Philippa Beveridge

Born London, 1962 

Philippa Beveridge holds an MA in Art in Architecture from the University of East London and a BA honours degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Greenwich. She studied sculpture, painting, mosaic and glass at the Massana Art School in Barcelona and advanced techniques in glass at the FCVB (Barcelona Glass Foundation).
She has taught courses at Urban Glass and The Studio at Corning, New York and, since 2001, has collaborated in the setting up and running of international artists’ workshops at the FCVB and her own studio in Barcelona. She currently directs the Syracuse University Abroad Visual Arts Programme and heads the glass department.

  Artist in residence, Atelier du Verre, Sars Poteries, France.
2007  Catalan government grant for curating and exhibiting work abroad.
2006  ARTFAD (Association for Art and Design) Award, Barcelona. First prize.
IV International Biennale for the Arts, Madrid. Finalist.
2003  Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award, Germany. Supporting prize.
2001  Elisa International Prize for Sculpture. Finalist.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
 Lost and Found. Musee du Verre, Sars Poteries, France. *  
2009  Rear Window, El Museo de Arte en Vidrio, Madrid.*
2008  The Custodian Of Memory, La Cripta del FAD, Barcelona.*
2004  Blind Faith, Artonivo, Bruges, Belgium.
2002  Cambres de la Memòria, Montcada Taller, Barcelona.
2001  Diàlegs en Vidre, Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya, Barcelona.
1999  Vaixells de Llum, Galeria Hipòtesi, Barcelona.
Vidre Íntim, Spring Design Biennale, Espai Vidre, Barcelona.
1995  Communication, British Council, Barcelona.

Selected Group Exhibitions
  Melting Point, Pyramid Gallery, UK
2008  Figures, Glass Inspiration Gallery, Switzerland.
Joyería Creativa, Museo de Arte en Vidrio de Alcorcón (MAVA), Spain.*
2007  Artmar, Mediterranean Biennale, finalists’ show, Museu Marítim, Barcelona.*
Side by Side, juried glass show, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, UK.*
One from the Hearth, curator and exhibitor, North House Gallery, UK.
Visiones, 10th Anniversary Show, MAVA.*
2006  IV International Biennale for the Arts, finalists’ show, MAVA, travelling to Alicante, Castellón and Lugo, Spain.*
Avantcraft, Lugo, Spain, travelling to Paris, Ireland and Portugal.*
ARTFAD (Association for the Arts), finalists’ show, Convent dels Àngels, Barcelona.
House of Ours, RK Burt Gallery, London.
2005  Mujeres desde el vidrio, Centro de Artesania e Deseño, Lugo.
2004  La Piel. BAC! 2004 (Barcelona’s Fifth Contemporary Art Festival), CCCB, Barcelona.*
Inside/Out, Montcada Taller, Barcelona.
2003  Los Miedos. BAC! 2003 (Barcelona’s 4th Contemporary Art Festival), CCCB, Barcelona.
Nou Vitrall, Col•legi d’Aparelladors, Barcelona.
2002  Views of Glass, Artonivo, Bruges.
2001  The Studio at Corning, New York.
Vidre Float, Espai Vidre, Barcelona.
2000   Montcada Taller, Barcelona. Inaugural show.

She currently works from her Barcelona studio, La Ventana Indiscreta, on architectural glass and sculpture. She has undertaken architectural commissions in Europe, including work for a Paris-based exhibition by the Enric Miralles Practice, two glass walls for a private residence on Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona and, most recently, forty glass panels for the Can Xarina Restaurant in Catalonia.

Her work is held in private collections in Europe and Japan as well as at El Musee- Atelier du Verre, France and  el Museo de Arte en Vidrio de Alcorcón (MAVA), Spain.

Her work has featured in many publications, including 500 Glass Objects (Lark Books), Glass and Print by Kevin Petrie (A&C Black), Neues Glas  and New Glass Review 29. In 2000 she was nominated New Talent for the Millennium for her work in sculptural glass by GLASS Quarterly magazine. She has co-authored a number of books, including Warm Glass: A Complete Guide to Kiln-Forming Techniques (Lark Books) and Mosaic: Decorative Techniques (Barron).





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