Kate Nixon

Give us your thoughts on the importance of collecting and having handmade objects large and small? Edith Wharton once said “an object is always more than what it is: a chair is never only a chair, a spoon never merely a spoon. It travels through…


Lisa Cahill

What lead you to glass making? A love of design let me to Glassmaking. I never even considered Glass as a medium until I chanced upon it at an open day at the School of Art in Canberra. I had always imagined I would be a painter or a jewellery…


Kevin Gordon

Clear Sea Urchin  Expand on the influence your parents have had on your glass career? With both parents being artists, I guess they laid the seed, I was always heading towards a creative career it took a while before moving into glass and fully…


Jess Dare

How did you get from playing in the yard with berries and bugs to interpreting them in glass? There are more than 25 years of experiences, opportunities, adventures, misadventures, love and heartbreak that fuel the answer to that question.…


Katharine Coleman MBE

Discuss the very close and precise position you take up in your studio to do your work? I have a small studio, some 10ft x 9ft (3m x 2.5m), which neatly fits two benches, side by side, one slightly higher carrying my lathe – with a motor mounted…


Karen LaMonte

Rather than ask Karen LaMonte to repeat herself by answering my questions Zoneone Arts knows you will be enthralled by watching the video as Karen captures and fascinates your attention through this Video about her exhibition, 'Floating Worlds'.…


Carol Milne

Can you explain simply the technique you use to cast your pieces? The technique is basically lost-wax casting.  It’s the same process used in bronze casting and jewellery casting.  These are the five basic steps: I make something in wax. Making…


Mary Fox

You comment that your work is ‘original art work to inspire functional wares to enhance your eating experience’, enhance on this comment. To me, there is nothing nicer than using handmade dishes to eat or drink from. Though I no longer need to…


Nick Chase

You bring both urban and natural landscapes to your glass work – discuss the technique you use? Take ‘Street View’  Where is the street?  The Image on “Street View” is downtown Toronto at one of the busier intersections.  At this point in my career,…


Amber Cowan

“I rework objects currently relegated to the aesthetic dustbin of history.  I reincarnate them into ornate abstractions.” Discuss this statement in relation to your current work. White Swan Theatre, Glass and Mixed Media, Flameworked, Fused and…