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Catherine Keenan’s fascination with hot glass began while studying at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, graduating in 2006. At the International Glass Centre, West Midlands she specialised in glass blowing techniques of colour application and refined cold working processes; in particular carved lens patterns. Her work is mainly concerned with processes of colour overlay, cup-casing and cane techniques.
I work mainly in glass and ceramic which i combine in a hot state within my studio practice. Renowned for being difficult to combine, glass and ceramics are usually regarded as being incompatible due to differences in structure; through my research I have managed to combine them in a hot state to create unique sculptural artworks.
I'm a newcomer to working in glass and tend to use the medium almost as a painter might. I love experimenting with different colour combinations and shapes. Although most of my current work is 2 dimensional I am increasingly interested in glass casting and I am turning now more to sculptural forms. As I explore the different ways of using glass I will post more images on here.
Water in Nature has been my biggest inspiration as is it restful and calming and I have spent a lot of time near the Arabian Sea during my holidays, which has played a huge influence in my work.
My aim is to produce work that captures and communicates a sense of stillness, of calm and quiet in a busy and hectic world. I have chosen glass to explore the transparency of water as they both share the same qualities.
Sponsors to the 2015 International Festival Of Glass.
Britains glass kiln manufacturing specialists. Kilns for fusing, slumping, stained glass, bead making, casting, hot shops, lehrs e.t.c We also do on-site servicing, in-house repairs and supply spares for all makes of electric glass kiln. Distributors for Nabertherm, EFCO and HOAF gas kilns.
Now living in North Norfolk, Fi is influenced by the stunning scenery that surrounds her; land, sea and vast skyscapes that are constantly changing.
Fi has exhibited extensively throughout the UK as well as showing her work at a number of Trade Fairs. Her pieces are collected internationally.
Since completing my Post Grad course in glass at Central St Martins in 2002, I have been based at Cockpit Arts in Deptford. Working mainly to bespoke commissions, I design and make colourful fused glass for various projects including healthcare, hospitality, retail and private residences. My work is all unique and specific to each client's brief. I also make a colourful collection of one off dishes and can create specific pieces to order.
One of the world's leading engravers, with work in collections throughout Europe, America and the Far East. The glass ranges from small intimate pieces, to architectural installations which incorporate light and colour. Her contribution was recognized in 1997, when she was presented with an M.B.E. for services to art and music.