Guild of Glass Engravers - Northern Branch

Brian Porter

Commenced training at the School of Art, Stourbnridge in 1951, from there he studied at Foley College, Stourbridge, specialising in glass design and decoration. Attending The Royal College of Art in London from 1959 to 1962, Brian was awarded an honours degree in Industrial Glass Design.

Since the late sixties, Brian has continued working in the art, both through painting and engraved glass. Brian has had many exhibitions and has glass in private collections in the UK, Australia and America. An Associate Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers, Brian concentrates largely on the oldest form of engraving (copperwheel), he also utilises stippling and handheld drill techniques.