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Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

At the end of last year I became an Artist Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass (quite a mouthful). The Livery Company was formed nearly 700 years ago in the City of London. I did ask if I could now walk my sheep over London Bridge, but...

Winter in the Studio

Winter in the Studio

Christmas provides a natural pause at the end of the year, and what a year it has been! It is one we will all remember, even if we'd prefer not to. I wanted to mark 2020 and the community efforts of the pandemic, so over five months I created my Tinker Tailor series....

Lockdown Art Exhibited in Ely

Lockdown Art Exhibited in Ely

During Lockdown I began thinking about how to respond to Corona Virus in an artistic way.  So much (and so little) was happening and I wanted to capture the moment for future generations.  I was inspired by some 1930's stained glass I had seen featuring a tinker...

Autumn in the Air studio update

Autumn in the Air studio update

Welcome to my studio newsletter. As summer shifts to autumn and I prepare for the delayed Open Studios, I reflect on the importance of colour in my work. Commissions push me to consider new ideas. I have some sheets of vibrant orange glass in my racks that rarely get...

Open Studio Dates 2020

Open Studio Dates 2020

For many years now I have been taking part in the Surrey Artists Open Studios. I enjoy being part of the local artistic community and welcoming visitors to my garden and studios. It is a great opportunity to share my excitement for stained glass with the public. I...

Spring Update from the Studio

Spring Update from the Studio

Welcome to my spring newsletter. The lockdown has not brought much change to me here in Farncombe, as creativity and home life are inseparable. I am lucky to be sharing this time with my two teenagers. I have been reflecting on how much of my work is inspired by my...

Winter Update from the Studio

Winter Update from the Studio

Welcome to my winter newsletter. December already - how did that happen? As I try and squeeze more hours into each day, I realise it is only a week till our Glass Easel Christmas Bazaar. This year there will be glass by six artists in the studio and dojo here so do...

Nursing Life triptych for RCN

Nursing Life triptych for RCN

The Royal College of Nursing in Cavindish Square, London, are hosting an exhibition exploring the emotions of nursing. It opens on 25th January and is called Who Cares? My latest artwork forms the centre piece of the exhibition. Back in October 2018 I was approached...

Glass Shopping

Glass Shopping

Antique glass is eye-wateringly expensive. But in my opinion it is worth every penny, which is why I use it when teaching. If beginners are exposed to mouth-blown glass they will fall in love with it too.
Read more about my visit to Lamberts Glass in Germany …

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