Fused Glass Bowls ‘Connect I’ by Roberta Mason
The Connect I is part of a series of fused glass bowls and platters by Roberta Mason. A representation of the environment, the sea, and the land, the Connect I is a shallow yet generous-sized bowl. the beautifully fused bowl should certainly take centre-stage in your home.
The inner significance of the Connect I could be depicted as a fusion of landscapes and seascapes. The bold cream stripes will be what attract you to the vessel first. But on deeper inspection you will find yourself looking into a world of land and sea from a bird’s eye view.
The “Connect I” is one of many pieces by Roberta that uses the beautiful contrasts created by turquoise, brown, and cream. A fine addition to any dining or lounge room, beautifully fused glass bowls and platters can be for decoration or as a functioning shallow dish.
Fused Glass Bowls Artist
Roberta Mason is the hugely talented artist behind these fused glass bowls. Currently studying for an MA in Ceramics and Glass at the Royal College of Art London, Roberta is a burgeoning talent within her field. Her work is strongly influenced by water, her kilnforming and hot glass techniques creating masterpieces that explore perspectives, as well as our relationship with the environment.
Roberta’s first exhibition was in 2010, and her latest works are on display at the Glass Pyramid Gallery in York. By attending Master Classes in glass, Roberta is constantly expanding her knowledge, as well as strengthening and perfecting her techniques. An artist with unstoppable energy, Roberta was highly commended in 2015 by the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers. In 2016, she won a scholarship to attend her Master Classes with Dr. Gerry King.
Roberta’s relationship with glass and water could best be described as a passionate love affair. By understanding the properties of glass, its opacity, and transparency, Roberta creates works of art that contain depth and inner narratives. Taking her inspiration from Aristotle and his quote “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance,” Roberta is an artist, who is constantly evolving, her latest interest being in 3D Design.
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