Technique:Casting, Kiln work

Occupation:Artist, Educator


Product:Architectural, Commission, Design/ Functional/ interiors, Sculptural, Sculpture


Website/ social media

Jan Hooghiemstra

Jan Hooghiemstra (1953) lives and works in Fryslân, The Netherlands His work shows a dreamlike world of symbolic images that he creates in sand moulds. It is 'playing with glass' in an uninhibited way, like a child transforms wonder and fantasy into forms.

Work in private collections and acquired by
Museum Elburg, Dutch museum of glass and glass techniques, National Gallery Sofia

Museum Zandvoort, Handwerksform Hannover, Glasrijk Tubbergen, Museum Heerenveen, Art Month Ameland, National Glass Museum Leerdam

Work in public space;
Monument for traffic victims, Groningen city
Monument Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland, Heemstede
Monument 4 may, Leeuwarden

Selected for International Glass Biennale Bulgaria

Destination unknown , h 220 x w 220 x d 100 mm

, Sandcasting

Sandcasting , h 420 x w 200 x d 100 mm

Sandcasting , h 650 x w 600 x d 110 mm

, Sandcasting

Journey , h 420 x w 620 x d 110 mm

Sandcasting , h 110 x w 350 x d 250 mm

, Sandcasting

Sandcasting , h 200 x w 270 x d 170 mm