Reading Time: 7minutes BY ANGELA NEUSTATTER
It was by “lucky happen-chance” that Angela Neustatter says she joined one of Tim Cunliffe’s stained glass courses several years ago. Motivated by Cunliffe’s work she wanted to develop under his tutelage. Here, she interviews Cunliffe about his life’s works.
Reading Time: 9minutes BY CATHERINE ROSE
Alexander Beleschenko believes that architectural glass is a “positive notation in the urban environment”. Catherine Rose talks to him about his love of large-scale architectural glass projects and explores some of the techniques he employs in his contemporary art practice.
Reading Time: 9minutes WRITTEN BY RHONA DUFFY
Rhona Duffy interviews Oliver Budd, a second-generation mosaicist who has created an array of mosaic art over the last four decades with commissions from across the world.
Reading Time: 7minutes WRITTEN & NARRATED BY RHONA DUFFY
London-based artist Maud Milton specialises in creating street art in mosaics, often including ceramic tiles handmade by local communities. Here, Rhona Duffy talks to her about some of her projects, and the challenges and successes that come with her work.
Reading Time: 8minutes WRITTEN & NARRATED BY MOMTAZ BEGUM-HOSSAIN
The joy of colour goes far beyond visual pleasure. Momtaz Begum-Hossain meets two artists whose relationship with colour inspires their creative vision.
Reading Time: 10minutes BY ANGELA YOUNGMAN
Angela Youngman talks to Jim Bachor, Ememem, Helen Miles and Will Rosie about their graffiti mosaics, which are – literally – changing the world.
Mosaics are popping up in the most unlikely places – filling in a hole in the road or pavement, on a bare wall, or overlooking a cemetery. None have official permission to be there. This is graffiti art 21st-century style.
Reading Time: 7minutes WRITTEN & NARRATED BY REBECCA ANN HUGHES
Rebecca Ann Hughes visits El Cocal in Murano, Italy. The first all-female furnace on Murano, it’s run by Chiara Taiariol and Mariana Oliboni. Read on to find out more.
Reading Time: 7minutes WRITTEN & NARRATED BY MATT A HANSON
Syria-born Talal Fashtouk was forced to abandon his law degree in 2011 because of the Syrian Civil War. He fled to Turkey where he found mosaics. Matt Hanson explores his life and art.
Reading Time: 8minutes BY ANGELA NEUSTATTER
Angela Neustatter explores some of the artists raising awareness of the issues impacting our planet through their art, or who are trying to address them by adapting the processes they use to produce their art.
Reading Time: 11minutes WRITTEN & NARRATED BY RHONA DUFFY
Rhona Duffy talks to three professional artists who decided to change career midlife. She asks them to share the stories behind their decisions and what they’ve learned along their journeys.
Reading Time: 5minutes BY RHONA DUFFY
Artists are finding more and more creative ways to generate funding for their projects. Rhona Duffy takes a look at some examples and talks to finance consultant Tracey Ward to get her expert tips on making successful funding applications.
Reading Time: 11minutes WRITTEN & NARRATED BY CATHERINE ROSE
In what have been two of the most difficult years globally, three glass artists are attempting to redress the balance by using their work to bring hope, renewal and peace. Catherine Rose interviews Terri Albanese, Helen Hancock and Layne Rowe.