Ruth exhibitied three new pieces of work along side with 27 other glass artists in London Glassblowing’s Summer Solstice from 15 June until 9 July 2023. Work is still for sale on their website.
Following my receipt of an Wales Arts International grant , I traveled to Uzbekistan in May to investigate direct similarities between Celtic andUzbek Designs, especially in textiles on the ancient Silk Road. I was facinated by the designs used on 14C Timurid Carpets. Arriving in Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s capital, I spent a couple of days finding my feet and visiting sites, eg. Museum of Applied Art, Chorsu Bazaar, Metro etc. I proceeded to catch the train to Margilan in the Fergana […]
30/07/22 – 06/08/22 Y Lle Celf is the Eisteddfod’s visual arts gallery and it’s one of the most popular buildings on the Maes, attracting up to 40,000 visitors during the week. Y Lle Celf is a national celebration of visual arts and architecture in Wales, and an important shop window for the industry as well as being among the main attractions on the Maes. The gallery houses the work of some of Wales’ leading artists, with the work selected as […]
EARTH / SEA / SKY 01.07.22 – 23.07.22 2022 is note-worthy for a number of reasons: Firstly, it is the United Nations International Year of Glass, something which we here at London Glassblowing are very excited about. Secondly, it marks the 25th anniversary of the Contemporary Glass Society, which Peter Layton co-founded. CGS is the UK’s foremost organisation for the promotion and support of cutting-edge contemporary glass and glass artists. To celebrate this milestone, CGS is curating a special exhibition, […]
A Passing Glance The first of our Summer exhibitions, A Passing Glance features paintings by two Falmouth based artists: Steven Buckler and Philip Lyons, both of whom have a strong relationship with the Rame Peninsula. Steven grew up and lived not far from us and was a regular surfer at Whitsand Bay; and Philip has enjoyed camping – and painting – at Maker heights. In their very different styles both have perfectly captured the colours and sense of our beautiful corner of […]