These decorative bowls were made by pouring hot coloured glass onto a flat surface, and then picking them up on a rod and forming it while hot. This process alters traditional glass blowing methods and adds new interpretations to the craft.
The glass ‘puddles’ in various colours tell the story of a liquid solidifying into choreographed, organic shapes. The colours overlap and intermix due to the translucent nature of the material, demonstrating the pouring process and emphasizing the optic qualities of glass. This collection examines the fluidity of glass and the free setting of matter, playing with a fine balance of disciplined and accidental results.
Created at the Corning Meuseum of Glass studios, Artist in Residence program
Hot cast glass
Photos: Matt Ashford