06/04/2014 – 28/09/2014
From 6 April till 14 September 2014, the glass museum GlazenHuis in Lommel presents an exhibition on contemporary artistic glass from the United Kingdom.
The GlazenHuis organizes two to three exhibitions a year. Almost every year we develop a show focusing on one or more countries, searching for its specific identity in the field of glass and art. In this series we have compiled Katamari Glass of Sandbox (Japanese glass, 2008), Tenuous Tenacity (Canadian glass, 2009), Czech Glass, between tradition and innovation (2010) and the Glass Match: Belgium - The Netherlands (2011).
The exhibition on UK Glass will be the 18th exhibition since the opening of the GlazenHuis in May 2007.
For this show we have recruited 23 established and upcoming artists whose represented works are examples of excellent traditional craftsmanship or fascinating applications of new technologies, but as well artworks of exquisite, artistic and conceptual quality.
This selection contains small and medium-sized objects, wall works, paintings, photography, video, projections and a monumental site specific installation in the tower of the museum, created by Michael Petry together with our studio team.
Participating artists: Sarah Blood, Katharine Coleman, Erin Dickson, Katharine Dowson, Fiaz Elson, Jerome Harrington, Shelley James, Peter Layton, Julia Malle, James Maskrey, Helen Maurer, Graham Muir, Keïko Mukaïdé, Michael Petry, Liam Reeves, Michael Ruh, Jeffrey Sarmiento, Louis Thompson, Andrea Walsh, Richard Wheater, Kathryn Wightman, Emma Woffenden, Jeff Zimmer
2013 YOUNG MASTERS
European Graduates '08-'13
2013 3 SOLO SHOWS
Einar & Jamex De La Torre, Petr Stanický, Richard Meitner
2012 THE GIFT
Donation of the private glass collection Embrechts-Ryckaert
2012 INTERNATIONAL GLASS PRIZE
The Object / by the Foundation Charlotte van der Seijs
2011 GLASS MATCH
Belgium – The Netherlands
2011 THE GLASS CANVAS
Glass as a canvas, as a carrier through history
2010 CZECH GLASS
Between tradition and innovation
2010 THE TASTE OF GLASS
2009 TENUOUS TENACITY
Contemporary Canadian glass
2009 ANIMA MUNDI
The hidden alchemy of glass
2009 BOOM GLAS
Glass factory ‘De Ruppel’, Boom
Contemporary Japanese Glass
Jewelry of glass
Contemporary sculptural glass
2007 MASTERS & TECHNIQUES
2007 THE ACCIDENT