Timed to coincide with our busy run of shows, we will shortly be receiving over 70 specially commissioned pieces from the Czech Republic and America.
Established in 1993, the Princ Glassworks is located in the highland region of the Czech Republic and specialises in hand made, free-blown sodium-potassic decorative glass.
The work of Princ combines traditional glassmaking techniques with the ‘finishing effects’ of sharpening, glazing, hand painting, engraving, sand-blasting, cutting and polishing to create highly decorative contemporary forms.
With a strong focus on quality rather than quantity, the limited production capacity of this small glassworks means many pieces are unique, usually specially commissioned for exhibitions or private collections.
We have a long established relationship with the glassworks and are delighted to bring you their exciting, innovative pieces.
American artist Fay Miller began her career as a graphic designer but soon turned her attentions
to glass and her need to express her creativity through 3- dimensional objects. Intrigued by the reflective sheen of glass, Fay’s work tends to be surface oriented, highly decorative and
disciplined. She delights in the random beauty of glass and how she can exploit the medium to produce solid contemporary forms.
“Interpreting and refining the multitude of stimuli that bombard my brain is what my work is about. Every day I see things I want to recreate - leaves blowing in the wind, buildings rising in the city, political debates on television, seasons changing the landscape. I incorporate elements of whimsy wildness and intense colour. The beauty, geometry and harshness of the natural world drive my creative process”
Fay’s work is exhibited across the US and Canada and she has undertaken many private commissions including designing awards for Amnesty International and LA Weekly.
We are proud to have been representing Fay’s work exclusively in the UK for the past 10 years and can't wait to receive our latest collection of 8 new sculptures.
George Ponzini was born in New York in 1952. He was first introduced to glass while studying at the Franklin Pierce College, thereafter concentrating on glass and furniture at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.
He has studied glass at Pilchuck Glass School and has been honoured as a Fellowship Recipient from the Vermont Council of the Arts and the Grodin Award for Excellence in Design and Craftsmanship.
Ponzini creates glass objects and sculptures that are engaging and elegant.
His designs are architecturally influenced, capturing the feeling of art deco with stunning composites of blown and constructed glass elements.
A piece is typically designed hands-on, using an inventory of glass parts instead of drawings. These parts consist of glass rods & tubes, textured glass, structural glass, wire safety glass, marbles and beads. The glass is either cut on a saw or with a carbide tip glass cutter. Then the parts are ground on a diamond impregnated grinding wheel or on discs of varying grit. The etched patterns are sandblasted. The parts are then glued with a silicone adhesive thus completing the piece. Ponzini has been working in his current style since the mid 1980's.
We are very proud to say that A Heart of Glass are sole UK stockists.
We’re delighted to be returning to the FRESH Art Fair with an amazing collection of new work.
Whether you're new to Fresh: or visiting for its third year, there'll be lots to see and explore at this year’s event.
Fresh: is for EVERYONE......from complete newcomers to established art collectors. It's an easy and exciting way to see 46 of Britain’s best galleries in one place, under one roof.
You'll find on sale a very broad spectrum of art to suit all tastes and pockets from emerging artists to Royal Academicians.
Taking place at Cheltenham Racecourse, the fair opens with the private view on the evening of Thursday 25th April between 5.30-9.00pm.
This fun, relaxed evening will allow you time to browse the art work on sale, with a glass in hand. Fall in love with your favourite piece and take first opportunity to purchase from the vast selection on sale.
Followed by a packed weekend of Art:
Friday 26th April: 11.00-18.00
Saturday 27th April: 11.00-18.00
Sunday 28th April: 11.00-17.00
We look forward to welcoming you to Stand 23 where we'll be showcasing brand new work from Fay Miller, George Ponzini and over 12 artists from the Czech Republic alongside the exciting launch of two new artists work.
Download your personalised VIP ticket below and for further information visit www.freshartfair.net
We’re looking forward to taking our beautiful art glasswork to Contemporary Art Fairs- Newbury, taking place at Newbury Racecourse in the heart of West Berkshire.
This inaugural event is spread over three days, giving customers ample opportunity to browse the wealth of original art on sale and purchase that special piece.
The show takes place as follows:
Friday 10th May 6.30-9.30pm (Private View by invitation or ticket)
Saturday 11th May 10.00-6.00
Sunday 12th May 10.00-5.00
Bringing together over 160 curated artists, printmakers, photographers, sculptors, ceramicists and selected galleries from all over the UK and Europe; offering the very best in contemporary art.
With artwork on sale from £40 to £4,000 from leading artists and galleries, there really is something to suit all tastes and budgets.
With a licensed on site restaurant, numerous workshops and painting demonstrations, interactive art installations and a children’s Art Quest, many visitors make a fun, full and art-filled day of it.
You'll find us on Stand 61 with a wonderful selection of new and unique pieces from over 30 glass artists from across the world.
We're very pleased to be adding another wonderful new event to our trading calendar, in a part of the country not previously visited by us!
The inaugural Sussex Art Fair (West) will be held at Goodwood Racecourse, situated in the heart of the picturesque Sussex Downs.
Spanning the two main halls of The March Stand, you'll find over 100 artists and galleries with 1000’s of wall and 3 dimensional artworks on sale. With prices starting from as little as £50 for prints and smaller works to over £5000 for an outstanding masterpiece.
The fair launches on the eveing of Friday 17th May with the Private View, where you can browse the stands and be the first to select and purchase your favourite artwork(s) with a drink in hand.
The show is then open to the public throughout the weekend, giving plenty of time to explore your personal taste in art and select that amazing piece you cannot live without.
Friday 17th May: 18.00-21.00
Saturday 18th May: 10.00-17.00
Sunday 19th May: 10.00-16.00
If you would like to join us, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your complimentary ticket.
We look forward to welcoming you on Stand 4.