Jeffrey Sarmiento

Reader in Glass


University of Sunderland

kilnformed glass, waterjet cut glass, printed glass

Dr Sarmiento has worked internationally as a Fulbright Fellow in Denmark, a Visiting Artist at UrbanGlass, and an instructor at Pilchuck Glass School. He won the International Glass Prize 2012 at Glazenhuis, Belgium and his solo exhibition at National Glass Centre in Sunderland toured to Bullseye Projects, USA. His collaborative work was also included in Glasstress Gotika at the 56th Venice Biennale. He leads National Glass Centre Research and was also Artistic Director at North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland. Encapsulating narratives of ethnicity in glass artworks is the focus of Jeffrey Sarmiento’s creative practice-based research. Combining concepts with process, his approach blends responses to ethnic contexts with techniques for embedding the graphic image in glass. Using cultural more...

PhD, University of Sunderland, 2011 MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2000

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Latest Additions

  1. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2018) Interior Vistas and Crafted Subversions. In: Under an Equal Sky. Baldwin and Guggisberg, Canterbury, UK, pp. 19-37. ISBN 978-1-9164385-0-7
  2. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2016) European Glass Context (exhibition). In: European Glass Context 2016. The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. ISBN 978-87-7830-397-4
  3. Sarmiento, Jeffrey and Marshall, J (2017) ‘Crafting Conductive Circuits and Capacitive Surfaces in Glass’. Making Futures Vol. 5., Plymouth: Plymouth College of Art. ISSN 2042-1664. In: Making Futures international research conference, 21-22 Sep 2017, Mount Edgcumbe House, Plymouth, UK.
  4. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2015) Tobacco Factory (Artwork). [Artefact]
  5. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2015) Flitter (Artwork). [Artefact]
  6. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2016) Confluence (Public Artwork). [Artefact]
  7. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2009) Ossify (Sunderland Museum Commission). [Show/Exhibition]
  8. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2013) Constructions Solo exhibition. [Show/Exhibition]
  9. Sarmiento, Jeffrey and Dickson, Erin (2011) Emotional Leak (artwork). [Artefact]
  10. Sarmiento, Jeffrey (2012) Books and Buildings Solo Exhibition. [Show/Exhibition]