Selected exhibitions


2018 "Fabulous beasts club" Solo show at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh. UK 

2018 Teaching at West Dean College, Sussex, UK.


2017 British Glass Biennale. Stourbridge. UK

2017 Teaching at Bild-werk, Frauenau, Germany

2017 Immenhausen museum. Germany

2017 “CGS at Etienne Gallery” Netherlands

2017 "Peter Layton 80th celebration" London Glassblowing


2016 “Black to white and back again” CGS at London glassblowing gallery

2016 “Mirror mirror” Solo show, Eisch gallery, Frauenau, Germany.

2016 Teaching at Bild-werk, Frauenau, Germany.

2016 “Connections” CGS at Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.


2015 Glashaus X Parndon Mill, Essex, UK 

2015 Teaching at Bild-werk, Frauenau, Germany. 

2015 Demonstrator 'Art in Action' Waterperry House, Oxford. UK.

2015 “Gravur on Tour” exhibition visiting 7 European countries

2015 British Glass Biennale, International festival of Glass, Stourbridge. UK

2015 “Ripples”CGS exhibition Pyramid Gallery, York. UK


2014 Vitrum Balticum glass biennale, Kaunas, Lithuania

2014 Dr Fishcer Fine art Studio Glass auction. Zweisel, Germany

2014 “Glastage” Zweisel, Germany

2014 “Flitting” Kristallmuseum Johansfors, Sweden

2014 Guild of Glass Engravers International Engraved Glass. London

2014 Glasshaus IX Parndon Mill, Essex. UK

2014 Coburg Glass prize finalists exhibition Germany

2014 'Body Talk' Glasmuseet Denmark


2013 Ramadan art fair. Ghaf art gallery, Abu Dhabi. UAE

2013 'Gravur International' Eisch Galllery, Frauenau. Germany

2013 RBSA prize exhibition.

2013 Galerie Zofier, Nieuweschoot, Netherlands

2013 Johansfors Kristallmuseum, Sweden

2012-13 'Entomos' Exhibit A Corning New York USA

2013  'New glass, ancient skill, contemporary artform.' Blackwell Arts&Crafts House Cumbria UK


2012 'Back to the Future' Broadfield House Glass Museum UK

2012 '21st century engraved glass' Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge UK

2012 Demonstrator Art in Action, Waterperry House, Oxford UK

2012 'Glass games' CGS. Redchurch Street Gallery London UK

2012 'Heavenly sent' London Glassblowing Gallery UK


2011 Launch exhibition 'Craft&Design month' London Glassblowing Gallery UK


2010 'Glass collaborations' International Festival of Glass. Stourbridge UK

2010 '21st century engraved glass' Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge UK

2010 'Handmade at Fortnums' Fortnum & Mason, London UK

2010 Exhibit a Corning, New York USA

2010 Majlis Gallery, Dubai UAE


2009/10  Corning museum of Glass New York USA

2009 The Houghton Gallery, Corning New York USA


2008 British Glass Biennale Stourbridge UK 

2008 Eisch Gallery Frauenau Germany

2008 Cork Street open exhibition, London UK


2006 British Glass Biennale Stourbridge UK 

2006 Cambridge Contemporary Art 'Summer exhibition' Cambridge UK




Education and Employment


1979 BA.hons Design North Staffs Polytechnic


1979 1986 Employed as a medical and technical illustrator at the Open University, Update publications and Charing Cross and Westminster medical school


1986 2004 Freelance illustrator 


1994 Glass painter and sandblaster


2004 2005 and 2015 engraving courses at West Dean, Sussex. Tutor Tracey Sheppard FGE and Katharine Coleman MBE FGE


2004-to present. Glass engraver


2008 summer course at Pilchuck glass school USA. Tutors Jiri Harcuba, April Surgent


2015 2016 and 2017 teaching at Bild-werk Summer Academy. Germany


2018 Teaching at West Dean College 




Awards and Acquisitions 


2006 Winner, Watershed prize for excellence in art. Hereford UK


2007 Shortlisted finalist, Worshipful company of Glass Sellers award engraved glass category.


2008 Winner, Worshipful company of Glass Sellers trophy at the national exhibition of the Guild of Glass Engravers


2008 Arts Council travel award to attend Pilchuck Glass School


2008 Nominated for 'Corning award' Pilchuck Glass School


2009 'wimmin swimmin' plate acquired by Broadfield House Glass Museum


2009 Advantage West Midlands  award to attend GAS conference, Corning USA


2008 Assessed Associate Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers


2011 Elected Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers


2015 Gold award and winner of glass category, craft&design selected maker awards.


2016 “mirror many 3” acquired by Glasmuseum Frauenau Germany


2017 Runner up "glass association award" British glass biennale







'Through a glass darkly'. Craft&design Magazine issue 225 Jan 2013. Double page feature on my work 'Memory cloud' plus images.


'The flow' magazine. Fall 2012. Text and images pages 8-10.


Craft Magazine issue 237 July/Aug image pages 15-16.


The National newspaper, weekend edition. UAE March 15th 2012


'Back to the Future' exhibition catalogue 2012. Broadfield House Glass Museum, cover and inside. 'the many faces and delicate work of Nancy Sutcliffe'


Glashaus 3-2010 'Fantastiche figuren von Nancy Sutcliffe'


Scarlet opus, 'Tea with Nancy'


Scarlet opus 'Star award'


'Same difference' exhibition catalogue 2009 'From Stourbridge to Frauenau to Corning'


Craft Magazine issue 213 july/aug 2008


British Glass Biennale catalogue 2006, 2008 and 2015


Time out Abu Dhabi feature 2016


Cover pic and feature in Stained Glass Quarterly. The American stained glass association publication.  Summer edition 2016