Nick Mount

Born in Adelaide, South Australia 1952


1975                Studied glass in USA and Europe with the assistance of Crafts Board Grant
1972-74          Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education.  Non diploma course in Visual Arts   
1970-71          South Australian School of Art
1969                St. Peters Collegiate, Adelaide, SA. Completed Year 12 Education


2008                Museum of Glass, Visiting Artist, Tacoma, WA
2003                Tasmanian School of Art, Lecture, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
2001                Australia’s Visual Arts/Crafts Board, Three-year appointment
2000                Galerie Handwerk, “At the Edge. Australiasche Glaskunst”, Lecture, Munich, Germany
                         Appointed Pilchuck Glass School International Council
1999                Brisbane City Gallery, Guest Lecture, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
                         11th Biennial Ausglass Conference, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
1998                Tokyo International School of Glass Art, Slide Lecture, Japan
                         Appointed to the Board of Craftsouth, Adelaide, SA, Australia
1997                Arts Tasmania, Technical Consultancy, TAS, Australia
1996                Jam Factory Craft & Design Center, Convenor, one-week workshop by Lino Tagliapietra, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         Curtin University Clay & Glass Department, Technical Consultancy, Curtin University, WA, Australia
                         The Adelaide Society of Collectors, Inc., Guest Speaker, Chapman Hall, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         Tricia Allen Glass Studio & Workshop Craft Centre, East Gippsland Glass Event, “Blow-in”, Lakes Entrance, VIC,

1994-97          Jam Factory Craft & Design Centre, Appointed Head of the Glass Workshop, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         University of South Australia, Hot glass demonstration with Clare Belfrage, Underdale, SA
1992                Jam Factory Craft & Design Centre, Hot glass demonstration with Nick Wirdenham, Adelaide, SA, Australia
1991                Began new Glass Art studio in Norwood, SA, Australia
1989                Curated “President’s Choice Exhibition”, Ausglass Conference
1988                Restructuring of Budgeree Glass and relocation into a manufacturing facility in Port Adelaide. Appointed Managing

                         Director of Budgeree Glass Pty Ltd. responsible for design and product development   
                         Lecture, Commission for the future, Adelaide, SA, Australia
1987-89          Hot glass demonstration, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
                         Elected President of Ausglass
1981                Temporary position in the Sculpture Department Gippsland Institute of Advanced Education, Churchill, VIC, Australia
                         Demonstrated at Ausglass Conference. Melbourne, VIC, Australia
                         Glebe Glass Workshop. Guest Artist, Glebe, NSW, Australia
1980                Researched glass in California with the assistance of a grant from the Crafts Board of the Australia Council
1978                Hot glass demonstration at the Meat Market Craft Centre with Eva Almaberg, visiting Swedish Glass Artist for “Crafts

                         VIC 1978”
1977                Fired up first private studio One Off in Gippsland, VIC, Australia
                         Tutor, Ceramics Department of Caulfield
                         Institute of Technology. Established hot glass studio
1974                Toured VIC & Tasmania demonstrating blown glass with Richard Marquis sponsored by the Crafts Board of Australia

                         and Crown Corning


2010              Me and Bob William Traver Galleries, Seattle, Washington State, USA
                       Bob JamFactory Studio Works Retail Gallery, Adelaide, SA, Australia
2009                Nick Mount Recent Work in Glass Artisan, Fortitude Valley, Qld, Australia
                        Nick Mount KIRRA GALLERIES Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia
2008                Whispering Domes and Other Recent Work, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006                Indigo, Sabbia Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia
2005                Nick Mount, Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Cleveland, OH
                         Nick Mount Glass, JamFactory Gallery, Adelaide, SA, Australia
2004                Un Nouveau Souffle, Ambassade d'Austraile, Paris, France
2003                Nick Mount, Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Cleveland, OH
2002                Nick Mount @ 50, BMGART, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         Nick Mount, Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Kirkland, WA
2001                Compilation, Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2000                Nick Mount, BIJ Zielst Goed Wonen Middelharnis Zuid, Holland
1999                Fabricated Vessels, BMGART, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         Nick Mount Glass, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
1998                New Glass, Makers Mark, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
                         Nick Mount, Galerie L., Hamburg, Germany
1997                The artist formerly known as lucky, Beaver Galleries, Canberra, ACT, Australia
                         Les Grands Fabliers, BMGART, Aedalaide, SA, Australia
1996                Recent Works, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
1993                Pagliaccio, Plates & Popolo, Distlefink, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
1992                Artworks Gallery, Nungurner, VIC, Australia
1986                Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, NSW, Australia
                         Bonython - Meadmore Gallery, North Adelaide, SA, Australia
1982                JamFactory, St. Peters, SA, Australia
1981                Distlefink Gallery, Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
1980                JamFactory, St. Peters, SA, Australia
                         Solander Gallery, Yarralumla, ACT, Ausralia
1978                Latrobe Valley Regional Art Gallery, Morwell, VIC, Australia
1977                The Crafts Centre, South Yarra, VIC, Australia


2010    MASTERWORKS IN MINIATURE KIRRA GALLERIES Federation Square, Melbourne,    Australia
            Winter Sabbia Gallery, Paddington, Sydney, Australia
            teapots! 4th Invitational Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2009    Looking Forward Traver Galleries, Tacoma, Washington State, USA
            Vessles and Visions Barossa Living Gallery, Tanunda, SA, Australia
             Glass Art Kingfisher Gallery, West Perth, WA, Australia
2008    The Sum of the Parts. Masterworks Gallery  Ponsonby, Auckland New Zealand
    SOFA New International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Chicago,    USA

2007                SOFA Chicago, IL
                         Wide View, Masterworks Gallery, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
                         Castalia, Gallery O Perth, WA, Australia
                         Desire, Sabbia Gallery, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia
                         International Glass Exhibition, Art Gallery Collections, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia
2006                Australian Glass, Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada
                         SOFA Palm Beach, FL
                         Art London, Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, UK
                         The Roaring Fourties, Chappell Gallery, New York, NY
2005                BMG ART, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         SOFA Chicago, IL
2004                2004 Ranamok Glass Prize, touring exhibition, ANU School of Art Gallery, Cairns Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie

                         Hastings Regional Gallery, Riddock Art Gallery, Flinders University City Gallery, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
                         SOFA Chicago, IL
                         Something Different - Australian Glass, Glass Pyramid Gallery, Budapest
2003                SOFA Chicago, IL
                         Glass Vessel: An International Invitational, Kentucky Art & Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY
                         Tom Malone Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
2002                Material Culture, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia
                         Facets of Australian Glass, Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY
                         DIALOGUE Stephen Procter and Friends, Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW, Australia
                         Less is More/Less is a Bore, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, Australia    
2001                GlassState, JamFactory, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         SOFA Chicago, IL
                         Ranamok Glass Prize, Volvo Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia
                         Glass Art in Australia, Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW, Australia
2000                At the Edge - Australian Glass Art, touring exhibition, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane, QLD; Object, Australian Centre

                         for Craft and Design, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany
                         Vessels, Koganezaki Glass Museum, Koganezaki Crystal Park, Japan
1999                GAS International Expo 2, Tampa, FL
                         Australian Studio Glass, Lisbon, Portugal
                         alla maniera Veneziana, JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design Purple Space, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         Presiding Officers' Acquistivie Craft Prize, Parliament House, Canberra, ACT, Australia
                         Creative Australia, Osaka, Japan
1998                Aperto Vetro - Esposizione, Internazionale Del Vetro Contemporaneo, Venice, Italy
1997                Australian Glass, Gallerie Rob van den Doel, The Hague, The Netherlands
                         Internationale Handweksmesse Munchen, Portrait der Meister, Winner of the Bavarian State Prize, Munich, Germany
1996                City of Hobart Art Prize, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart, TAS
                         National Art Glass Collection, touring exhibition, City Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW; JamFactory Craft & Design

                         Centre, Adelaide, SA; Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, TAS; Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, TAS; City Hall

                         Art Gallery & Museum, QLD; Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Newcastle Regional Art Gallery, NSW,

1995                Celebrate!, Twenty-one years, JamFactory, Adelaide, SA, Australia
                         Ausglass, Galerie L, Hamburg Germany
                         SOFA Miami, FL
1994               The Art of the Object in South America, Municipal Gallery, Montevideo, Uruguay; Australian Embassy in Buenos

                         Aires, Argentina; Instituto Cultural Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
                         The Australian Glass Show, Contemporary Art NIKI, Tokyo, Japan
                         Nick Mount & Liz Williams, John Nowland Design, Adelaide, SA, Australia
1993                Origins and Originality, Ausglass Members Show, Canberra, ACT, Australia
                         The Adelaide Tibet Human Rights Exhibition, Art Images, Norwood, SA, Australia
1991                Three Dimensional Art Today, Aptos Cruz Gallery, Stirling, SA, Australia
1989                St. Peters Collegiate Art Exhibition, St. Peters, SA, Australia


National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia, Australia
Geelong Gallery
Queensland Art Gallery, Australia
Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, Australia
Ararat Regional Art Gallery
The Gordon Institute Collection
Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences
Sale Regional Art Gallery
Latrobe Valley Schools Art Foundation
State Gallery of Western Australia
Art Bank
The Power House Museum
The New Federal Parliament House
State Craft Collection, Melbourne
The Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark


2007               ARTSA, Government of South Australia
                        Residency, Kent State University, College of Arts, Kent, OH
2006               Residency, Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts, College of the Arts, Japan
2004               ARTSA, Government of South Australia
2003               ARTSA, Government of South Australia
                        Tom Malone Prize, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
2001               South Australia's Living Artist's Week monograph, initiated by the SALA Week committee, published by Wakefield

                        Press, with the assistance of Arts South Australia
                        ARTSA. Arts Assistance grant for the production of a catalogue for a major one-person exhibition in Seattle, USA, in

                        May 2002
2000               Artist in Residence, Canberra School of Art, Canberra, ACT, Australia
1999               Fellowship, Visual Arts/Crafts Fund, Australia Council
1997               Visual Arts/Crafts Fund, Australia Council
                        Artist in Residence, University of South Australia, Underdale, SA, Australia
                        Artist in Residence, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA
1996               Quick Response Grant, Visual Arts/Crafts Fund, Australia Council
                        Recipient of the Gold Medal, Bavarian State Prize, Germany
1993               Arts Project Assistant Grant, Crafts Board, Australia Council
1986               Apprenticeship Assistant Grant, Crafts Board, Australia Council
1984               Relocation and Establishment Grant, Crafts Board, Australia Council
1983               First Prize, Glass Section, Stirling and District Council Art and Craft Award, SA, Australia
                        Award in the Glass and Ceramics Section, Inaugural English Speaking Union Stuart Devlin Award
                        Apprenticeship Assistance Grant, Crafts Board, Australia Council
1982               Apprenticeship Assistance Grant, Crafts Board, Australia Council
1981               Apprenticeship Assistance Grant, Crafts Board, Australia Council
1980               Crafts Board, Australia Council. Grant to study in a private glass studio in the USA
1975               Crafts Board, Australia Council. Grant to study glass in the USA and Europe


2007               The Studio, "Form and color", Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
2006               Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, "Searching for a useful form or two", Deer Isle, ME
2005               Pittsburg Glass Center, "More time in the glory hole", Pittsburg, PA
2004               The Studio, "Combining cane and pure form", Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
                        Kanaz Forest of Creation, "Murrini", with Dick Marquis, Fukui, Japan
2003               Penland School of Crafts, "Keep the material moving", Session 3, Penland, NC
                        Pilchuck Glass School, "Designing the glory hole", Session 1, Stanwood, WA
2001               Kanaz Forest of Creation, workshop, Fukui, Japan
                        Red Deer College, two-week workshop, Summer School of Visual Arts, AB, Canada
                        Pilchuck Glass School, "Intermediate blown glass", Session 2, Stanwood, WA
2000               The Sudio, two-week workshop, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
                        Glass School Kramsach, workshop and demonstration, Austria
                        Red Deer College, two-week workshop, Summer School of Visual Arts, AB, Canada
1999               Pilchuck Glass School, "Designing the glory hole", Session 4, Stanwood, WA
1998               Niijima Glass Art Center, GAS in Seto, post conference two-day workshop, Japan
                        Glass House Wertheim, four-day workshop, Germany
1997               Centre des Metiers du Verre du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
                        Sheridan College of Glass Studio, Toronto, Canada
                        Harbourfront Centre, two-day workshops, International Creators '97, Toronto, Canada
1996               QLD Glass Artists Association, "Advanced Hot Glass", Eumundi, Queensland
                        Sydney College of the Arts, two-day workshop, Rozelle Campus, NSW, Australia
1995               Pilchuck Glass School, "Strictly Murrini", with Richard Marquis, Stanwood, WA
1993               Pilchuck Glass School, Teaching Assistant with Dante Marioni and Lino Tagliapietra, Stanwood, WA
1992               Pilchuck Glass School, Teaching Assistant with Bertil Vallien and Norman Courtney, Stanwood, WA
                        University of South Australia, part time position teaching a Technical Session to final year glass students, Underdale,

                        SA, Australia
1987               Pilchuck Glass School, Teaching Assistant with Paul Marioni, Stanwood, WA
1985               Pilchuck Glass School, Teaching Assistant with Richard Marquis and Therman Statom, Stanwood, WA


2007               The News Tribune/Soundlife, Section E., Friday, November 2
                        TITTOT, Tittot Taiwan. No 18/Fall/09 2007
2006               The Adelaide Advertiser, June 14
2005               "Prize shows Australian craft in a glass of its own", The Australian, April 29
                        Osborne, Margot. Australian Glass Today, Wakefield Press, SA, Australia
                        "Adelaide's heart of glass", The AGE, May 10
                        "Through the glass ceiling", The Adelaide Review, May 13-26
                        "Heart of glass", Adelaide Matters, Issue 57, April
                        "Art Society in Australia", Object, Issue 45, May/June
2004               The AGE, July 28
                         L'Australie en France, Janvier 2004, Numero 19. Ambassade D'Australie, Australia France Foundation
2003                The Columbus Dispatch, July 20
2002                Osborne, Margot. Nick Mount Incandescence, Wakefield Press, SA, Australia
                         Hinchcliffe, Meredith. "Nick Mount", Vetro Anno, No. 14
                         Artonview, National Gallery of Australia, Issue No. 29, Autumn
                         The Canberra Review, April 6
                         Cochran, Grace. "Scents and Sensibility", GLASS, Urban Glass, April, NY
                         Bell, Robert. "Material Culture: Aspects of Australian Craft and Design", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra,

2001                Archdale, Susan. "Artist at the Top of the Glass", The Adelaide Advertiser, August 6
                         Masterworks Sally Milner Publishing
                         Archdale, Susan. "Grant for US Study", The Adelaide Advertiser, Sept. 25
                         Craft Arts International, Issue 52
2000                The Courier Mail, QLD, April 22
                         Suddeutsche Zeitung, Sept. 7
                         "Art Seen", The Courier Mail, April 22
                         Craft Arts International, Issue 50
                         Johnson, Nick. "Portugal Hosts Australian Glass", Craft Arts International, Issue 48
1999                Object Magazine, February
                         Brisbane News, Brisbane, QLD, June 9
                         Courier Mail, Brisbane, QLD, July 10
                         Fitzpatrick, Kirsten. "At the Edge, Australian Glass Art", catalogue essay, Brisbane City Council
1998                SA Crafts, Autumn Issue 1, front cover
                         Lyngaard, Finn. The Story of Studio Glass, International Science & Art Publishers, Rhodes, Copenhagen, Denmark
                         Craft Arts International, Issue 44
                         Edwards, Geoffrey. "Art of Glass: Glass in the Collection of the National Gallery of Victoria", National Gallery of

                         Victoria and Macmillan Publishers, Melbourne, Australia
1997                The Western Australian, May 1
                         The Post, WA, April 26
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Aug. 12
                         Vogue Living, June/July Issue
1996                The Adelaide Advertiser, Aug. 27
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Jan. 4
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Sept. 3
1995                Ioannou, Noris. "Australian Studio Glass. The movement, its makers and their art", Craftsman House
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Sept. 5
                         Australian Gift Guide, Oct./Dec. Edition
1994                Redgum Premiere Issue, Summer No. 1
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Sept. 22
1993                Craft Victoria Bulletin
                         Neues Glas, Feb.
                         Bendigo Advertiser, Community Focus, April 5
1992                The Crafts Movement in Australia: A History by Grace Cochran
                         Museart, Canberra, ACT, Aug.
1991                Personal Success, March, No. 21
                         The Adelaide Review, Nov.
1990                Spring Newsletter, Hyatt Regency Adelaide
                         SA in Business, Cover, Vol. 5 No. 4
1989                The Adelaide Advertiser, Sept. 1
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Feb. 26
                         Ioannou, Noris. Cultural Brokers
1988                Woman's Day, Oct. 4
                         Manufacts, Vol. 1. No. 1, SA Centre for Manufacturing Pty Ltd.
1987                Appleton, Marie. Made in Adelaide, Savvas Publishing
                         Eastern Suburbs Messenger, Dec. 9
1986                The Adelaide Advertiser, Nov. 5
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, April 1
1985                First International Design Year Book, Thames & Hudson, Europe, Abbeville Press, USA and Japan
                         The Burnside Messenger, May 22
1984                South Australian Crafts
                         Moult, Alan. Craft in Australia, Reed Publishing
                         Glass in the Modern World. National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
1983                Vogue Living, Feb./March Edition
1982                Mercury, Oct. 23
                         The Adelaide Advertiser, Oct. 13
                          Australian Gourmet, Dec.
                         House and Garden, Nov.
                         Craft Tasmania, Nov.
                         The National Times, Oct. 18
1981                Vogue Living, Dec./Jan.
1980                "Clear Thinking", Belle Magazine
                         The Melbourne Sun, Dec. 9
1979                The Australian, May 2
                         The Melbourne Age, Nov. 21
1978                The Melbourne Age, Nov. 27
                         The Melbourne Age, Nov. 17
1974                The Adelaide Advertiser

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