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Toner, Istra

Private MomantsPainted and drawn image on soda glass panel 15/25cm
Istra Toner
Small scale fusing and forming in PVS and soda glass
Istra Toner
What is in your wallet?
istra toner
istra toner
detail from enamel painted vase
Istra Toner
Scottish scene, enamel painted vase
Istra Toner
Fishing boats in Lybster, Scotland, enamel painted vase
Istra Toner
Modern communication, enamel painted glass
Istra Toner
In a wood, silver stain and enamel painted panel
Istra Toner
Roses and a bus shelter 2013
Istra Toner
Istra Toner
independant artist and retired lecturer

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. www.istrauistri.blogspot.com

Details about work or recent projects

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 www.istrauistri.blogspot.com

Phone: 0151 378625
Technique:
Cold work, Engraving, Painting: I organize and run workshops in glass from my studio in Croatia; national and international exhibitions and cultural events; contribute to community projects
Occupation:
Artist, Educator, Gallery: retired lecturer
Discipline:
Design, Fine art, Jewellery: any creative activity
: actively involved in art-culture community projects on Wirral, and in Croatia
Areas of Interest:
Education, Exhibition, Workshops: actively involved in art-culture community projects on Wirral, and in Croatia