Decorative Bowl ‘Connect II’ by Roberta Mason
The Connect II Decorative Bowl by Roberta Mason is a deep and fused masterpiece, incorporating shades of cream, turquoise, and brown. The contrasting colours of the glass bowl can be seen as a representation of both the clashes and the harmonies that exist between the ocean and the earth.
The Connect II Glass Bowl is a deep vessel, and is functional as well as stunningly attractive. Whether you choose to use the Connect II purely for display or as a functional vessel, it will be the talk of any guest that walks into your home.
This deep and fused work of art by Roberta is one of many from her collection that use brown, turquoise, and cream to tell a story. Contrasting and connecting the earth with the ocean, this decorative bowl is ensconced and embedded with the contrasts of water and the land.
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Decorative Bowl Artist
It’s all about the sea for Roberta Mason Glass (previously known as Blue Chromis Glass).
Roberta’s journey into art came via science and technology and she graduated with an MA in Ceramics and Glass from the Royal College of Art in London in 2018.
Roberta Mason glass is inspired by the formation of waves, the importance of bubbles and the amazing world of marine creatures. She is passionate about sharing her love of and fascination with the sea. Ultimately, she hopes to inspire the desire to protect and respect our marine environments. Together we can #bethechange.
A burgeoning talent within her field, Roberta has shown her work at many galleries and exhibitions. Her work has formed part of national and international collections. Suffice to say her beautiful glass artwork is proving very popular! Roberta has achieved a number of awards and nominations. These include:
- 2019 Finalist in the Visual Arts Open Prize competition
- 2018 Contemporary Glass Society New Graduate Review – Commended
- 2016 Scholarship – Masterclass with Dr Gerry King, Claudia Borella Design Studio, NZ
- 2015 Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers – Commission Competition – Highly Commended
Roberta’s relationship with glass and water could best be described as a passionate love affair. She creates works of art that contain depth and inner narratives by understanding the properties of glass. Using traditional glass techniques, in non-traditional ways, her unique, sculptural glasswork and installations capture a snapshot of life. The glass ‘breathes’ life into the work.
An artist with unstoppable energy, she takes her inspiration from Aristotle and his quote “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”