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Joshua Kerley

Making Connections IV (detail)
Photography - James Mann
Joshua Kerley

Joshua is a Senior Technician on BA(Hons) Contemporary Crafts at Falmouth University and part-time maker specialising in kiln formed glass.

Joshua makes sculptural objects and a range functional glassware. The making process and material language is fundamental to Joshua’s glass and mixed media assemblages. Joshua is interested in the junctions between materials and plays with methods of joining and combining materials. Form, material combinations, pattern and colour are inspired by a variety of sources including; architecture, contemporary design and post industrial landscapes.

Details about work or recent projects

Within his role as a Senior Technician at Falmouth University, Joshua is currently working on an external project fabricating a toughened sheet glass plinth for Truro Cathedral. In addition to his teaching Joshua continues to develop his sculptural practice and will soon be launching a range of fused and slumped functional glass ware. Joshua is also studying a Post Graduate Certificate of Higher Education.

Technique:
Casting, Cold work, Kiln work, Other: Fusing & Slumping
Occupation:
Artist, Educator, Student, Trade and Industry
Discipline:
Design, Functional, Sculptural
Areas of Interest:
Competitions, Education, Exhibition, Technical queries, Techniques