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Amanda Baron graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with BA (Hons) in Architectural Glass in 1992.
Post graduation she trained in conservation of medieval stained glass and has worked as a painter and conservator of stained glass for 25 years.
Amanda was artist in residence at Edinburgh College of Art, Glass Department, 2011-2012.
She was one of four artists to be shortlisted for the Inches Carr Craft Mentoring Award in 2017 and is Vice President of Visual Arts Scotland.
Amanda is passionate about continuing to apply traditional glass painting techniques to mouth blown glass to create work that reimagines historical processes and establishes a new audience for stained glass.
Cumbria College of Art and Design
Edinburgh College of Art
BA(Hons) Architectural Glass
2019 Alight Visual Arts Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2018 Converge: Six Women in Glass. Doubtfire Gallery, Edinburgh
2017 Elected Council Board Member. Visual Arts Scotland
2017 Equinox. Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
2017 Shortlisted Inches Carr Mentoring prize 'Open' Visual Arts Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
2017 Craft Scotland Making Memories Workshop at Living Memory Association.
2017 Professional Member Visual Arts Scotland
2017 Lightness of Being Exhibition. Birch Tree Gallery, Edinburgh
2016 VAS Fly/2016 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2016 ‘Transition’, Edinburgh College of Art Glass Alumni
2016 Exhibition: ‘Elemental’, SGS exhibition at North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster and Coburg House, Leith
2016 Tea Green Events. Kibble Palace, Glasgow.
2016 Artist in Residence, Sweeney's Bothy, Isle of Eigg
2016 Design Market, Fruitmarket Gallery
2015 Summerhall, Christmas Market
2012 Exhibition: ‘To Sit In Its Shadow Was My Delight’, Old Saint Paul’s Church, Edinburgh
2009 Exhibition: The Drum, Penicuik Library, Midlothian
2008 Exhibition: ‘Genus’, PCCA, Penicuik, Midlothian
2002 Millennium windows designed by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi realised by Phoenix Glass Ltd. St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh
1997 Saltire window for Scottish Parliament Building, Holyrood, Edinburgh.
2019 Curation of Alight 2019, Visual Arts Scotland annual exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
2019 Visual Arts Scotland Vice President (shared role)
2018 Curation of Satellite show, Visual Arts Scotland, Summerhall, Edinburgh
2018 Invited to select the Scottish Glass Society Student Award, Glass Dept' Edinburgh College of Art,University of Edinburgh
2016 Freelance Artist : Amanda Baron Glass
2015 Visiting Lecturer Postgraduate Design, ECA, University of Edinburgh
2015 Invited to select the Scottish Glass Society Student Award, Glass Dept' Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh
2015 Contribute an article to the Scottish Glass Society Journal
2012-15 Private commissioned work
2011-12 Artist in residence, Glass Department, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh
2010-11 Art and Design Workshops: Midlothian Primary Schools
2001–Present Freelance Painter, Designer and Conservator: Amanda Baron Stained Glass
1998-2001 Painter, Designer and Conservator: Phoenix Glass
1995-98 Painter, Designer and Conservator: Christian Shaw Stained Glass
1994-95 Studio Manager: Edinburgh Stained Glass House
1993-94 Conservator of Medieval Glass: Chapel Studios, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
1992-93 Edinburgh Stained Glass House