Studio Life – Gillies Jones Blog

Flaming June Exhibition

Posted in Exhibitions, Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on May 31, 2011

This show make no direct reference to Flaming June by Lord Leighton, though we do have a feast of colour and imagery drawn from the amazing wealth of colour and forms found in the garden. The weather looks set to turn and make it a ‘Flaming June’ in temperature too. Lets hope so !

Images below of snaps taken in the garden and the mass of tumbling life that has provided much of the inspiration for this very different body of work.

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Rosedale’s Church Rainbow

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on May 31, 2011

Planning a wedding at this Church for the end of June…  hmmm, maybe this is a good omen ! Beautiful light, and 10m mins later it was gone and clear blue skies returned.

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Flaming June – Studio Exhibition 2011

Posted in Exhibitions, Rosedale the locale, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on May 27, 2011

Studio exhibition opens on Monday 6th June. PV the Sunday. Invites on their way, if you would like an invite please join the studio mailing list here.

Gallery Talk at 1pm

” The elemental beauty of our location has been a constant inspiration for our work in colour, form and surface. This summers exhibition will see a return to our enclosed elongated forms in overlay glass with new colour combinations and surfaces, inspired by the wealth of June’s flora & fauna.”

Images coming soon…..

Joze London

Posted in Exhibitions, Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on May 27, 2011

An eclectic exhibition in a beautiful new space. Link here to find out where and learn more. 

Showing The Aesculus Trinity pieces, and other works. Couple of snaps below and one of Mr Coates Totem

Last nights PV was packed

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50 Years of Studio Glass from Great Britian

Posted in Exhibitions by Kate Jones on May 23, 2011

50 years of Studio Glass from Great Britain
For the first time a museum in Germany is presenting an exclusive review of 50 years of Studio Glass from Great Britain. More than 60 works from over 50 artists are shown. The selection includes artistically designed and in large quantity produced giftware, highly elaborate individual work and complex installations.

Nearly half of the exhibits are loans from artists as well as the Studio Glass collection of the Ernsting foundation Alter Hof Herding in Coesfeld.

The extensive collection of British Studio Glass from the European Museum of Modern Glass, which has been acquired during a period of forty years and particularly at the Coburg glass prizes, can be seen almost completely for the first time.

Crucible Change

Posted in Studio Stuff by Kate Jones on May 20, 2011

A power cut and crash cool for a well worn crucible meant a pot change this week. Very odd when its cool and quiet in here. Pleased to say today we blow glass again and it is noisey and warm !

( NB, for all the glass makers, KZ1 lasted  two and a half years, non stop… not bad)

Bow Bridge Closure

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on May 20, 2011

The Road from Chimney bank into the village is closed. The picture says it all. If you are coming to visit the studio, please travel via the Pickering road, or follow diversions via Lastingham or take the Castleton Road down to the village centre.

Rainbow Light

Posted in Rosedale the locale by Kate Jones on May 15, 2011

Beautiful light fell over the dale, following a heavy rain storm. The rainbow made it even more marvellous.

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