Jonathan Baskett Studioglass   Products Designs Events Stockists About the Artist
 
 

                                          A SHORT HISTORY

2009 Head of Research and Development Nouvel glass studio Mexico

2008 Guest speaker NZSAG glass conference, Wanganui New Zealand

2007 Published: Smart works: design and the handmade. G. Cochrane (ed). 2007

2006 Designed and developed glassware for Nouvel Studio Mexico.
Part time teacher (art & Design) CIT Canberra.

2005 Part time Lecturer (product design) Sydney College of The Arts.
Design collaboration with Outdoor Seasons, Denver USA.
Studio residency Ebeltoft Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft Denmark.
Published Australian Glass today. M Osborne. Wakefield Press 2005.
 
2004 Visiting fellow at Canberra School of Art glass workshop.
 
2003 Completed Master of Arts at Canberra School Of Art (specialising in glass production design). Designed and produced 5 series of glassware, Nouvel studio Mexico
 
2001 Designed and produced glassware, Nouvel studio Mexico
 
2000 Published in Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review 21.
Won design contract for the National Gallery of Australia, Centenary of Federation Exhibition (CoF).
Design submission to Salviati, Venice Italy.
 
1999 Began working in Sydney, Australia as a designer/ maker of utilitarian glassware

1998 Glass assistant at Michael Kramer Studio Glas, Bremen, Germany
Glass designer. Maker and studio manager at Ebeltoft Glass Museum Denmark.
 
1997 Glass assistant at Denizen Glass, Sydney Australia.
Glass assistant at Gilles Jones Glass design, Rosedale, England.
Published in Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review 19.
 
1996 Receive BA (honours) ANU Institute Of the Arts (glass), Canberra, Australia.
Glass assistant to Mikael Ahlefeldt Laurvig, Kinnared Sweden.
 
1995 Glass workshop TA (glass enamelling), Henry Halem.
ANU Institute of the Arts, Canberra Australia.
Glass workshop TA Latitudes Bullseye (Blowing/assisting).
ANU Institute Of the Arts, Canberra Australia.
Glass workshop TA (glass enamelling/blowing) David Hopper
ANU Institute Of the Arts, Canberra, Australia.

1993 Glass assistant at Hoglunds Art Glass, Nelson New Zealand.
Glass assistant at Buderim Glass works, Buderim Australia.
 
1992 First encounter with molten glass, Glass assistant at the Isle Of Wight Glass, England.
 
1969 Born in Canberra Australia
   
EXHIBITIONS

 
2009 World of small things, Craft Victoria, Melbourne Australia

2008 Freestyle: New Australian Design for Living, La Triennale di Milano, Italy

2007 Freestyle: New Australia Design for Living, Object Galleries Sydney Australia - Smartworks: Design and the Handmade, The Powerhouse  Sydney Australia. Freestyle: New Australia Design for Living, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane Australia.

2006 Divine, Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery Melbourne, Australia- Freestyle: New Australia design for Living, Melbourne Australia

2005 New directions in glass, Washington USA- Seeds of Light, Canberra Australia
 
2004 Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery award (shortlisted) - Tyrrany of Distance travelling
exhibition, Tokyo Japan Seoul Korea, Sydney Melbourne, Australia - Geometry, Rhythm,
Light travelling exhibition, Object, Sydney, Craft ACT Australia

 
2003 New Contemporaries, Sydney, Australia - Craft ACT, Canberra Australia-
Ranamok,Travelling exhibition Australia - Anna Bibby gallery Auckland, New Zealand -
Beaver Galleries Canberra, Australia
 
2002 Craft ACT, Canberra Australia
 
2001 CCAA Glasgalerie KoIn, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Beaver galleries, Canberra, Australia
 
2000 Hewett Gallery, Cincinati, U.S.A. - David Jones, Sydney Australia
 
1999 Glass Artist Gallery, Australia (solo) -Galerie Splinter, Berlin Germany (solo)
 
1998 Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany - Glass museum Kanazawa, Japan
 
1997 Sydney College of the Arts, Australia - Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Denmark
 
1995 Glass artist Gallery Sydney Australia
   
COLLECTIONS    

Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft Denmark
Ishikawa Design Collection Kanazawa, Japan
Kunst and Gewerbe Museum Dresden Germany
 
AWARDS

 
2007 Recipient of Arts ACT project Funding grant.
2006 Recipient of a Australia council skills & development grant.
2004 Winner of the ACT Chief Minister’s export award (arts & entertainment section)
1999 Recipient of a Thomas Foundation travel grant.
Recipient of a VACF development grant.