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Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

Separator National Glass Centre is part of the University of Sunderland

IIRG is committed to supporting artists and researchers through access to high quality glass working facilities, expertise and knowledge.

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Research Fellows

Funded through organizations such as the Leverhulme Trust and the Research Councils UK, research fellows contribute their skills and experience to teaching, reach-out, publication, and exhibition. Fellows are selected through international search and have significant professional records as artists, academics, and researchers.

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Artists in Residence

Residencies in glass are arranged on an individual basis through various schemes. Artists work on their own projects, using the outstanding facilities provided by the University. The residency may culminate in an exhibition to present the resulting work.

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Research Led Production

IIRG utilizes its expertise in creative glassmaking alongside our excellent studio provision to support the development and production of new works for artists and designers.

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IIRG Projects

Our staff undertake many IIRG Projects

  • Robert Kesseler (2013)
  • Gijs Baker (2013)
  • Graham Dolphin (2013)
  • Richard Slee (2013)
  • Bruce McLean (2013)
  • Markku Salo
  • Claire Barclay
  • Kristina Niedderer
  • Shelley James (2005-6)
  • Stefan Gec (2004)
  • Janine Goldsworthy
  • Debbie Fowler
  • Julie Chapman
  • Joan Goldsworth
  • Sue Carr

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Mexican Fiesta and Family Fun Day

Join us on 17 May to celebrate the arrival of summer and our new exhibition at our Mexican Fiesta and family Fun Day!

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What's on this Week

Fancy paying us a visit? Find out what's on at National Glass Centre this week.

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