Selected Exhibitions


2019    Journeys - Painted Reliefs by Kevin Petrie, National Glass Centre, Sunderland.

2019    Mass, Newcastle Late Shows.

2019    NGC21, National Glass Centre, Sunderland.

2016    Drawing - An expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence, National Glass Centre, Sunderland.

2015    British Glass Biennale. Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge.

2010    Glass North East. Houses of Parliament, London

2010    Eisch Gallery, Frauenue, Germany

2009    Glass Echoes2, The Crypt, St Pancreas Church, London

2008/9 Kevin Petrie Three drawings. Baron House, Newcastle.

2008    Wearside – Drawings by Kevin Petrie (Solo). St Peter’s Chapter House,     Monkwearmouth

2008    Times Lines – Kevin Petrie Drawings on Glass and Paper (Solo). The twin Churches of St Peter’s,            

            Monkwearmouth and St Paul’s, Jarrow and Bede’s World   Museum of Saxon Life.

2008    British Glass Biennale. Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge.

2005    Schott. 25th Anniversary Show. Schott Ltd, Newton Aycliff

2005    Wheel and Water Grind an EDGE. National Glass Centre

2005    Life Lines – Kevin Petrie Drawings (Solo). National Glass Centre

2002    Positive Image – Printed and Drawn Ceramics (solo). Studio Fusion, Oxo Tower Wharf, London.

2001    Get Mugged! Graphics Centre, New York, USA

2001    Head Space – Work in Glass (solo) Studio Fusion, Oxo Tower Wharf, London.

2000    Chongqing Print Festival, Chongqing Centre, Japan.

1999    ‘The Plate Show’, Collins Gallery, Glasgow  (UK Touring).

1998    ‘Smash and Grab’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

            ‘Men and Masculinities’, James Hockey Gallery, Farnham.

            ‘Melt Down’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

1996    ‘Touch and Go’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

            ‘Men and Masculinities’, Watermans Arts Centre, London.

            ‘Hot off the Press’ – Ceramics and Print, Crafts Council, London & UK Touring

            ‘Fired – Contemporary Print in Ceramics’, Harriet Green Gallery, London.



Work in Collections


National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

The Parallel Media Group, London

North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland

Dan Klein and Alan Poole, London

Anla Glas, Denmark

Espace Verre, Montreal, Canada

Sacristion Health Centre, County Durham, UK



1999    PhD, Water-based ceramic transfer printing – The development and creative use of a new on-glaze                           screenprinting system. Centre for Fine Print Research, University of the West of England, Bristol.

1995    MA in Ceramics and Glass, The Royal College of Art, London

1993    BA (Hons) Illustration, University of Westminster



Academic Position


2000-present              Academic at University of Sunderland. Currently Head of the School of Art & Design and                                            Professor of Glass and Ceramics