Elizabeth Swinburne

Elizabeth Swinburne


Elizabeth Swinburne currently lives and works in Edinburgh. She is a highly respected artist, educator and curator working in glass and mixed media. Her career spans 25 years with work exhibited throughout Europe, the United States, South America and Japan. It is represented in major international collections including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf; Hokkaido Museum, Japan; and the Museum of Applied Arts, Prague. Her work was selected for the 'New Glass Review' in 2003 and in 2006, when it was also chosen for inclusion in the Museum's publication: '25 years of the Corning Glass Review'.  In 2005 she was awarded the Joel Philip Myers prize at the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa. Alongside her own artistic career, Swinburne plays an active role in other aspects of the glass world ranging from acting as juror on International competitions to providing an international perspective on the Board of the Glassmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark. From 1998 - 2003 she was the Artistic and Technical director of North Lands Creative Glass, a private glass school in the north of Scotland.


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