Griet Beyaert

art installations / sculptural glass / art+science collaborations / sound explorations

Here features the work of glass artist Griet Beyaert. Whilst using glass as her main medium Griet's work is undergoing a clear shift towards art installations, art/science and other collaborations and sound explorations.

She currently works from her studio in Leeds, UK run by East Street Arts. 

Griet gained her MA in Glass at the National Glass Center, Sunderland, UK. She has since exhibited at the International Glass Biennale in Stourbridge and SOFA New York amongst other places and she has added one of her pieces to an important glass collection in the North East of England.


Griet Beyaert

Patrick Studios

St. Mary’s Lane

Leeds

LS9 7EH

United Kingdom

griet@hotmail.co.uk

grietbglass.com

twitter.com/grit78

facebook.com/grietbeyaertart

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PROJECTS / COLLABORATIONS / COMMISSIONS

2018 (Oct) - 2019 (Jan):

"Art of Glass" at National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford

 

2018 (Apr - Sep):

"Art of Glass" at National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

 

2017 (Dec) - 2018 (Jan):

“The Murmuration Cloud” sound responsive, projection-mapped fibre-glass sculpture commissioned by Leeds BID, The Light, Leeds, UK. 

 

2017 (Nov):

Contribution to Alan Dunn’s ‘Four words: Technology’ project, screened at Platform Building, Leeds, UK .

 

 2017 (Nov):

Glass residency at AN-Glass, Kobe, Japan; including collaborative installation “Blue Moment”, glass drawing workshops, talks.

 

 2017 (Oct):

Doremi group residency at Consiton Institute, Coniston, UK.

 

2017 (Mar):

“The Murmuration Cloud” curated as part of Sounds Like This Festival organised by Leeds College of Music, UK. 

 

2017 (Mar) – 2017 (May):

Selected for Contemporary Glass Society show in York, UK with projection-mapped sculpture “Ghosting Reflections 1717”.

 

2017 (Feb) – 2017 (Jun):

'The Light Within' commissioned by Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, UK, comprising glass sculptures and installation piece. 

 

2016 (Nov) – 2017 (Jan):

“The Murmuration Cloud”, sound responsive, projection-mapped fibre-glass sculpture commissioned by Leeds BID, Corn Exchange, Leeds, UK. 

 

2016 (Aug):

Installation commissioned for Bradford City Cultural Capital Bid, UK.

 

2016 (Jul):

Installation commissioned by Divatelecom for the Launch of Gigabit City Network at The Tetley, Leeds. 

 

2016 (until 2023): 

“The Crystal Brain”, as part of Frozen Music Collective, an EEG controlled installation for the Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK.

 

2015 (Oct):  

“Kinetic Flux”, commissioned for the Manchester Science Festival, UK; an interactive glass sculpture.

 

2015 (Aug-Oct)  

“The Glass Cyphers” at Left Bank, Leeds, UK; first major collaborative project with Paul Miller, funded by Arts Council England, Leeds Inspired and East Street Arts. This was a  large-scale, site-specific installation of glass sculptures, projection mapped video and sound. 

 

 

OPEN SUBMISSIONS

2015 (Mar-Jun)  

‘Drawn 2015’, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK.

 

2011 (Oct)  

‘Doncaster Open 2011’, Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery.

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 (Jan)   Vs Void, Oxford Place, Leeds.

 

2014 (May)   From Life: Expressing the Human Form, Mermaid and Miller, York, UK

 

2012 (Jul)   The Whisky Extravaganza, Jabobs' Well, York, UK

 

2012 (May-Sep)   'Thirthy30', Pyramid Gallery, York, UK

 

2011 (Dec)   The Whitestone Gallery, St.Peter's School, York.

 

2009 (Oct)   ‘London Art Fair’, Zest Gallery, London.

 

2009 (Jun)   'Parallell Diversity' at Triton Gallery, Sledmere.

 

2009 (Apr)   SOFA New York, with Zest Gallery London, New York, USA

 

2008 (Aug)   International Glass Biennale, Stourbridge, UK.

 

2008 (Jul)   MA show at The Biscuit Factory,Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016 (Sep) Article for Glass Network

2015   Contribution to magazine for British art show

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

2009 (Jan)   Piece ‘Group’ has become part of private glass collection in Newcastle.

 

WORKSHOPS

 

2018 'Drawing in Glass' from teaching space Patrick Studios, Leeds

2015 (ongoing)   ‘Drawing with a difference’ Glass drawing workshop from own studio

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2002 (Sep) - 2004 (Mar) Developed admin based program in VBA, Belgium

 

EDUCATION  

MA in Glass, National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland, Distinction

 

Glass Blowing course (basic) with Jeffrey Sarmiento,  National Glass Centre, Merit.

 

BA Photography, Na.Ra.Fi, Brussels

 

BA Interior Design, Gent, UK, Pass  


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