Awards / Exhibitions



  • Winner Gold Medal of 3rd (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & Design
    International Competition and Exhibition, 2018 China


  • Winner of National Trust Open Callout 2016, with Crafts Council.
    Collection of Stewart Hearn work sold in 8 NT Shops in 2017,
    as part of NT Artisan and Craft Range.


  • Winner of the Balvenie Master of Craft Award, (ceramics & glass category) 2011


  • First Prize – Origin, The London Craft Fair (Week 2), London. “Evening Standard Newspaper – Domestic Design Award”


  • Royal Society of Arts, Highly Commended
  • Charlie Bray Prize, Sunderland Polytechnic



  • ‘Crafting New Perspectives’ – mixed media exhibition. Curated by Culturesphere, Germany
  • ‘Water Rising’ – mixed media exhibition Groundwork Gallery
    Kings Lynn, Norfolk


  • ‘3rd (Hejian) Craft Glass Creation & Design International Competition
    and Exhibition’, China
  • ‘Breeze Art & Makers Fair CIC’ Trereife House, Cornwall
  • ‘Glausshaus XIII’ Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex
  • ‘Celebrating Glass 2018’ Riverside Art & Glass, Norfolk
  • ‘Colour Theory’ – Mixed Media Exhibition, CAA London


  • Glasshaus XII Parndon Mill, Harlow, Essex
  • ‘Vessels at Vessel Gallery London’ – CGS Open Exhibition
    114 Kensington Park Road, London
  • ‘Glass Glamour 2017’ – Glass Exhibition Quenington Old Rectory, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Celebrating Glass’ – Selected CGS (Eastern hub) Glass Exhibition
    The Riverside Gallery, Wroxham, Norfolk
  • ‘Water & Music’ – Selected Exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, York


  • ‘Black to White and Back Again’, – (selected Glass Exhibition)
    London Glassblowing, London
  • ‘Chosen by the National Trust’ – London Design Festival
  • ‘CAA in partnership with Crafts Council’ –
    The British Crafts Pavilion London Design Festival


  • ‘Winter Exhibition’, – (Mixed Media) Gallery Ten, Edinburgh
  • ‘Exhibition with Alfons Bytautas (Print) and Anna Silverton (Ceramics)
    Gallery Ten, Edinburgh
  • ‘Solo Exhibition’, – Primavera, Magdalene Street, Cambridge
  • ‘Glass Glamour’, – One day exhibition. Quennington Old Rectory,
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
  • ‘COLLECT: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects’,
    Presented by the Crafts Council at the Saatchi Gallery, London.
    Contemporary Applied Arts, London
  • ‘A Leap Into The Unknown’, – Mixed media exhibition, Circus, London – Contemporary Applied Arts, London


  • ‘Christmas Show’, – Mixed media exhibition, CAA, London
  • ‘Showcase Exhibition’, – Rachel Elliott & Stewart Hearn’, National Glass Centre, Sunderland
  • ‘Breath of Fresh Air’, – Mixed media exhibition of new gallery artists, Byard Art Gallery, Cambridge
  • ‘Modern Craft Market’, with Contemporary Applied Arts, Heals Department Store, London
  • ‘Splash, Bang, Wallop’, – Mixed media exhibition, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield


  • ‘Whiteout Exhibition’, – Mixed media exhibition, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
  • ‘Glass’, Selected Exhibition, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield


  • ‘8th Annual Atelier East Summer Exhibition’, Mixed Selected Exhibition, Wisbech Museum, Cambridgeshire
  • ‘Domestic Matters’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London


  • ‘Handcrafted in Britain’ – Stewart Hearn Solo, Conran Shop, London
  • ‘Breath Taking’, – Touring Crafts Council Glass Exhibition (January 2011 – January 2012)· Bilston Craft Gallery, Wolverhampton· Callendar House, Falkirk, Scotland· DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery, Northumberland· Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland· Oriel Wrecsam, Wales


  • ‘Glass in the Window – Exhibition by four glassmakers’, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds
  • ‘Handmade – An Exhibition of British Craft’, Fortnum & Mason, London


  • ‘Blown Glass from England’, St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • ‘Virtuoso’, SDC Gallery, London


  • ‘Crafted 2008’, Winchester Discovery Centre, Hampshire


  • ‘Hue, Line & Form’ – Part II, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
  • ‘Gallery Artists & Permanent Collection’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Solo Exhibition’, Naas Konsthantverk, Floda, Sweden
  • ‘Urban Field’, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon
  • ‘Urban Field’, Crafts Study Centre, Surrey


  • ‘In the Window’, Solo Showcase Exhibition, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
  • ‘British Glass Biennale 2006’, Stourbridge, West Midlands
  • ‘Winter Exhibition’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Advent 2006’, Galerie Rosenhauer, Gottingen, Germany


  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Kate Maestri, Marlene McKibben’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
  • ‘Clear Vision’, Gallerytop, Derbyshire
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Phil Atrill’, Cecilia Colman Gallery, London
  • ‘December Collection 2005’, The Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow


  • ‘Glass – 10th Anniversary Exhibition’, Eton Applied Arts, Berkshire
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Paul Devlin – Showcase Exhibition’, National Glass Centre,Tyne & Wear


  • ‘Melt’, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham
  • ‘Peculier Vision’, Masham Village Festival, North Yorkshire


  • ‘Seeking Light’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Jane Adam’, Flow Gallery, London
  • ‘All Set for Christmas’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London


  • ‘Too Hot to Handle’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey
  • ‘Wedding List Showcase’, Beatrice Royal, Hampshire
  • ‘Spring Action’, Mid Cornwall Galleries, Par, Cornwall
  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, The Studios at Potato Town, Chipping Norton, Oxon
  • ‘Re-Launch Exhibition Programme’, Black Swan Guild, Frome, Somerset
  • ‘Celebration of Glass’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Summer Breeze Exhibition’, Rope Store Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Glassworks’, Collections of Harpenden, Hertfordshire


  • ‘New Member Showcase’, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
  • ‘Spring Fever’- Glass Vase Exhibition, CAA, London
  • ‘Spring Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Glass Exhibition’, Goed Werk Gallerie, Belgium
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks – Showcase Exhibition’, The Harley Gallery, Nottingham
  • ‘Mixed Summer Showcase’, Beatrice Royal, Hampshire
  • ‘Art Glass’, Chapel Gallery, Bedford
  • ‘Master and Pupil’, Oxford Gallery, Oxford
  • ‘Summer Show’, Country Works Gallery, Powys, Wales
  • ‘Affordable Art Fair 2000’, ( Beatrice Royal Gallery), Battersea Park, London
  • ‘A Gathering of Glass’, Sable V, Texas, U.S.A
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks (First Glass) Showcase Exhibition’, Rochester Art Gallery


  • ‘Valentine Exhibition’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey
  • ‘Fragile’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey
  • ‘British Glass Promotion’, Lane Crawford, Hong Kong
  • ‘First Glass Travel’, Manchester Crafts Centre and Platform Gallery, Lancashire
  • ‘Decorative Arts – selling exhibition’, Sotheby`s, London
  • ‘Easter Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Hot Stuff’, Devon Guild of Craftsmen,
  • ‘Red Hot Summer’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey
  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Bob Crooks & Karlin Rushbrooke’, Cecilia Colman Gallery, London


  • ‘Love Tokens – part two’, Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey
  • Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Six of the Best – Glass Exhibition’, Josie Reed, Six Chapel Row, Bath
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks – Craft Showcase’,
  • Mid Pennine Arts , Lancashire
  • ‘The Full Spectrum’, Eton Applied Arts, Berkshire
  • ‘Showing their Colours’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Christmas Exhibition’, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottingham


  • ‘Decorative Arts – selling exhibition’, Sotheby’s, London
  • ‘First Anniversary Show’, Wilcox Gallery, Stratford Upon Avon
  • ‘Glass Exhibition’, Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • ‘Exhibition’, Angelhouse Gallery, Sheffield
  • ‘Stewart Hearn, Bob Crooks & Jane Charles’, Dartington Cider Press
  • ‘Tableware Exhibition’, Cleveland Craft Centre, Teeside
  • ‘Food for Thought’, Brewery Arts Centre, Cumbria
  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Cowdy Gallery, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Love Tokens – part one’, Hartlepool Art Gallery
  • ‘Fires & Feasting’, Brewery Arts, Gloucestershire
  • ‘Summer & Christmas Exhibitions’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucestershire


  • ‘Studio Glass Exhibition’, Oxford Gallery, Oxford
  • ‘Stewart Hearn and Bob Crooks’, Cecilia Colman Gallery, London
  • ‘Glass Exhibition’, Six Chapel Row, Bath


  • ‘A kind of Blue’, Vena Bunker, Bristol
  • ‘Just Jugs’, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Devon
  • ‘Casa Europea’, Antwerp, Belgium
  • ‘San Francisco International Gift Fair, U.S.A.
  • ‘New York International Gift Fair, U.S.A.
  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Bank Gallery, Chobham, Surrey
  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Hugo Barclay Gallery, Brighton, Sussex
  • ‘Summer Exhibition’, Fiery Beacon Gallery, Gloucester


  • ‘Crafts for Christmas’, Mid Pennine Arts, Burnley, Lancashire
  • ‘Christmas Exhibition’, Northguild Crafts, Southampton


  • ‘Blown Glass Exhibition’, Glass Age Ltd, Sevenoaks, Kent
  • ‘Rosenthal Mathildenhohe Preis, 1987/88’, Darmstadt, Germany
  • ‘International Exhibition of Glass Craft’, Kanasawa, Ishikawa, Japan


  • Studio Glass Gallery of Great Britain, New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • Melrose Station Craft Centre, Melrose, Scotland


  • ‘Glass and Ceramics’ by Sunderland Graduates, Shipley Art Gallery,Gateshead, Tyne & Wear and The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
  • ‘Blown Glass Exhibition’, Harbour Gallery, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland ‘The Craftsman’s Feast’, Parnham House, Bedminster, Dorset ‘Craft Aid for Asia’, Wolf House gallery, Silverdale, Cumbria
  • ‘Christmas Exhibition’, Halliwell’s House Museum and Gallery, Selkirk, Scotland
  • ‘Royal Society of Art Travelling Exhibition’
  • Scottish College of Textiles, Galashiels, Scotland
  • College of Art/ Technology, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Salford College of Art/Technology, Salford
  • Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham
  • Swansea Maritime & Industrial Museum, Swansea, Wales
  • Bournemouth and Poole College of Art & Design
  • New Glass ‘86’, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear