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The Contemporary Glass Society

CGS is the UK’s foremost organisation supporting both established glass artists and up-and-coming makers. Our mission and passion are to promote contemporary glass among the art world and wider public.

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Join our contemporary glass community

CGS is a dynamic and growing community, passionate about contemporary glass. We champion the work of glass artists, fuel the enthusiasm of glass collectors and inspire glass lovers.

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EXHIBITIONS

Enjoy contemporary glass

At CGS our ambition is to enable people to discover more about the amazing medium that is contemporary glass – to see, make, enjoy and buy beautiful glass work.

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Latest News

  • 13-06-2024

    Register for New Energy glass symposium

    The Glass Department of Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, invites delegates...

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  • 12-06-2024

    Fifteen x Fifteen exhibition artists announced

    Blowfish Glass Gallery has announced the names of the artists selected for its ‘Fifteen x...

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  • 11-06-2024

    Glass installation focuses on memory

    An installation by Iceland-born glass artist Æsa Björk will be exhibited at S12 Gallery in Norway...

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Members Spotlight

Debra Tracey

Debra creates and teaches glass art in her studio on the beautiful Isle of

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Artist Agneta Stening

Been workning as an artist/sculptor since mid 1980. Stonesculptures, metal works, exhibitions in Sweden and Europe Artist in Residence in...

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Chris Alexander

We think that as we age we build up who we are. We think we start with a blank slate and that time and experience create depth, patina, personality...

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Elisa Boughner

I am a multi disciplinary visual artist working in glass, metal and ceramics when I am not working on my oil painting.

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Members Spotlight

Mary Louise White

What began as a fascination with the beauty of glass has become a commitment to learning about its specific qualities, and methods of working, that...

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Become a member

Join our glass community today! Enjoy a wide range of benefits, including access to other glass artists, world-class exhibitions, exclusive discounts, networks, regular news and opportunities to showcase your work.

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Corporate

Our corporate members are a vital part of our network, offering support, information and discounts to CGS members. You can support them too by clicking through.

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Support Us

Your support is invaluable to our charity and makes a real difference. Share in the excitement of contemporary glass, sustaining ground-breaking exhibitions, world-class conferences and award-winning learning programmes and events.

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