Festival of Glass 2020 | Glass Expo

Festival of Glass 2020 | Glass ExpoFestival of Glass 2020 | Glass Expo

The 10th annual Festival of Glass in 2020 adds a shimmer to summer in the north Bellarine, with Festival favourites and fresh features.


10am - 4pm
Christian College, 40 Collins St., Drysdale
Admire beautiful glass art by 50 exhibitors

Watch demonstrations by international and local glass artists

Try out some glass out

Claim your Treasure Hunt prize

View entrants to the 2020 Glass Art Awards

2020 Expo programme available in February


Homewares, sculptures

Leadlight by Ettore

Rhain Bipilla

Ruma Leadlight Studio

Danilla Acciarito


Eclectic Designs

Robert Gatt

Bellarine Historical Society

Historical bottles and glass

Mixed - homewares, sculptures, jewellery

Fields of Clover

Marianne Bradman

Ten Ravens Glass

Kim Manley

Katheryn Chaston Glass

Kathryn Chaston

Fire Bird beads

Sculptures & beads

Penel Bigg

Arcadian Reflections

Diane Schofield

Ozzie Mozzie Mosaics

Lucy Cleary

Harlequin Stained Glass Mosaics

Sue Chreszczyk

Jens Mosaics

Jenny Parsons

Klassay Glass Art

Lynda Rogers

Rhino Glass Beads

Jewellery, sculptures, vessels

Fiona Horne

Myriad Glass Studio

Marina Villiani

At Studio 125

June Redmond

Dax Designs

Jewellery, sculptures, homeware

Glenda Mac Naughton


The HandCrafted Studio

Tanya Boyd

Bloomfields By Di-Zyn

Beads, homewares

Di Bloomfield

Jewellery & beads

Beady Wendy Beads

Wendy Hitchens

Lucas Designs

Kathy Lucas


Angela Genschi


Peter Gibson

ValVania Glass

Val Zdero

Glance Twice

Margaret Smith

The Charmed Way

Hilda Procock

Ros Leishman Beads

Kylie Neilson Glass

The Glass Castle

Jenny Chong

Samantha Abbot Jewellery

Sophie Byass Glass

Pauline Delaney

Glass supplies, tools, beading supplies, etc.


Joanne Ivy

Beaders Guild of Geelong Inc.


Beads 2 Go

Prue Barridge

Beady Delights

Kirsty Murrell

Bunnings Leopold

Mosaic kits for children


Ballarat Beads

Barbara Oates

Glass Fusing

Ashley Williams

The Glass Trail

Glass artists in the Geelong region and on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Drysdale & Leopold

The "Welcome to Drysdale" Mural
Open daily

The Festival of Glass committee and its 'parent' the Drysdale and Clifton Springs Community Association Inc.* (DCSCA) created a glass and ceramic "Welcome to Drysdale" mural. The mural's theme is: Bridging our Heritage: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.

Address: The Drysdale Village Green (Senior Citizens Building Wall), Drysdale, VIC 3222

The Drysdale Arcade Mosaics
Open daily: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm

The Festival of Glass committee and its 'parent' the Drysdale and Clifton Springs Community Association Inc.* (DCSCA) created the mural, which comprises twelve large panels, each using hundreds of glittering glass tiles to depict an element of the area's past or present.

Address: The Arcade, 8 High St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

The "Local Flora" path (Drysdale)
Open daily: 7.30 am - 5.00 pm

6 mosaic pavers created by visitors to the Expo of the 2018 Festival of Glass (Drysdale, VIC, Australia) with the support of Bunnings (Leopold), which also donated the materials for the project now form a pathway in a local cafe.

Address: Cafe Zoo, 23 High St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

The quirky 'Thank you' Mosaic Plaques

Open daily
10 plaques created by members of the Bellawein Mosaics group and funded by The Festival of Glass committee and its 'parent' the Drysdale and Clifton Springs Community Association Inc.* (DCSCA)

They recognise each of the business's 5 year support for the Festival's annual Glass Art Treasure Hunt.


Address: various businesses around Drysdale -

The Parrot totem pole
Open daily: 7.30 am - 5.00 pm


Address: Cafe Zoo, 23 High St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

Our 'glassy' neighbourhood
Incidental glass art in our neighbourhood including mosaic letterboxes, house numbers, wall art & more that can be viewed from the street.


Address: various around Drysdale, Clifton Springs and Curlewis.

Dax Glass Art Studio
Glenda Mac Naughton
Sculpture, mosaics & beadwork
Lampwork glass blowing demos

Open by appointment

Web: www.daxdesigns.com.au
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: Facebook
Mobile: 0408597782
Address: 164 Wyndham St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

Arcadian Reflections
Diane Schofield
Open by appointment

Mobile: 0431 455 802
Email: [email protected]
Address: Drysdale, VIC 3222

Festival of Glass
Annually - Jan/Feb

Treasure Hunt, workshops in glass-working techniques and Glass Expo on 3rd Sunday in February, with exhibits of diverse forms of glass; demonstrations of glass-working techniques; Drysdale Glass Art Awards.

Web: www.festivalofglass.net.au
Email: [email protected]
Address: Drysdale, VIC 3222

Glass Art Treasure Hunt
Annually - Jan/Feb

From early January Tiny Glass Treasures are hidden in local businesses around the Northern Bellarine. Treasure hunters find them, collect stamps and enter the draw for Glass Artworks at the Festival of Glass Expo on the 3rd Sunday in February in Drysdale.

Web: www.festivalofglass.net.au. Follow links to Treasure Hunt.
Email: [email protected]
Address: Drysdale and North Bellarine, VIC.

KLassay Glass Art
Lynda Rogers
Kiln formed glass and mosaics
Open by appointment
Classes offered

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/klassayglassart
Phone: 0412 060 023
Address: 22 Carroll St, Leopold VIC 3224
Point Lonsdale & Queenscliff

Seaview Gallery
Gallery exhibits include Australian studio glass
Thurs - Tues: 10.30am - 5.00pm
Wed: Closed

Phone: (03) 5258 3645
Web: www.seaviewgallery.com.au/
Address: 86 Hesse St, Queenscliff VIC 3225

Benwerrin Studio
David Hobday
Kiln formed glass
Open by appointment

Mobile: 0435 326 822
Facebook: Facebook
Email: [email protected]
Address: 9 Diggorra Ct, Point Lonsdale VIC 3225

Rhino Glass Beads
Fiona Horne
Handmade lampwork glass beads, vessels and sculptures
Open by appointment

Mobile: 0412646349
Web: https://www.rhinoglassbeads.com/
Facebook: Facebook
Email: [email protected]
Address: Point Lonsdale VIC 3225

Ros Leishman
Ros Leishman
Handmade lampwork glass beads
Open by appointment

Mobile: 0418 323145
Email: [email protected]
Address: 1 Moore St, Point Lonsdale VIC 3225
Geelong CBD & Greater Geelong

The Leadlight Gallery
Marc Gallo
Studio & Gallery with supplies
Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:30pm
Sat: by Appointment
Sun: Closed

Web: www.theleadlightgallery.com.au
Phone: 03 53415500
Address: 5275 Midland Hwy, Elaine VIC 3334

Wathaurong Glass and Arts
Kiln formed functional and architectural glass
Mon - Fri: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sat: By appointment.

Web: www.wathaurongglass.com.au
Phone: 03 5272 2881
Address: 16 Rodney St, North Geelong, VIC 3215

Metropolis Gallery
Gallery with several Australian glass artists on exhibit
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun: 12pm - 4pm

Web: http://www.metropolisgallery.com.au
Phone: 03 5221 6505
Address: 64 Ryrie St, Geelong VIC 3220

101 Ryrie Arts
Gallery with occasional glass art exhibits
Wed - Sat: 11.00am - 4.00pm
Sun - Tues: Closed

Web: www.101ryriearts.com.au
Phone: 0438 382 588
Address: 101 Ryrie St, Geelong, VIC 3220
Glass groups & networks

Bellawein Mosaics
Monthly meetings and community projects

Location: Drysdale

Facebook: Bellawein Mosaics Group
Email: [email protected]

Young Artists Glass Group
Location: Drysdale
Facebook: Closed group for young people involved in the Festival of Glass Mentorship Programme.
Email: [email protected]

Festival of Glass committee
Annual events Jan/Feb

Location: Drysdale

Facebook: Festival of Glass
Web: www.festivalofglass.net.au
Email: [email protected]

Glass reflections: local glass history network
Location: Drysdale

Web: http://fogglassreflections.blogspot.com
Email: [email protected]

Beaders Guild of Geelong
Monthly meetings and Annual Bead Fair

Location: Geelong
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beadersguild/

When & Where

Date: Sunday 16th February 2020

Times: 10am to 4pm




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