International Festival of Glass Twitter Facebook About the festival Masterclasses British Glass Biennale Exhibitions Programme Festival Events and Workshops Festival news Contact News International Festival of Glass International Bead Biennale 2022 - Call to Artists The International Bead Biennale is being held for the first time as part of the International Festival of Glass 2022, as a sister exhibition to the British Glass Biennale It is open to artists, designers, craftspeople and students of all nationalities worldwide who create beads where glass is the key design element. The work must demonstrate the highest level of excellence in design, creative imagination and technical skill. The deadline for submissions has now ended Thank you to everyone who applied for the exhibition. We are now preparing for the jury selection and will announce the lucky exhibitors soon. The Jury for the International Glass Bead Biennale 2022 Vic Bamforth Glass Artist Barbara Beadman Hon. Member GBUK; Director of British Glass; Prime Warden, Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London Pauline Holt Jazzy Lily Glass, Hon. Member GBUK Matt Durran Exhibition Curator The International Glass Bead Biennale opens 26 August and closes 1 October 2022.