ISGNE Glass Lives Film : UK


Glass Lives meets UK Glass Artists Emma Baker & James Maskrey & Irish Artist Laura Quinn to explore the human relationship with glass making and material and discuss what the future holds for European Glass.​


A North Lands Creative Production made possible with support from Creative Europe & Creative Scotland In Partnership with – ISGNE, Glass Point, NCAD, Berlin Glas Ev. With Special Thanks to Alberto Lago, Salviati Furnace, Venice. Director : Thomas Hogben. Animation & Post Production : Prickly Thistle Video

emma baker

Emma Baker is a glass artist living and working in the UK. In 2019 she became one of two Associate Artists at North Lands Creative, a two-year programme supporting & developing the practice of glass artists. Her work is held in public & private collections and has been shown across the UK & Ireland. Most recently, she has received scholarship funding to the USA and worked on international projects supported by British Council Scotland and Creative Europe. Specialising as a glassmaker, her love of the material and its processes combined with narrative and sentiment embodies her artistic practice.

james maskrey


James Maskrey has a career in hot glass spanning over 25 years. He has exhibited widely internationally and has been recognised for his own work with inclusion in many public and private collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Crafts Council. 


As well as being recognised for his own work he has made work in glass for numerous international artists. These have included Richard Slee, Bruce McLean, Magdalene Odundo, William Tillyer and Nicholas Pope.

laura quinn

Laura Quinn is a glassblower and designer.  In 2015 she graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin with a joint BA (hons) in Glass Design and Art and Design History.  After graduating she completed glassblowing internships in the Corning Museum of Glass, New York and Estonia.

more films...