Glass Artist

2016 A short look ahead

This year begins as the previous ended, with my working on commissions. However along with showing work these first few months of 2016 in Scotland, in an exciting opportunity through Gallery Ten a really...

Collect 2015

I will be taking part in Collect at the Saatchi Gallery, London in May. To find out more about the show click here. Paul Musgrove of Gallery Ten has gotten together a great group of artists to show their work...

2014 What’s ahead

After a year of working mainly on commissions, staying in the studio, trying out some new ideas and keeping well away from demonstrations and exhibition openings, 2014 begins with it few changes. Spring brings...

Museum of New Art Parnu

Estonian glass artist Kati Kretsna has just sent to me the catalogue from the exhibition celebrating 75 years of Estonian glass art.  Here is the cover. Scottish/Estonian alliance! The pictures of the...

British Glass Biennale 2012 ‘P...

Perhaps the most important contemporary glass exhibition in the UK has just finished. Held every two years the Glass Biennale  is a chance for the public to see what the glass artists of Britain are up to....

2012 Exhibitions

Spring brings the start for me of the exhibition season this year. Two European glass festivals I will be showing at and some exciting UK shows too. May sees the begining with an invite to a show at a...

Luxembourg International Glass Festi...

I have just returned and would have to say it was quite an experience with some stunning glass on show. Photographs and comments to follow soon.

Art in Action 2011 2nd prize

Another enjoyable event at Waterperry House this year.  After coming first last year in the ‘Best of the best’ exhibition, I was great to be given the 2nd prize this year. Even better it was a...

IVth International Glass Festival

I have received  information about participating artists and event dates for this event. Click here to view. More to...

2011 what’s going on- exhibiti...

The first quarter  of 2011 has been taken up with commission work, mainly from last years Glass Biennale. Exhibitions begin in March.  I’ll be taking part in two in Scotland at the Strathearn gallery in...

GNCCF Manchester 2010 update- anothe...

Rather embarrassing  all this. Rather like waiting for buses are receiving awards. You wait and wait, nothing comes and then they all come at once. Still thanks to James Photography for awarding me with the...

Essence at London Glassblowing

As a follow on from the Biennale exhibition, some of the exhibitors were asked to show their work at Peter Layton’s London Glassblowing Gallery in London. Here is the piece I sent. The show opens 24th...

British Glass Biennale 2010

I have been accepted to exhibit at this years event. An Ocean bowl was chosen to represent my work. Part of the International Festival of Glass the show runs from 27th of August to 11th of September. [Update]...

Art in Action 2010 1st prize

What an amazing event ‘Art in Action’ is. Glass blowing in a stately homes garden is the way ahead! 25000 visitors and I think I spoke to them all. What an honour it is winning this award....

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fa...

I  greatly enjoyed exhibiting at last years event and was delighted to be awarded ‘Best in Show’ by the event jury. Particularly in light of the quality of some of the exhibitors there, receiving...

Art in Action

I will be demonstrating making my work and exhibiting this summer at the wonderful event that is ‘Art in Action’ Check out the video...

The Biscuit Factory

New summer exhibition in Newcastle upon Tyne at The Biscuit Factory.

New website

I am just back from the Manchester gig, and I am poised to start work on the new website. My plan is to add more of my glass work in pictures and words, a little at a time, so do come back at intervals. If you...

The Great Northern Contemporary Craf...

I will be exhibiting at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at a brand new venue in the centre of Manchester. Spinningfields, Manchester’s high profile business quarter, located just off Deansgate...

Scent Bottles

With perfume bottles my aim has been to move away from traditional blown shapes to design pieces that use simple graceful forms together with precise use of colour and colour combinations. Over the years I...

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