British Glass Biennale 2019 – Call to Artists
The British Glass Biennale is the foremost juried exhibition of excellence in contemporary glass by British artists, designers and craftspeople in the UK. With at least 80 major new glass works selected every two years, the British Glass Biennale is the flagship exhibition within the International Festival of Glass and attracts collectors, galleries and museums from around the world.
The British Glass Biennale is open to artists, designers, craftspeople and students working in all areas of contemporary glass practice or using glass as a key design element. The emphasis is on new work demonstrating the highest level of excellence in design, creative imagination and technical skill.
Have been living and working in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the last two consecutive years; or
Be living, working or studying abroad but possess a British passport and have previously lived in the UK for a minimum of 15 years
Each artist can submit up to three pieces for consideration
Each piece must be predominantly made of glass but can incorporate other materials
The work must have been made since 1st March 2017
All pieces selected for display must be for sale
The Jury for the British Glass Biennale 2019
Dr Jane Cook Chief Scientist, Corning Museum of Glass, USA
Róisín de Buitléar Artist, Curator & Creative Director of Green Edge, Dublin
Monica Guggisberg Artist and Designer
Angel Monzon Founder and Director, Vessel Gallery, London
Cathy Shankland Exhibitions Officer, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery
Matt Durran Curator
Hannah Shepherd Biennale Coordinator
The British Glass Biennale opens 23 August and closes 28 September 2019
The online submission form is now open and we look forward to receiving your application.
Find out about our past exhibitions
2015 British Glass BiennaleRead more