Lawrence West Glass Art 








MA in Glass - Art and Design network.

University of Wolverhampton.   


BA (Hons) Applied Arts: Metal, Glass, Ceramics

Plymouth College of Art and Design


HND Ceramics and Glass

NCFE 3D Design
Plymouth College of Art and Design

BTEC National Diploma: Foundation Studies in Art and Design

City of Bath College


A Level - Art and CraftNew College, Swindon



Work Experience


2001– present   Fulltime glass studio co-ordinator . Plymouth College of Art

2010                Assistant to Nick Orsla at Blown Glass studio Totness,Devon.

2009                Assistant to Bob Crooks, Tiverton, Devon. 

2005                Assistant a Glassmaker for Carl Nordbruch, Colwell Bay, Isle of Wight

2001-2007        Hot glass evening class tutor and technician. Plymouth College of Art. 

July-Oct 2001    Glass maker and studio assistant. Teign Valley Glass. The House Of Marbles

Devon, UK




2002     Venetian glass workshop, The Liquid Glass Centre, Wingfield, Wiltshire                       

2002     Private glass-making tuition, The Liquid Glass Centre, Wingfield, Wiltshire

2004     Hot glass-making with Fritz Driesbach, Bienalle festival of glass, Red House  Glass Cone, Stourbridge.

2014     Structure, embedding and inclusions.  Louis Thompson, The Glass Hub & Huskie Devereaux Glass Studio.



Exhibitions and shows


2000 New Designers Exhibition, Business design centre, Islington, London

2001 New Designers Exhibition, Business design centre, Islington, London

2003 Art Mill Gallery, Stoke, Plymouth.

2005 Get Fresh Exhibition, Devon Guild of Craftsman


2005 Pure Glass Exhibition - Plymouth College of Art.

2006 Liquid Light Exhibition,Frome - Somerset.

2007 Get Fresh 3 Exhibition -  Devon Guild of Craftsmen.

2007 New Designers Exhibition, Islington London

2007 Pass – M.A Graduation Exhibition University of Wolverhampton

2008 Otterton Mill Gallery.

2009 Reflexivity C.G.S Exhibition, Cambridge Galleries.

2010 Technique Exhibition, Plymouth College of Art.

2010 Glass! Gallery - Barbican Plymouth.

2011 On the Brink C.G.S Exhibition Belfry Arts Centre - Norfolk.

2013 Cornwall Design Fair

2014 British Craft Trade Fair-Harrogate – Winner Best Newcomer

2014Bovey Tracey Contemporary Craft Fair – Devon

2014 Make -Devon Guild of Craftsmen

2015 Craft - London

2015 British Craft Trade Fair-Harrogate




2008 Nov /Dec – Optimo Magazine – Art and Culture in Plymouth

2014 October – Craft & Design Magazine – Front Cover and Article