Thierry Bontridder, born in 1956, he studied sculpture in Brussels at the Academy of Fine Arts. He was awarded by the University; Libre de Bruxelles in 1995, by the Egide Rombaux award 2001 of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Belgium, and also by the SPES Foundation in 2002.
I used to write and illustrate children's books, ten years ago I changed to fusing glass. I wish I had discovered it before! It gives me immense pleasure.
Kim trained in Fashion & Textile Design at St Martin's School of Art, London and worked internationally as a fashion/textile designer. Since 1999 she has re-trained in techniques for kiln-formed glass and presently works from her 'Heart of England' studio in the former stables of Sandon Hall in Staffordshire.