On Glass, in Glass, of Glass: Some Developments in the Combination of Glass and Printmaking

Kevin, Petrie (2019) On Glass, in Glass, of Glass: Some Developments in the Combination of Glass and Printmaking. MDPI Arts, 8 (1). ISSN 2076-0752

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Abstract

This paper considers some examples of creative glass practice and research at the ‘overlap’ of two distinct sectors of art and design—‘glassmaking’ and ‘printmaking’. The unique properties of glass mean that printed imagery can be applied on the glass surface, encapsulated within the glass form and can even be made of glass. Case studies are given relating to each of these areas. In particular, the article offers some reflections on the development of glass and print over the last twenty or so years. These reflections are based on the author’s perspectives as an artist, teacher, and researcher. Following a historical overview, case studies are given on the work of Kevin Petrie, Rachel Welford, Miyoung Jung, Jeffrey Sarmiento, and Kathryn Wightman. All of these makers are associated with the Glass and Ceramics Department of the University of Sunderland, UK, based in National Glass Centre, but all have made wider impacts beyond the UK.
Keywords: glass; print; screen-printing

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Glass and Ceramics > Architectural Glass
Glass and Ceramics > Ceramics
Design > Design History
Fine Art > Drawing
Glass and Ceramics > Glass
Glass and Ceramics > Hot Glass
Design > Illustration
Design > Industrial Design
Glass and Ceramics > Kiln Glass
Fine Art > Printmaking
Glass and Ceramics > Stained Glass
Design > Textiles
Design
Glass and Ceramics
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries
Depositing User: Kevin Petrie
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2019 10:17
Last Modified: 20 May 2019 11:47
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/10393

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