Exhibitions

2021   Future Heritage @ Decorex International, Olympia, London

I was selected by Corinne Julius to take part in this years Future Heritage stand at Decorex. I made large scale vessels focusing on the Australian native botanical Banksia.

banksia vessel serotiny

 

 

The Scottish Gallery, Two Hemispheres

Amanda Simmons presents a new collection of glass vessels and wall pieces inspired by the patterns and colours of the land and sky observed during a series of residencies in Australia.

Cook small vessels 

2020    Residency at Pittsburgh Glass Center, USA
            Modern Makers, Project Lead Artist, Upland CIC, D&G
2019    British Glass Biennale, International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge
            COLLECT with Contemporary Applied Arts, London
            Residency at Blue Dog Glass, Melbourne, Australia
            New British Glass, Vessel Gallery, London
2018    COLLECT with Craft Scotland, Saatchi Gallery, London
2017    The Scottish Gallery, Outer Spaces, Solo Show Edinburgh, July
            Bullseye Gallery Bay Area Material Language, USA, May        
            Visual Arts & Craft Awards, Scotland, Selection Panel Member
2016    Bullseye Gallery, New York Accumulations, with Catherine Newell
            Modern Masters International Trade Fair, Munich
            The Scottish Gallery, Connections Contemporary Glass Society
            Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk, Holland
            Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Ernsting-Stiftung New Acquisitions
            Open Project Funding Grant from Creative Scotland for solo show
            Powderhall Bronze Foundry Award for Sculpture, VAS

 

2015   
British Glass Biennale at the International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge
Touring exhibition in Canada Naked Craft –showing at Art Gallery of Burlington, Centre Materia, Quebec and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Glass Weekend '15 with Morgan Glass Gallery, Wheaton Arts New Jersey, USA
Lyth Arts Centre Residency with the Environmental Research Institute
2014    
COLLECT, Contemporary Applied Arts, Crafts Council, London
London Glassblowing Gallery, Gravity, Focus show
Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, USA Synthesis II
Bullseye Gallery USA Evolve Touring to San Francisco, Pittsburgh Glass Centre and Bellevue Arts Museum
SOFA Chicago 2014 with Craft Scotland
Collect 2014, Booth Talk at Contemporary Applied Arts with Alice Kettle
Speaker at the Lecture series with Jeff Zimmer and Keeryong Choi, SOFA Chicago
2013   
London Glassblowing Gallery Coalesce, Duo show
Contemporary Applied Arts Focus Show, London
SOFA Chicago 2013 with Craft Scotland, USASOFA Chicago 2013 Panel discussion for Lecture Series ‘Scotland: Crafting a renaissance

 

Previous years 2012 to 2007:          
Emerge 2012, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, USA
Open Eye Gallery, Glass focus show, Edinburgh 2012
COLLECT, Crafts Council, Saatchi Gallery, London 2011
Origin: The London Craft Fair 2009 and 2010
Spotlight Show at Blackwell Arts & Crafts House Six of One, 2008
Spring Fling Open Studios, Dumfries & Galloway 2007- 2019
 

Bullseye Glass

Bullseye Projects

Craft Scotland

Creative Scotland

Spring Fling

Upland

North Lands Creative Glass

Lyth Arts Centre

Warm Glass

Kiln Care

Hannah McAndrew and Doug Fitch

Natalie Vardey

AA2A

National Glass Centre

Pittsburgh Glass Center

Blue Dog Glass, Melbourne

Colin Tennant

Shannon Tofts

Crafts Council