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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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

  • 28-10-2021

    Isle of Wight celebrates glass with Bamforth brothers event

    Glassblowers to show off their

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  • 26-10-2021

    Where to start with waterjet technology in contemporary glass design

    Find out what is involved when cutting glass with a waterjet machine.

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  • 25-10-2021

    Design a window to commemorate WWI poet Wilfred Owen

    Stevens Competition invites designs for Dunsden

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Current Online Exhibition

“Graduates Work the Next Generation”-an online glass exhibition curated by The Contemporary Glass Society

“Graduates Work the Next Generation”- an online glass exhibition curated by The Contemporary Glass Society This exhibition aims to show the...

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Members Spotlight

KayBee Glass

I am a stained glass artist based just south of Edinburgh, Scotland. I make mountains, landscapes and other things inspired by the colours and...

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Members Spotlight

Maria McCann

I live and work in Wiltshire, England. I have a passion (some may call it an addiction) for glass. I started out as a stained glass artist in 2006,...

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Members Spotlight

Natalia Komorowska

“The most important thing is freedom that allows you to” breathe in full breast. “Glass is a bridge between the inner and outer world, between...

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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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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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