Guild of Glass Engravers

The Guild provides an insight into contemporary Glass Engraving. It aims to promote the highest standards of glass engraving.The website contains techniques, a gallery of members engraved glass, where to see it and where to learn to engrave.


Rebecca Newham - Reflections 2


   Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire
   1st August 2016 - 6th November 2016
   9am - 5pm

   Nine international glass artists from as far afield as
   New Zealand have been invited to respond to our
   magnificent iconic Cathedral.

   Our stained glass windows reflect different periods in
   history, but the uniting medium and colour palate
   permeates the vaulted space with special significance.
   This exhibition wishes to explore contemporary glass
   sculpture and installations within this tradition and
   offers us an opportunity to look at ourselves and reflect.

    S Burne - Cuboids  

   Exhibition of Engraved Glass 
   Red House Glass Cone, Wordsley, Stourbridge DY8 4AZ
 Sunday 23rd October 2016 - Friday 13th January 2017 
   Mon-Fri   10am – 3pm      Sat & Sun:   11am – 4pm

   The Guild of Glass Engravers will be holding an
   exhibition of engraved glass at the Red House Glass
   Cone in Stourbridge in the run-up to Christmas.

   The exhibition will feature work by members of the
   Stourbridge & Midlands Branch and the South West
   Branch of the Guild.  There will be plenty of lovely
   work on display from some very talented engravers,
   together with a range of smaller items such as Christmas
   decorations.  Most of the work will be for sale.

   The exhibition will also include a retrospective
   display of stipple engraving by the late Doug Burgess. 

Bowes 2016 flier

   Echoes of Light

   Exhibition of Engraved Glass by the Northern Branch
   at Bowes Museum
, Barnard Castle, Co Durham.

   30 July  to 30 October 2016

   There will in the region of 60 engraved exhibits on display
   showing a wide variety of engraving styles and glass types.

   There will be Have a Go sessions on the 24 September
   and 22 October and demonstrations at weekends.

 West Dean - 1st Engraving

Short Course
31st October - 2nd November 2016
Small Scale Printing from Engraved Glass
Tutor: Katharine Coleman

Using water-based inks on fine Japanese paper, 
prints up to about postcard size can be taken from 
intaglio and/or relief engraved glass 

(drill, wheel or deeper sandblast). Glass engravers 
may bring their existing work or make work
specifically for prints.

This course is aimed at existing glass engravers
and printmakers or glass artists familiar with
engraving techniques.

Further info 

 Amanda Lawrence -  Life & Death in Slad Valley


Nature in Art Museum & Art Gallery,Twigworth,
near Gloucester, GL2 9PA, UK

22 November - 18 December 2016
Tues-Sun 10 am-5 pm  
Tel:  01452 731422   e-mail: 


An exhibition of engraved and kiln-formed
glass sculpture, photographs and sounds by
Amanda Lawrence, inspired by five years of
walking, looking and listening in Gloucestershire's
iconic Slad Valley. 

Amanda will be running a two-day beginners’
workshop to accompany the exhibition on
10-11 December.  It’s an introduction to using
glass fusing, enamelling and engraving to make
images inspired by nature.  (More information
and bookings on the Nature in Art website)

Also, Nature in Art are running a ‘meet the artist’
evening event on Friday 25th November at which
Amanda will be giving a short talk about the project. 
It’s free entry, but if possible people should please
call Nature in Art in advance on 01452 731422 so
they have an idea of numbers.

For more details of the exhibition and the project
which inspired it, see: