I am a stained glass artist working in Sussex. Having graduated from Eastbourne College of Art and Design with a Society of Industrial Artists and Designers (S.I.A.D.) Diploma in Graphic Design. I worked as freelance designer after which I undertook training in stained glass design under the professional guidance of experienced glass maker Keith Nickels.
Transferring my skills to stained glass I readily enjoy the challenge of designing and being able to visually interpret a client's brief; by concentrating on the use of colour, light and texture of the glass to enhance the design.
I work mainly in leaded glass on commission based installations for windows and doors and hanging pieces. I also work with copper foil usually on smaller projects. I enjoy working with fused glass and the unpredictability of the result unlike the constraints of leaded work.
I'm happy to take on commissions for stained glass windows, doors and hanging pieces. Commissioning a stained glass panel allows you to acquire a unique piece of art which is an expression of your ideas, and which is designed to suit the location you choose.
The commissioning process begins with a site visit as it gives me a sense of the ambient light, and helps in choosing glass which would be suitable for the location. It is an opportunity for you to look at my portfolio in more detail and to discuss your ideas and expectations.
Once we have exchanged ideas about design style, colours and themes, I would be able to provide you with an accurate estimate of timescale and how much the panel will cost.
Different styles have different levels of complexity, which in turn affects the price. The site visit also allows us to agree on delivery and installation options.
I graduated from Eastbourne College of Art and Design with a Society of Industrial Artists and Designers (S.I.A.D.) Diploma in Graphic Design.
I run one to one teaching in the art of stained glass work. Please contact me for further details and costings for workshops and commissions.
Throughout the year I hold open viewings of my work in open house events. I also now run one-day stained glass leading workshops for beginners throughout the year, you will find a list of upcoming events and dates on my workshop page. I also welcome other opportunities to show my work.