Exhibitions | 26-11-2023

New prizes announced for British Glass Biennale 2024

The organisers of the British Glass Biennale have announced several new prizes for the 2024 event. This brings the total number of prizes to 14 at the next Biennale. The new prizes are as follows:

  • The Glass Society Award: ‘Connection’
    Winner £2,500
    Runner Up £1,000
    You are free to interpret this theme in any way you want.
  • The Bullseye Living Edge Award: This award is for the best piece (or set) made exclusively of Bullseye glass. The winner will be selected by Bullseye Glass Ltd and receive £5,000 of Bullseye products (glass only) redeemable through Warm Glass UK.
  • The Glass Lab Award 2024: The Glass Lab is in its fifth year of running artist residences and scholarships at The Glass Foundry in Stroud, UK. Formed to promote collaboration, diversity and innovation in the field of glass, the Glass Lab exhibited the work of eight artists in residence working in glass in the 2022 Biennale. This award will go to a student showing technical skill and knowledge in the material. The winner will receive: five days of studio time at The Glass Foundry; one-to-one support from expert staff; £1,500 towards travel, accommodation and materials.
  • The Glass Painters and Glaziers Award: This £1,000 award is for a piece of glass art that features the use of traditional or modern techniques that could include painting, staining, enamelling, leading, copper foiling, laminating or fusing in a broadly two-dimensional format. It is open to all artists, including students.

Read more about the Biennale entry requirements and other prizes here.

More information and submit entries via this link: https://biennale.submittable.com/submit

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