Awards / Collections / Exhibitions



  • Third Prize 4th(Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & DesignInternational Competition andExhibition, 2019 China


  • Winner Gold Medal of 3rd (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & DesignInternational Competition and Exhibition, 2018 China


  • Winner of National Trust Open Callout 2016, with Crafts Council.Collection of Stewart Hearn work sold in 8 NT Shops in 2017,as part of NT Artisan and Craft Range.


  • Winner of the Balvenie Master of Craft Award,(ceramics & glass category) 2011


  • First Prize–Origin, The London Craft Fair (Week 2), London.“Evening StandardNewspaper–Domestic Design Award”


  • Royal Society of Arts, Highly Commended
  • Charlie Bray Prize, Sunderland Polytechnic


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



  • ‘Water Rising’, mixed media exhibition, Groundwork Gallery, Norfolk

  • ‘Crafting New Perspectives’, mixed media exhibition, curated by Culturesphere, Germany

  • ‘Glass Glamour 2019’, Glass Exhibition, Quenington Old Rectory,  Gloucestershire

  • ‘Glasshaus XIV’, Glass Exhibition, Parndon Mill, Essex

  • ‘New Works in Glass’, Stewart Hearn solo exhibition, Gallery Ten Edinburgh

  • ‘Winter Exhibition’ Mixed Media, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh

  • ‘Present and Collect’ Mixed Media, CAA, London

  • ‘4th (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & Design International Competition and Exhibition’, China


  • ‘Colour Theory’ – Mixed Media Exhibition, CAA London

  • ‘Celebrating Glass 2018’, Riverside Art & Glass, Norfolk

  • ‘Glasshaus XIII’, Parndon Mill, Essex

  • ‘Breeze Art & Makers Fair CIC’, Trereife House, Cornwall

  • ‘3rd (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & Design International Competition and Exhibition’, China


  • ‘Water & Music’ – Selected Exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, York

  •  ‘Celebrating Glass’ – Selected CGS (Eastern hub) Glass Exhibition. The Riverside Gallery, Norfolk

  • ‘Glass Glamour 2017’, Glass Exhibition, Quenington Old Rectory, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Vessels at Vessel Gallery London’, CGS Open Exhibition, London

  • ‘Glasshaus XII’, Parndon Mill, Essex


  •  ‘CAA in partnership with Crafts Council’.  The British Crafts Pavilion London Design Festival

  • ‘Chosen by the National Trust’, London Design Festival

  • ‘Black to White and Back Again’, (selected Glass Exhibition), London Glassblowing, London


  • ‘A Leap Into The Unknown’, Mixed media exhibition, Circus, London. Contemporary Applied Arts, London

  • ‘COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects’, Presented by the Crafts Council at the Saatchi Gallery, London. Contemporary Applied Arts, London

  • ‘Glass Glamour’, One day exhibition.  Quennington Old Rectory, Gloucestershire.

  • ‘Solo Exhibition’, – Primavera, Magdalene Street, Cambridge

  • ‘Exhibition with Alfons Bytautas (Print) and Anna Silverton (Ceramics) Gallery Ten, Edinburgh

  • ‘Winter Exhibition’, – (Mixed Media), Gallery Ten, Edinburgh


  • ‘Splash, Bang, Wallop’, – Mixed media exhibition, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield

  • ‘Modern Craft Market’, with Contemporary Applied Arts, Heals Department Store, London

  • ‘Breath of Fresh Air’, – Mixed media exhibition of new gallery artists, Byard Art Gallery, Cambridge

  • ‘Showcase Exhibition’, – Rachel Elliott & Stewart Hearn’, National Glass Centre, Sunderland

  • ‘Christmas Show’, – Mixed media exhibition, CAA, London


  • ‘Glass’, Selected Exhibition, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield

  • ‘Whiteout Exhibition’, – Mixed media exhibition, Contemporary Applied Arts, London


  •  ‘Domestic Matters’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London

  • ‘8th Annual Atelier East Summer Exhibition’, Mixed Selected Exhibition, Wisbech Museum, Cambridgeshire


  • ‘Breath Taking’, – Touring Crafts Council Glass Exhibition (January 2011 – January 2012)
  • Bilston Craft Gallery, Wolverhampton
  • Callendar House, Falkirk, Scotland
  • DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery, Northumberland
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Oriel Wrecsam, Wales
  • ‘Handcrafted in Britain’ – Stewart Hearn Solo, Conran Shop, London


  • ‘Handmade – An Exhibition of British Craft’, Fortnum & Mason, London

  • ‘Glass in the Window – Exhibition by four glassmakers’, The Craft  Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds


  • ‘Virtuoso’, SDC Gallery, London

  • ‘Blown Glass from England’, St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, The  Netherlands


  • ‘Crafted 2008’, Winchester Discovery Centre, Hampshire


  • ‘Urban Field’, Crafts Study Centre, Surrey

  • ‘Urban Field’, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon

  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Solo Exhibition’, Naas Konsthantverk, Floda, Sweden

  • ‘Gallery Artists & Permanent Collection’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Hue, Line & Form’ – Part II, Contemporary Applied Arts, London


  • ‘In the Window’, Solo Showcase Exhibition, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool

  • ‘British Glass Biennale 2006’, Stourbridge, West Midlands

  • ‘Winter Exhibition’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Advent 2006’, Galerie Rosenhauer, Gottingen, Germany


  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Kate Maestri, Marlene McKibben’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London

  • ‘Clear Vision’, Gallerytop, Derbyshire

  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Phil Atrill’, Cecilia Colman Gallery, London

  • ‘December Collection 2005’, The Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow


  • ‘Glass – 10th Anniversary Exhibition’, Eton Applied Arts, Berkshire
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Paul Devlin – Showcase Exhibition’, National Glass Centre, Tyne & Wear


  • ‘Melt’, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham
  • ‘Peculier Vision’, Masham Village Festival, North Yorkshire

Exhibitions cont.


  • ‘Seeking Light’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Jane Adam’, Flow Gallery, London

  • ‘All Set for Christmas’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London


  • ‘Too Hot to Handle’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

  • ‘Wedding List Showcase’, Beatrice Royal, Hampshire

  • ‘Spring Action’, Mid Cornwall Galleries, Par, Cornwall

  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, The Studios at Potato Town, Chipping Norton, Oxon

  • ‘Re-Launch Exhibition Programme’, Black Swan Guild, Frome, Somerset

  • ‘Celebration of Glass’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Summer Breeze Exhibition’, Rope Store Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Glassworks’, Collections of Harpenden, Hertfordshire


  • ‘New Member Showcase’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London

  • ‘Spring Fever’- Glass Vase Exhibition, CAA, London

  • ‘Spring Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Glass Exhibition’, Goed Werk Gallerie, Belgium

  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks – Showcase Exhibition’, The Harley Gallery, Nottingham

  • ‘Mixed Summer Showcase’, Beatrice Royal, Hampshire

  • ‘Art Glass’, Chapel Gallery, Bedford

  • ‘Master and Pupil’, Oxford Gallery, Oxford

  • ‘Summer Show’, Country Works Gallery, Powys, Wales

  • ‘Affordable Art Fair 2000’, ( Beatrice Royal Gallery), Battersea Park, London

  • ‘A Gathering of Glass’, Sable V, Texas, U.S.A

  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks (First Glass) Showcase Exhibition’, Rochester Art Gallery


  • ‘Valentine Exhibition’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

  • ‘Fragile’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

  • ‘British Glass Promotion’, Lane Crawford, Hong Kong

  • ‘First Glass Travel’, Manchester Crafts Centre and Platform Gallery, Lancashire

  • ‘Decorative Arts – selling exhibition’, Sotheby`s, London

  • ‘Easter Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Hot Stuff’, Devon Guild of Craftsmen,

  • ‘Red Hot Summer’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Bob Crooks & Karlin Rushbrooke’, Cecilia Colman Gallery, London


  • ‘Love Tokens – part two’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey

  • Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Six of the Best – Glass Exhibition’, Josie Reed, Six Chapel Row, Bath

  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks – Craft Showcase’,

  • Mid Pennine Arts , Lancashire

  • ‘The Full Spectrum’, Eton Applied Arts, Berkshire

  • ‘Showing their Colours’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Christmas Exhibition’, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottingham


  • ‘Decorative Arts – selling exhibition’, Sotheby’s, London

  • ‘First Anniversary Show’, Wilcox Gallery, Stratford Upon Avon

  • ‘Glass Exhibition’, Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

  • ‘Exhibition’, Angelhouse Gallery, Sheffield

  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Bob Crooks & Jane Charles’, Dartington Cider Press

  • ‘Tableware Exhibition’, Cleveland Craft Centre, Teeside

  • ‘Food for Thought’, Brewery Arts Centre, Cumbria

  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Love Tokens – part one’, Hartlepool Art Gallery

  • ‘Fires & Feasting’, Brewery Arts, Gloucestershire

  • ‘Summer & Christmas Exhibitions’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire


  • ‘Studio Glass Exhibition’, Oxford Gallery, Oxford

  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks’, Cecilia Colman Gallery, London

  • ‘Glass Exhibition’, Six Chapel Row, Bath


  • ‘A kind of Blue’, Vena Bunker, Bristol

  • ‘Just Jugs’, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon

  • ‘Casa Europea’, Antwerp, Belgium

  • ‘San Francisco International Gift Fair, U.S.A.

  • ‘New York International Gift Fair, U.S.A.

  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Bank Gallery, Chobham, Surrey

  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Hugo Barclay Gallery, Brighton, Sussex

  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucester


  • ‘Crafts for Christmas’, Mid Pennine Arts, Burnley, Lancashire

  • ‘Christmas Exhibition’, Northguild Crafts, Southampton


  • ‘Blown Glass Exhibition’, Glass Age Ltd, Sevenoaks, Kent

  • ‘Rosenthal Mathildenhohe Preis, 1987/88’, Darmstadt, Germany

  • ‘International Exhibition of Glass Craft’, Kanasawa, Ishikawa, Japan


  • Studio Glass Gallery of Great Britain, New Jersey, U.S.A.

  • Melrose Station Craft Centre, Melrose, Scotland


  • ‘Glass and Ceramics’ by Sunderland Graduates, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear and The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland

  • ‘Blown Glass Exhibition’, Harbour Gallery, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland ‘The Craftsman’s Feast’, Parnham House, Bedminster, Dorset ‘Craft Aid for Asia’, Wolf House gallery, Silverdale, Cumbria

  • ‘Christmas Exhibition’, Halliwell’s House Museum and Gallery, Selkirk, Scotland

  • ‘Royal Society of Art Travelling Exhibition’

  • Scottish College of Textiles, Galashiels, Scotland

  • College of Art/ Technology, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

  • Salford College of Art/Technology, Salford

  • Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham

  • Swansea Maritime & Industrial Museum, Swansea, Wales

  • Bournemouth and Poole College of Art & Design

  • New Glass ‘86’, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear


  • ‘Summer Exhibition’ Lakeland Guild of Craftsmen, Keswick

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
2012 to present: Builds bespoke studio, ‘Stewart Hearn – London Glassworks’, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire