Art Glass Egg ‘The Most Charming Creatures’ by Roberta Mason
Communities of ocean creatures are the inspiration for this art glass egg – named ‘the most charming creatures’. A visual masterpiece, this art glass egg will add tranquillity to your home.
‘Ohana’ is a delightful Hawaiian term for family, for being bound together in loving cooperation; to be responsible for and to remember one another. It is the perfect sentiment for this work – ‘The Most Charming Creatures’. The lives of these marine creatures, that generate most of the air we breathe, inspires Roberta. We all must remember them and take better care of their home, our oceans!
The glass creatures are made of many small pieces of murrini and are blown into the shapes. Each one is unique but similar – like family. They stand on bases of fossilised limestone – on the shoulders of their ancestors.
Each art glass egg comes with a light stand (battery operated with remote control). The light projects through the art glass egg and into the room. This makes the piece come ‘alive’ and adds drama to your decor.
NB This art glass egg comes with a light and the stone base (battery operated with remote control). The sphere ‘creature’ is approx. 15 cm high and 15 cm depth. Total height (inc stone base) = 21cm
Art Glass Egg 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.
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