Here we recommend exhibitions of contemporary stained glass.
As yet stained glass as a medium is under-represented in the art world, but we would like to see that change with a wide variety of stained glass works shown in galleries, museums and art fairs across the UK. If you know of an exhibition of stained glass that you would like to recommend please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A virtual exhibition Journeys – Teithiau is taking place during Lockdown online and features the work of Jonathan Cooke, Catrin Davies , Nicola Kantorowicz FMGP, Elizabeth Lamont , Rachel Phillips, Christian Ryan AMGP and Caroline Swash FMGP. A fascinating insight into the working process is included on the website.
Oksana Kondratyeva had a solo exhibition at Wells Cathedral from 31 May – 14 June 2019. Oksana was exhibiting her stained glass, embroideries and paintings. The series of artworks Celestial Journey illustrated the artist’s vision of the patterns of light, including the ancient theme of Zodiac signs, in the present era of space exploration.
The Stained Glass Museum in Ely is the only museum in the UK dedicated to exhibiting stained glass. It offers a unique insight into the fascinating history of this art-form practised in Britain for over a millennium. The permanent gallery displays over 125 stained glass panels from the thirteenth century to the present day. Temporary exhibitions are held regularly. SGM40: Celebrating 40 years of the Stained Glass Museum, showing the story of the museum’s development over the last four decades was open from 29 March-26 September 2019.
Brian Clarke is probably the best-known British stained glass artist. He believes ‘stained glass has the potential to contribute to the urban fabric of the 21st century as successfully as it did to the 15th…’. His latest widely-acclaimed exhibition Brian Clarke: The Art of Light was recently held at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich scva.ac.uk with video here www.brianclarke.co.uk