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Welcome to my portfolio. As you browse through these pages you will see that I create beautiful, unique and dynamic contemporary artworks in glass.  With over thirty years experience my work is highly contextual, enhancing and adding beauty to both interior and exterior spaces. I place the needs of my clients at the forefront of my creativity, recognising that empathy and communication are essential in order to realise the ambitions and aspirations for the artworks that I create. 

Born in Devon I spent my early years travelling extensively and living in many parts of the United Kingdom in addition to time spent in Malta. After settling in Cornwall with my family I studied at Falmouth College of Art, with early influences including the St Ives Painters and artists including Patrick Heron and John Piper. Interested in surface pattern and design I went on to study at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, where I was awarded a First Class honours degree and a Distinction at Masters level.  It was during my MA that I developed my love of glass. Having undertaken numerous successful commissions, as a highly experienced glass artist I have expertise in all manner of design and fabrication, whilst the innovative use of light is an important and unique aspect of my work.  

If you would like to get in touch to discuss any ideas for artworks that you may have I would love to hear from you.  I hope that you enjoy finding out more about my work.

 

Sarah

 

Square Chapel Arts Centre

Having designed and created the feature art glass facade at the new Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax, I am very proud and pleased that the project is being considered for the RIBA Journal 2018 MacEwen Award

 

"Evans Vettori won a design competition in 2005 with its design linking the grade II* Georgian chapel with the grade I-listed Piece Hall. The £4.75 million project reordered the original building and added flexible studio space, a café/bar and box office, improved back-of-house, and created a generous foyer leading directly into the Piece Hall. This 1200m2 extension has enabled Square Chapel to increase its range of activities.

Square Chapel’s story to date is one of passion, grit and determination to succeed against the odds. These qualities shaped its journey from a derelict husk of a building, bought for £25 in 1988, to the thriving Arts Centre it is today. Countless hours of time freely given – including that of the architects – fuelled the project, putting it at the heart of the wider renaissance of Halifax."