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2018 FUSE Glass Prize - FREE Entry

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by Paula McManus (subscribe)
Photography obsessed writer and urban explorer. Lover of nature, art and long weekends. Adelaide, South Australia. https://www.facebook.com/paula.mcmanus1
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Prestigious Art Prize
The FUSE Glass Prize finalist exhibition is a stunning showcase of 18 outstanding glass artworks.

Lewis Batchelar Landscapes
Landscapes by Lewis Batchelar (©paula mcmanus)


The biennial has seen works come from all across Australia and New Zealand with the final 18 being included in the exhibition which will run until the 16th of September 2018 across 2 venues - in Adelaide and again in the Barossa Valley. It is Australasia's richest glass art prize with the first prize of $20,000.

Holly Grace The Story of Jimmy Gavel
The Story of Jimmy Gavel by Holly Grace (©paula mcmanus)


The light-filled, spacious gallery at the Jam Factory provides a beautiful space to show the glass artworks off to the public. Each and every piece is elegantly displayed and descriptive artist statements accompany the works.

Jessica Loughlin Receptor of Light
Receptor of Light by Jessica Loughlin (©paula mcmanus)


Winners were announced recently and both of the top honours went to South Australian artists. The top spot was won by Jessica Loughlin with her piece "Receptor of Light", and Ursula Halpin won the Emerging Artist category with her piece "Naire orthu".

Ursula Halpin Naire Orthu
Naire Orthu by Ursula Halpin (©paula mcmanus)


The exhibition will be at the Jam Factory on Morphett Street in the City from 18th May to 8th July, then it will move to the Jam Factory at Seppeltsfield in the Barossa Valley from the 17th of July to the 16th of September. Entry is free.

Mark Eliott A Mind of it's own
A Mind of It's Own by Mark Eliott (©paula mcmanus)


The Jam Factory's Glass Studio is the longest running hot glass facility in Australia and one of the largest and best-equipped studios in the Southern Hemisphere.

Nick Mount a composition of five bottles
A Composition of Five Bottles by Nick Mount (©paula mcmanus)


Jam Factory in Adelaide is open:
7 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm, including public holidays (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday)

Jam Factory in Seppeltsfield is open:
7 days a week from 11 am to 5 pm, including public holidays (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday)

Fuse Glass Prize
Fuse Glass Prize (©paula mcmanus)


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Why? The FUSE Glass Prize finalist exhibition is a stunning showcase of 18 outstanding glass artworks.
When: 7 days a week
Where: 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide and Seppeltsfield Road, Seppeltsfield
Cost: Free
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