Naomi Jacques LSDC

Glass Making & Stained Glass

About Naomi
Naomi Jacques is a contemporary glass artist/maker who works from her own studio in Staffordshire. Conceptually inspired and process led, Naomi makes unique works often creating a series of pieces that challenge the medium of glass through the kiln-forming process. The sculptures, which seem impossibly fragile, are strong enough to support themselves. Naomi’s work has been described as looking like diamonds, crystals and ice.
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Process and concept inspired contemporary glass artist Naomi Jacques works with Bullseye glass to create delicate yet strong glass sculptural works.

Creating work out of a material which is perceived as fragile and in some cases dangerous aids Naomi to explore fragilities, strengths and challenge these dangers in a metaphorical and aesthetical way.

Her sculptures draw inspiration from the female form as well as familiar everyday vessel forms.

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Exhibitions:

The Hand Of the Maker, Society of Designer Craftsmen, 12th to 21st July 2018, at Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU

Vessel Exhibition - 6th July – 19th August 2017 At Vessel Gallery 144 Kensington Park Road, London. W11 2PW, http://www.vesselgallery.com

One Year On - New Designers - 28th June 2017 - 1st July 2017 at the Business Design Centre London, N1 9PP.<>

Private Commissions:

Private clients have commissioned Vessels, Glass panels, and jewellery.

She has been fortunate to have sampled Swarovski® Crystal, which has enabled Naomi to develop her skills and knowledge.

Awards:

Award: Commended in the Glass Prize 2016 - Contemporary Glass Society

Education:

Applied Arts_ BA(Hons)_ 2014 - 2016_ University of Wolverhampton

Contemporary Art Practice _ Foundation Degree_ 2010 - 2014_ University of Staffordshire_Stafford College Campus

Fine Art_BTEC_2009-2010_Stafford College

Active Member of:

Contemporary Glass Society (C.G.S.)

Society of Designer Craftsmen - LSDC

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Photo Credits: Portrait: Jacqui France, Naomi Jacques, Ian France

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