Isabel Mitchell

Contemporary lead crystal cast and fused glass sculpture.

"Glass is one of the most exciting, colourful and pleasurable medium that an artist can use.The result from glass casting provides an almost holographic image which is ever changing depending on the play of light"

("Old Blue Eye.." Photo credit Dave Mitchell)

I have lived in Monmouth for 13 years and my workshop/studio overlooks the beautiful rolling hills of the Wye Valley. The view influences my colour palette and my numerous trips to the museums and galleries of Europe inspire the subject matter which is mostly of the human form inspired by the great classical sculptures.

("Harlequin" Photo credit Dave Mitchell)

I work with both glass and clay which allows me to explore the possible combinations of the two materials. I have a great need to experiment and push the boundary on what is possible with kiln formed glass using the clay to make the sculptures. My latest work is created using lost wax casting technique following an inspiring masterclass in 2010 with Keith Cummings.

("Serenity" Photo credit Dave Mitchell)

My latest series of sculptures "on the outside looking in ...." were selected for the Handmade in Britain Design Book. This work combines both the lost wax and open cast technique.

("On the outside looking in Venus" Blue and Red, Photo credit Mathew Booth)

My work is held in private collections in the UK, Sweden and USA

Please call if you would like to discuss a commission or sign-up for a 2012 workshop.

Or visit my website to view examples of my glass sculpture , website link

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Isabel Mitchell

Owner/Manager: Isabel Mitchell

Dean Oak, Portal Road Monmouth Monmouthshire NP25 5FL United Kingdom
phone: 07815932649 fax:

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Upcoming Exhibitions :-

17 Nov - Jan 2012 Off the Wall Gallery Cardiff

16 - 20 Nov 2011 WVAS Annual Exhibition at Monmouth, Shirehall

27 - 30 Oct 2011 London, Chelsea Old Town hall

31 Oct - 12 Dec 2011, Brockweir Village,

Gallery 54 , Ross-on-Wye

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