a husband/wife duo collaborating as equal partners in
the production of each piece, they are unique in the
way they move and work together to create their contemporary
glass. Partnering together for over fourteen years provides
them with the coordination and grace required to create
beautiful and technically complex work which, due to
the intricately delicate and precise use of pattern,
evokes a sense of wonder in the viewer.
and Ralph produce very limited quantities of an ever-changing
variety of glass objects. Each piece is unique. Their
emphasis on functional pieces reflects their dedication
to continuing the tradition of fine handblown glass,
and results in a highly decorative and elegant feel
to the work.
years of working collaboratively on every piece of glass
we made, we have taken more time over the last couple
of years to develop our own artistic visions. These
new vessels are more time-consuming, individual artworks
compared to the mostly production work we've done in
the past, and we have found great satisfaction in designing
and working on pieces which require a significant commitment.
Although we still work together every time we blow glass,
the new work reflects our individual directions.
Mossman's digital vase series is inspired by his interest
in digital imaging as well as a fascination with all
the little dots in newspaper photos. The analytical
aspects of producing these pieces are an interesting
counterpoint to the more intuitive process of glass
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