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I have a Bsc (hons), in textile design, experience in fashion, exhibition and knitwear design for international companies. A PGCE to teach art and design to disabled people and have trained in kiln formed glass at Sunderland University Glass Centre. This experience allows me to seamlessly combine high quality components with timeless sophistication to create opulent glass designs.
Over the last twenty years Gillies has explored the blown glass vessel. He has constantly sought to expand his knowledge , skills and the possibilities within making fine glass vessels.His work has been exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally.
GLASSTORM is a Highland based contemporary glass studio based in Tain, Ross-shire and was established in 2005 by Glass Artists Brodie Nairn and Nichola Burns. Both artists have worked with many of the leading glass designers/makers within Europe and the USA most notably Philip Baldwin & Monica Guggisberg, Michael Kramer & Richard Price. Using their knowledge of Scandinavian and Italian glass making techniques to great effect they design and make limited edition production pieces, one off unique art glass, installation and public art works.
Michael has been a professional stained glass artist for over 20 years, but now specialises in contemporary fused glass wall art. He supplies galleries and interior designers throughout the UK, as well as working on bespoke commissions for restaurants, public foyers and private clients.