Current Exhibition

“COLLABORATE”- A COMBINED ONLINE EXHIBITION WITH NZSAG AND CGS.

Artist:Rebecca Rowland-Chandler

Photographer:Chloe Ackers

Details: Artist: Rebecca Rowland-Chandler
Platinum Mappings
Photographer: Chloe Ackers
Details: Cast Glass with Platinum Leaf: 12cm x 12cm x 12cm
Platinum Mappings is a collaboration of materials, glass and leaf metal. Numerous experimentations
occurred when attempting to fuse metal between layers of glass, especially during high casting
temperatures. Gold burnt away, silver changed colour, but layers of platinum formed cracks, pulling
apart beautifully, like the Milky Way across an Indigo sky.

Country: UK

Contact: info@rebeccarowland-chandlerglass.com

Contact: info@rebeccarowland-chandlerglass.com

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Artist:Graeme Hitchcock

Details: Artist: Graeme Hitchcock
Details: Where two or three are gathered ... .from the series
Date made: August 2018
Size/dimensions: H205mm x W180mm x D125mm

Emotions are important in my work because I have always been driven by them. I value feelings of intense joy and happiness as much as the painful feelings of sadness and loss. I hope that my art will make the observer smile, laugh or question and most of all, feel.

Description of work & why it meets the brief of Collaborate :

Where two or three are gathered...a lot can happen....in collaboration (rough cast Gaffer glass)

Price: NZ$1350.00

Country: New Zealand

Contact: http://www.graemehitchcock.co.nz/

Contact: http://www.graemehitchcock.co.nz/

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Artist:Grace Sharp

Photographer:Grace Sharp

Details: Artist: Grace Sharp
Faith
Photographer: Grace Sharp
Details: https://soundcloud.com/circling_skies/faith-short the piece of music it is in collaboration with
Faith is a collaboration between Grace Sharp and musician, Con Daniels. Originally an installation, each piece of glass was displayed in front of a specific light and speaker, whilst Daniels’ track faith played. The pieces were developed along side the music as an exploration of different interpretations of faith and what it meant to the artists personally.

Country: UK

Contact: gracesharp72@gmail.com

Contact: gracesharp72@gmail.com

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Artist:Sue Hawker

Photographer:Ron Hawke

Details: Artist: Sue Hawker
Nymphaea (Citrine)
Photographer: Ron Hawke
February, 2018
330mm high X 170mm wide X 170mm deep

Pate de verre vessel, using the flower as the metaphor for man, This works aims to show
that by working together, something much bigger and unachievable results.

Price: NZ$3500

Country: New Zealand

Contact: http://suehawker.co.nz/
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Artist:Kate Henderson and Anita Pate

Photographer:Gordon Bell

Details: Artist: Kate Henderson and Anita Pate
Depth
Photographer: Gordon Bell
Details: Layered kiln fused construction with enamels and glass paints 24cm wx 35cm h x 15cm d
Depth is our second collaboration and has evolved from working together earlier this year on a public art sculpture called the River.

“This piece provided us with the opportunity to play with variations of light,
and create tension within a solid structure, juxtaposed against expressive, fluid brush strokes captured in each layer.”

Country: UK

Contact: Kate Henderson kate@katehenderson.myzen.co.uk

Contact: kate@katehenderson.myzen.co.uk

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Artist:Peter Viesnik

Details: Artist: Peter Viesnik
Details: Green Fish Reef Paperweight
Date made: July 2018
W: 115mm H: 120mm

Peter Viesnik's range of innovative paperweights and other designs may be found in selected galleries around the country and are noted for the use of distinctive colours, intricate detail and dichroic glass which
provide lustres and textures to his work. The fluid versatility of molten glass and its endless combinations of colour and form continue to intrigue and encourage Peter to further exploration of this ii
ntriguing medium.

Description of work & why it meets the brief of Collaborate:

This paperweight is a combination of flameworked components ie. Fish, Seaweed and other details, murrines,
powders and chips which are picked up at various stages of making using layers of furnace glass. Perhaps the Collaboration is that of flameworking and furnace working.

Price: NZ$450

Country: New Zealand

Contact: Email : viesnik@xtra.co.nz

Contact: viesnik@xtra.co.nz

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Artist:Heather Kremen

Details: Artist: Heather Kremen
Sakura
Date made: 08/21/18
Size: Height: 95mm Width/depth: 170 mm. Tetonic: Height: 188mm width/depth: 122mm

Description of work & why it meets the brief of Collaborate:

Collaboration means team work. My rollups cannot be made alone; they require a team of talented assistance to complete. This piece began as a fused plate that was made in the USA. It was then brought to New Zealand and blown out with help from a team of assistants.

Heather Kremen began her journey in glass in the USA back in 2007. She has
studies a variety of techniques under artist all around that country and Japan.
These techniques include blowing, casting, coldworking, neon and hot
sculpting .. She loves combining techniques to create unique art that tells a
story inspired by her travels around the world. She is particularly influences by
the weavings found in different countries.

Price: NZ$ 1250

Country: New Zealand

Contact: https://www.amokuraglass.com/

Contact: https://www.amokuraglass.com/

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Artist:Stephen Williams

Details: Artist: Stephen Williams
Corpuscle
Date made: 2018
Size: Height 14cm; Width 22cm; Depth 15cm

I explore tension and balance of contrasting forms and juxtapose the aesthetic beauty of shapes found in biology and the human form with designs found in manufactured products. In doing so, I disrupt the symmetry and predictability of these forms, while preserving the integrity of the sculpture. My hollow sculptures create an extra dimension allowing light to reflect on the inside surfaces.

Description of work & why it meets the brief of Collaborate:
This is an abstraction of two red blood cells joined together. Both shapes are influenced by inflated objects such as a truck inner tube. The coming together of these shapes is a collaboration of two forms that function as one unit. (Includes light base).

Price: NZ$ 2,400

Country: New Zealand

Contact: Email shughwilliams@gmail.com https://stephenwsculpture.com/

Contact: shughwilliams@gmail.com

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Artist:Karin Barr

Details: Artist: Karin Barr
Shoulder to shoulder
Date made: Sept 2018
Size: H310mm/L120mm/D70mm
German born Karin Barr is a practicing glass artist with a background in stone carving. Karin likes working with simple forms, mixing and matching with playful concepts. Most of her works show clear and strong lines.
Minimally manipulated slabs of wax creating abstract figures showing true human qualities; collaborating with each other while firmly placed on a cast glass base.

Price: NZ$ 1290
Country: New Zealand

Contact: karin.barr66@gmail.com

Contact: karin.barr66@gmail.com

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Artist:Carmen Simmonds

Photographer:Tracey Grant Photography

Details: Artist: Carmen Simmonds
Irresistible
Photographer: Tracey Grant Photography
Date made: August 2018

Size: H:15 x W:17 x D:11cm

Carmen has been working in the art of glass sculpture for over 16 years. Her studio practice is situated
in rural Whanganui, New Zealand, where she also lives and teaches. Carmen is best known for her explorations of historical
dress and textiles using the technique of lost wax casting.

Carmen’s work has been exhibited and collected within New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and the USA

Description of work & why it meets the brief of Collaborate:

From my lastest ‘script series’, this work reflects relationships with in my practice. ‘Irresistible’expresses
a thought through the combination of text, organic materials (flowers) and glass.

Price: NZ$ 550

Country: New Zealand

Contact: Email: info@carmensimmonds.com Website: www.carmensimmonds.com

Contact: info@carmensimmonds.com Website: www.carmensimmonds.com

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Artist:Designer A.McCabe, Maker S.Eccles, A.McCabe

Photographer:Photography A.McCabe

Details: Artist: Designer A.McCabe, Maker S.Eccles, A.McCabe
Postcard from Mesopotamia
Photographer: Photography A.McCabe
Details: Studio blown glass Amphora with ceramic insert and sand infill. Trailed neck, fixed stopper.
26cm x 20cm
Man builds the first cities.
We use nature.
We construct temples to our Gods.
Cities decline.
Nature envelops them, wind and water collaborate to erode.
Built from sand they return to sand.
'Look at my work ye mighty and despair, nothing beside remains.
The lone and level sand stretch far away'
The traveller pauses.

Country: UK

Contact: Tonym@ozalis.com

Contact: Tonym@ozalis.com

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Artist:Leah Kudel

Photographer:Logan Groupé

Details: Artist: Leah Kudel
Unlanded
Photographer: Logan Groupé
Date: 2017

Unlanded is a ccollaboration between myself and the public.It's an exploration into the psychological state of never feeling quite landed in one city or country. Anyone who has travelled or has moved cities can often relate to these emotions.

Leah Kudel's journey began in Canada in a home filled with an abundance of unique objects she has transformed into
creative materials. Leah spent hours designing, creating, and inventing with anything and everything.

Her full CV can be found here https://www.leahkudel.com/cv

Price: NZ$ Varies with print size.

Country: New Zealand

Contact: www.leahkudel.com

Contact: www.leahkudel.com

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Artist:Frances Woodhead

Photographer:Frances Woodhead

Details: Artist: Frances Woodhead
Samples for the CoLab Chandelier
Photographer: Frances Woodhead
Details: Kiln formed glass chandelier component samples. Approx 85mm long, varying widths
Samples created in response to a call for expressions of interest to contribute to the Crystal Chain Gang's collaborative chandelier. The chandelier is being created as part of The CoLab Conference being held in Whanganui, New Zealand in February 2019, to celebrate the diversity of contemporary art glass practice within the memberships of NZSAG and AUSglass.

Contact: frances.woodhead@gmail.com

Contact: frances.woodhead@gmail.com

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Artist:Hannah Gibson & Cathryn Shilling

Photographer:Hannah Gibson

Details: Artist: Hannah Gibson & Cathryn Shilling
Recycling Narratives. Whispering Sweet Nothings
Photographer: Hannah Gibson
Details: Two cast glass Sweet Nothings
Recycling Narratives
Whispering Sweet Nothings
Two cast glass Sweet Nothings made with Cathryn Shillings recycled Glass

Country: UK

Contact: Hannah@HannahGibsonGlass.co.uk

Contact: Hannah@HannahGibsonGlass.co.uk

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Artist:Claire Bell

Details: Artist: Claire Bell
Casual Encounter
Date made: May 2018
Size/dimensions: 420 x 300 x 6 mm

Born in England and now living in New Zealand, I use sheet glass as a painter would use canvas or paper. Following in the footsteps of John Hutton and Jennifer Conway, I use their tools and methods of engraving and silvering to explore drawing and mark making. Doing so has started a journey towards creating immersive and confronting imagery about larger issues that affect us all.

Casual Encounter is one of my first mirrored works, and aims to confront the viewer about our relationship with
our disposable culture.

Description of work & why it meets the brief of Collaborate:

We all create our own problems, and landfill is one of the biggest. The design of plastic water bottles
reflects our history with cut glass, but is so far removed from it. Placing them in a mirror confronts the
viewer to encourage thought and collaborative effort towards zero waste.

NZ$ 595

Country: New Zealand

Contact: claireellenbell@gmail.com Website www.clairebell.glass

Contact: claireellenbell@gmail.com Website www.clairebell.glass

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Current Exhibition

“COLLABORATE”- A COMBINED ONLINE EXHIBITION WITH NZSAG AND CGS.

“COLLABORATE”- A combined online exhibition with NZSAG and CGS.

We are pleased to announce details of a first for New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass (NZSAG) – a juried online exhibition, to be held in conjunction with the Contemporary Glass Society’s (CGS) Members. CGS is celebrating its 20th Anniversary (in 2017) by holding a series of national and international collaborative exhibitions.

COLLABORATE THEME: Open to the artists’ interpretation of the concept of collaboration, what it means to us as individuals, as artists and as a community.

The exhibition work is open all techniques including hot glass, fused glass, stained glass, pâte de verre, engraving, jewellery, cast glass and mixed media by NZSAG members and members of CGS.

There are 11 glass artists from New Zealand. And 4 glass artists from the UK.

All the work on display is available for sale.

This online International Glass Exhibition was launched on 24th Oct 2018

We would like to say a huge thank you to NZSAG for a significant amount of time and effort in helping put this show together and help support glass artists from New Zealand.

Also thank you to artists that took the time to send in your work.

For any information relating to the exhibition, please contact:

Nicola Schellander info@cgs.org.uk UK and CGS
Kate at NZSAG

Launched on:24th October 2018

For info please contact Nicola at:claireellenbell@gmail.com Website www.clairebell.glass

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