Sigi Hill LSDC

Glass Making & Stained Glass

About Sigrun 'Sigi'
Sigi works mainly with glass frit which creates the delicate textures she requires. She combines fusing and sand casting to create her pieces. Inspiration comes from her own experiences and nature, although she enjoys the challenge of working to a brief.
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From an early age Sigi was drawn to the creative process; after spending years in the world of international Banking the draw to live out that dream became a reality. She returned to education completing a Foundation Diploma followed by a BA (Hons) in Three Dimensional Design in Glass.

She develops her pieces in response to an initial inspiration and research. Drawing play a big part in the design.

She likes to collaborate with other artists and enjoys working to a brief.

She works from her studio in Hampshire.

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Education

2006 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
2014 BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Design - Glass, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham

Memberships

Contemporary Glass Society
Hampshire & Berkshire Guild of Craftsmen
Surrey Sculpture Society

Employment and commissions/projects

2011 Collaborated in the recreation of the Farnham Castle Visitor Centre
2011 Designed and made the trophies for the biennial Waverley Borough Council Building Design Awards

2014-2017 Community Arts Facilitator, Alton College of Higher Education, Hampshire

2017/18 Artist in Residence - Glass, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham

Runs workshops on kiln formed glass and cold working techniques.

Selected Exhibitions

2020 Chalk's Gallery, Lymington (various exhibitions all year - mainly online)

2019 Sculpture Trail at Hatchlands National Trust
2019 Amanda Aldous Fine Art, Summer Exhibition
2018 'AiR 2018' Crafts Study Centre, Farnham
2017-18 Winter Exhibition and 'Edge of the Ocean', New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
2016-18 Various Exhibtions at Rum's Eg Gallery, Romsey
2017 'Vessels!', Vessel Gallery, London
Various exhibitions with the Hampshire & Berkshire Guild including at Whitchurch Silk Mill and Petersfield Museum

2014 33@OXO, UCA led Show during London Design Week.

Annual Exhibitions

Hampshire Open Studios @ TheBeechesGardenGallery
Various with Surrey Sculpture Society
Hampshire & Berkshire Guild of Craftsmen, Annual Selling Exhibition, Stockbridge, Hampshire

Stockists

www.realflowers.co.uk (for Christmas trade only)

www.sigihillglass.co.uk has 'available works' page where purchases can be made direct.

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