Future Ideas

At this moment in time, I know that 1/3 of my marks are a 2.2 the maker aspects of my degree are currently unknown. At the time of formative under circumstances known beforehand, the marks I received were a 3rd and a 2.2 if these were the grades I collectively got at the end I would…

Press Pack Evidence (Postcard and Business Card)

Here is the documentary evidence of the business cards and postcards that will be assessed by my tutors on Monday. Prior to assessment I have spoken to my tutors and stated that the business cards and postcards seen are not the finished results but rather an example of the finished result that will be professionally done…

Press Pack Content

A press pack is essentially an artists way of presenting themselves to a company, business or individual interested in commissioning or buying work. So like meeting someone for the first time first impressions hold the greatest value. In the context of an artist presspack high quality equals desirability so a poor image and quality will…

Press pack (Keychain)

As well as the content highlighted in the checklist for exhibition and the press pack I have added an extra piece to the pack. I’ve added a keychain with my logo and a cropped up close photo of one of my bowl pieces. Initially, I hope to sell these keychains once I have graduated for…

Small Bowls Moving forward

When sketching ideas for the bowls back in September I was aiming to create pieces that would be functional or decorative upon exhibiting in the exhibition. Now at the point of presenting the pieces, I don’t have functional objects but perhaps I have something better. The small bowl pieces I have decided to define as…

Small bowls

From subject the small bowl pieces have evolved from one single bowl piece that was an experiment in practice at the time that I was trying to manipulate to make into a functional and also decorative object. And now the piece is part of a collection as shown Before opening to the public at the…

Pricing

As part of the collective maker requirements I have had a rough goal at working out how much each piece come exhibition and beyond through a website, craft fair etc. could sell for.  Because my work is heavily experimental and quality wise may not meet the standards of a professional in practice my prices reflect…

Wall mounted pieces

The wall mounted pieces are the most recent addition to the work that will feature in the exhibition and the opening night and so on. This piece in a sense has taken the place of the resin and glass cased pieces that at this time last week were cured but the quality it needed to…

Allocated a Space

On Friday after a group meeting with the rest of Maker and my tutors some of us were given a rough idea of the space we would be positioned in. The exhibition, unlike previous years, is going to be setup with an area for work that requires darker light density and then a more lit…

Presspack Update

My press pack for the degree show deadline is coming along nicely. Admittedly some areas are still fine tuning but this is to be expected if the best result is desired. For my press pack, I have tried to compile suitable high-quality work that shows the skills I have and the variety of work and…

Professional Practice (Artist Work)

As part of professional practice, the most crucial part is the work, So far throughout the year progress has been achieved but hurdles have come across. Due to working with unpredictable materials that can make unique but sometimes not usable pieces, time management is not easy or effective in planning. So far with discussions with…

Professional Practice (Gallery Research) (Vessel Gallery) (London)

The vessel gallery near Kensington London is the proud home of a collection of works from artists working in the medium of glass around the world. The vessel gallery aims to promote the featured artist as well as the ideal and practice of the contemporary glass movement, heavily investing in glass-blown works of art due…