Maureen Charles

MediaGlass, Jewellery

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Commissions AcceptedYes

Artist's StatementI studied at Ravensbourne Art College, then 3D Design at Leicester Polytechnic (now De Montfort University) where I first blew glass. A lifetime of creativity later, I have been using glass as my main media for the last 12 years. As with all artists my best work is the result of a hard negotiation between my concept and the resistance of the material.
I buy sheets of flat glass, cut shapes, assemble and fire to fuse. I work with fused glass and silver to make jewellery. I fuse glass and add detail with traditional stained glass painting techniques to make pictures. I cut glass and wrap the edges with copper and solder to make window decorations.

A member of the Contemporary Glass Society, I also take commissions. Please get in touch if you are interested.

My glass work is stocked at:

Fitzwilliam Museum Shop, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB open 10.00 to 17.00 Tuesday – Saturday, 12.00 – 17.00 Sunday

The Shop Haddenham Arts Centre in Haddenham Nr Ely Cambridgeshire

Museum Shop at the Museum of Cambridge Castle Hill Cambridge CB3 0AQ

Lux Gallery, 13 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston Birmingham B15 3AU - winner of Art Gallery of the Year 2022 Central England Area (Prestige Awards)

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Art StyleContemporary

Art Materialsglass

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