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IGS 2018: Šípek team

Datum narození/Birthdate: *21. 8. 1962

Země původu/Country of origin: Velká Británie / Great Britain
Země současného pobytu/Country of present residence: Velká Británie / Great Britain

Phantomimage Tę Philip Sayer (2016)

Pair photo GRibeiro 2015

baby hammer grey A Moore 2013


1991–1993 Royal College of Art, London, England
1981–1984 West Surrey College Of Art and Design, Farnham, England

Pracovní zkušenosti/Working experience

2013–2016 North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland, Artistic Director
1996–current Studio Tord Boontje, London, England. Director
1998¬–current Marsden Woo Gallery, London, England. Gallery Artist
1985–current E. Woffenden studio, London, England and France since 2005.Owner

Samostatné výstavy/Solo exhibitions

2017 Gallery S12, Battle Cry, Bergen, Norway
2016 Marsden Woo Gallery, Play-Fight, London, England
2015 Sothebys, Originals, London, England
2014 Marsden Woo Gallery, Falling Hard, London, England
2012 Marsden Woo Gallery, Elephant Revenge, London, England
2010 Marsden Woo Gallery, Bigger than the Real Thing, collaboration with Christoph Zellweger, London, England
2009 Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Anima Animus collaboration with Tord Boontje, Ebeltoft, Denmark
2006 Barrett Marsden Gallery, Emma Woffenden new work, London, England
2005 National Museum Stockholm, Craft in Dialogue, Stockholm, Sweden
2004 First Site Gallery, Locked Rooms No Horizon part 3, Colchester, England
2004 Barret Marsden Gallery, New Work, London, England
2003 Fabrica Gallery, Denied Pleasure No Horizon part 1, Brighton, England
2003 Angel Row Gallery, Exquisite Restraint No Horizon part 2, Nottingham, England
2001 Barrett Marsden Gallery, Emma Woffenden Solo Show, London, England
2000 Ernsting Foundation, Emma Woffenden, Alter Hof Herding, Germany
1999 Barrett Marsden Gallery, New Works, London, England
1999 National Glass Centre, Emma Woffenden exhibition, Sunderland, England

Společné výstavy (výběr)/Collective exhibitions (selection)

2018 Marsden Woo, Gallery Artists group show, London, England
National Museum Scotland, Art of Glass. Edinburgh, Scotland
National Centre for Craft and Design, Art of Glass Extended, Sleaford, UK
Harley Gallery curated by the National Glass Centre, Loud and Clear, Nottingham, UK
2017 Messums Gallery, Glass: Material Light. Wiltshire, UK
Ruskin Centre, The British Glass Biennale Exhibition, Stourbridge, UK
Victoria and Albert Museum, Womans Hour Craft Prize, London, UK and touring
MC3 Project space, Zero Gravity, Sussex, UK
2016 National Centre for Craft and Design, Cause and Effect. Sleaford, UK
Dovecot Studios, North Lands Creative Glass: A Portrait at 20. Edinburgh UK
London Glassblowing, Black To White And Back Again, London UK
2015 Ruskin Centre, British Glass Biennale Exhibition. Stourbridge UK
Essence touring to London Glassblowing
Love exhibition. European Glass Festival in Wroclaw P. Clarity
6 British artists at National Glass Centre. UK
Glass Heap Challenge. The Glass Factory, Boda Glasbruk SE
2014 Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Body Talk, Ebeltoft DK toured to Glazenhuis, Lommel, B.
RONA symposium exhibition, RONA SK
Glazenhuis, UK Glass, Lommel B.
Coburg Castle, The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass. Coburg, germany
2013 Royal College of Art, A Perfect Place to Grow Celebrating 175 years, London, UK
Mixed artist show Marsden Woo Gallery London, UK
2012 Glazenhuis, The Object International Glass Prize. Lommel, Belgium
The Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition, London, UK
Marsden Woo, Gallery Artists, London, UK
2011 Bilston Craft Gallery, Breath Taking: Revealing a new wave in British glass blowing, Crafts Council exhibition. Bilston, UK
2010 Jerwood Space London, Jerwood Contemporary Makers, toured to Dovecote Studios, Edinburgh Scotland, The Naughton Gallery, Queens Belfast, Ireland. National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
Collect, represented by Marsden Woo, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Burgh House Museum, Recollect, London, UK
2008 Super studio Piu, Bombay Sapphire Glass Award, Milan, Italy
Barrett Marsden Gallery Ten Years innit! London, UK
Glass in Context 2008, Bornholm, Denmark
Arts and Business main office, The Secret Life of the Office, London, UK
Brewery Arts Centre, In and Out, Cirencester
2007 Vivid Gallery, Design with a conscience Rotterdam, NL
Glyn Vivian Art Gallery Emma Woffenden and Caroline Broadhead, Swansea, Wales
Barrett Marsden Gallery, Gallery Artists, London, UK
2006 Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, 20 years on, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Collect, represented by Barrett Marsden Gallery London, UK
2005 Borgholm Castle, Global Glass Art Triennale, Sweden
Daniel Katz gallery with Dan Klien assoc. 21st Centuary British Glass, London,UK
2004 New Art Centre Sculpture Park + Gallery, Domestic (f)utility, Roche Court, UK
Ruskin Centre, International Festival of Glass, Stourbridge, UK
2003 Turtle Bay Exploration Park, The other side of the looking glass the Looking Glass, California, Linking contexts. Online exhibition www.gatewaytoglass.org
Barrett Marsden, Gallery Five Years, London, UK
2002 Pitts Hanger Manor, The Uncanny Room, London, UK
The Bowes Museum, The Uncanny Room, Darlington, UK
Museum of Garden History, Diversion curated by Danielle Arnaud gallery, London, UK
2001 Sothebys, The Unexpected, curated by Janice Blackburn, New York, USA
2000 Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Without Touch, Birmingham, UK
The Scottish Gallery, Gestures, Edinburgh, UK
Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Opening exhibition of the new wing, Hamburg, Germany
1999 Micheal Goudhuis gallery, International 20th Century Arts Fair, New York, USA
Gracefield Art centre, Crossing Boundaries. Dumfries, UK
Durham Art Gallery, The Coutts Exhibition of Contemporary Glass, Durham, UK
The Plumbline Gallery, Still Light, St Ives, UK.
Crafts Council Gallery, Only Human. London
Victoria and Albert Museum, A Grand Design: The Art of theVictoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
1998 The Welcome Trust, Before Birth, the art and science of life in the womb London, UK
Barrett Marsden Gallery, Opening group show, London, UK
Northern Gallery For Contemporary Arts, Embody, Sunderland, touring UK
National Glass Centre, Glass U. K. Sunderland, UK
Swiss Cottage Library, Touching Matters, Women in focus sculpture show, London, UK
1997 Expo 97 International 1, Glass Art Society. Arizona, USA
Contemporary Applied Arts, Focus showcase, London, UK
Jahresmesse Kunsthandwerk Art and Craft museum Hamburg, RCA School of Applied Art, Hamburg and touring in Germany
1996 Crafts Council Gallery, Objects Of Our Time, London, touring in UK
American Craft Museum New York, Objects of our time, New York, USA
1995 San Francisco Art Fair, Supastore, San Francisco, USA
Contemporary Applied Arts, New members showcase, Oriel 31, group glass show, Welshpool, UK
1994 Crafts Council touring exhibition, Works For 94, London and UK
Victoria and Albert museum, Showcase new work, London, UK
1993 Jeanette Heyhurst Gallery, new works exhibition, London, UK
Museum of Mankind, Showcase new works with chosen artifacts, London, UK


2017 Arts Council of England grant for new work
2016 Research Grant Creative Scotland
2002 Arts Council of England touring grant
1999 Research funding from The London Institute
1997 The Arts Foundation Glass Fellowship, Finalist Blueprint Design Award
1994 Crafts Council Setting Up Grant
1984 Crafts Council Advanced Training Grant

Veřejné sbírky/Public Collection

  • KODE museum for Fine Craft and Design, Bergen, Norway
  • Shipley Museum and Art Gallery, Shipley, England
  • MacManus Galleries, Dundee, Scotland
  • The Welcome Trust, London, England
  • York Museum and Art Gallery Anthony Shaw collection, York, England
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  • Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, USA
  • British Council Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
  • Brighton and Hove museum, Hove, England
  • Ernsting Glass Museum, Alter Hof Herding, Germany
  • Arts Review collection, London, England
  • Victoria and Albert museum, London, England
  • Broadfield House Glass museum, Stourbridge, England
  • Crafts Council collection, London, England
  • Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
  • National Museum of Scotland, Klien Poole Collection, Edinburgh, Scotland


2015 The Glass Factory, Glass Heap Challenge, Boda Glasbruk, Sweden
2014 RONA glass factory, symposium, Slovakia