Artist Amanda Brisbane - All art work and sculptures available. Amanda is the UK’s foremost sand cast glass artist. Her work has a masterful fluency that depends entirely on the casting being completed in a single stage. As the molten glass begins to solidify, she intervenes, manipulating it with her hands, coaxing new shapes to materialise.
Each piece of glass is therefore a subtle collaboration of
artistry and chemistry. Unusually, Amanda produces all
the raw materials used to colour the glass herself. The
Oxides used in the process are what help to define each
sculpture. The end result is always something unique -
an original work of art.
Born in 1964, Amanda studied at the Central School of
Art and Design in London. After graduating with a
1st Class Honours degree in 3D glass design, she was
given two scholarships, first to the Tyler School of Art in
Philadelphia and secondly to the Massachusetts College
of Art in Boston. Her work is held in collections across
Europe and the USA, and has received a variety of
awards including one from the Lord Mayor of London.
“I am inspired by glass and the challenges it creates.
Each piece is unique, unrepeatable. How the colour
splits or gathers cannot be predicted or replicated.”