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About Catriona R MacKenzie Glass

Catriona is an Award-winning Glassblower and Glasscutter based in the South West of England. Cat also uses her twin passions, silversmithing and lamp-worked glass to create contemporary jewellery. In 2005, she graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a 2:1 honours degree, specialising in glass blowing and casting. While studying her degree she was chosen on merit to attend Alfred University, NY state to study Glassblowing and Molten Casting for six months. She then attended the International Glass Centre, in the West Midlands, where she earned five distinctions in blown and carved glass. She has also wan funding towards 2 separate masterclasses at Northland run by Simon Moore, Janusz Pozniak and Tobias Mohl. Her work has been exhibited in the Saatchi Gallery in London as part of the prestigious COLLECT exhibition, at London Glassblowing and in galleries throughout the UK and abroad. In 2013 she won the Craft & Design Magazine's Silver Award for Glass, and was a finalist in 2014 and 2016. In 2015, Catriona was chosen to receive business mentoring by the Crafts Council's Hothouse programme (hothouse 5). In 2016 R&A Collaborations made two films about Catriona's work. These can be viewed on vimeo - "Dance of Glass"and "Sparks" Catriona moved into her current studio space at Centrespace in October 2016, moving into a large space there in 2017. She creates her contemporary jewellery and teach beginners lampworking from her studio. She also teaching bigger groups at various institutions.

Further Info

Specialised in
Glassblowing Glasscutting - lathe, sandblasting, engraving Lampworking - soft and boro Jewellery Design Jewellery Production Photography
Open to the Public?
Yes, by appointment only
Provides Course / Training
Yes
Available for Craft Fairs
Available - please ask about pricing

Contact

FRITH Glassware & Catriona R MacKenzie Jewellery
Centrespace studios, Studio 16
6 Leonard Lane
Bristol
BS1 1EA
GB

Eryngii Jars

Blown and cut glass jars with woodturned lids, inspired by the sanctuary of woodlands.

These pieces are a collaboration between myself, and woodturner Bob Hastie on the Isle of Mull.

I’ll be using more wood in my work as the juxtaposition of the two materials work really well together with my themes.