My work was recently shown on ITV With Alan Titchmarsh “Love your weekend” . I am now working towards taking part in Sculpture Exhibitions and opening my garden and studio for the summer
As i like experimenting, I will often be out and about and notice something of interest and immediately wonder if it can be made in glass – and set about trying often with excellent results.
Despite Covid I have taken part in three exhibitions at Dove Gallery, Winchcombe, near Cheltenham in the past 12 months.
KILN FUSED GLASS: Landscapes, Jewellery, Objects
Fused glass, with its ephemeral, magical, alchemical properties seems the perfect medium to reflect the space and beauty of the environment and the body.
Glass is a mysterious substance though – it feels solid but is breakable; it’s fragile but can do damage; it protects but also reveals; it can be coloured and transformed but maintains its integrity.
PORTRAITS: Paintings, Memorial and Celebratory Images
My degree show focussed on painted portraits of older people on canvas, as well as experimenting with transferring and fusing copies of these images onto glass to produce memorial and celebratory objects.
This led me to a more explicitly personal exploration of the changes my mother and I have experienced over the years, as a visual story in a series of Mother Daughter lightboxes. These map universal themes of aging, leaving home, memories…
I now live in Cambridge UK, enjoying life as a visual artist, reflecting on life’s surprises, playing the violin, learning the mandolin and ambling in the countryside with friends.
Work in private collections and acquired by
Museum Elburg, Dutch museum of glass and glass techniques, National Gallery Sofia
Museum Zandvoort, Handwerksform Hannover, Glasrijk Tubbergen, Museum Heerenveen, Art Month Ameland, National Glass Museum Leerdam
Work in public space;
Monument for traffic victims, Groningen city
Monument Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland, Heemstede
Monument 4 may, Leeuwarden
Selected for International Glass Biennale Bulgaria
Kerrie works on both private and public commissions, and restoration work throughout Ireland.
My practice is a reflection of my current state, the environment I am in.
I am interest in the subtle human emotions and trying to incorporate these into my work.