2012 Finalist

Tim ShawStirling, South Australia, Australia



The Rising


Mold blown incalmo glass, applied tiles, carved and sandblasted
35 H x 35 W x 35 D cm


A remarkable vision of the future, there is no doubt that these unique desert cityscapes will continue to grow into the future, keeping up with the spirit of the age and defying land, water and gravity. The new age is upon us to be embraced by all.


Photographer: Iain bond




All entries as Finalist

Biography

Tim Shaw
Stirling, South Australia, Australia

Born
25/12/1959 Nicosia, Nicosia District, Cyprus

Education

  • 2011, Artist in Residence, Peter Bremers Glass, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
  • 2010, Artist in Residence, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
  • 2010, Artist In Residence, Royal Leerdam Crystal, Leerdam, South Holland, Netherlands
  • 2007, Artist In Residence, North Lands, Lybster, Caithness, United Kingdom
  • 2001, Hot Sculpting Workshop, Martin Blank, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1998, Business Development Studies, Higgins Botha Associates, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • 1990, Hot Glass Sculpting Workshop, Loradano Rossin, Creative Glass Centre of America, Millville, New Jersey, United States
  • 1989, Diploma in Metal Casting, Poplar College, London, United Kingdom
  • 1988, Master of Art, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
  • 1985, Staat Diploma, Glas, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • 1983, Bachelor of Arts with Honours, Stoke on Trent Polytechnic, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Last Solo Exhibition

  • 2011, Connection to Place, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

Last Group Exhibition

  • 2012, Lights in Winter, Kirra Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Public/Private Collections

  • National Glass Centre Collection, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
  • Musée, Atelier du Verre, Sars-Potteries, France
  • National Glass Collection, De Glasblazerij, Leerdam, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Glass Collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Fellows Collection, Museum of American Glass, Millville, New Jersey, United States
  • Fraunau Glass Museum Collection, Fraunau Glass Museum, Frauenau, Bavaria, Germany
  • National Collection, Broadfield House Glass Museum, Stourbridge, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
  • Contemporary Art Collection, Institution of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • National Glass Collection, National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh, -- Scotland --, United Kingdom
  • Private Collection of Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole, London, London, United Kingdom
  • Public Collection, Stichting Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Private Collection, Jeanette Hayhurst, London, United Kingdom
  • Private Collection, Lady Pamela Harlech, Bath, Avon, United Kingdom

Awards/Grants

  • 2010, New Work Grant, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
  • 2004, Finalist, Tom Malone Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • 1990, Fellowship, Creative Glass Centre of America, Millville, New Jersey, United States
  • 1989, Doug & Dale Anderson Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, Washington, United States
  • 1988, 1st Prize, Dudley Crystal Festival, Stourbridge, Staffordshire, United Kingdom