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amanda brisbane

I am inspired by glass and the challenges it creates. Each piece is unique, unrepeatable. How the colour splits or gathers cannot be predicted or replicated.

 

A biography

 

Date of birth: 13th August 1964

Education:

1982-1983 Central School of Art & Design, London. Foundation
1983-1986 West Surrey college of Art & Design. 3D Glass design - 1st class BA Hons
1985 Scholarship to Tyler School of Art. Philadelphia, USA
1986 Studies at Massachutes college of Art, Boston

2000

Set up new hot glass studio, Stanton Lacy, Ludlow.

1993-1999

Marketing Manager / Director, for company specializing in the development of composite materials.

1987-1993

Amanda Brisbane Glass Ludlow, Shropshire
Artist and Proprietor
(Launched with support from Crafts Council, London.)

Features include:

Crafts magazine, Daily Telegraph, Times, Radio 4 (Kaleidoscope). Neus Glas, Reviews 7 and 8. Glass Art, Peter Layton, published by A & C Black

Many private collectors, and public collections include:

Corning Museum of Glass, New York
Florida Museum, USA
Elbeltoft Museum Denmark
Bellariva Museum, Switzerland
Broadfield House Glass Museum, Dudley, West Midlands
British Ambassador to Spain Private collection

Commissions:

2014 Globe Thai restaurant Ludlow, Cast Origami Elephant

2013 The Address Hotel,Old Town,Dubai Wall installation of cast 2m Discs

2009 Crystal Cruises, Crystal Symphony -Silk Road Restaurant, 4 Large Fuschia sculptures

2007 The Address Hotel,Old Town, Dubai. "Megareus" 5M sculpture in foyer and interior accessories

2006 External 4 tonne glass and slate sculpture. B&Q Head offices Southampton

2002 Health Spa, Holborn, London

2001 Birmingham City Centre. Regency Wharf.
4 tonnes glass sculpture
Broad Street, Birmingham

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Atrium Sculptures for both 'Monarch and
'Majesty of the Sea' (1990,1991)

Whiston Hospital, burns unit, 6 glass mural panels 1990

 

Awards:

Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers. 1989 Awarded at Mansion House by Lord Major of London

Special award Glass Sellers award 2002

2003 awarded Trade Partners UK, Best small exporter, midlands

Selected Exhibitions:

2003
Cider Press Centre, Dartington, Devon
Atlier 71, Fareham, Hants
Living Gallery, Stourbridge
City Hall Gallery, Stafford
Norton Gallery, Marbella, Spain

2002
Norton Gallery, Marbella, Spain
Majlis Gallery, Dubai
Blackheath Gallery, London
Worcester City Art Gallery & Musuem
Broadfield House Glass Museum

2001
Chelsea Craft Fair, Oct 2001
Hugo Barclay Gallery, East St, Brighton 'Beside the sea exhibition'
Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey.
Bridgate Gallery, Chester

2000
Cobra & Bellamy, Sloane St, London

1993
Solo Show - Invetro Galerie, Hanover, Germany
Claude Andre Galerie, Brussels, Belgium

1992
Solo show, Jeanette Hayhurst, Kensington, London

1991
Invetro Galerie, Hanover, Germany Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany
Midlands Arts touring Exhibition, Birmingham

1990
Solo Show, Christy Taylor Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
"From the drinking vessel to the glass object" Invitational show sponsored
by Antwerp Museum, Belgium
Braggitotti Gallery, Netherlands

1989
Solo show, Jeanette Hayhurst Fine Glass, London
7th International invitational, Habatat Galleries, Detroit, USA
Group show, Habatat Galleries, Florida, USA
Suzel Berna Gajerie, S. France

1988
Solo show, Jeanette Hayhurst Fine Glass, London
Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany
British Glass, Kuala Lumpa, sponsored by British Council
Zielke Galerie, Nuemunster, W. Germany