Current Exhibition

“Covid Creativity”. Launched on 21st January 2023

Current Exhibition

“Covid Creativity”. Launched on 21st January 2023

Work is for sale! Please contact members directly to purchase work.

The pandemic was a frightening and challenging period for us all. For many it meant illness and the loss of loved ones, for others loneliness and isolation. However, there were those for whom lockdown gave the opportunity to stop and review both their lives and their creative practice. Out of misery there came a flowering of ideas and new work.

We asked members if they were one of those able to create something new and interesting during lockdown. As we launch into a new year, our first online selling exhibition of 2023 offers an insight into this flowering where darkness turned to light.

It is fascinating to not only see what they made but also to hear about their experience behind it.

(An exhibition for CGS members only.)

 

Launched on:21st January 2023



Artist:Janine Altman

Email:janine.altman@gmail.com

Title:Magnetic Flowers

Description: During the pandemic we were in our homes every day. Our walls, furniture and objects became the only thing we saw day after day. The need and the idea of breaking this routine arose. A work with which to be able to interact, that I can transform whenever I want. From a fixed base made with magnetic paint and mobile elements with magnets, they can be combined and obtain different results.

Contact: Janine Altman

Details: Openworked and Fused glass, with Bullseye and recycled glass

Price: £500 + P&P

Photo Credit: Janine Altman

Dimension: 40 x 38 x 5 cm approximately

Shop: www.janinealtman.com

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Artist:Brenda Keyte

Email:brendak142@gmail.com

Title:Consoled by books

Description: Locked down in Covid, and living alone, it was a great delight and consolation to take a book from my shelves or send for one by post and lose myself in the contents. Often it would be a crime novel to divert my mind; other times one of the many art books to browse as visiting galleries was not an option

Details: Created 2020

Price: £120

Dimension: Unframed, wire hanging; w 20cm x h 26cm

Shop: 26 KIRKSTALL ROAD

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Artist:Chris Alexander

Email:chrisalex1138@hotmail.com

Title:Comet Moth Mandala

Description: This stained glass mandala pattern is based on the beautiful comet moth. The creative and meticulous process of stained glass construction has always been good for my soul. During the pandemic, working on the calming rhythms of a mandala pattern inspired by nature provided respite.

Contact: Chris Alexander

Price: $750

Photo Credit: Chris Alexander

Dimension: 20

Shop: https://www.archwaygallery.com/store/c94/Chris_Alexander.html

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Artist:Colin Reid

Email:colin@colinreidglass.co.uk

Title:Enclosed R2032

Contact: Colin Reid

Details: Kilncast glass by lost wax. Milled, carved, polished, assembled

Price: NFS

Photo Credit: Colin Reid

Dimension: H:67cm

Shop: https://www.colinreidglass.co.uk/

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Artist:Samantha Schmid

Email:samanthaschmid@free.fr

Title:SPRING

Description: During COVID, I used a hollow Vine-stock and filled it with left-over broken glass. Base is 6 mm clear float glass, colored and bonded

Contact: Samantha Schmid

Details: Spring water suggesting renewal and hope

Price: Sold to a collector

Photo Credit: Fred Fouché

Dimension: 24 x 28 X 40 cm high

Shop: www.samantha-schmid.com

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Artist:Krista Israel

Email:kristaisrael.glassartist@gmail.com

Title:Until The Answer Comes, Or A Worry Disappears

Description: The pandemic was the time for this work to emerge because the rocking of the chair brings a sense of safety, security, wellbeing. Crafting over 45.000 flameworked glass parts to cover the chair was a grip to hold on to. Not worrying, not thinking, just creating, being in the moment. The repetitive work made sense - being in control in a time when our whole world was out of control.

Contact: aaron@habatat.com

Details: flamework, kiln forming, mixed media

Price: please contact Habatat Detroit USA for pricing

Photo Credit: Steven van Kooijk Photography

Dimension: chair 60 x 90 x 117cm; table 58 x 38 x 38 cm cm; telephone 21 x 18 x 11 cm

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Artist:Jan O'Highway

Email:information@janohighway.com

Title:Curiousity

Description: The Covid isolation gave fabulous free time to explore without the imperative of selling or exhibiting.
'Curiousity' is a combination of a glazed ceramic box I made about 30 years ago with odd sample glass 'sketches' left over from recent mobile glass sculptures.

Contact: Jan O'Highway

Details: Fused glass, stainless steel wire, copper, ceramic

Price: £400

Photo Credit: Jan O'Highway

Dimension: Approx 15x10x18 inches

Shop: http://janohighway.com

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Artist:Lori Polak

Email:loripolak@hotmail.com

Title:Shoes...The Poetry of Passage

Description: Shoes are powerful wearables that allow one to step forward. They not only protect and comfort us but may indicate a person’s identity, status & gender. Shoes are vehicles that allow us to move and experience our environments. We wear shoes not only for their function but for the emotional charge that enables us to transition, connect and transform. Without them, there is no poetry of passage.

Contact: Lori Polak

Details: Cast glass

Photo Credit: David Harrison

Dimension: 128 x 30 cm Displayed

Shop: www.lpolakdesigns.com

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Artist:Fiona Fawcett

Email:fired.glass@yahoo.co.uk

Title:Metamorphism

Description: Inspired by natural metamorphic processes and the myth of "hag" or "witch" stones bringing good luck and safe passage, I used lockdown 2020 to explore my interpretation of these themes using pate de verre processes. "Metamorphism" was my first attempt which I intend to develop for future work.

Contact: Fiona Fawcett

Details: Pate de Verre with natural stone

Price: NFS

Photo Credit: F P Fawcett

Dimension: Approx 20cm x 15cm x 10cm

Shop: https://firedglassstudio.co.uk

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Artist:Alison Vincent

Email:alison@AlisonVincentGlass.co.uk

Title:Surf Pebble in Sea Green

Description: The Covid years were dark times with so much angst in the population. Everything shut down. I found happiness in my memories of expeditions to the ocean and the patterns of the ocean surf which inspire this piece and the range.

Contact: Alison Vincent

Details: Hot blown glass in sea green, featuring a clear trail with two reactive colours that form the cellular structure of the surf pattern. Blown, shaped, and flattened.

Price: £295

Photo Credit: Alison Vincent

Dimension: 15cm x 19cm x 14cm

Shop: https://www.alisonvincentglass.co.uk/

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Artist:Jacque Pavlosky

Email:pavlosky@btinternet.com

Title:Spiky Zigzag

Description: Fused frit sculpture on sandblasted glass base in a round metal frame.

Contact: Jacque Pavlosky

Details: fused frit on glass panel with metal frame

Price: £800.00

Photo Credit: J. Pavlosky

Dimension: 52x52x5

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Artist:Emma Butler-Cole Aiken

Email:ebcaglass@yahoo.co.uk

Title:Sails

Description: During the Covid lockdown I was quite busy, but I also had a lot more time to be creative, so I took the plunge of designing and making this large stained glass sculpture. Because of lockdown I kept the engineering simple and the structural materials to those I could source online.
It is a window that has escaped and gone for a walk... a window you can walk through... it says, 'look up!'

Contact: Emma Butler-Cole Aiken

Details: Stained glass sculpture

Price: Can be discussed

Photo Credit: A J Aiken

Dimension: 3m high x 2m x 2m

Shop: https://www.ebcaglass.com

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Artist:Oriel Hicks

Email:oriel@taterdu.plus.com

Title:Strand Shelter

Description: An architectural panel set into an iroko wood frame inspired by the shapes of granite sets in the quay wall. The panes are fused glass with fired-in transfers of original pen and ink drawings. Each pane is then cold-laminated onto 4mm toughened glass for safety.This was a community project, designed by Oriel, using her own artwork and other local artists, and part funded by the Arts Council

Contact: Oriel Hicks

Details: fused and laminated glass

Price: Not For Sale

Photo Credit: O Hicks

Dimension: 2 metre x 1 metre

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Artist:Claudia Phipps

Email:info@claudiaphipps.co.uk

Title:Hope

Description: During the pandemic I tried to make myself draw every day. As a result I had a sketchbook full of ideas. I focused on the world around me, particularly in the garden. Watching simple changes in nature was calming in a turbulent world that turned normality upside down. I developed my ideas into a series of rainbow images based on my sketches. Back lights seemed a way of creating a window of hope.

Contact: 07903134977

Details: Bullseye Glass, Frit and Tracing Black Paint.

Price: £350

Photo Credit: Claudia Phipps

Dimension: Glass 200 mm diameter. Frame400 mm.

Shop: www.claudiaphipps.co.uk

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Artist:Mariana Sabbatella

Email:mariansabbatella@gmail.com

Title:The waves

Description: Pate de verre. Made with Optul glass powder. It represents the Covid waves.

Contact: mariansabbatella@gmail.com, IG @marianasabbatella

Details: Pate de verre

Photo Credit: Martín Sabbatella Abascal

Dimension: 16 x 12 x 4 cm

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Artist:Hannah Gibson

Email:hannah@hannahgibsonglass.co.uk

Title:Recycling Narratives A Tangible Hope

Description: Made from 100% recycled Covid 19 vaccination vials.
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Artist:Elizabeth Sinkova

Email:elizabethsinkova@rocketmail.com

Title:Oculus Caribbean Blue

Description: Oculus meaning an ‘Eye’ in Latin is a piece inspired by Space, particularly Nebulas and it is my analogical expression of something mysterious and magical. Its appearance changes unexpectedly according to its position to the light and the viewer's perspective.
Designed and hand crafted though melting and kiln forming specialist glass at 860’C following further surface refining and detailing

Contact: Elizabeth Sinkova

Details: Free standing Glass Art piece, presented on a bespoke forged steel stand.

Price: £399.00

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Sinkova

Dimension: 30 cm in diameter

Shop: https://www.elizabethsinkova-glass.com/shop-1

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Artist:Mary Louise White

Email:mary_louise_white@yahoo.ca

Title:Winds of Change

Description: This sculpture is a meditative Covid-time response to changes in our environment, some of which contribute to the increase in the spread of zoonotic viruses. Wind and weather patterns are changing, as are land use and human population patterns. It acknowledges the human role in these and other environmental disruptions and our evolving responses to them.

Contact: mary_louise_white@yahoo.ca

Details: Kiln cast Bullseye erbium glass

Price: available on request

Photo Credit: Studio Photo

Dimension: 12” x 11.5” x 3.5” variable 30.5cm x 28.75cm x 8.75cm variable

Shop: mary_louise_white@yahoo.ca

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Artist:Chimene Taylor

Email:chimenetaylorglass@outlook.com

Title:The lost years a glass mask

Description: COVID was an unprecedented period we all experienced globally. The mask became the worlds symbol for all these difficult years where humanity was tested to the limit. For some the mask became a sense of safety, others it was a restriction of liberty and for health professionals it was and continues to be a necessity. Made of glass using non traditional patedeverre technique, displayed on wood.

Contact: Chimene

Details: Glass microspheres displayed on wood

Price: £400

Photo Credit: Chimenetaylorglass

Dimension: 31x16x7cm

Shop: Email me for details

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Artist:Penny Riley-Smith

Email:pennyrileysmith@outlook.com

Description: My Covid Diary Jan - July 2020

Contact: Penny

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Artist:Carolyn Barlow

Email:carobarlow@gmail.com

Title:Covid Lockdown

Description: A pair of stained, fused and leaded windows inspired by the difficulties of Lockdown

Contact: Caro Barlow

Details: each pane is 32 x 64 cm, and can be installed separately or together.

Price: £250 each pane

Photo Credit: C Barlow

Dimension: each pane is 32 x 64 cm

Shop: https://www.carolynbarlow.com

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Artist:Susan Purser Hope

Email:susan@purserhope.co.uk

Title:Tracks in the Sand Duet

Description: The pandemic enabled me to take time out to explore. I loved walking along the beach and observing the way that the Fishermans’ tractors made amazing track designs in the sand which were then washed away by the incoming tide. I formalised these track designs into patterns which I translated into fused glass panels.
At the time the tracks were a reminder of the temporary nature of life.

Contact: Susan Purser Hope

Details: Fused glass duo incorporating decals

Price: £275.00

Photo Credit: artist

Dimension: 56 cms wide x 23 cms high

Shop: www.purserhope.co.uk

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Artist:Christina Dembinska

Email:christinadembinska@gmail.com

Title:1897

Description: During covid, I have been using lace in my work, symbolic of memory. This work, ´1897´ was inspired by the poem ´The ballad of Reading jaol´ by Oscar Wilde, an extract of it is carved into the frame. The pattern on the mirror was made using an antique lace collar from the 1890s.

Contact: christina dembinska

Details: laced mirror with carved wooden frame

Price: 350

Photo Credit: Kasia Dembinski

Dimension: 90cm x 45cm

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Artist:Bob Leatherbarrow

Email:bob.leatherbarrow@gmail.com

Title:The World Turn Upside Down

Description: During the pandemic I retreated to the studio and began a self imposed residency to create precise patterns of straight and intersecting lines. These lines are transposed into sweeping curves that “bounce” between inverted bowls. What started as functional objects, like so many personal routines have been transformed, reorganized, and made new through discovery and change.

Contact: Bob.Leatherbarrow@gmail.com

Price: 375 pounds plus shipping per bowl

Photo Credit: Bob Leatherbarrow

Dimension: Each bowl 25 cm in diameter, 10cm deep

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Artist:Gail Turbutt

Email:gail@gailturbuttglass.co.uk

Title:Lotus Hills

Description: Lotus Hills, is a landscape captured in the curves of a Lotus leaf form.
During the pandemic recovery, I finally deduced how to recycle my own waste recipe mould mix into a reusable sancasting medium in the kiln to both cast and then slump organic undulating vessels. This breakthrough puts me at the beginning of an adventure into large organic forms while exploring the wonders of the world.

Contact: gail@gailturbuttglass.co.uk

Details: Kiln sandcast&slumped Lotus sculpture

Price: £640.00

Photo Credit: Gail Turbutt

Dimension: 17cmH x 35cmW x 42cmD

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Artist:Monica Garcia-Alonso

Email:mgarcia@fosambart.com

Title:Dreamy sea

Description: During the pandemic lockdown we were not able to travel. I could not go back home to Spain for 18 months, the longest I have ever been away. I made this piece inspired on the beach, the mediterranean sea, holidays, family and well being. It made me feel closer to home.

Contact: mgarcia@fosambart.com

Price: £300

Photo Credit: M Garcia-Alonso

Dimension: 39cm x 26cm

Shop: fosambart.com

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Artist:Teresa Chlapowski

Email:aquarelledesign@chlapowski.plus.com

Title:Sardine Fishing in Oman

Description: After hours of zoom life drawing during Covid, the challenge was how to combine this techique with glass?
So; the top layer is fused glass and behind it is an abstract painting on paper. Once framed it acts like scenography, with the figures casting shadows onto the swirling blues behind. The scene depicts Omani fishermen casting nets straight off the beach for sardines (from a holiday photo).

Contact: 07900215417 or email me

Details: Fused glass, wire, enamels, handmade paper

Price: £495

Photo Credit: Teresa Chlapowski

Dimension: 53 x 38cm incl frame

Shop: https://creativelocale.co.uk/teresa-chlapowski-sculptor/

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Artist:Jan Hooghiemstra

Email:info@janhooghiemstra.nl

Title:Struggle

Description: How nice it would be if our homes were always that safe and familiar environment we desire. But how was that during the past Corona period?
Like a strangling snake, the virus here is trying to take control of the hous and sneak in unseen.
Once inside is will make innocent victums.

Contact: Jan Hooghiemstra

Details: technique: sandcasting

Price: € 660

Photo Credit: Jan Hooghiemstra

Dimension: h 35 x w 27 x d 18 cm

Shop: https://www.janhooghiemstra.nl/

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Artist:Elizabeth Smith

Email:Lizsmith36@hotmail.com

Title:Pocket Hugs

Description: During the first wave of the pandemic I made these small pocket hugs for people to send a virtual hug to their loved ones.

Contact: Liz Smith

Details: Fused glass token

Price: £5

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Smith

Dimension: 3x3

Shop: https://liz-smith-fused-glass-1.sumupstore.com

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Artist:Lesley Pyke

Email:glass@lesleypyke.com

Title:Covid -19 Cullet

Description: A unique, extremely heavy lead crystal cullet. Hand engraved at home during lockdown. I made a note of words and phrases that were new to us. This is a vintage annealed full lead crystal cullet from Whitefriars factory. I have deliberately left the strokes of the diamond bur, raw, along with the sharp edges of the cullet. The letter serifs represent the “Spike Protein”.

Contact: Lesley Pyke

Details: Full lead crystal cullet (Whitefriars) , hand engraved

Price: £2400.00

Photo Credit: Lesley Pyke

Dimension: 23cm x 15cm x 15cm

Shop: http://www.lesleypyke.com

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Artist:Morag Reekie

Email:pyramidgallery@yahoo.co.uk

Title:Green Dragon Grey Spikes

Description: In lock down I came up with the idea of my dragons. Being cooped up and feeling frustrated with our government and their lack of compassion for others and their idleness with controlling Covid, my spiky little dragons came to mind! Maybe its my hot headed personality coming out in them. My anger with a rapidly growing selfish, unempathetic society and my own family circumstances.

Contact: 01904 641187

Details: Cast Glass

Price: £450.00

Photo Credit: Morag Reekie

Dimension: H15,W12,D12cm

Shop: https://www.pyramidgallery.com/product-category/art/glass/morag-reekie/

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Artist:Maja Zaplotnik

Email:maja.glass@gmail.com

Title:Faces of the epidemic

Description: The faces were created while thinking about the loneliness and alienation of man, especially in urban neighbourhoods. With its limitations, the epidemic pretty much confined us all to our homes, but it affected people in the bigger cities the most, as they were suddenly cut off from the world, their families and friends.

Details: cast glass, sandblasted, iron

Price: 1.900 EUR

Photo Credit: Maja Zaplotnik

Dimension: 30 x 40 x 17 cm

Shop: https://www.facebook.com/studiostekla/

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Artist:Lynda Addison

Email:lyndaaddison@hotmail.com

Title:Rock Pool

Description: The Corona pandemic was frightening, and very sad. But looking back through my photographs I realise it was also a period of great creativity and discovering new skills. I did a lot of online courses and I experimented with mixed media. I was very pleased with my Rock Pool, which I find very calming as it reminds me of childhood holidays. I could immerse myself in it!

Contact: lyndaaddison@hotmail.com

Details: Fused glass, frit, copper inclusions, monoprint . Approx 20x15cms

Price: contact the artist

Photo Credit: Lynda Addison

Dimension: Approx 20x15x0.6cm

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Artist:Hilary Woof

Email:hilary.woof@gmail.com

Title:Graffiti guys

Description: These wall panels and dishes were inspired by graffiti that I saw on my friend Grace's Instagram pages during the first lockdown. The bright and cheering images were a great antidote to looking out of my window and going out once a day. I first made a small dish and then got more adventurous and made the large 80cm x 45cm wall panel.

The whole process cheered me up immensely!

Contact: hilary@societyinside.com

Details: Wall panels and dishes

Price: £1800 for panel, £150 for dish.

Photo Credit: Hilary Woof

Dimension: Panel 80 x 40, dish 30 x 30 cm.

Shop: https://hilarywoof.com

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Magnetic Flowers
Consoled by books
Comet Moth Mandala
Enclosed R2032
SPRING
Until The Answer Comes, Or A Worry Disappears
Curiousity
Shoes...The Poetry of Passage
Metamorphism
Surf Pebble in Sea Green
Spiky Zigzag
Sails
Strand Shelter
Hope
The waves
Recycling Narratives A Tangible Hope
Oculus Caribbean Blue
Winds of Change
The lost years a glass mask
Covid Lockdown
Tracks in the Sand Duet
1897
The World Turn Upside Down
Lotus Hills
Dreamy sea
Sardine Fishing in Oman
Struggle
Pocket Hugs
Covid -19 Cullet
Green Dragon Grey Spikes
Faces of the epidemic
Rock Pool
Graffiti guys

Artist:Janine Altman

Email:janine.altman@gmail.com

Title:Magnetic Flowers

Description: During the pandemic we were in our homes every day. Our walls, furniture and objects became the only thing we saw day after day. The need and the idea of breaking this routine arose. A work with which to be able to interact, that I can transform whenever I want. From a fixed base made with magnetic paint and mobile elements with magnets, they can be combined and obtain different results.

Contact: Janine Altman

Details: Openworked and Fused glass, with Bullseye and recycled glass

Price: £500 + P&P

Photo Credit: Janine Altman

Dimension: 40 x 38 x 5 cm approximately

Shop: www.janinealtman.com

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Brenda Keyte

Email:brendak142@gmail.com

Title:Consoled by books

Description: Locked down in Covid, and living alone, it was a great delight and consolation to take a book from my shelves or send for one by post and lose myself in the contents. Often it would be a crime novel to divert my mind; other times one of the many art books to browse as visiting galleries was not an option

Details: Created 2020

Price: £120

Dimension: Unframed, wire hanging; w 20cm x h 26cm

Shop: 26 KIRKSTALL ROAD

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Artist:Chris Alexander

Email:chrisalex1138@hotmail.com

Title:Comet Moth Mandala

Description: This stained glass mandala pattern is based on the beautiful comet moth. The creative and meticulous process of stained glass construction has always been good for my soul. During the pandemic, working on the calming rhythms of a mandala pattern inspired by nature provided respite.

Contact: Chris Alexander

Price: $750

Photo Credit: Chris Alexander

Dimension: 20

Shop: https://www.archwaygallery.com/store/c94/Chris_Alexander.html

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Artist:Colin Reid

Email:colin@colinreidglass.co.uk

Title:Enclosed R2032

Contact: Colin Reid

Details: Kilncast glass by lost wax. Milled, carved, polished, assembled

Price: NFS

Photo Credit: Colin Reid

Dimension: H:67cm

Shop: https://www.colinreidglass.co.uk/

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Artist:Samantha Schmid

Email:samanthaschmid@free.fr

Title:SPRING

Description: During COVID, I used a hollow Vine-stock and filled it with left-over broken glass. Base is 6 mm clear float glass, colored and bonded

Contact: Samantha Schmid

Details: Spring water suggesting renewal and hope

Price: Sold to a collector

Photo Credit: Fred Fouché

Dimension: 24 x 28 X 40 cm high

Shop: www.samantha-schmid.com

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Krista Israel

Email:kristaisrael.glassartist@gmail.com

Title:Until The Answer Comes, Or A Worry Disappears

Description: The pandemic was the time for this work to emerge because the rocking of the chair brings a sense of safety, security, wellbeing. Crafting over 45.000 flameworked glass parts to cover the chair was a grip to hold on to. Not worrying, not thinking, just creating, being in the moment. The repetitive work made sense - being in control in a time when our whole world was out of control.

Contact: aaron@habatat.com

Details: flamework, kiln forming, mixed media

Price: please contact Habatat Detroit USA for pricing

Photo Credit: Steven van Kooijk Photography

Dimension: chair 60 x 90 x 117cm; table 58 x 38 x 38 cm cm; telephone 21 x 18 x 11 cm

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Jan O'Highway

Email:information@janohighway.com

Title:Curiousity

Description: The Covid isolation gave fabulous free time to explore without the imperative of selling or exhibiting.
'Curiousity' is a combination of a glazed ceramic box I made about 30 years ago with odd sample glass 'sketches' left over from recent mobile glass sculptures.

Contact: Jan O'Highway

Details: Fused glass, stainless steel wire, copper, ceramic

Price: £400

Photo Credit: Jan O'Highway

Dimension: Approx 15x10x18 inches

Shop: http://janohighway.com

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Lori Polak

Email:loripolak@hotmail.com

Title:Shoes...The Poetry of Passage

Description: Shoes are powerful wearables that allow one to step forward. They not only protect and comfort us but may indicate a person’s identity, status & gender. Shoes are vehicles that allow us to move and experience our environments. We wear shoes not only for their function but for the emotional charge that enables us to transition, connect and transform. Without them, there is no poetry of passage.

Contact: Lori Polak

Details: Cast glass

Photo Credit: David Harrison

Dimension: 128 x 30 cm Displayed

Shop: www.lpolakdesigns.com

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Fiona Fawcett

Email:fired.glass@yahoo.co.uk

Title:Metamorphism

Description: Inspired by natural metamorphic processes and the myth of "hag" or "witch" stones bringing good luck and safe passage, I used lockdown 2020 to explore my interpretation of these themes using pate de verre processes. "Metamorphism" was my first attempt which I intend to develop for future work.

Contact: Fiona Fawcett

Details: Pate de Verre with natural stone

Price: NFS

Photo Credit: F P Fawcett

Dimension: Approx 20cm x 15cm x 10cm

Shop: https://firedglassstudio.co.uk

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Artist:Alison Vincent

Email:alison@AlisonVincentGlass.co.uk

Title:Surf Pebble in Sea Green

Description: The Covid years were dark times with so much angst in the population. Everything shut down. I found happiness in my memories of expeditions to the ocean and the patterns of the ocean surf which inspire this piece and the range.

Contact: Alison Vincent

Details: Hot blown glass in sea green, featuring a clear trail with two reactive colours that form the cellular structure of the surf pattern. Blown, shaped, and flattened.

Price: £295

Photo Credit: Alison Vincent

Dimension: 15cm x 19cm x 14cm

Shop: https://www.alisonvincentglass.co.uk/

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Jacque Pavlosky

Email:pavlosky@btinternet.com

Title:Spiky Zigzag

Description: Fused frit sculpture on sandblasted glass base in a round metal frame.

Contact: Jacque Pavlosky

Details: fused frit on glass panel with metal frame

Price: £800.00

Photo Credit: J. Pavlosky

Dimension: 52x52x5

TAKE PART IN NEXT EXHIBITION HERE

Artist:Emma Butler-Cole Aiken

Email:ebcaglass@yahoo.co.uk

Title:Sails

Description: During the Covid lockdown I was quite busy, but I also had a lot more time to be creative, so I took the plunge of designing and making this large stained glass sculpture. Because of lockdown I kept the engineering simple and the structural materials to those I could source online.
It is a window that has escaped and gone for a walk... a window you can walk through... it says, 'look up!'

Contact: Emma Butler-Cole Aiken

Details: Stained glass sculpture

Price: Can be discussed

Photo Credit: A J Aiken

Dimension: 3m high x 2m x 2m

Shop: https://www.ebcaglass.com

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Artist:Oriel Hicks

Email:oriel@taterdu.plus.com

Title:Strand Shelter

Description: An architectural panel set into an iroko wood frame inspired by the shapes of granite sets in the quay wall. The panes are fused glass with fired-in transfers of original pen and ink drawings. Each pane is then cold-laminated onto 4mm toughened glass for safety.This was a community project, designed by Oriel, using her own artwork and other local artists, and part funded by the Arts Council

Contact: Oriel Hicks

Details: fused and laminated glass

Price: Not For Sale

Photo Credit: O Hicks

Dimension: 2 metre x 1 metre

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Artist:Claudia Phipps

Email:info@claudiaphipps.co.uk

Title:Hope

Description: During the pandemic I tried to make myself draw every day. As a result I had a sketchbook full of ideas. I focused on the world around me, particularly in the garden. Watching simple changes in nature was calming in a turbulent world that turned normality upside down. I developed my ideas into a series of rainbow images based on my sketches. Back lights seemed a way of creating a window of hope.

Contact: 07903134977

Details: Bullseye Glass, Frit and Tracing Black Paint.

Price: £350

Photo Credit: Claudia Phipps

Dimension: Glass 200 mm diameter. Frame400 mm.

Shop: www.claudiaphipps.co.uk

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Artist:Mariana Sabbatella

Email:mariansabbatella@gmail.com

Title:The waves

Description: Pate de verre. Made with Optul glass powder. It represents the Covid waves.

Contact: mariansabbatella@gmail.com, IG @marianasabbatella

Details: Pate de verre

Photo Credit: Martín Sabbatella Abascal

Dimension: 16 x 12 x 4 cm

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Artist:Hannah Gibson

Email:hannah@hannahgibsonglass.co.uk

Title:Recycling Narratives A Tangible Hope

Description: Made from 100% recycled Covid 19 vaccination vials.
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Artist:Elizabeth Sinkova

Email:elizabethsinkova@rocketmail.com

Title:Oculus Caribbean Blue

Description: Oculus meaning an ‘Eye’ in Latin is a piece inspired by Space, particularly Nebulas and it is my analogical expression of something mysterious and magical. Its appearance changes unexpectedly according to its position to the light and the viewer's perspective.
Designed and hand crafted though melting and kiln forming specialist glass at 860’C following further surface refining and detailing

Contact: Elizabeth Sinkova

Details: Free standing Glass Art piece, presented on a bespoke forged steel stand.

Price: £399.00

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Sinkova

Dimension: 30 cm in diameter

Shop: https://www.elizabethsinkova-glass.com/shop-1

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Artist:Mary Louise White

Email:mary_louise_white@yahoo.ca

Title:Winds of Change

Description: This sculpture is a meditative Covid-time response to changes in our environment, some of which contribute to the increase in the spread of zoonotic viruses. Wind and weather patterns are changing, as are land use and human population patterns. It acknowledges the human role in these and other environmental disruptions and our evolving responses to them.

Contact: mary_louise_white@yahoo.ca

Details: Kiln cast Bullseye erbium glass

Price: available on request

Photo Credit: Studio Photo

Dimension: 12” x 11.5” x 3.5” variable 30.5cm x 28.75cm x 8.75cm variable

Shop: mary_louise_white@yahoo.ca

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Artist:Chimene Taylor

Email:chimenetaylorglass@outlook.com

Title:The lost years a glass mask

Description: COVID was an unprecedented period we all experienced globally. The mask became the worlds symbol for all these difficult years where humanity was tested to the limit. For some the mask became a sense of safety, others it was a restriction of liberty and for health professionals it was and continues to be a necessity. Made of glass using non traditional patedeverre technique, displayed on wood.

Contact: Chimene

Details: Glass microspheres displayed on wood

Price: £400

Photo Credit: Chimenetaylorglass

Dimension: 31x16x7cm

Shop: Email me for details

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Artist:Penny Riley-Smith

Email:pennyrileysmith@outlook.com

Description: My Covid Diary Jan - July 2020

Contact: Penny

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Artist:Carolyn Barlow

Email:carobarlow@gmail.com

Title:Covid Lockdown

Description: A pair of stained, fused and leaded windows inspired by the difficulties of Lockdown

Contact: Caro Barlow

Details: each pane is 32 x 64 cm, and can be installed separately or together.

Price: £250 each pane

Photo Credit: C Barlow

Dimension: each pane is 32 x 64 cm

Shop: https://www.carolynbarlow.com

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Artist:Susan Purser Hope

Email:susan@purserhope.co.uk

Title:Tracks in the Sand Duet

Description: The pandemic enabled me to take time out to explore. I loved walking along the beach and observing the way that the Fishermans’ tractors made amazing track designs in the sand which were then washed away by the incoming tide. I formalised these track designs into patterns which I translated into fused glass panels.
At the time the tracks were a reminder of the temporary nature of life.

Contact: Susan Purser Hope

Details: Fused glass duo incorporating decals

Price: £275.00

Photo Credit: artist

Dimension: 56 cms wide x 23 cms high

Shop: www.purserhope.co.uk

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Artist:Christina Dembinska

Email:christinadembinska@gmail.com

Title:1897

Description: During covid, I have been using lace in my work, symbolic of memory. This work, ´1897´ was inspired by the poem ´The ballad of Reading jaol´ by Oscar Wilde, an extract of it is carved into the frame. The pattern on the mirror was made using an antique lace collar from the 1890s.

Contact: christina dembinska

Details: laced mirror with carved wooden frame

Price: 350

Photo Credit: Kasia Dembinski

Dimension: 90cm x 45cm

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Artist:Bob Leatherbarrow

Email:bob.leatherbarrow@gmail.com

Title:The World Turn Upside Down

Description: During the pandemic I retreated to the studio and began a self imposed residency to create precise patterns of straight and intersecting lines. These lines are transposed into sweeping curves that “bounce” between inverted bowls. What started as functional objects, like so many personal routines have been transformed, reorganized, and made new through discovery and change.

Contact: Bob.Leatherbarrow@gmail.com

Price: 375 pounds plus shipping per bowl

Photo Credit: Bob Leatherbarrow

Dimension: Each bowl 25 cm in diameter, 10cm deep

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Artist:Gail Turbutt

Email:gail@gailturbuttglass.co.uk

Title:Lotus Hills

Description: Lotus Hills, is a landscape captured in the curves of a Lotus leaf form.
During the pandemic recovery, I finally deduced how to recycle my own waste recipe mould mix into a reusable sancasting medium in the kiln to both cast and then slump organic undulating vessels. This breakthrough puts me at the beginning of an adventure into large organic forms while exploring the wonders of the world.

Contact: gail@gailturbuttglass.co.uk

Details: Kiln sandcast&slumped Lotus sculpture

Price: £640.00

Photo Credit: Gail Turbutt

Dimension: 17cmH x 35cmW x 42cmD

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Artist:Monica Garcia-Alonso

Email:mgarcia@fosambart.com

Title:Dreamy sea

Description: During the pandemic lockdown we were not able to travel. I could not go back home to Spain for 18 months, the longest I have ever been away. I made this piece inspired on the beach, the mediterranean sea, holidays, family and well being. It made me feel closer to home.

Contact: mgarcia@fosambart.com

Price: £300

Photo Credit: M Garcia-Alonso

Dimension: 39cm x 26cm

Shop: fosambart.com

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Artist:Teresa Chlapowski

Email:aquarelledesign@chlapowski.plus.com

Title:Sardine Fishing in Oman

Description: After hours of zoom life drawing during Covid, the challenge was how to combine this techique with glass?
So; the top layer is fused glass and behind it is an abstract painting on paper. Once framed it acts like scenography, with the figures casting shadows onto the swirling blues behind. The scene depicts Omani fishermen casting nets straight off the beach for sardines (from a holiday photo).

Contact: 07900215417 or email me

Details: Fused glass, wire, enamels, handmade paper

Price: £495

Photo Credit: Teresa Chlapowski

Dimension: 53 x 38cm incl frame

Shop: https://creativelocale.co.uk/teresa-chlapowski-sculptor/

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Artist:Jan Hooghiemstra

Email:info@janhooghiemstra.nl

Title:Struggle

Description: How nice it would be if our homes were always that safe and familiar environment we desire. But how was that during the past Corona period?
Like a strangling snake, the virus here is trying to take control of the hous and sneak in unseen.
Once inside is will make innocent victums.

Contact: Jan Hooghiemstra

Details: technique: sandcasting

Price: € 660

Photo Credit: Jan Hooghiemstra

Dimension: h 35 x w 27 x d 18 cm

Shop: https://www.janhooghiemstra.nl/

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Artist:Elizabeth Smith

Email:Lizsmith36@hotmail.com

Title:Pocket Hugs

Description: During the first wave of the pandemic I made these small pocket hugs for people to send a virtual hug to their loved ones.

Contact: Liz Smith

Details: Fused glass token

Price: £5

Photo Credit: Elizabeth Smith

Dimension: 3x3

Shop: https://liz-smith-fused-glass-1.sumupstore.com

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Artist:Lesley Pyke

Email:glass@lesleypyke.com

Title:Covid -19 Cullet

Description: A unique, extremely heavy lead crystal cullet. Hand engraved at home during lockdown. I made a note of words and phrases that were new to us. This is a vintage annealed full lead crystal cullet from Whitefriars factory. I have deliberately left the strokes of the diamond bur, raw, along with the sharp edges of the cullet. The letter serifs represent the “Spike Protein”.

Contact: Lesley Pyke

Details: Full lead crystal cullet (Whitefriars) , hand engraved

Price: £2400.00

Photo Credit: Lesley Pyke

Dimension: 23cm x 15cm x 15cm

Shop: http://www.lesleypyke.com

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Artist:Morag Reekie

Email:pyramidgallery@yahoo.co.uk

Title:Green Dragon Grey Spikes

Description: In lock down I came up with the idea of my dragons. Being cooped up and feeling frustrated with our government and their lack of compassion for others and their idleness with controlling Covid, my spiky little dragons came to mind! Maybe its my hot headed personality coming out in them. My anger with a rapidly growing selfish, unempathetic society and my own family circumstances.

Contact: 01904 641187

Details: Cast Glass

Price: £450.00

Photo Credit: Morag Reekie

Dimension: H15,W12,D12cm

Shop: https://www.pyramidgallery.com/product-category/art/glass/morag-reekie/

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Artist:Maja Zaplotnik

Email:maja.glass@gmail.com

Title:Faces of the epidemic

Description: The faces were created while thinking about the loneliness and alienation of man, especially in urban neighbourhoods. With its limitations, the epidemic pretty much confined us all to our homes, but it affected people in the bigger cities the most, as they were suddenly cut off from the world, their families and friends.

Details: cast glass, sandblasted, iron

Price: 1.900 EUR

Photo Credit: Maja Zaplotnik

Dimension: 30 x 40 x 17 cm

Shop: https://www.facebook.com/studiostekla/

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Artist:Lynda Addison

Email:lyndaaddison@hotmail.com

Title:Rock Pool

Description: The Corona pandemic was frightening, and very sad. But looking back through my photographs I realise it was also a period of great creativity and discovering new skills. I did a lot of online courses and I experimented with mixed media. I was very pleased with my Rock Pool, which I find very calming as it reminds me of childhood holidays. I could immerse myself in it!

Contact: lyndaaddison@hotmail.com

Details: Fused glass, frit, copper inclusions, monoprint . Approx 20x15cms

Price: contact the artist

Photo Credit: Lynda Addison

Dimension: Approx 20x15x0.6cm

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Artist:Hilary Woof

Email:hilary.woof@gmail.com

Title:Graffiti guys

Description: These wall panels and dishes were inspired by graffiti that I saw on my friend Grace's Instagram pages during the first lockdown. The bright and cheering images were a great antidote to looking out of my window and going out once a day. I first made a small dish and then got more adventurous and made the large 80cm x 45cm wall panel.

The whole process cheered me up immensely!

Contact: hilary@societyinside.com

Details: Wall panels and dishes

Price: £1800 for panel, £150 for dish.

Photo Credit: Hilary Woof

Dimension: Panel 80 x 40, dish 30 x 30 cm.

Shop: https://hilarywoof.com

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