British Glass Biennale


The British Glass Biennale is taking place in Stourbridge from 22 August to 28 September. Entries have to be in by March 28th.

The British Glass Biennale is the foremost exhibition of excellence in contemporary glass by artists, designers and craftspeople currently working in Britain. Taking place every two years at the Ruskin Glass Centre it is the highlight of the International Festival of Glass, launched in 2004 in the heart of Stourbridge’s historic Glass Quarter. At least 150 major new glass works from British artists are selected, making this a significant statement of national glass talent.

The British Glass Biennale is delighted to be working in association with the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers to offer three prizes for 2008:

  • The British Glass Biennale Award, increased to £8000 for ‘best in show’
  • The Glass Sellers Award worth £5000
  • The Glass Sellers Student Award of £1000

The emphasis is on new work demonstrating excellence in design and technical skill. All work must be available for purchase.