Jonathan Westacott

Jonathon Westacott

Born inMyrtleford, North Eastern Victoria
Working from his studio and workshop in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Queensland.

Academic Record
Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hot glass and Ceramics),
Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, N.S.W
Diploma of Art and Design,
Wangaratta College of Technical and Further Education, Wangaratta, Victoria

Work History
Self Employed since 1992.
Westacott Glass established at home in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
Owns and Operates Sunshine Coast Hot Glass Studio Pty Ltd, Yandina, Sunshine Coast, Queensland in conjunction with Westacott Glass.
1988 – 2006:
Worked fulltime as Glassblower, Designer and Technician. Duties included: Artistic design and application to the technical process. Glass furnace design, Manufacture and Maintenance. Glass cutting, grinding and polishing. Glass batching and furnace loading. Training assistants and maintaining their skills in glass manufacture 1992:

Numerous Exhibitions in Victoria, South Australia, NSW and Queensland.

May 1990:
Glassblowing Demonstration, South Australian College of Advanced Education, SA
June 1992: Glassblowing Demonstration for HRH Queen Elizabeth II, Jam Factory Craft and Design Centre, Official Opening, Adelaide SA

Private Collections

Toyota Australia. Melbourne Toyota Australia, Melbourne, VIC

Mr John Laws (media), Sydney, NSW

Mr David Green, Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts, Riverina Murray Institute of Higher Education, Wagga Wagga, NSW