Cray's detail driven aesthetic utilizes line, form, color, pattern, repetition, and texture to create a sense of visual rhythm in his distinctly modern, classical inspired, blown and cold-worked glass objects.
Our handblown and sandblasted glass vessels are the result of 35 years of working together. We draw inspiration from the wetlands surrounding our home and studio, capturing the essence and spirit of this place.
Hand pulled glass murrini designed, cut and assembled into a single kiln formed piece.
Amazing, hand woven glass sculptures by artist and engineer Mark Lewanski.
My work is primarily blown sculptural glass with a focus on form, color and texture. Often arranged in groupings, I create relationships between forms and their negative space.
Reinterpreting architectural detail in glass with a hybrid of hand blown/mold blown/cast forms that are then cut and highly finished. Integral with metal armatures. Also some related individual blown objects. All sculptures are one of a kind.
Working with glass feels like an extension of my visual perception and imagination. Blowing glass gives me so many opportunities to expand upon what I envision for each and every project I pursue.
I work in the Pate De Verre style of glass forming, the process includes placing thin layers of a crushed glass paste into a one use mold, and fired in a kiln. I am most compelled by the color placement and sculptural effects of metal inclusion.
I am like an abstract expressionist painter to a canvas using layers and layers of glass color to create a one of a kind piece that change as you walk around it. I blow glass off the pipe in layers then cutting, polishing the top to reveal optics.
All of my pieces are made using traditional European glassblowing techniques. I have been inspired by mid-century Italian and Scandinavian design as well as by nature. Every piece I make is entirely produced at the furnace using only molten glass.
Glass qualities are elusive, intriguing and seductive. I make them a part of my work. I work with thick glass because it exhibits qualities which interest me-depth, transparency, reflection and refraction. Strong form is also of importance.