Lharne Shaw

Lharne Shaw

Principal Lecturer

School of Art & Design

Staff Group(s)
Decorative Arts (glass, ceramics, jewellery)

Role

  • Course Leader – Head of Decorative Arts BA. Dept Visual Arts, Faculty of Art Design
  • PhD Supervisor for 3D Design and Craft related subjects.
  • MA Supervisor for Contemporary Crafts Practice MA. Dept Visual Arts.
  • Senior Lecturer, specialising in 3D Design, Glass and Ceramics, Business and Professional Practice and Live Trading.

Career overview

Lharne has been a half post Senior Lecturer since at Nottingham Trent University 1995.

In October 2006 he took on a full time role as Programme Leader for the BA Hon's Decorative Arts Course.

His teaching areas are:

  • 3 Dimensional Design,
  • Contemporary Studio Glass
  • Business studies.

Lharne is a practitioner and Director for Tobias Glass. He also:

  • regularly executes design commissions and specialises in design and production of ranges of kiln formed glass tableware
  • produces awards and sculptural studio glass and he has initiated new glass products within stores & outlets, national and world-wide.
  • continues to develop research into kiln forming techniques, from a sculptural aspect within the contemporary studio glass tradition.
  • has a studio as part of the Harley Foundation on the Welbeck Estate, in north Nottinghamshire
  • Online portfolio
  • Harley Foundation
  • Career information

External activity

Lharne designs and makes glass tableware. He also executes glass based architectural commissions and designs and makes awards for the publishing, broadcasting and finance industry.

Lharne runs a studio processing kiln formed glass.

Professional Experience

  • Glass Kiln forming Processing/Slumping and Casting
  • Glass Product Design, Manufacture and Supply.
  • Establishing a Glass Manufacturing Base
  • Micro Business Management

Specialist Processing knowledge

  • Glass
  • Ceramics
  • Plastics resins Silicones and other man made materials
  • Master and Mould making techniques

Exhibitions

  • Galleri Fold. Reykjavik. Iceland - 20 November 2006
  • Harley Open Studios. Welbeck. Nottinghamshire - 28 November 2005
  • Lustre. Djanogly Gallery. Nottingham University - 15 November 2005
  • American Craft Museum. West St. NY – USA 22 June 2005
  • Harley Open Studios.. Welbeck. Nottinghamshire - 28 November 2004
  • Lustre. Djanogly Gallery. Nottingham University - 15 November 2004
  • Lustre. Lake Side Arts Centre. Nottingham University - 15 November 2003
  • Galleri Fold. Reykjavik. Iceland - 20 November 2001
  • British Crafts Council / Annual. Jacob Javitz Convention Centre  – New York - 1998 - 2000
  • British Crafts Council / Annual. Moscone Centre – San Francisco - 1998 - 2001
  • International Tableware Festival. Tokyo – Japan - 21 September 2000
  • Harley Open Studios – Welbeck. Nottinghamshire - 28 November 1999
  • Objects from a Lifetime. Derby Art Gallery. UK - 15 July 1999
  • The Philbrook Museum of Art. Tulsa – USA - 19 April 1999
  • Design for Living II. Cambridge Contemporary Art. Cambridge – UK - 1 April 1999
  • National Glass Centre. Sunderland - 20 January 1999
  • Open Eye Gallery. Edinburgh - 4 December 1998
  • The British Design Group. Stilwerk Design Centre Hamburg - 22 October 1998
  • New Designers in Business. British Embassy – Paris - 10 October 1998
  • SFMOMA. Museum of Modern Art. San Fransisco – USA - 2 February 1998
  • Peta Levi's Best British Design. Haus. London - 1998
  • Bonhams Decorative Arts Today - 26 January 1998
  • Young Glass 97 Exhibition. Ebeltoft Glass Museum Denmark - 2 November 1997
  • Formed in Glass Exhibition . Angel Row Gallery Nottingham - 29 September 1997
  • Summer Tableware. Cleveland Crafts Centre. Middlesborough - 24 May 1997
  • Bonhams Decorative Arts Today - 14 September 1996
  • The Glass is Rising. Cowdy Glass Gallery - 23 July 1996
  • Cecilia Coleman Gallery. London – UK - 22 April 1996
  • Gallery of Modern Art. Queen Street Glasgow - 28 March 1996
  • British Glass. Bergen. Norway - 10 March 1995
  • Gestaltendes Handwerk. Munich. Germany - 30 April 1995
  • British Glass Today. Gallery L – Hamburg. Germany - 1 October 1994
  • Glerprenna. Municipal Gallery. Iceland - 1993
  • Crafts Council. The British Glass Show. London -  1993
  • Castle Museum. Nottingham - 1993
  • Walker Art Gallery. Liverpool - 1992
  • Braggiotti Gallery. Amsterdam, Netherlands - 1991

Commissions / Collections.

  • EMAP
  • National Press Gazette
  • Quantum Publishing
  • Bass Management
  • Georgio Armani
  • Department for Education & Environment
  • National Television Awards
  • The Post Office
  • Vernons Pools
  • Investment Week
  • Franco British Awards for Export

Permanent. Collections Public and Private

  • Castle Museum. Nottingham. UK
  • Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe. Hamburg. Germany
  • Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool. UK
  • Pilkington Glass Museum. UK
  • Bernard Levin, Journalist. UK
  • Eimskip. Shipping Co. Island
  • North Atlantic (Nato) Radio Base. Island
  • Sir Terence Conran. Designer.
  • Sir Alex Ferguson. Promoter.
  • Michael Barrymore. Entertainer.UK
  • William Russel. Playwright. UK
  • Pilkington Glass Museum. St Helens. Cheshire

Outlets

  • The Conran Shop. Hamburg – London – New York – Paris – Tokyo –Melbourne
  • New Museum of Modern Art. – New York
  • American Craft Museum. – New York
  • Purves and Purves. – London
  • Mode. Business Design Centre – London
  • Galleri Fold. – Iceland
  • Visa Versa. Lokeren. – Belgium
  • The Open Eye Gallery – Edinburgh

Overseas Trade Missions

  • DTI Mission, Export to Iceland - September 2000.
  • British Council, Creative Industries Mission 2000, Tokyo Japan - February 2000 and 2002
  • Franco British Awards for Export Event, British Embassy Paris - November  1999, 2005, 2006

Trade Shows

  • Europa Cadeaaux. Belgium - 1997- 2000
  • Maison et Objet. Paris - 1997- 2000
  • Tendence Frankfurt - 1997 -2000
  • Handmade New York - 1998 - 2000
  • Handmade San Francisco - 1997 - 1999
  • Mode. Business Design Centre. London - 1999 - 2000
  • Ambiente Frankfurt - 1995 - 1996
  • Crafts Council. Chelsea. London - 1995 - 1996
  • Harrogate. Yorks - 1996
  • Top Draw. London - 1995 – 2002
  • Crafts Council. Chelsea 1996 - 1997

Conference Speaker

  • East Midlands Arts. Outlook Scandinavia Conference. Broadway Media Centre, Nottingham. 4 September 2002
  • British Council. Ready to Export. Nottingham Playhouse. - 7 June 2001
  • UKTI East Midlands China Mission. Shanghai and Ningbo. - 27 February 2006
  • Crafts Council. British Crafts in Japan Mission. London – UK - 21 September-2000
  • East Midlands Arts. Action Japan Seminar. Nottingham Playhouse - 11 March 1999

Publications

  • Crafts Council. The Crafts Council Glass Show - 12 January 1993
  • International Design Yearbook 1995. ISBN-13: 978-1558594289 - February 1995
  • Terence Conran's , New House Book. ISBN-13: 978-1840911121 - 10 July 1996
  • Finn Lyngaard. Ebeltoft Glass Museum Denmark. Young Glass 97 Exhibition - 2 November 1997
  • New British Design Edited by Peta Levi. ISBN-13: 978-1840000993 - 7 July 1998
  • Crafts Council, Buyers Guide to Contemporary British Studio Glass - 16 September 1998
  • Crafts Council. Making it in the 21st Century. ISBN 0-7287-1018-8 - 6 June 2003
  • Independent Newspaper. Crafts Council Glass Show - 9 January 1993

Press expertise

  • Art
  • Crafts
  • Design
  • Applied Arts
  • Decorative Arts
  • Advanced Material  Processing
  • 3 Dimensional Digital Ceramic Printing
  • Glass Processing
  • Studio Glass
  • The Designer Maker and Crafts Sector