The Glass Prize 2017

Competition rules

All submissions for the Glass Prize 2017 will need to follow these rules before we can accept your entry.

  1. Each entry must include an element of kilnformed glass, predominantly fused or cast (except jewellery, which may be predominantly torchworked). Entries that use other glass techniques such as torchwork and roll-up will be accepted.
  2. Entries in the Bullseye Glass Artists and Bullseye Glass Education categories must only use Bullseye Glass. No other types of glass will be permitted.

The Other Glass category is open to all glass artists, regardless of experience. Entries must not be made using Bullseye glass alone.

The Bullseye Glass Education categories are open as follows:

  • Primary School – open to children between 5 and 11 years old.
  • Secondary School – open to children between 11 and 16 years old in full time secondary education.
  • Higher Education – open to anyone over the age of 16, studying on an accredited glass class.

Submit details of your education establishment, teacher/tutor and current academic year on your entry form. Group or class projects will be accepted.

Please note: Evidence of eligibility in the education categories may be requested.

  1. Only one entry per artist or group is permitted. Sets are considered as a single work.
  2. All entries must be your own work.
  3. No entries will be accepted after the closing date.
  4. All entries must be submitted through the online form. Other entry methods will not be accepted. Once submitted, we will upload your entry onto The Glass Prize website as soon as possible.
  5. Entry forms must be fully completed and submitted for each entry. This is the responsibility of the artist.
  6. Images must be 800 x 800 pixels in JPEG format.
  7. Entries must have been created since 1st January 2016.
  8. Mixed media objects will be accepted if at least 50% of the piece is made up of glass.
  9. Prizes must be claimed by 31st December 2017. Prizes cannot be substituted or traded for cash or alternative prizes.
  10. Employees of Warm Glass UK are not allowed to enter the competition.
  11. By entering this competition, all entrants accept that their images may be used for publicity purposes by Warm Glass UK.
  12. The winners of the Bullseye Glass Artists and Other Glass categories will be determined by independent judges. The judges’ decision is final.
  13. The winners of the Bullseye Glass Education categories are decided by number of ‘likes’ on Facebook, between the 17th July and midday on the 31st July 2017.