Ironbark, Pale Green
JamFactory at Adelaide Railway Station:
Ironbark, Pale Green (2021) by South Australian artist Clare Belfrage.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Inspired by experiences in the natural world for many years now, Clare Belfrage has forged an international reputation for her distinguished work with detailed and complex glass drawing on blown glass forms. She has maintained a vibrant practice for over twenty-five years. She has been an active part of artists’ communities particularly in Adelaide and Canberra, including the glass based studio blue pony, of which she is a founding member, the JamFactory Glass Studio in Adelaide, and Canberra Glassworks where she played the pivotal role of Creative Director from 2009 to 2013.
Clare has had a long involvement in education and has lectured in the glass programs at Curtin University, WA, University of South Australia, SA, and Ohio State University, USA. She has also taught numerous workshops throughout Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the US at Pilchuck International Glass School.
Clare regularly exhibits in Australia, North America, Europe, Hong Kong and New Zealand. Her work has been recognised for its innovation and originality and in 2005 and 2011 she was awarded the Tom Malone Glass Prize by the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
Clare's work is represented in major public collections including: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Corning Museum of Glass, USA, Museo do Vidro, Marinha Grande, Portugal, Tacoma Museum of Glass, USA, National Art Glass Collection, Wagga Wagga, ArtBank, NSW, Art Gallery of South Australia, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Museum and Art Gallery of Tasmania and Northern Territory Museum.
PRODUCT DETAILS:Dimensions: H 360 x W 260 x D 120mm
Materials: Blown glass with cane drawing, sandblasted and pumice polished
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