Cathryn Shilling


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Free blown glass with kiln formed glass cane fabric applied hot. With her Cloaked Collection, Shilling takes mythical tragic figures as her inspiration. Blown forms are wrapped in glass cane 'cloaks' which mimic cloth, following the contours of the form below. The making of these art works In the artist's own words; "Cloaked are large figurative pieces that are the culmination of the development of ideas and processes made over a long period of time. The process of slow, considered expl...

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Width: 19 cm (7.48 in)

Height: 65.5 cm (25.79 in)

Depth: 13 cm (5.12 in)



United Kingdom

London, UK

Cathryn Shilling began her arts career as a graphic designer but went on to study glass after moving to Connecticut with her family. On returning to the UK she studied kiln formed glass at Kensington and Chelsea College and blown glass with Peter Layton at the London Glassblowing Workshop. She set up studio in London in 2007 from where she has gone on to create a huge body and variety of work.

Shilling experiments with colour and technique to produce beautiful one off sculptures. Her inno...

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