The Glass Prize 2017
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HEATHER OLESEN

Name of Work:"Nexus II"
Third Line:Bullseye Glass Artists 2020

"Nexus II"

The work explores the intersectional combinations and transitions of glass by combining craftsmanship with fine art. Heather's work expresses traces of manufacture, personal touch, materiality understanding, through changing graduation of colour, shape, light and transparency. Manifesting sculptural differences and change, by allowing identical glass shapes to transition when applying heat to find their own expressive identity and form.

Type of glass used: Bullseye Sheet Glass (Deep Cobalt Blue, Cobalt Blue, Periwinkel) kilnformed and sandblasted.

Type of kiln used: Paragon Ovation Kiln

New Zealand

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