Focus on Glass 2020

The Focus on Glass exhibition will showcase the works of 60 glass artists from around New Zealand and celebrate the various techniques used in the medium of glass; including kiln-forming, casting, blowing, flame-working, and other specialized techniques.

The exhibition is supported through Glass Art In New Zealand GAINZ in collaboration with the New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass NZSAG

Estuary Arts Centre, 214b Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland

Tuesday 20 October - Sunday 15 November 2020

Opening and award ceremony: Saturday 24 October

Open hours: 9AM - 4PM

HIGH JINX | Exhibition new works by Lisa Bate & Kirsty Black

HIGH JINX is a collaborative exhibition between myself and Kirsty Black at Railway Street Gallery Newmarket, Auckland. My new cast glass and mixed medium works will sit alongside Kirsty's vibrant abstract paintings. Join us to celebrate the opening on Saturday 15 August 11AM - 3PM (TBA)

Exhibition runs 12 August - 22 September (exhibition extended due to Covid -19)

Railway Street Gallery, 8 Railway Street, Newmarket, Auckland

Open: Tues - Sat 10AM - 3PM

HIGH JINX - new work by Lisa Bate & Kirsty Black

All works in HIGH JINX exhibition can be viewed (or purchased) here Lisa Bate and Kirsty Black

Zwieseler Glastage 2020 | Around the World in 80 Days

The international glass art exhibition 'Around the World in 80 Days' will take place from 16th July - 3rd October 2020 in Zwiesel Germany

I am honored that my cast glass sculptures have been selected for the Zwieseler Glastage exhibition which is one of the worlds most prestigious displays of artistic talent in glass, showcasing the work of local and international glass artists.

The annual Glastage event is a celebration of all things glass and takes place as part of Glass Days in the town of Zwiesel Germany.

Cybernetic Meadow III | Gaffer casting crystal, copper tube, brass & steel wire

150 x 95 x 135mm

Cybernetic Meadow I | Gaffer casting crystal

100 x 150 x 120mm

The Glass Prize 2020: Open Glass Artists

Who let the dogs out? IV - cast Gaffer glass, brass and steel wire

150 x 130 x 110mm

The Glass Prize 2020: Open Glass Artists category is open to all glass artists, regardless of experience. Entries must not be made using Bullseye glass alone.

View online entries here:

Finalist in the Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize & Exhibition 2020

Cast glass and mixed media sculpture Cybernetic Meadow ll has been selected as a finalist for the Small Sculpture Prize and Exhibition 2020 at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery.

Works have been selected by Len Bell, Associate Professor of Art History at Auckland University and visual arts writer.

Exhibition runs to Sunday 28 June 2020

Sculptures can be viewed online via the following link:

Cybernetic Meadow II | Lost wax cast Gaffer glass, copper tube, brass & steel wire | 80 x 260 x 140mm