Colin Rennie

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries - Arts

University of Sunderland

Hot Glass, Rhino 3 Dimensional Modeling, Waterjet Cutting

Colin Rennie has worked with glass as a material for sculpture since 1992. While studding at Edinburgh College of Art for a BA and MA degree he developed a love of glassblowing and cold glass working which is still a significant part of his current practice. Alongside and complementing working as an artist, he has taught in renowned centres of glass excellence, currently at the University of Sunderland where he runs the BA Hons Programme in glass and ceramics, and also at the University of Wolverhampton and Sars Potteries, Musee atelier du Verre In France. In that time his work has achieved recognition in major collections and competitions, including the Victoria and Albert Museum London, Ebletoft Glass Museum Denmark, Hsin-Chu Municipal Glass Museum, Taiwan, Ernsting Stiftung Glasmusemore...

1995-96 Master of Design, Edinburgh College of Art. 1991-1995 1st Class, B.A. Honours Degree, Edinburgh College of Art.

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Latest Additions

  1. Rennie, Colin (2018) Illuminating Golour: Grosseteste in Glass Part 2. In: Science imagination and wonder Robert Grosseteste and His Legacy, 3-6 Apr 2018, Pembroke College Oxford. (Unpublished)
  2. Rennie, Colin (2018) Light Embodied. [Show/Exhibition]
  3. Rennie, Colin (2018) Fabricated. [Show/Exhibition]
  4. Rennie, Colin (2017) Concurentes. [Artefact]
  5. Rennie, Colin (2014) Digital Glass Interface. In: Glassac14, 12 Sep 2014, Durham Universtiy. (Unpublished)
  6. Rennie, Colin (2015) Crafted Computation. In: New Technologies in Practice, 22-24 Oct 2015, Urban Glass. (Unpublished)
  7. Rennie, Colin and Watkinson, Cate (2017) ‘Illuminating Colour’ exhibition with Colin Rennie at the main gallery of the National Glass Centre, Sunderland. [Show/Exhibition]
  8. Rennie, Colin and Watkinson, Cate (2016) "off the grid" silverlink point. [Artefact]
  9. Rennie, Colin and Watkinson, Cate (2015) "Helping hands" Sculpture. [Artefact]