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About Lisa Burkl

I am a glass artist, visiting lecturer and community art facilitator. My personal creative inspiration comes from symbolism, iconography, colour, light, reflection and projection. I use common imagery and abstraction to bring a poetic expression to my artwork, it also provides the opportunity to deliver ideas, qualities and emotion on multiple levels. I qualified in Architectural Glass in 1991, I have worked on projects in universities, schools, private studios, art galleries and community venues. I am a qualified teacher and my experience covers a wide range of art forms, such as painting and drawing, design, textiles and architectural glass arts. 

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Specialised in
  • Architectural Glass
  • Crash Mosaics
  • Verre eglomise
  • Metal Enamelling
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It\’s not ok – A Creative Reaction

To coincide with Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2024, from 5th to 11th February, Horizon Sexual Violence Services (SVS) exhibited a collaborative creative reaction to the theme ‘It’s not OK’.

Horizon SVS is a project initiated by Cyfannol Women’s Aid, an independent local charity which supports people across Gwent who have experienced any form of domestic abuse or sexual violence.

The exhibition documented the results from a series of themed practical workshops with members, which reflected on the words ‘It’s not OK.’ The workshops, held at Llantarnam Grange, gave participants an alternate way to communicate and an opportunity to find their voice through creativity – a voice that may otherwise go unheard.


The processes and imagery explored symbolise the participants journey of healing and transformation. The gilded hands communicate that what happened to them is not okay, the mosaic panels stand for their journey from silence to finding their voice, the gilded and back painted panels express their ‘boundaries’ and the butterflies made with shattered glass highlights the strength and resilience that survivors possess.