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Meet the Maker : Andrea Walsh (Craft Scotland)

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Meet Andrea Walsh who creates faceted boxes in ceramics and glass.

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This film is a production by Craft Scotland as part of their Meet the Maker Serise and is being shown a part of ISGNE Glass Lives Week 2020. Glass Lives explores the human relationship with glass making and material. Uncovering some of the exceptional European master artisans using long-held traditions, skills and knowledge.

Glass Lives celebrates the visionary embodiment of both creativity and craftsmanship by European master artisans at the highest level of excellence. Supported by the EU Creative Europe Programme, collaboration lies at the heart of what the ISGNE network represents, encouraging exchange and fostering a sense of building a stronger glass community.

ARTIST BIO
Andrea walsh

Andrea Walsh is an artist based in Edinburgh. She studied fine art before completing a masters degree in glass at ECA, and set up her studio in 2005. Andrea’s work is an exploration of the box and vessel form, using a range of materials including ceramics, glass and metal, to create exquisitely crafted, timeless and unique pieces. Her research continues, developing a body of work that is increasingly refined, and is attracting critical acclaim from curators and academics. Andrea’s work is included in private and public collections worldwide, these include the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and National Museums Scotland in Edinburgh.

glass lives 2020

Glass Lives explores the human relationship with glass making and material. Uncovering some of the exceptional European master artisans using long-held traditions, skills and knowledge.

 

Glass Lives celebrates the visionary embodiment of both creativity and craftsmanship by European master artisans at the highest level of excellence. Supported by the EU Creative Europe Programme, collaboration lies at the heart of what the ISGNE network represents, encouraging exchange and fostering a sense of building a stronger glass community.

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