Thursday August 13, 2020

Artist with a unique touch of glass

A chance encounter with a glass-blower more than 25 years ago persuaded artist Roisin de Buitlear that her future lay in the field of glass design.

28th February, 2009

A chance encounter with a glass-blower more than 25 years ago persuaded artist Roisin de Buitlear that her future lay in the field of glass design.

DeBuitlear was doing a prediploma foundation course at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin, when she saw another student blowing glass.

“He took a glob of glass out of the furnace and made a wine glass. It took about 40 minutes and then, just as he...

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