Martini Glass Australia was the business name of a partnership between Mark Galton and Tina Cooper from the early to mid 1990’s operating firstly out of the craft works in the Old Ginger Factory at Buderim and then later at the Treehaven Way Studio at Maleny, both in SE Qld.
Celestial Dancers by Greg Royer, Man & Woman Statues 40cm high, one pink, one purple, they were made at Sunshine Coast Hot Glass Studio in Yandina Qld in the 90’s.
Art Glass goblets by Michael Geppert, made in Chris Pantano’s studio in Montville. They are 19cm high.
Has anyone seen anything like this catch of the day? I caught him on a long line to Tassie but he could have swum the currents from anywhere. Weighing 750g, he is 16cm x 13cm x 13cm and extremely tropical in colour. Can anyone offer suggestions as to the creative glass artist?
Vasart Glass Scotland founded by Salvador Ysart and his sons. It became Strathearn in 1965.
The Crisp Galleries are near Bowning, 14km south of Yass, NSW.
Colin had a studio in WA and retired in 2000. The three legged piece was made by one of his students.
Here is a historical little fella from Argyle Glass made around 1972. It was a happening place “in the day” and many of our great glass artists had a presence there. Wonder who might have worked with a torch then. Body is clear, nose, eyes & ears are black glass but collar is painted.
Tina operates a studio at Eumundi, Qld.
Ian Driver (Gawler SA) was a Jam factory trainee 1984-86.
Richards “Chameleon Glass” Studio is in Franklin, Tasmania.
Wolfgang has his studio with Tina Cooper at Eumundi, Qld.
John Schunmann borosilicate Pyrex® glass perfume bottles.
Alison Mortiss has a studio “Creative Moods” on the Central Coast of NSW. The shell & starfish are over 1kg each & the starfish is lead crystal.
This is the last year of the Ranamok Glass Prize after 20yrs of providing a showcase of our talented Australian & New Zealand glass artists. This event will be sorely missed for having unearthed amazing talent, vision & innovation in glass working over the years, appreciated by artists, collectors and public alike. Go to http://www.ranamok.com for all the details of this year’s 28 finalists.
2014 tour has been announced!
• Canberra Glassworks, 11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston ACT: 12 Aug – 18 Sep 2014
• Angel Place Foyer, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW: 7 to 18 Oct 2014
• Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD: 27 to 31 Oct 2014
Art glass cat by Lucinda Glass of Belingen NSW from the 1990’s. Lucinda was part of Planet Lighting which still operates.
Yolanda was a Jam Factory Glass Associate 1992-93.
Probably made by Chuck at Colin Heaney’s studio 1985/87 before he left for NZ.
Glenistair & Tina Hancock own a custom built studio/gallery/cafe called Saltmarsh in Warnambool Victoria.
Leisa Wharington has her studio on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.
Eamonn Vereker has his own glass studio in Norwood, South Australia. These are from his “Outback” series.
Denis & wife Rhonda had a studio ” Our Glass Studio” in Wagga Wagga and worked in glass until the early 90’s.