Since its inception in 2020, Art Glass has become a highlight of the NZG calendar, showcasing the incredible craftsmanship and artistic vision of glass artists from across the country. This year, Art Glass 23 is the most expansive exhibition yet, featuring the largest number of exhibiting artists to date. A total of 15 of New Zealand's leading glass artists, including those based in Australia for the first time, have come together to showcase their exceptional works.
These artists delve into the boundless potential of glass, embarking on ventures that push the boundaries of creative chemistry while embracing the intricate nature of this fascinating medium. Through their artworks, they unveil a kaleidoscope of artistic diversity, featuring both expertly crafted vessels and innovative contemporary explorations.ArtGlass23 is not just an exhibition; it is an opportunity to celebrate the craftsmanship and artistry of glass. Whanganui, New Zealand's UNESCO city of design, provides the perfect backdrop for this extraordinary event. The exhibition not only brings attention to the art glass scene in Whanganui but also highlights the region as a hub of artistic creativity.