Region:North West England

Technique:Cold work, Engraving Kiln work, Leaded and stained, Painting

Occupation:Artist, Educator, Gallery, Student

Discipline:Decorative, Design, Fine art, Jewellery, Public art

Areas of Interest:Conferences, Education, Exhibition, Workshops

Country:United Kingdom

Istra Toner

Istra Toner was born in 1947 in Montenegro. Since 1968 she lives in the UK. She studied psychology and psychotherapy at Reading, and London Universities and worked at Cambridge, London, Chester, and Liverpool Universities. During this time she kept up with all forms of art. graduated in Applied Art and Design, from Glyndwr Universiti in Wales in 2008. She now runs community projects in U.K. and from her studio in Croatia. She is a regular exhibitor in UK and abroad.

I run regular workshops mainly in painting on glass, and leaded panels in U.K. and from my studio in Croatia. Recent commissions include window panels for the church of St StephanIn Motovun built in late 1500s’. Panels were screen printed on clear glass clear glass; jeweler designed and developed through desire to combine my interest in story telling and creative writing. Other glass techniques include pate-de-verre, screen printing, casting, and painting on glass. More info

Rose and glass , Istra Toner

Modern communication, enamel painted glass , Istra Toner

Lybster stone , istra toner

Fishing boats in Lybster, Scotland, enamel painted vase , Istra Toner

Lybster on rocks , istra toner

detail from enamel painted vase , Istra Toner

In a wood, silver stain and enamel painted panel , Istra Toner

Scottish scene, enamel painted vase , Istra Toner