Untitled. vitreous enamel mono print on glass. 45 x 37 cm This piece has just been selected for inclusion in the Contemporary Glass Society online exhibition “In Relationship” http://www.cgs.org.uk/exhibitions/relationship It’s one of a series of abstract pieces made in 2016, all framed, intimate in scale, exploring the relationship between shape and colour, opacity and transparency. The concept and
Today I installed a new commission for a fanlight and front door set at a house in Bristol. It’s been a pleasure to design and make, for lovely clients. Here I’ve added some of the processes involved in my studio including setting out, cutting, painting, etching and leading. Many hours of careful work.
I’m pleased to have been invited to make three new stained glass pieces for FEAST, a group show featuring new and early 20th century painting, alongside contemporary craft, at Heritage Courtyard Studios in Wells. All works are for sale. The Gallery is on Sadler Street near the Cathedral green. The show runs from 8th-29th Oct Tues-Sat 10am-4pm. Fish Supper Red Fruit Bowl Still Life with Bee
Over the past year I’ve been planning and making a new body of work using Print on Glass: It will be shown for the first time in Colour CODED at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Exhibiting alongside me in Colour CODED are Angie Parker (weave) and Ruth Broadway (print). All are welcome to the private view on Friday 29th Jan 6 – 8 pm. The show runs until Monday 29th Feb 2016. Additionally, our show crosses ove
I’m very pleased to have my window featured in a new and unique book. The Creative Year is written by visual artist and author Jane Lee about St Michael and All Angels Church in Bristol. In particular, the book documents a liturgical year through exploring and celebrating the contributions made by artists, writers, musicians and many others who’s work and practices have fed into the life of the church and
More catching up with myself, here is a short post showing a commission that I designed and made in the summer of 2014. My clients were lovely to work for, living in a Queen Anne townhouse which backs onto the grounds surrounding Warwick Castle. They had the most lovely garden, well planted and cared for with a roaming tortoise named Heathcliff and castle peacocks who frequently pay them visits.
I’ve not used my blog for several months but am going to catch up with myself by making a series of posts to get myself back on track. It’s nearly a year to the day that I last wrote about this commission. At the time I was cutting the glass and starting to make painted glass samples. The commissioners had visited me and were pleased with the progress. Because the whole project was made in my studio witho
Some new abstract paintings which I’ve been working on this year will be shown for the first time in Shooting from the Hip with the Searchers, starting on 12th September. Information about all of the artists can be found on the Searchers website above.