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Alison Kinnaird's CV

Techniques used
Copper-wheel engraving
Some cutting
Sandblast
Acid etching
Casting
Materials used
Lead crystal
Optical crystal
Crafts Council listing
Index of Selected Makers
Awards
2004 - Glass Sellers Award
2002 - Creative Scotland Award
2001 - Adrian Sassoon Award
1998 - CC Chelsea First Exhibitors Award
1998 - Inches Carr Crafts Bursary
1997 - MBE for services to art and music
1987 - Glass-Sellers Award
1980 - SDA/CCC Crafts Fellowship
Training
1970 - 71 - Edinburgh College of Art - informal classes
1969 - Workshop training with Harold Gordon
1968-1971 - Edinburgh University M A in Celtic Studies and Archaeology
Teaching
British Glass Biennale, Stourbridge
Northlands Creative Glass, Scotland
Corning Glass Studio, Corning NY, USA
Frauenau, Germany
Academy of Art and Design, Wroclaw, Poland
Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY
Memberships
2003-2004 - Member of the award panel for Creative Scotland Award
1993-1996 - Scottish Arts Council Crafts Committee
Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers
BBC Broadcasting Council for Scotland
Contemporary Glass Society
Glass Art Society
Scottish Glass Society
Articles
2011 - Contemporary Glass Society Newsletter
February 2006 - Neues Glas
March 2005 - Scots Magazine
2004/2005 - Guild of Glass Engravers Newsletter
2004/2005 - Dan Klein, Contemporary Glass Society Newsletter
2003 - New Glass Review
2001 - Liz Hoggard, CRAFTS, July/August
1998 - Jennifer Opie, CRAFTS, July/Aug
May 1994 - Jennifer Opie, THE BURLINGTON MAGAZINE
1993 - Shortform, CRAFTS, July/August
1992 - Katherine Coleman, The Barbican's 10th Birthday Celebration, THE GLASS ENGRAVER
1989 - NEW GLASS REVIEW
April 1988 - Monica Petzal, The Glass of 88, COSMOPOLITAN
1988 - Illustration, CRAFTS, July/August
1987 - Alison Kinnaird, Engraved Crystal, THE GLASS ENGRAVER
1986 - Brian Blench, Alison Kinnaird at Edinburgh, THE GLASS ENGRAVER
1984 - Brian Blench, A Comment on Humanity, CRAFTWORK
1983 - Alison Kinnaird, Foreword to British Studio Glass Catalogue, COELFRITH GALLERY
1983 - Peter Layton, The Glass Menagerie, CRAFTS, March/April
1981 - News From Scotland, THE GLASS ENGRAVER
1981 - Brian Blench, Engraving on Colour-Cased Crystal, THE GLASS ENGRAVER
1980 - Illustration, CRAFTWORK, March/April
1977 - Mary Gladstone, Of Clocks and Birds, CRAFTWORK
1977 - Panel Games, CRAFTWORK
Books
2008 - 20th Century British Glass, Charles Hajdamach, Antiques Collectors Club Ltd
2006 - 25 Years of New Glass Review, Corning Museum
2003 - Jennifer Hawkins Opie, Contemporary International Glass, V & A Pub.
2002 - Dan Klein, ARTISTS IN GLASS, Late Twentieth Century Masters in Glass, Mitchell Beazley
1999 - Marilyn & Tom Goodearl, ENGRAVED GLASS, Antique Collectors Club
1996 - Peter Layton, GLASS ART, Black/Washington
1984 - Brian Blench, CRAFTWORK SCOTLAND, Scottish Development Agency
Selected exhibitions
2011 - Johansfors, Kristallmuseum, Sweden
2011 - British Studio Glass, Coburg
2011 - A Passion for Glass, Dan Klein Collection, Royal Museum of Scotland
2011 - Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh
2011 - Inches Carr Trust Exhibition, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
2010 - Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2010 - British Glass Biennale, invited artist
2010 - Guild of Glass Engravers, Fellows Exhibition, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
2009 - Invited Curator, Blackwell House, Cumbria
2009 - Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales
2009 - 'Migrate', Scottish Glass Society
2009 - Urban Glass, NY, USA
2008 - Art London
2008 - SOFA, NY
2007 - Solo Exhibition, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2007 - Invited Artist, Visual Arts Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy
2006 - British Glass Biennale, Stourbridge
2006 - Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark
2006 - Coburg Glaspreis Exhibition
2006 - SOFA Chicago, Zest Gallery
2005 - 21st Century British Glass, London
2004 - Psalmsong, V&A London Museum, London
2004 - Edinburgh Festival, Scottish Gallery
2004 - British Glass Biennale, Stourbridge
2002 - Nine by Nine, Glass Art Gallery, London
2002 - Clearly Inspired, Cork St, London
2002 - Aldeburgh Festival
2002 - Art for Europe, Brussels
2001 - National Trust for Scotland, Hill House, Helensburgh
2001 - Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
2001 - Art Glass Gallery, Santa Fe
2000 - Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2000 - Scottish Glass, Dundee & Edinburgh
1999 - Kaminesky Senov, Czech Republic
1999 - National Glass Centre, Sunderland
1999 - City Arts Centre, Edinburgh
1998 - Contemporary Applied Arts, London
1997 - Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews
1997 - Peebles Arts Festival, Peebles
1997 - Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
1996 - British Glass, Prague
1996 - Contemporary Arts Centre, Utrecht
1995 - Glass, Cecilia Coleman Gallery, London
1993 - Guild of Glass Engravers National Exhibition, Walford Mill, Wimborne
1992 - Group Exhibition, Gallery Downstairs, Burnley
1991 - Light Forms, Syon House, London, organised by Guild of Glass Engravers
1991 - Human Interest, Gainsborough House, Sudbury
1991 - European Glass Exhibition, European Centre for Traditional & Regional Cultures, Llangollen
1990 - European Glass Exhibition, European Centre for Traditional & Regional Cultures, Llangollen
1990 - Festival of Contemporary Glass, Opus #1, London
1988 - Solo exhibition, Coleridge, London (solo)
1987 - Group exhibition, Galerie de Vier Linden, Asperen, The Netherlands
1986 - Group exhibition, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh
1986 - Crafts Exhibition, The Minories, Colchester
1986 - British Artists in Glass, Libertys, London
1985 - Scottish Crafts Collection, organised by Scottish Development Agency (tour)
1984 - Guild of Glass Engravers Annual Exhibition, Leighton House, London
1984 - British Artists in Glass, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
1984 - Group exhibition, Habatat Gallery, Detroit, USA
1983 - Timepieces, Rufford Crafts Centre, Newark
1983 - British Studio Glass, Ceolfrith Gallery, Sunderland (catalogue, tour)
1981 - Edinburgh Festival Exhibition, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1980 - Engraved Crystal by Alison Kinnaird, Corran Hall, Oban
1979 - The Bowl, British Crafts Centre, London, organised by World Crafts Council
1979 - Engraved Crystal by Alison Kinnaird, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1979 - Contemporary Scottish Glass, St Enoch Exhibition Centre, Glasgow
1977 - Engraved Crystal by Alison Kinnaird, 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
1977 - Salzburg Festival, Art Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
1976 - Guild of Glass Engravers, Glaziers Hall, London
1975 - Contemporary Scottish Artists, Exhibitions Centre, Edinburgh
Selected commissions
2006 - Butterfly Panels, Marchmont St Giles Church, Edinburgh
2003 - Portrait for National Portrait Gallery of Scotland
2003 - Window, Dornoch Cathedral
2002 - Britten-Pears Library, Aldeburgh
2001 - Merchant Company of Edinburgh
2000 - Millenium Commission, Broadfield House Glass Museum
1998 - Alumnus of the Year Award, commissioned by Edinburgh University
1997 - Gift for Sir Charles Mackerras, commissioned by Scottish Chamber Orchestra
1995 - Bookends, commissioned by Royal Bank of Scotland
1993 - British Film Institute Awards
1992 - Door panels, commissioned by Lord Bute of Mount Stuart
1991 - Alumnus of the Year Award, commissioned by Edinburgh University
1990 - Gift for his Imperial Highness, the Crown Prince of Japan, commissioned by Royal Bank of Scotland
1990 - Gift for HM The Queen Mother, commissioned by Royal College of Physicians
1989 - Screen of 10 panels, commissioned by Lord Bute of Mount Stuart
1985 - Retirement gift for Lord Bute, commissioned by Scottish National Trust 1985 25th anniversary
1985 - SDA/RIAS Architects Awards
1983 - Duke of Edinburgh Design Award, commissioned by Alan Doe of Westland Helicopters
1983 - Times Crossword trophy, commissioned by Times/Collins dictionaries
1983 - Mr Speaker Sir trophy, commissioned by BBC
1982 - Superscot trophy, commissioned by the BBC
1980 - Engraved crystal chunk presented to HM The Queen Mother, commissioned by The Black Watch regiment
1980 - Wedding bowl for HRH The Prince of Wales, commissioned by The Scotsman newspaper
1980 - Engraved Chunk, commissioned by the BBC
1980 - Engraved crystal cross for St Nicholas Church, Dalkeith
1979 - The Wealth of Nations presented to the Institute of Bankers in England, commissioned by Institute of Bankers in Scotland
1978 - Decanter presented to HRH The Prince of Wales, commissioned by Glasgow Museum
1976 - Goblet presented to HM The Queen Mother, commissioned by Stockbridge House
Collections
2005 - Psalmsong, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
2005 - Streetwise I, Tutsek Foundation, Munich
2004 - Streetwise II, Dundee Museum & Art Gallery
2003 - Roy Dennis, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
2001 - Evolve, Broadfield House Glass Museum
2001 - White Lies, Crafts Council Collection
2001 - Eclipse, Cowdy Gallery
2000 - Narrow Sampler, Dundee Art Gallery, Dundee
1995 - Triptych, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1989 - Man into Seal, Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA
1988 - Ring of Crystal, Ring of Stone, Leicestershire Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester
1987 - Disc - Leap, Ulster Museum, Belfast 1986 Doors on the Past, Royal Museum of Scotland
1986 - Disc - She is Summer, Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow
1985 - Bowl - Earth Mother, City Art Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
1980 - Doors - engraved block, Scottish Development Agency - Scottish Crafts Collection, Edinburgh