The beginning of the year saw me create works investigating inner turmoil and its power for self transformation. Later in the year I explored ways to bring my two practices together by exploring the ability of glass to drape and fold via kiln forming processes. My hot shop work increased in technical complexity, learning about Venetian cane and hot sculpting.
The year I discovered the seductive and versatile qualities of glass as art medium. Here are a handful of my tentative first steps with glass work.
Textiles & Garments
Before 2014 I wove, embroidered, dyed and sewed clothes. I do less these days but still own a loom and spinning wheel.