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Dates of Birth
Brian: 1957
Jenny: 1955
 
Trained
Brian: 1980-1983 Royal College of Art, M.A. Glass & Ceramics
1976-1979 Stourbridge College of Art B.A. Glass & Ceramics
Jenny: 1978-1981 Stoke on Trent B.A. 3D Hon's Design Flat Glass
   
Collection of Blanthorn Glass Art Pebbles A Blanthorn Glass Art Pebble Collection of Blanthorn Glass Art Pebbles
 
Architectural Commissions
2000: 16 Enamel painted glass panels with glass appliqué designed from images supplied by the children Dover Park Primary School, Isle
of Wight
1999: Chandelier for private French client
1993: Glass table top for private client in collaboration
with John Makepeace
1993: Seven glass panels for Coca-Cola's UK Headquarters, Hammersmith, London
1992: Large light 1,000mm x 800mm designed in collaboration with Louise Slater, Southampton Art Gallery
1985: Peter Symonds School, Winchester
1982: Lordshill Community School, Southampton
 
Presentation Commissions
2007: Rochdale Online Awards
2006: Rochdale Online Awards
1997: Association of Professional Videomakers Awards
1992: British Film Awards
1987: Association for Business Sponsorship of the Arts
 
Light Designed for Southampton Art Gallery Chandelier Commissioned by a Private Client A Presentation Bowl for the British Film Institute
 
Awards
1985: Coburg Second Glass Prize, Commendation
1983: Mathiledehoe Prize, Rosenthal, Germany
1983: Prize Corning Glass
1982: Royal College of Art minor travelling award to Outer Hebrides
1982: Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London
   
Detail of Blanthorn Pebble Collection of Blanthorn Glass Art Pebbles Collection of Blanthorn Glass Art Pebbles
 
Exhibitions
   
2011: 50 years of Studio Glass from Great Britain, European Museum of Modern Glass
2008: Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2008: London Art Fair 2008 - Adrian Sassoon and Clare Beck, Business Design Centre, London
2007: In The Window, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
2007: The International Ceramics Fair, The Park Lane Hotel, London
2007: London Art Fair 2007 - Adrian Sassoon with Clare Beck, Business Design Centre
2006: The International Art & Design Fair, Adrian Sassoons / Clare Beck, The Armory, New York
2006: British Glass Biennale 2006, Stourbridge, England (catalogue)
2006: International Ceramics Fair & Seminar, Park Lane Hotel, London
2006: London Art Fair 2006 - Adrian Sassoon with Clare Beck, Business Design Centre
2005: Cowdy Gallery Winter Collection, Newent
2005: The International Ceramics Fair & Seminar - Adrian Sassoon Stand, London
2005: London Art Fair 2005 - Adrian Sassoon Stand, Business Design Centre
2004: Focus Contemporary Applied Arts
2004: Cowdy Gallery Winter Collection, Newent
2004: The International Art & Design Fair 2004, Adrian Sassoons stand, New York
2004: The International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2004: Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair - C & L Burman (Works of Art) Ltd stand, London
2002: International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2002: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2001: International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2001: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2001: Cowdy Gallery
2001: Beadleston Gallery - New York
2001: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand
2000: International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2000: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
2000: Showcase Exhibition at Contemporary Applied Arts
2000: Art 2000 Olympia - Adrian Sassoons stand
1999: International 20th Century Arts Fair, Armory, New York
Adrian Sassoons stand
1999: Work auctioned at Philip's - London
1999: International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
1999: Olympia Art and Antiques - Adrian Sassoons stand
1999: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
1999: Oxford Gallery
1998: Edinburgh City Art Gallery
1998: National Glass Centre Sunderland
1998: International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
1998: Olympia Art and Antiques - Adrian Sassoons stand
1998: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
1997: National Art Collectors Fund at Christies, London
1997: Works Gallery, Philadelphia, U.S.A
1997: International Ceramics Fair - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
1997: Olympia Art and Antiques - Adrian Sassoons stand
1997: Business Design Centre - Adrian Sassoons stand, London
1997: British Studio Glass Exhibition - Central Europe
1997: National Art Collectors Fund at Christies - London
1997: Works Gallery - Philadelphia U.S.A.
1996: S.O.F.A Miami and Chicago U.S.A. - Adrian Sassoons stand
1996: British Studio Glass Exhibition - Central Europe
1995: Garland of Glass, Cowdy Gallery - Newent
1995: Musée National De Céramique Sérves - France
1995: Michele Beiny Harkins & Adrian Sassoon - New York U. S. A.
1995: Art Glass Centre - Holland
1994: Summer Show, Cowdy Gallery - Newent
1994: Ideal Home, Galerie Art and Crafts Claude Andr
Brussels, Belgium
1994: Osiris Gallery - Belgium
1994: Gallery L. - Germany
1993: The Glass Show, Crafts Council Gallery - London
1991: Celebration of Glass, Cowdy Gallery - Newent
1991: European Glass Exhibition, ECTARC, Llangollen, Wales
1990: Takashimaya Tokyo Japan organised by Miharudo Gallery
and Martna Margets

Up to 1989 Exhibited regularly with Coleridge of Piccadilly, Highgate, and Edinburgh

1989: Miller Gallery U.S.A
1989: Liberty's London
1989: Gallery D'Amon, Paris, France
1989: International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago, U.S.A.
1989: British Decorative Arts, Auction at Christies
1988: Braggiotti Gallery - Rotterdam, Netherlands
1988: Art Vision - Jedda, Saudi Arabia
1988: Craft and Folk Art Museum - Los Angeles, U.S.A.
1988: Habitat - Michigan, U.S.A.
1988: British Decorative Arts, Auction at Christies
1987: Hankyu Department Store - Osaka and Kyoto, Japan
1987: Kunst In Glas Galerien - Munich, West Germany
1987: Habitat - Michigan, U.S.A.
1987: The New Spirit: British Craft And Design, Crafts Council,
London And Touring
1986: British Decorative Arts, Auction At Christies
1986: Contemporary Art Fair - Olympia, London
1985: Clara Scremini Gallery - Paris, France
1985: Second Coburg Glass Prize - Coburg Castle, Germany
1985: Contemporary Art Fair - Olympia, London
1984: Broadfield House Glass Museum, Kingswinford
1984: Bristol Museum, Bristol
1984: Side Show (solo exhibition) - Coleridge of Piccadilly, London
1984: Black & White - British Crafts Centre, London
1984: Brighton Museum, Brighton and Pilkington Museum of Glass, St Helens
1984: Klein Contemporary Glass
1983: Arab Home Furnishing And Consumer Goods
Bahrain Exhibition Centre
1983: Rosenthal Studio Galerie. Essen
1983: Degree Show - Royal College of Art, London (catalogue)
1983: Summer Show - British Crafts Centre, London
1983: Class of '82 - Coleridge of Highgate, London
1983: Peterborough City Art Gallery, Peterborough
1983: Chelsea Crafts Fair (as Royal College of Art: Ceramics and Glass) = Crafts Council Exhibition, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London
1983: Directions: Contemporary Glass Art - British Artists in Glass, Touring Exhibition. Commonwealth Institute, London, Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol, Swansea Museum, Swansea and Broadfield House Glass Museum. Kingswinford
1982: Group Show - Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth
1982: Group Show - Portsmouth City Museum & Art Gallery
1982: Studio Glass Now - British Artists in Glass, British Crafts Centre, London
1981: Jugs & Plates - British Crafts Centre, London
1981: Around the Corner - British Artists in Glass, Touring Exhibition. Mappin Gallery Sheffield and Sunderland Arts Centre, Sunderland
 
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Collections
  Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole (Private Collection), National Museums Scotland - Edinburgh
2009: Large Boulder 2004, Mobile Museum of Art, USA
2003: Pebble, Nature in Art Museum & Art Gallery - Gloucester UK
purchased by National Art Collection Fund, V&A and Nature in Art
2001: Laminated Pebble Form, Cowdy Gallery, Newent
1996: Bowl, Victoria and Albert Museum - London
1995: Bowl, Musée National De Céramique Sérves France
1995: Bowl, Shipley Art Gallery - Gateshead
1994: Bowl, University Of Edinburgh
1992: Bowl, British Film Institute
1992: Bowl, Ernst & Young Entertainment and Media Group
1992: Bowl, Crafts Council Collection - London
1990: Bowl, Ulster Museum - Belfast, Ireland
1988: Bowl, Leicester County Museum
1987: Bowl, Association for Business Sponsorship for the Arts
1987: Bowl, Hickson International
1987: Bowl, Mont Blanc
1987: Bowl, W.H.Smith & Son - England
1986: Bowl, Victoria and Albert Museum - London
1985: Bowl, Coburg Castle - West Germany
1984: Bowl, Broadfield House of Glass Museum
Dudley, West Midlands
1984: Bowl, Corning Museum of Glass - U.S.A.
1983: Bowl, Turner Collection - Sheffield University
1979: Bowl, Stourbridge College of Art
(now university of Wolverhampton)
  Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield
  Dan Klein & Allan J Poole (Private Collection), London
 
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Books
2008: Contemporary Glass, editor Blanche Craig, Black Dog Publishing
2006: British Glass Biennale 2006, Stourbridge, England (catalogue)
2002: Graham McLaren, Studio Glass 1960 - 2000
1997: Keith Cummings, Technique of Kiln Formed Glass
(updated from 1986)
1996: Peter Layton Glass Art
1991: S.K. Krantz, Contemporary Glass - A World Survey,
Corning Museum Of Glass, U.S.A.
1991: Martina Margetts (Edited), International Crafts, Thames & Hudson
1986: Peter Layton, British Studio Glass
1986: Keith Cummings, Technique of Kiln Formed Glass
1983: Degree Show - Royal College of Art, London (catalogue)
1980: Keith Cummings Technique of Glass Forming
1980: Waldrich Verlag, Who's Who in Contemporary Art
1980:

Nov/Dec, Monica Petzal, Review of jugs and plates at the British Crafts Centre - Crafts 53

 
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Articles
1997: February, The World of Interiors Antennea - Page 8
1996: Peter Layton British Studio Glass - The Glass Circle Journal No. 8
1994: Jan / Feb, Marina Vaizey, Review of Studio Glass
Exhibition Crafts
1994: Art & Decoration no. 325
1993: Sept / Oct, Review of British Artists In Glass - Crafts
1993: December, National Arts Collections Fund Review
1993: Winter Edition of Glass Magazine
1992: January, Art Aurea - Germany
1991: 12th October, The Independent
1990: November/December, Short form, Herts and Crafts Case
Crafts 107
1986: Photograph in The Economist
1985: Nov/Dec, Corning Newglass Review - Neues Glass Number 2
1985: Nov/Dec, Janet Barnes, Contemporary Glass, Rufford Craft Centre
Crafts 77
1985: Jan/Feb, Tanya Harrod, Review Of Class Of '84, Coleridge
Crafts 72
1985: Roundelay - House & Garden
1985: New Glass Review - Neues Glass Number 2
1984: July/Aug, Tanya Harrod, Review Of British Studio Glass,
Coleridge - Crafts 69
1983: J. Barnes & C. Allen, Directions - Neues Glass Number 4
1983: May/June, Tanya Harrod, Careers in Glass - Crafts 62
1983: 26 March, Beryl Downing, Shopfront on Design - The Times
1983: Forward, Dr. Lionel March. Graphis Press. GB.
1980: Nov/Dec, Monica Petzal, Review of jugs and plates at the
British Crafts Centre Crafts 53
     
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