Stewart Hearn

Awards / Collections / Exhibitions / CV

2018   Winner Gold Medal of 3rd (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & Design International Competition and Exhibition, China
2016   Winner of National Trust Open Callout, with Crafts Council
2011   Winner of the Balvenie Master of Craft Award, (ceramics & glass category)

Permanent Collections
2020   Shang de Glass Museum, Hejian City, China
2019   Shang de Glass Museum, Hejian City, China
2018   Shang de Glass Museum, Hejian City, China
2010   McCarthy Tetrault (Art Collection), London
2007   Anglo American Plc (Art Collection), London
2005   Baker Botts (Art Collection), London
2001   The Cowdy Collection, Gloucestershire
2001   Crafts Council Collection, London
2000   Anglo American Plc. (Art Collection), London
1999   Standard Life Investments (Art Collection), Edinburgh, Scotland
1998   Nature in Art Museum, Gloucestershire

Selected Exhibitions
2020   Pangolin Gallery, London - ‘Christmas Collection’, online mixed media group exhibition
2019   Gallery Ten, Edinburgh - ‘New Works in Glass’, solo exhibition
2018   Shang de Glass Museum, China - ‘3rd (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & Design International Competition and Exhibition’, selected group show
2017   Pyramid Gallery, York - ‘Water & Music’, selected group exhibition
2016   London Design Festival - ‘Chosen by the National Trust’, selected mixed media exhibition
2015   Primavera, Cambridge - ‘Solo Exhibition’
2014   National Glass Centre, Sunderland - ‘Showcase Exhibition’, Rachel Elliott & Stewart Hearn
2013   Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield - ‘Glass’, selected group exhibition
2012   Contemporary Applied Arts, London - ‘Domestic Matters’, selected group exhibition
2011   Conran Shop, London - ‘Handcrafted in Britain’, solo exhibition

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Stewart Hearn CV

                         Born South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England
1983/86    Sunderland Polytechnic, B.A.(Hons) 3D Design in Glass & Ceramics.
                       Occasional Glassmakers assistant to Charlie Meaker, Jim Griffiths and Rachael Woodman & Neil Wilkin
1986/88    Assistant to David Kaplan & Annica Sandstrom, Lindean Mill Glass, Scotland
1988/91    Glassmaker and workshop manager at Glassworks (London) Ltd, with Simon Moore, Catherine Hough & Steven Newell
1992/94    Freelance Glassmaker
1992            Glassmaker (Summer) – Baltic Sea Glass, Bornholm, Denmark for Pete Hunner & Maibritt Jonsson
1992/95    Part–time Lecturer (Hot Glass)–Buckingham College of Higher Education
1994/02    Set up ‘First Glass Partnership’ with Bob Crooks, Clapham, London
1999            Accepted for Crafts Council Index of Selected Makers
2000            Designer for Dansk International, USA
2002/06    Set up ‘London Glassworks’, partnership with Paul Devlin, Walthamstow, London
2006/12    Continues ‘London Glassworks’ as Sole Trader, Walthamstow, London
2021            Member of Homo Faber Guide, Michelangelo Foundation
2012            To present - builds bespoke studio, ‘Stewart Hearn – London Glassworks’, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire