The Glass Prize 2017

The judges for 2018 are to be announced.

Meet the Judges

Bullseye Glass Artists Category 2017

Lani McGregor

Lani McGregor
Executive Director of Bullseye Projects

Lani McGregor is the Director of Bullseye Projects. Prior to joining Bullseye Glass Co. in 1984, she operated a glass studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that specialized in kilnformed and flat architectural glass. In 1990 she established Bullseye’s Research & Education Department and developed its initial teaching programs. Today, with partner Dan Schwoerer, she shares a home that doubles as a private museum and laboratory for the study of architectural kiln-glass. In 2005 the couple shared the Glass Art Society’s Lifetime Membership Award. McGregor has served on various non-profit glass art and craft boards, is currently a director of North Lands Creative Glass in Scotland and until recently a trustee of the Portland Art Museum. You can visit Bullseye Projects here.

Lani will be judging the Bullseye Glass Artists Prize for 2017.

Michael Endo

Michael Endo
Gallery Curator

Michael Endo earned an MFA in painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, in 2009 and a BA from Portland State University, Oregon, in 2005. His work has been exhibited internationally and has been selected for group and solo exhibitions. In 2011 Endo was the recipient of a Regional Arts and Culture Council Grant and was a finalist for the Seattle Art Museum's Betty Bowen Award. In 2015 Michael was first recipient of the University Sunderland’s Emerging Artist Residency. Michael is currently the curator at Bullseye Projects, an adjunct professor at the Oregon College of Art and Craft, and a part-time instructor at Portland Community College. You can see his work here.

Michael will be judging the Bullseye Glass Artists Prize for 2017.

Madisyn Zabel

Madisyn Zabel
Winner of The Glass Prize Bullseye Glass Category 2016

Madisyn Zabel is an Australian based artist who investigates the dynamic relationships between three-dimensional objects and their two-dimensional representation, and the growing dialogue between Craft and digital technology.  Zabel obtained her Bachelor of Visual Arts with First Class Honours, majoring in glass, at the Australian National University School of Art, Canberra. During her studies she traveled abroad to participate in workshops at Pilchuck Glass School, Corning Museum of Glass and upon completion of her studies she enrolled in the Studio Assistantship Residency Program at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio in Norfolk, VA. You can see here work here.

Madisyn will be judging the Bullseye Glass Artists Prize for 2017.

Other Glass Category 2017

Peter Borkovics - Glass Artist


The winner of this category in 2016, Péter Borkovics is a Hungarian glass artist who has worked in glassblowing, casting, and cutting and polishing.   His work has ranged from jewellery to glassware to sculptural objects and lamps. More recently, he has turned his attention to kilnformed glass. His work explores the way in which glass melts and flows in the kiln.  You can see some of his work here.

Péter will be judging the Other Glass Category 2017.




Bullseye Glass Education Categories 2017

Warm Glass and FacebookWe encourage the glass community to get involved in nurturing new talent, so the Education categories are publicly judged via the Warm Glass UK Facebook page, which is followed by more than 7000 members of the glass community from across the world. Entries for each category are placed into an album where the community can 'Like' their favourites to vote for them.  

Bullseye Glass Education is split into three different categories based on age: Primary School Education, Secondary School Education and Higher Education.