Dawn is an artist working with kiln fired glass. Since graduating from Derby in 2010, Dawn has been exploring a variety of techniques and ideas, developing her style. She also loves to share her knowledge, by offering workshops in fused glass.
In addition to her studio practice, Dawn also works with schools and community groups; local festivals, after school art clubs, brownie groups, day care patients and so on. She enjoys finding ways and methods that mean all can participate, no matter what their age or ability. She believes passionately that everybody should have the opportunity to have a go at arts, crafts – to be creative.
In the last five years, Dawn has worked on site specific art and has two large artworks on permanent display at Kirk Hallam Community Academy. She has worked with most local schools in one capacity or another, whether it be for Erewash Festival of Light Winter Solstice or Chinese New Year, or a series of special “fossils”. She participated on the AA2A artist residency programme at Derby University. exploring photogram techniques. Dawn has been part of several exhibitions, including the last two Contemporary Glass Society shows during the International Festival of Glass.
This website gives you a little more insight into her world, and takes a closer look at some of her glass work and projects. You can find out where to buy Dawn’s work or how to book a class. Some areas of the site are still under development, there’s a lot of information to add! Please take a look round, and get in touch with us if you’d like to know more.