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about the work

My designs in glass are abstract and modern, geometric and colourful.

They incorporate specialist materials such as dichroic glass, and work with its inherent qualities of colour reflection and transmission, allowing light to bring the work to life and transform the image, changing, shifting and surprising.

inspiration

Inspiration comes from a variety of sources, light in nature and in architectural space being key influences. Geometry and pattern continue to fascinate me. Architecture and textiles are another interest.

 

about my background

As a professional designer I bring my experience and understanding of material qualities and spatial considerations into the design and making process.

My designs are inspired by the material itself, and sketch ideas are translated into samples for presentation to arrive at a design scheme unique to each commission or artwork.

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Light is essential to viewing the work. Although natural light is best when looking at glass, carefully placed artificial lighting can bring the artwork to life at any time, independent of times of day or seasons.

I discovered my passion for glass in the early nineties and this led me to study on the part-time postgraduate diploma course in architectural glass at the renowned Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design (CSM) in London.

Having graduated from the course with distinction, I went on to design architectural glass installations both in Germany and the UK, working with German and British glass studios on the implementation and installation of the artwork.

Recently I have been enjoying creating smaller wall-hung glass artworks exploring pattern ideas inspired by textiles and minimalist art and architecture.

My work has been exhibited in selected open submission exhibitions and art fairs in London and the South East, including the
Royal Academy Summer exhibition
in 2007, 2011 & 2012
Discerning Eye exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London
in 2010
Cranbrook Art Show in 2013
Pure Arts Autumn Fair in 2013 & 2014
SEEArtfair in 2014
Affordable Art Fair in Battersea, London
in March 2014 & 2015.

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