Eight British glass designers have this week been shortlisted for the 2003 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, which will commemorate innovation in contemporary glass design. The shortlisted are Alexander Beleschenko, Katharine Coleman, Matthew Durran, Amber Hiscott, Angela Jarman, Helen Maurer, Colin Rennie and Koichiro Yamamoto (Half Empty/Half Full 4 pictured). Their work encompasses a broad range of techniques including sculpture, object and installation-based projects. The eight finalists will be profiled at the Crafts Council Gallery in London from 21 August to 5 October and the £15 000 prize will be awarded in September.
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