Charles Bronfman’s Claridge Collection Auction: Part V: Decorative Arts

April 21, 2015

LOT 128
  • DAVID NEW-SMALL (1945 - )




height 5.5" — 14 cm., diameter 6.75" — 17.1 cm.
engraved signature, dated 93 and numbered ARV 240

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $144
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:


David New-Small was born in Riverside, California and graduated with a Bachelor of Art from the University of California. He became fascinated with glassblowing in the chemistry lab in college, but only took it up as career in the late 1970s. He studied at the Pilchuk Glass School in 1978, 1979 and 1981, and then teamed up with Nora Sterling to open New-Small & Sterling Studio Glass on Granville Island in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1984. He teamed up with Nora Sterling and they opened New-Small & Sterling Studio Glass in 1984. The gallery showcases New-Small’s work and that of other artists who share studio time, as well as representing selected glass artists from across Canada.

Selected Corporate, Private and Public Collections

Canadian Craft Museum
Canarim Investment Corporation Ltd.
City of Vancouver
Claridge Collection
Corning Museum of Glass (with Margot Thomson)
First City Capital
Government of Canada, Department of External Affairs
Government of China
Government of the Philippines
Imperial Oil; Delta Hotels
Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon & Co. Ltd.
Suncor Corporation
Vancouver Art Gallery

Selected Awards

2000 Award of Merit, BC Glass Arts Association Biennial Exhibition
1998 Award of Merit, BC Glass Arts Association Biennial Exhibition
Niche Magazine Awards Nominee

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

2001 Marine Show, The Gallery of American Craft at Wheaton Village
Lionheart Gallery in Lousiville, KY
Solo Show at New-Small & Sterling Glass in Vancouver,BC
2000 A Decade of Glass Invitational Exhibition, Carlyn Galerie, Houston, TX
Perfumes & Paperweights invitational show, Del Mano Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Pilchuk School Auction, Seattle, WA
1999 Unexpected Collaborations, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC
Pilchuk School Auction, Seattle, WA
1998 Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
BC Glass Arts Association Biennial Exhibition
Scents ’98, Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver, BC
1997 The Canadian Collection at APEC ’97, APEC Conference, Vancouver, BC
1996 Glass Invitations, Carlyn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Canadian Glass Show, Rowles and Parham, Edmonton, AB
Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, Ontario
20th Anniversary Retrospective, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
1995 A Gathering of Glass, Sable V Fine Art Gallery, Texas
1994 BC Artists in QC, Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Montreal, QC
Selected BC Glass Artists, Courtyard Gallery, Oakland, CA
1993 A Thing of Beauty is A Joy Forever, Vanderleelie Gallery, Edmonton, AB The Celebratory Bowl, Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
1992 Whitebird Gallery, Cannon Beach, Oregon (solo show)
Rhapsody in Glass VI, Accents Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Glass Art IV, Bank of Hong Kong Atrium, Vancouver, BC
Glass Art Association of Canada Show, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC Marine Reliquary, Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver, BC (solo show)
A Treasury of Canadian Craft, Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, BC
Fireworks: Glass Art of the 90’s, West Kootenay Exhibition Centre, Castlegar, BC
1991 North American Glass 1991, Mill Gallery, CT
NW International Art Competition, Whatcom County Museum, WA
Rhapsody in Glass V, Accents Gallery, Ottawa, ON
1990 1st Annual Canadian Glass Show, Rowles & Parham, Edmonton, A
BCulinaire International, Singapore - Created serving dishes for Canadian team Rhapsody in Glass IV, Accents Gallery, Ottawa, ON
1989-1982 Banaker Gallery, California; Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Toronto, ON
Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, BC
Crafthouse Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
International Gallery, CA
John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
The Craftsman's Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Artists' Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Woltjen/Udell Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Musee Marsil Museum, Saint Lambert, QC
Museum of Anthropology, University of BC

Selected Links


Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON