Karin Walland CV

Qualifications, Memberships etc:

MA Glass (with distinction) 2005 Sunderland University

BA Fine Art (Upper second class honours) 1998 University of the West of England

Member of Contemporary Glass Society

Member of Scottis Glass Society

Previous Qualifications:

Teacher Training (Textiles and Puppetry): Den Danske Husflidshøjskole, Denmark, 1972 – 74

Nursing Training (SRN): The London Hospital, London, 1974 – 78

Career Summary:

Publication: Two chapters on photographic sandblasting and etching on glass for “Print and Glass” published by A&C Black by Dr. Kevin Petrie of Sunderland University Glass Department,

Durham Heritage Coast Calendar 2008, CGS Newsletter article 2003.

Featured in: (among others) Printmaking Today 2006, Living North 2007, The Journal 2007,

Glass North East, 2007, Art Editions North. The Journal April 2009 and Cohesion Glass Network News letter, Worcestershire Life, Stourbridge Chronicle

International Exhibitions:

 June 2014 Ovengeformed Glas Jaure, The Nederlands

August 2011 onwards, touring exhibition South Korea

October 2010 European Parliament Building, Brussels

August 2010 International women’s glass art exhibition, ”Hi Honey I’m Home”. The International Festival of Glass, Broadfield House Glass Museum.

June 2010 Artists Exchange Gracia Art Project, Barcelona

October 2009 Positron Gallery Baltimore, USA,

June 2009 Artomatic, Washington DC, USA,

October2008 Town Hall, Gerlingen, Germany

August 2000 Thyregod, Denmark

November 1991 Rådhus, Ikast, Denmark

Artists Residencies and Workshops run:

2014       Microwave glass workshops Palace Hub Gallery Redcar,  Festival of Thrift,            Darlington    Masterclass

Bild  Werk Frauenau, Germany glass and bronze casting

Regularly, Microwave glass workshop National Glass Centre

Microwave glass workshop for youth group

Introduction to Kiln forming

Half-term Workshop, Greenfields Community Art College, Newton Aycliffe.

Phoenix Art, Microwave Kiln Workshop.

Day of Workshops, Kiltonthorpe School, Brotto

Adult Glass Fusing Workshop SaltburnArtists’Project and Children’s Workshop, Saltburn.

Secondary School Workshop for Coast and Country Developers.

Resident at Speedwell Technology College, Bristol

Half-term workshops for children and families, Easington District

Half Term and Summer holiday workshops for children and families Easington District

Workshop for teachers and workshops for primary school children, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens.

Cyanotype workshop sixth-form King Alfred School in Cheddar, Somerset in connection with “A Souvenir of the Seaside”

Cyanotype workshop sixth-form Bridgwater College in connection with “A Souvenir of the Seaside” 


2016 ‘Steel’ Palace Art, Redcar,


2015   Wish you Were Here, postcard exhibition Wood End Gallery, Scarborough. Summer exhibition Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield.”Wish You Were Here” CGS exhibition. British Glass Biennale, International Festival of Glass Stourbridge. Solo exhibition Python Gallery, Middlesbrough, Spring Exhibition Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar.

2014 Festival of Thrift, Darlington, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield. Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar. Big Boulder Festival, Sheffield

2013 Alternative Photographies Exhibition and Winter Exhibition Redcar 

Designer Makers’ Fair Richmond Station, Christmas market mima 

Show Us Your Art Middlesbrough, Python Art Festival,  glass exhibition, Kilter Kelter exhibition and Christmas Exhibition  Cupola Gallery Sheffield, Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar

Designer Makers’ Fair Richmond Station

Heritage Gallery Middlesbrough

mima shop

DLI, Durham

Laing Gallery shop Newcastle, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Heritage Gallery Middlesbrough

Sky Blue Red, Guisborough

One Private Commission

Public commission collaboration with Dave Gross, Shadforth Park Co. Durham

2011 Photo Gallery, Guisborough

mima shop

Laing Gallery shop Newcastle, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens,

Full Circle”, Saltburn Artist Project.

Greenfield School Gallery, Newton Aycliffe

CGS Web Exhibition “Mixing It”

Temporary public artwork for Durham University’s Gateway building project

“Nest” Barnard Castle,

Kirkleatham Museum,

Courtyard Gallery, Seaham, Co. Durham

St. Ives Art Club

Exhibitions: Off the Shelf Saltburn Gallery,

Queen’s Campus Durham University,

Contemporary Glass Society/Cambridge Galleries.

Art in the Garden, Crook Hall, Durham.

Dorman Museum, Middlesborough, Cleveland,

Washington Arts Centre, Tyne and Wear.

Courtyard Gallery, Seaham, Co Durham,

Various art fairs including MIMA and NGC

Exhibitions: Courtyard Gallery, Seaham, Co Durham.

TS1 Gallery, Middlesborough, Cleveland,

“Off the Shelf” SaltburnArtists’Project, Saltburn, Cleveland.

Durham Arts Festival,

Local Talent Exhibition, SaltburnArtists’Project, Saltburn, Cleveland.

“My Angel” Gateshead,

“Art in the Garden”, Crook Hall, Durham, Co Durham.

The Artworks Galleries Newcastle

GLEAM Showcase Newcastle,

Exhibitions: Saltburn Art Gallery

Stainton Grange, Middlesborough

Kirkleatham Museum

Greenfields Gallery, Newton Aycliffe

kitch-en Gallery, Middlesborough

Cluster Exhibition, Trinity Sq. Newcastle upon Tyne

“Location versus Elements” Python Gallery, Middlesborough

“Elements”, Middlesborough Town Hall Crypt

The Ogden Centre for Elementary Physics University of Durham

Various Private Commissions

Various Art Fairs including:

Billingham International Art and Craft Fair

mima, The Really Super Market


Saltburn Art Centre “Off the Shelf”

“Cohesion” at the International Glass Festival, Stourbridge

Gates Centre Durham

Shotton Hall

Dalton Park Shopping Centre

Stockton Arts Festival

Various Art Fairs including:

“Make Your Own Damn Art World”, mima, Middlesborough

Workshops attended:

Hot Glass casting workshop taught by David Ruth

Exhibition: The Biscuit Factory Newcastle on Tyne,

Art and Craft fairs: Durham: March, April. Bristol: December

“Action Packed Futures”, Durham County Council Sustainability Fair


Sailing trophy for North Eastern USA Sunfish Association.

Exhibitions: Organised and participated in “Art for Mercy” at St Matthews Church, Bristol (for AIDS relief).

Commission: Engraving on regenerated glass plate.

Exhibitions: North Somerset Museum, Weston-super-Mare. “A Souvenir of the Seaside”.

Workshops attended:

CGS Kiln working workshop run by Jan-Hein van Stiphout,

Commission: Groom’s gift to the bride.

Solo exhibition: Bristol University, SCR

Exhibitions: Wells Museum, Wells, Somerset. “ A Souvenir of the Seaside”

Thelma Hulbert Gallery,

Honiton Open Art Exhibition

Plumbline Gallery St Ives, Cornwall

Exhibitions: Bridgwater Art Centre “A Souvenir of the Seaside”

Exhibitions: Plumbline Gallery St Ives, Cornwall.

Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, Print Triennial

Create Centre, Bristol, “Photomechanical Print Survey”

Exhibitions: Organised and participated in “Impact at Spike Island”, Spike Island, Bristol, in conjunction with the “Impact” international print conference.

Contemporary Print Show, Barbican, London.

Commission: short-listed for “Art In the Car Park” @t Bristol.

Exhibitions: “Formation Four Nations” Group exhibition Lauderdale House, Highgate, London.

Blackwells, Bristol

Spike Island Printmakers Inaugural Exhibition, Bristol

Exhibition: Organised and exhibited in “Art for Mercy” St Matthews Church Cotham, Bristol

Exhibition: The Senior Common Room, University of Bristol

Exhibition: Wells Library, Wells, Somerset

Exhibition: Clifton Arts Club, Bristol


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