The Glass Prize 2017

The judges for 2019 are yet to be confirmed.

Meet the Judges 2018

Bullseye Glass Artists Category 2018

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 2018.

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 2018.

Tali Grinshpan

Tali Grinshpan
Winner 2017 - Bullseye Glass Artists Category

Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tali moved to the USA in 2004. She currently lives in Walnut Creek, California. Since 2011, Tali has studied glass making workshops at Pilchuck School of Glass, Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center and the Bullseye Glass Resource Center. Her work was selected as a finalist at the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2016 in Japan and has been shown in galleries and museums across the world. In 2017, Tali won the Bullseye Glass Artists category with her stunning piece "Hope" which can be seen in The Glass Prize Gallery. You can see her work here

Tali will be judging the Bullseye Glass Artists Prize for 2018.
 

Open Glass Artists Category 2018

Rudi Gritsch

 

Rudi Gritsch
Kilnformed Glass Artist

Rudi Gritsch is an internationally renowned artist and master of kilnformed processes. Along with establishing his own glass studio, he has produced several major architectural glass commissions worldwide. In 1992-1993 he was Head of Research & Development at Bullseye Glass Co. and has twice been an artist in residence. Rudi has spent nearly 40 years researching behaviour, character and aesthetics of glass and spent 20 years as head of the kilnforming department at the HTL Glasfachschule in Austria. He teaches and lectures internationally. You can see his work here.

Rudi will be judging the Open Glass Artists Prize 2018.

 

 

 

Aspiring Glass Artists Category 2018

Warm Glass and Facebook We encourage the glass community to get involved in nurturing new talent, so the Aspiring Glass Artists category is judged by you. Each entry will be uploaded to The Glass Prize Facebook page and shared on the Warm Glass UK Facebook page, followed by more than 7500 members of the glass community from across the world. 

The winner of the Aspiring Glass Artists category will be the entry with the most likes between the 18th May and the 1st June 2018.