(r)e v o l v e

(r)evolve was the ausglass conference held in Canberra, Australia, 26-29 Janaury 2017.  Ausglass is the principal body promoting contemporary glass in Australia. The conference brought together Australian and international glass artists, educators, collectors, enthusiasts and industry representatives in a program of presentations, demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions that focused on the conference themes: create, sustain and evolve.

'History Repeated'

Special opening for Ausglass:  6:00pm, 27 January 2017

Public exhibition dates: 9 February 2017 to 25 March 2017

An exhibition to coincide with the 2017 Ausglass conference (r)evolve featuring artists, at all levels of practice, from across Australia working in glass.

Each artist has been prescribed a piece of historical glass from the Corning Museum of Glass collection, in return, artists have been asked to create a reinterpretation of the object/contemporising the piece. 

L:  Corning Museum of Glass,  Pouring Vessel in the Shape of a Two-Headed Monster made 1600-1699

R:  Tom Moore, Woody Vessel 2016 - Hot joined, blown and solid glass with mixed media (Photo: Steve Wilson)

Participating artists:

  • Harriet Schwarzrock
  • Kirstie Rea
  • Jeremy Lepisto
  • Lisa Cahill
  • Luna Ryan
  • Scott Chaseling
  • Peter Nilsson
  • Judi Elliott
  • Ruth Allen
  • Nikki Main
  • Belinda Toll
  • Mel Douglas
  • Jenni Kemarre Martiniello
  • Tom Rowney
  • Peter Minson
  • Paddy Robinson
  • Tom Moore
  • Gabriella Bisetto
  • Mark Eliott
  • Ben Edols and Kathy Elliot
  • Nick Wirdnam
  • Richard Clements
  • Joanna Bone
This exhibition is proudly supported by The Corning Museum of Glass