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Ceramics, Glass + Fibre

Congratulations to glass artist Matthew Curtis who has won the 2022 FUSE glass prize

Matthew Curtis’ work ‘Margin’, 2022 was considered by Judge Cobi Cockburn as a “totemic sculptural work”, which “exudes a deep understanding of the material properties of glass and incorporates a variety of techniques. The piece holds light within while the … Continue reading

Sabbia Artists at Smithsonian American Art Museum

We are delighted to announce that Sabbia artists Matthew Curtis, Mel Douglas, Judi Elliot, Jennifer Kemarre Martiniello and Kirstie Rea have been included in the New Glass Now‘s touring exhibition in the USA. New Glass Now is the third iteration … Continue reading

Sabbia artists selected for New Glass Now at the Corning Museum NY

Sabbia Gallery’s artists have been selected for the prestigious New Glass Now at The Corning Museum in Corning New York. This is a global survey of contemporary glass which includes 100 artworks exemplifying the innovation and experimentation of artists working … Continue reading

Matthew Curtis Interview in The Australian

Matthew Curtis is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most dynamic and hard working glass artists. His large scale sculptural forms have found their way into some of the world’s premier contemporary art collections. Bronwyn Watson speaks with him, with the article … Continue reading

Recent Public Acquisitions

Sabbia Gallery is pleased to announce the recent acquisitions of a number of extraordinary artworks into some of Australia’s premier public collections. One of Matthew Curtis’ most important major sculptures in recent years, ‘Red Carapace’ has been acquired for inclusion in … Continue reading

Matthew Curtis is AACG’s Artist of the Month

Exciting news! Matthew Curtis is featured as Artist of the Month for Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass. This is quite an honour and places Matthew firmly amongst the finest artists around the world. Congratulations. Visit for more information. This coincides … Continue reading

Sabbia’s Waterhouse Prize finalists

The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize is one of Australia’s most prestigious and diverse art awards. It aims to explore the natural world through artistic creativity. It is a valuable fixture in the Australian art world and offers artists a … Continue reading