The Glass Trail

Glass artists in the Geelong region and on the Bellarine Peninsula: please contact us if you would like your details added to this site. The list of sites on the Glass Art Trail is definitely a work in progress!

Visitors: watch this space and follow us on Facebook to learn about new events and additions to The Glass Trail

Drysdale & Leopold

Open daily
The Festival of Glass committee and its 'parent' the Drysdale and Clifton Springs Community Association Inc.* (DCSCA) created a glass and ceramic “Welcome to Drysdale” mural. The mural's theme is: Bridging our Heritage: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.
Address: The Drysdale Village Green (Senior Citizens Building Wall), Drysdale, VIC 3222

Open daily: 9.00 am - 6.00 pm
The Festival of Glass committee and its 'parent' the Drysdale and Clifton Springs Community Association Inc.* (DCSCA) created the mural, which comprises twelve large panels, each using hundreds of glittering glass tiles to depict an element of the area’s past or present.
Address: The Arcade, 8 High St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

The "Local Flora" path (Drysdale)

Open daily: 7.30 am - 5.00 pm
6 mosaic pavers created by visitors to the Expo of the 2018 Festival of Glass (Drysdale, VIC, Australia) with the support of Bunnings (Leopold), which also donated the materials for the project now form a pathway in a local cafe.
Address: Cafe Zoo, 23 High St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

The quirky 'Thank you' Mosaic Plaques


Open daily10 plaques created by members of the Bellawein Mosaics group and funded by The Festival of Glass committee and its 'parent' the Drysdale and Clifton Springs Community Association Inc.* (DCSCA)
They recognise each of the business's 5 year support for the Festival's annual Glass Art Treasure Hunt.
COMMENCING JANUARY 2020
Address: various businesses around Drysdale -

The Parrot totem pole

Open daily: 7.30 am - 5.00 pm
COMMENCING FEB 2020
Address: Cafe Zoo, 23 High St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

Incidental glass art in our neighbourhood - mosaic letterboxes, house numbers, wall art, etc. viewable from the street.
Address: various around the Northern Bellarine including Drysdale, Clifton Springs, Curlewis & Portarlington.


Dax Glass Art Studio

Glenda Mac NaughtonSculpture, mosaics & beadworkWorkshopsLampwork glass blowing demos
Open by appointment
Web: www.daxdesigns.com.auEmail: daxdesign@bigpond.comFacebook: FacebookMobile: 0408597782Address: 164 Wyndham St, Drysdale, VIC 3222

Arcadian Reflections

Diane SchofieldMosaicsOpen by appointment
Mobile: 0431 455 802Email: danddscho@hotmil.comAddress: Drysdale, VIC 3222

Festival of Glass

Annually - Jan/Feb
Treasure Hunt, workshops in glass-working techniques and Glass Expo on 3rd Sunday in February, with exhibits of diverse forms of glass; demonstrations of glass-working techniques; Drysdale Glass Art Awards.
Web: www.festivalofglass.net.auEmail: festivalofglassdrysdale@gmail.comAddress: Drysdale, VIC 3222

Glass Art Treasure Hunt

Annually - Jan/Feb
From early January Tiny Glass Treasures are hidden in local businesses around the Northern Bellarine. Treasure hunters find them, collect stamps and enter the draw for Glass Artworks at the Festival of Glass Expo on the 3rd Sunday in February in Drysdale.
Web: www.festivalofglass.net.au. Follow links to Treasure Hunt.Email: festivalofglassdrysdale@gmail.comAddress: Drysdale and North Bellarine, VIC.

KLassay Glass Art

Lynda RogersKiln formed glass and mosaicsOpen by appointmentClasses offered
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/klassayglassartPhone: 0412 060 023Address: 22 Carroll St, Leopold VIC 3224

Point Lonsdale & Queenscliff

Seaview Gallery

Gallery exhibits include Australian studio glass Thurs - Tues: 10.30am - 5.00pmWed: Closed
Phone: (03) 5258 3645Web: www.seaviewgallery.com.au/Address: 86 Hesse St, Queenscliff VIC 3225

Benwerrin Studio

David HobdayKiln formed glassWorkshopsOpen by appointment
Mobile: 0435 326 822Web:www.davidhobday.comFacebook: FacebookEmail: glass@davidhobday.comAddress: 9 Diggorra Ct, Point Lonsdale VIC 3225

Rhino Glass Beads

Fiona HorneHandmade lampwork glass beads, vessels and sculpturesOpen by appointment
Mobile: 0412646349 Web: https://www.rhinoglassbeads.com/Facebook: FacebookEmail: rhinoglassbeads@iinet.net.auAddress: Point Lonsdale VIC 3225

Ros Leishman

Ros LeishmanHandmade lampwork glass beads Open by appointment

Mobile: 0418 323145Email: rleishman10@bigpond.comAddress: 1 Moore St, Point Lonsdale VIC 3225

Geelong CBD & Greater Geelong

The Leadlight Gallery

Marc GalloStudio & Gallery with suppliesMon-Fri: 9:00am–4:30pmSat: by AppointmentSun: Closed
Web: www.theleadlightgallery.com.auPhone: 03 53415500Address: 5275 Midland Hwy, Elaine VIC 3334

Wathaurong Glass and Arts

Kiln formed functional and architectural glassMon - Fri: 9.00am – 5.00pmSat: By appointment.
Web: www.wathaurongglass.com.auPhone: 03 5272 2881 Address: 16 Rodney St, North Geelong, VIC 3215

Metropolis Gallery

Gallery with several Australian glass artists on exhibitMon-Fri: 9:00am — 5:00pmSat: 10:00am — 4:00pmSun: 12pm - 4pm

Web: http://www.metropolisgallery.com.auPhone: 03 5221 6505Address: 64 Ryrie St, Geelong VIC 3220

101 Ryrie Arts

Gallery with occasional glass art exhibitsWed - Sat: 11.00am - 4.00pmSun - Tues: Closed
Web: www.101ryriearts.com.auPhone: 0438 382 588Address: 101 Ryrie St, Geelong, VIC 3220

Glass groups & networks

Bellawein Mosaics

Monthly meetings and community projects
Location: Drysdale
Facebook: Bellawein Mosaics GroupEmail: daxdesign@bigpond.com

Young Artists Glass Group

Location: DrysdaleFacebook: Closed group for young people involved in the Festival of Glass Mentorship Programme.Email: festivalofglassdrysdale@gmail.com

Festival of Glass committee

Annual events Jan/Feb
Location: Drysdale
Facebook: Festival of Glass Web: www.festivalofglass.net.auEmail: festivalofglassdrysdale@gmail.com

Glass reflections: local glass history network

Location: Drysdale
Web: http://fogglassreflections.blogspot.comEmail: festivalofglassdrysdale@gmail.com


Beaders Guild of Geelong

Monthly meetings and Annual Bead Fair
Location: GeelongFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/beadersguild/