Bombay Sapphire To Showcase NZ Glass Artists

Bombay Sapphire To Showcase New Zealand Glass Artists.Global glass art alongside NZ's best in Blue Room Exhibition, Auckland - 26/27 October, Wellington - 2/3/4 November 2007The best of New Zealand's glass art will take centre stage for the first time in October 2007 at two unique exhibitions, created by Bombay Sapphire in Auckland and Wellington.The exhibition will open to the public in Auckland on the 26th and 27th of October at Aveia Gallery and then travel to Wellington where it will be displayed at the NZ Academy of Fine Arts from Friday 2nd November to Sunday 4th November.

With a global commitment to the design world, Bombay Sapphire runs the world's largest international glass competition, known as the Bombay Sapphire Prize and now, the exhibitions in New Zealand.

There will be ten New Zealand pieces on display and a selection of the best of the Bombay Sapphire Prize from around the globe.

Four Bombay Sapphire pieces have been confirmed at this time: Rings, created by Japanese artist Chiho Hitomi; King Toledo Blade, by Australian Gerry King; NeON, by UK artist Paul Cocksedge and Mirror, by Samantha Sweet, also from the UK.

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