Molten Glass ‘Blustery Camping Trip’ By Jenny Ayrton
Jenny Ayrton creates these highly evocative and unique molten glass art piece to capture a moment in time in a miniature world. A blustery evening sleeping beneath canvas… yesterdays clothes hung out to dry… memories of childhood adventures… A stage set upon which to play out your memories and dreams!
Every one of Jenny’s enchanting designs is created by embedding tiny wire sculptures within layers of lava hot glass. The uncontrolled and unpredictable movement of the molten glass brings her work to life, you can almost hear the leaves rustling and feel the blustery wind whirling around you, dragging the bunting up towards the sky. Immerse yourself in this tiny world and feel your cares float away…… plus her the process not only adds natural movement and life to the artwork, it also ensures that each piece is completely unique.
Molten Glass Artist
Jenny Ayrton takes her inspiration for her molten glass art sculptures from everyday life. She uses her extraordinary imagination to capture her thoughts and experiences in miniature wonderlands of glass.
Jenny’s molten sculptures are made from solid sand-cast glass with metal inclusions. Simple, everyday situations become molten glass masterpieces. Representations of everyday life with mind-blowing numbers of interpretations.
Jenny’s artistic flair takes its inspiration from her own day to day experiences living in Devon. No day out or short trip is complete for Jenny without capturing a “moment”. Each moment she then takes back to her studio with her, ready to turn it into a molten glass and wire masterpiece.
Jenny graduated from Plymouth College of Art in 2012. In 2014 she was selected for the prestigious Hothouse 4 programme by the Crafts Council. She has won awards at London shows as well as being featured on the cover of Craft& Design magazine.