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2022 British Glass Biennale – Press Release

April 25, 2022

Welcome to the British Glass Biennale and the International Bead Biennale 2022
Since its inception in 2004 the International Festival of Glass has celebrated and showcased the skill and innovation of the glass industry and makers, historic and contemporary, local, and international.
At the heart of the Festival is the British Glass Biennale, the foremost juried exhibition of excellence in contemporary glass by UK based artists, designers and craftspeople and British artists working abroad. The exhibition features the latest work from across the whole spectrum of glass techniques and uses an anonymous selection process, giving emerging artists an equal opportunity to be selected alongside the top names in British glass.

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Glass Sellers’ CGS Glass Prize and New Graduate Review, 2022

April 19, 2022

The Contemporary Glass Society is the leading organisation representing national and international glass artists, designers, and makers in the UK. With over 1,000 members, the Society champions the work of independent makers through a variety of initiatives including holding exhibitions at leading galleries all over the country to highlight the glory of contemporary glass.
The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London received its Charter in 1664. Initially founded to regulate the Glass Selling and Pot-Making industries within the City of London, the role of the livery company today is to sstimulate interest in glass in all its aspects and carry out charitable works, with special emphasis on education

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