Current Exhibition

REVERIE- GLASS ART INSPIRED BY SELF-PORTRAITURE

Current Exhibition

REVERIE- GLASS ART INSPIRED BY SELF-PORTRAITURE

“Reverie – Glass Art Inspired by Self-Portraiture”

A self-portrait is a impression of an artist that is drawn, painted, illustrated, or sculpted by an artist. Even though self-portraits have been made since early ages, it was during the Early Renaissance in the mid-15th century that artists can be seen to be depicting themselves as either the main subject, or as central characters in their work.
Alongside that, better and cheaper mirrors, plus the advent of the panel portrait, allowed painters, sculptors and artists to explore forms of self-portraiture.

24 CGS artists help us explore the subject, and the result is a range of strong and bold expression from our member artists.

Launched on 9th March 2020

For info please contact Nicola at info@cgs.org.uk

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Launched on:9th March 2020



Artist:Tone Orvik

Email:Zdenek Lhotsky

Description: Artist: Tone Orvik
"Soon"
Photographer: Photo: Zdenek Lhotsky
Details: Cast Czech glass, 43 H x 25 W x 23 D cm
Contact: Tone Orvik

Contact: Tone Orvik

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Artist:Cheryl Gould MRSS

Email:Myself

Description: Artist: Cheryl Gould MRSS
Me Windswept at Sea
Photographer: Myself
Details: 23cmsX 29cmsX11cms
Sandcast glass with inclusions of copper wire and copper carbonate

Contact: cherylgouldartist@gmail.com www.cheryl-gould.com

Contact: cherylgouldartist@gmail.com

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Artist:Nicholas Rutherford

Email:Self

Description: Artist: Nicholas Rutherford
Mirror Ladies
Photographer: Self
Details: Blue cased plate and convex mirror. Flexible drive and sandblast. 20cm diameter. Price £250.00
Anamorphic distortion of Italian and Japanese portrait ladies looking into vanity mirrors.

The convex mirror shows them in proportion with a reversed title "Mirror on the wall"
and oriental characters for "fairest of them all"

Contact: 07799796300

Contact: 07799796300

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Artist:Pippa Stacey

Email:Pippa Stacey

Description: Artist: Pippa Stacey
Era Head Knot
Photographer: Pippa Stacey
Details: 40x50cms
Hand drawn,printed and fused glass

Contact: 07952 385938

Contact: 07952 385938

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Artist:Teresa Chlapowski

Email:Ester Segarra

Description: Artist: Teresa Chlapowski
I, Myself & Me
Photographer: Ester Segarra
Details: Fused glass, wire, silver leaf, charred wood, 45 x 10 x 10 cm
I am but thoughts, emotions and experiences - the inner me.

Contact: aquarelledesign@chlapowski.plus.com

Contact: aquarelledesign@chlapowski.plus.com

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Artist:Tarasieh Werle Vahdat

Email:Jorge Vinueza

Description: Artist: Tarasieh Werle Vahdat
Photographer: Jorge Vinueza
Details: H 54 cm, W 68 com, D 25 cm
- Childhood Memories -
Kilncast, Carved Wood, LED illumination

Contact: tvahdat@hotmail.com

Contact: tvahdat@hotmail.com

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Artist:Soper. J after A.Klingborg

Email:Soper. J

Description: Artist: Soper. J after A.Klingborg
Should listen to my Muse, when I get the Blues.
Photographer: Soper. J
Details: Carved stained glass slab. 590x 380x 20mm cobalt blue glass.
Cast solid slab, coloured throughout, carved with grinders. It is set in a simple hanging frame, which can also be installed in a window.

Contact: jhsoper@yahoo.com www.carvedstainedglass.com

Contact: jhsoper@yahoo.com

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Artist:Emma White

Email:Emma White

Description: Artist: Emma White
Glass blows my mind
Photographer: Emma White
Details: Bullseye glass and dichroic glass with metal inclusions
This is my self portrait created in October 2018 for an exhibition called 'Colour me Ecstatic'
This illustrates how my mind is often creatively exploding with colours and metals.
Dimensions are 18cm x 18cm

Contact: Emma White 07305074017 irregularglass@gmail.com

Contact: 07305074017

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Artist:JACQUELINE H-BOTQUELEN

Email:FRANK SCHWARZBACH ZÜRICH

Description: Artist: JACQUELINE H-BOTQUELEN
"THE INSIDE OF MY HEART"
Photographer: FRANK SCHWARZBACH ZÜRICH
Details: PÂTE DE VERRE, REACTIVE GLASS(BULLSEYE), ELECTRO-PLATING
IN 2010 INVOLVED WITH MY SERIES "TRIBAL SPIRIT" AND HAVING SOME HEALTH ISSUE, I CREATED THIS SCULPTURE, AND
NAMED IT IN SELF DERISION " THE LITTLE UGLY BEAUTY", BUT FINALLY NAMED IT "THE INSIDE OF MY HEART", AS IT WAS THE
THE MOST INTIMATE FEELING I WAS EXPERIENCING AT THE TIME...

Contact: JACQUELINE H-BOTQUELEN -botquelen@icloud.com -

Contact: botquelen@icloud.com

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Artist:Lynda Addison

Email:Johnny Korkman

Description: Artist: Lynda Addison
My Seaside day dream, content in the moment.
Photographer: Johnny Korkman
Details: Screen printed Bullseye fusing glass, slumped into a bowl, approx 28x28 cms
I look at myself on the beach in the 1962, and I am happy I haven't changed, my dreams are the same, and some have even come true.
I transferred photos and drawings to silk screens and printed the images on glass with enamels.
The work appears in "Finnish Glass Lives 7", Published by the Finnish Glass Museum for the 2

Contact: lyndaaddison@hotmail.com

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Artist:Guergana Sabkova

Description: Artist: Guergana Sabkova
Memory of a self
Fused glass, kilnformed, drill engraved and sandblasted
Size: 320mm x 200mm

www.guerganasabkova.com

Contact: guery@reflexionglass.com Mob: 07960903242

Contact: 07960903242

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Artist:Emma Butler-Cole Aiken

Email:Emma Butler-Cole Aiken

Description: Artist: Emma Butler-Cole Aiken
Self Portriat
Photographer: Emma Butler-Cole Aiken
Details: A hard look at myself
This leaded panel approx 30cm x 30cm is made with etched, painted and plated glass

Contact: www.ebcaglass.com

Contact: www.ebcaglass.com

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Artist:Frances Arkle

Email:Frances Arkle

Description: Artist: Frances Arkle
BGM
Photographer: Frances Arkle
Details: H 78 x W 52 cm leaded panel in clear textured and colored glass
The panel was based on a photograph of me and my reflection in a piece of circular mirror on a large
mirrored egg shaped sculpture by Andrew Logan. A drunk on the tube, on seeing me wearing the
same hat and snood, was insistent I was Boy George's Mother hence the title BGM.

Contact: glass@francesarkle.co.uk

Contact: glass@francesarkle.co.uk

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Artist:Sharon Korek

Email:Sharon Korek

Description: Artist: Sharon Korek
The Human Barcode - You are the Product
Photographer: Sharon Korek
Details: 50cm x 46cm
Personal data is being bought and sold to such an extent that even our most private data, such as our
our genome is being comodified. This piece reflects this personal data invasion. If you have not paid for
something, it is because you are the product!

Contact: Sharon@Blossomglassworks.co.uk

Contact: Sharon@Blossomglassworks.co.uk

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Artist:Ingrid Hunter

Email:Ingrid Hunter

Description: Artist: Ingrid Hunter
It's all about John
Photographer: Ingrid Hunter
Details: Bullesye fused panel with decals 27cm(h) x 34cm(w)
This is a panel of 15 individual images of John, a dear friend of mine, from child to adult.
Decals fused between two sheets of bullseye (3mm + 6mm) and fixed to white board.

Contact: Ingrid Hunter - ingridhunter.com

Contact: ingridhunter.com

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Email:David Reekie

Description: What The Future Holds
Photographer: David Reekie
Details: 37 cm x 17cm x 19 cm - NFS
Lost wax cast glass with found objects
One of a Series of Self Portraits made in early 2000's, Private Collection France

Contact: david.reekie@virgin.net

Contact: david.reekie@virgin.net

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Artist:Martin Cheek,

Email:Martin Cheek,

Description: Artist: Martin Cheek,
'Barbara Cartland's Cat
Photographer: Martin Cheek,
Details: Glass Mosaic: Media: Handmade glass fusions and millefiori, Dimensions: 40cm x 32cm
I made this mosaic many years ago.
Having finished it I realised that it was just like me!
However hard I try I always look a mess..as if my tail has got caught in the door!

Contact: martin cheek: mrtncheek@hotmail.co.uk

Contact: mrtncheek@hotmail.co.uk

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Artist:Yoshiko Okada

Email:Y OKADA

Description: Artist: Yoshiko Okada
Homage to Shel Silverstein 'The missing piece'
Photographer: Y OKADA
Details: Kiln Casting, Sandblasted image, Applied gold leaf
Contact: yoshikookada@hotmail.com

Contact: yoshikookada@hotmail.com

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Artist:Cathryn Shilling

Email:Ester Segarra

Description: Artist: Cathryn Shilling
The Intagibility of Sorrow
Photographer: Ester Segarra
Details: Kiln formed glass with ceramic transfer
Grief is something that can’t be touched yet is felt in the heart. Impalpable sadness, something that can’t be discarded, unlike the wetness of tears. Memories, obscured as if by a veil, softened and tonally distorted by the passing of time.

Contact: glass@cathrynshilling.co.uk

Contact: glass@cathrynshilling.co.uk

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Artist:Carolyn Basing

Email:Carolyn Basing

Description: Artist: Carolyn Basing
The Product of my Hands
Photographer: Carolyn Basing
Details: Cast and cold worked Gaffer Glass. Approx. 20x10x10cms
A lost wax casting created through the rhythmic manipulation of molten wax in a mould.
Flow on flow of repeated yet differentiated movement, with actions started in consciousness and continued in increasing reverie: directed by the forces of instinct, and completely involved in the process for its own sake.
“These our actors,
As I foretold you, were all spir

Contact: carolyn@basings.org

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Artist:Roberta De Caro

Email:Roberta De Caro

Description: Artist: Roberta De Caro
The Tipping Point
Photographer: Roberta De Caro
Details: Cast glass
This work depicts a moment of loss of control as the knitted wool is in the process of slipping out of the tidy structure given by the knitting needles; this idea is intensified by the tangled yarn.
It portrays at once a sense of impending chaos and of liberation from constraints, an imminent and possibly irreversible change of state, frozen in time by the material qualities of clear cast glass.
The preca

Contact: roberta@robertadecaro.com

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Artist:Lesley Pyke

Email:Lesley Pyke

Description: Artist: Lesley Pyke
Deep in Thought, The Autumn Years: self portrait
Photographer: Lesley Pyke
Details: Engraved and carved crystal sculpture 12cm x 14cm
This is a curved crystal sculpture which I have hand engraved (drill), hand carved (drill) and sandblasted (2 tone) . It depicts me, now in my autumn years.
The acorns represent my two sons and the oak itself represents inner strength.
I carved it from a large Dartington lead crystal vase which had broken. Life goes on.
This piece is available.

Contact: www.lesleypyke.com

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Artist:Hannah Gibson

Email:Simon Bruntnell

Description: Artist: Hannah Gibson
Self Portrait. Recycling Narratives
Photographer: Simon Bruntnell
Details: 27cm tall Cast Glass Sweet Nothing
Reverie-Work Inspired by Self-portraiture
This Cast Glass Sweet Nothing was made from 100% recycled Bullseye Glass....
I recycled projects that had previously explored reactivity (that I had experimented with whilst I was at College) within various Bullseye Glasses
that had not quite worked out.
This is probably how I envisage myself. An amalgamation of various jour

Contact: Hannah@HannahGibsonGlass.co.uk

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Artist:Paul Mellor

Email:Paul Mellor

Description: Artist: Paul Mellor
Cloud Illusions
Photographer: Paul Mellor
Details: Bullseye various streaky glass, recycled 200 gsm card , permanent marker and photo of artist
This was inspired by my year of random morphine induced thoughts following a diagnosis of Liver and Lung cancer
on the whole quite positive and creative thoughts and day dreams following the operations and now chemo. Many relaxed thoughts
stemming from the kindness of others.

Contact: p.r.mellor@btinternet.com

Contact: p.r.mellor@btinternet.com

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