012.

Glass Games. Belfry Arts Centre. Overstrand, Norfolk.

August - Sept 2012.

Medals. CGS group show. Ruskin Glass Centre. Stourbridge, West Midlands.

August - Sept 2012.

Group Show. Dial Glassworks, Plowden & Thompson, Stourbridge, West Midlands.

June 2012.

SDC Show. Snowshill Manor, Gloucestershire. National Trust.

May - Nov 2011

A Passion For Glass. National Museums Scotland. Edinburgh. My Max's Feather Charger. Dan Klein & Alan J Poole private collection gifted to National Museums Scotland.

June/July 2011

V&A Inspired By. My new cast work Introvert Frame was selected to show.

March 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Spring Affordable Art Fair, Battersea. Selected to show with Cohesion.

February 2011

Heavenly Sent. Valentines Exhibition. The Gallery at London Glass Blowing. My FRAgMEntS Neckpieces.

February 2011

Contemporary Glass Society. Online Student Show. One of 28 students selected to show my cast glass Introvert Frame.

Sept - Nov. 2010

Blast! Cohesion Glassmakers Network group selling show at Zest Contemporary Glass Gallery. Exhibiting my FRAgMEntS Installation and Neck Pieces.

2010.

TP3+3 presents "ERA" an exhibition of architectural glass with Central Saint Martins alumni Teepee Glass and invited tutors Caroline Swash, Helen Maurer and Hildegard Pax. Travelling exhibition curated by Brett Manley. Cochrane Gallery, London. Ely Stained Glass Museum, Cambridgeshire. International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge.

April - July 2010.

"Glass Jewelry: An International Passion." The Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, USA.

April 2010.

Sofa. New York. Zest Gallery. London.

Nov 2009 - Jan 2010.

Participate in group exhibition of recycled glass art in Washington Gallery. Penarth. Wales.

Nov - Dec 2009.

"All That Glistens is Glass." Group Christmas show at Zest Gallery, London.

Oct 2009

"Neck Knots" selected by Zest Contemporary Glass Gallery, London.

Sept 2009 -
Oct 2009

Transformations.
Form and Function in Recycled Glass. Zest Gallery, London.

April 2009

Sofa. New York. Chosen to be shown with Zest Gallery, London.

2009

Cohesion at Art Works Gallery, Newcastle.

July 2008- July 2009

"Craftsense" Large bobble Bowl selected by Bilston Craft Gallery, West Midlands.

July 2009

"Glass Wear". An exhibition of contemporary glass jewellery. Zest Gallery, London.

April 2009

SOFA. The Park Avenue Armory. New York. U.S.A. Selected by Zest Gallery London to show on their stand.

March 2009

"40cm2"  Exhibition by the British Society of Master Glass Painters. The Ely Stained Glass Museum.

March 2009

Affordable Art Fair Spring 2009. Battersea Park, London.

March 2009

Cohesion Group Show. Pyramid Gallery. York. 

December  2008

TEEPEE GLASS Christmas Show. London.

Nov - Dec  2008

All That Sparkles. Group Show. Zest Gallery, London.

June - July  2008

"GLASS WEAR" Group Show of Glass in Jewellery as Part of the Coutts London Jewellery Week. Zest Gallery, London.

May 2008

Shortlisted for The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition with "Changing Spaces" a black and vivid multicoloured sculptural glass piece.

May 2008

"Blast" Exhibiting with Cohesion Glassmakers Network teamed up with London Glassblowing Workshop. London Glassblowing.

Feb - April 2008

Commissioned by Richmond International Interior Designers to create 2 Special Bobble Bowls for the public lift areas of the Langham Hotel, London.  

March 2008

"Six of One" Spotlight Exhibition and Meet the Maker. Blackwell. The Arts And Crafts House. Lakelands Art Trust, Cumbria. Sponsored by the Arts Council "Collecting Cultures" initiative.

March 2008

Commissioned by Caira Mandaglio to make a piece for their stand at FORM, the modern and contemporary art and design fair.   Olympia, West London.
www.form-london.com

Jan 2008

Designer Crafts at the Mall Galleries. Shop Within The Show. London.

Nov 2007-Jan 2008

Teepee Glass Group Show. (Curated and Exhibited). SE1 Gallery. London.

Dec 2007

Perfect Presents. Group Show. Zest Gallery, London.

Dec 2007

Group Show. Cohesion Glass. Majlis Gallery, Dubai. .

Oct 2007

Origin, Crafts Council. (Curated and Exhibited). Somerset House, London.

Sep-Oct 07

Cohesion Glass Exhibition Pyramid Gallery, York.

Aug 2007

The Bowls of Saint Martins. (Curated and Exhibited) Zest Gallery, London.

May 2007 

Oxford Arts Weeks. o3 Gallery, Oxford Castle.

Jan 2007 

Designer Crafts, Society of Designer Craftsmen. (Curated and Exhibited)
Mall Galleries, London SW1Y.

Oct 2006 

Designer Crafts @ Chelsea, Society of Designer Craftsmen. (Curated and Exhibited). Chelsea Town Hall, London.

Aug-Sep 2006

British Glass Biennale, Ruskin Glass Centre, West Midlands.

Jan 2006

Designer Crafts, Society of Designer Craftsmen. Mall Galleries, London.

Oct 2005 

Through The Looking Glass. (Curated and Exhibited) Chelsea Gallery, London.

Aug 05-Jun 07

Healing Glass, The Central Club, London.

July 2005

New Designers. (Curated and Exhibited) Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1.

June 2005 

Breaking Glass, PG Cert Glass and Architecture, final show. (Curated and Exhibited). Cochrane Gallery, London.

June 2005

Air Underground, Professional Development in Glass. (Curated and Exhibited). Air Gallery, Dover Street, London.

May-Aug 2005 

Inspired By V&A Museum, London.

Jul 04-May 05

30cm2 by the British Society of Master Glass Painters, touring show. Cochrane Gallery, London. Ely Stained Glass Museum, Ely Cathedral. John Hardman Trading Company, Birmingham.

Feb 2005

Glasshouse, PG Cert Glass and Architecture, interim show. Cochrane Gallery, London.

Dec 2004

Directions. Lethaby Gallery, London.

Oct 2004

Upper Glass @ Chelsea by Glass Art 5. (Curated and Exhibited). Chelsea Gallery, London.

May-Jun 2003 

Two-man exhibition, for one month including Oxford Arts Week. (Curated and Exhibited). Liscious Gallery, Oxford.

Stockists

Red House Glass Cone. Stourbridge DY8 4AZ

Patch Rogers Arts & Crafts Design.

Gosdenheath Design, The Cowdray Estate, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 9BX.

The Clockhouse, Lombard Street, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0AG

Vessel Gallery, London.

Frances Iles Gallery. Rochester, Kent.

Cecilia Colman Gallery, London.

Publications

2010

Selected for front cover of "Objects of Desire" book by Simon Bruntnell.

25th August 2010

Evening Standard Homes & Property. Design News. Barbara Chandler. "Encounters With Glass".

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