Grace Sharp is a hot glass practitioner who graduated from Manchester School of Art in 2019 with a First Class Honours degree in Three Dimensional Design. Sharp has a variety of experience in the professional world of glass and has participated in a number of exhibitions.
DEVEREUX AND HUSKIE
THE GLASS HUB
THE GLASS HUB
HOT SCULPTING MASTERCLASS
THE GLASS HUB
GEMMA TRUMAN GLASS
MMU SOLO GRADUATE SHOW AWARD
AWARD PRESENTED BY: MANCHESTER CRAFT AND DESIGN CENTRE
Awarded at MSOA Degree Show 2019. Includes a Solo show held at Manchester Craft and Design Centre in February 2020.
IAN THOMPSON AWARD FOR 3D ART AND DESIGN
AWARDED PRESENTED BY: MANCHESTER ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS
Awarded at MSOA Degree Show 2019. Includes the opportunity to exhibit in any of their shows in the next three years.
MANCHESTER CRAFT AND DESIGN CENTRE
Collection of glassblowing revolving around the theme of mental health.
Various glass pumpkins, part of a Halloween themed exhibiton.
WORLD OF GLASS,
Blue sculptural blown objects for the CGS north west based exhibiton.
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GLASS
Hanging glass plate inspired by the colours in galaxy based photographs for the CGS exhibition at the IFoG
Unease installation at New Designers week two.
DEGREE SHOW 2019, MSOA
Manchester School of Art 2019 degree show. Unease installation displayed.
SPEAK YOUR MIND,
BALTIC MARKETS, LIVERPOOL
19Hz installation, shown at Speak Your Mind to raise money for the mental health charity Mind. Tactile, sculpted objects, paired with audio by Con Daniels, explore my personal relationship with anxiety.
CGS ONLINE EXHIBITION
Combined exhibition on the CGS website between NZAG and CGS. Faith collaboration was selected.
MEDIA FACTORY, PRESTON
Blown glass and audio installation, part of the Future Sound Festival, hosted by UClan.
PAUL SMITH/ANGLEPOISE LAUNCH,
Collaborative project between the 1st and 2nd year students to create a response to Paul Smith and the launch of his new lamp.
CHAPTER ONE BOOKS, MACHESTER
Project exploring the identity of Manchester's alternative music scene. Installation of glass and light.
The Harris Museum, Preston, Lancashire. Aug 2020
10 Scent bottles created for the museum shop, Inspired by Preston and Lancashire.
CGS NEW GRADUATE REVIEW,
New graduate review included in the final edition of Neues Glass 2019.
NEW GRADUATE REVIEW, CGS
Contemporary Glass Society's publication of work from new graduates. Unease was listed as a commended piece.
September 2016 - June 2019
MANCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART
BA(Hons) Three Dimensional Design.
First Class Honours. First Division.
September 2014 - July 2016
Classical Civilisations (A)
Three Dimensional Design (B)
English Literature (B)
September 2009 - July 2014
PENWORTHAM PRIORY ACADEMY
Resistant Materials (A*) English Language (A*), English Literature (A), History (A), Spanish (A), Religious Education (A),
Biology (B), Chemistry (B), Physics (B), Maths (B), Music (B).