Nina Casson McGarva

Green Oval


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Green Oval is a unique textured glass sculpture in olive green and light grey by the British artist Nina Casson McGarva. Casson McGarva firstly casts her glass in a flat mould where she introduces all of the beautifully detailed, scaled surface texture, all unique and to her distinct design. Her glass is then subjected to a second lower temperature firing to reheat it, allowing her to manipulate the flat form and coax, bend and support it into the final three-dimensional shape. The glass is i...

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Width: 48 cm (18.9 in)

Height: 36 cm (14.17 in)

Depth: 24 cm (9.45 in)

Glass

2021

United Kingdom

London, UK


Nina Casson McGarva was born in Gloucester in 1990, but grew up in a community of makers near Nevers, France. She trained at the Ecole Nationale du Verre Jean Monnet, a technical college for workers in crystal glass factories, and at the Glass and Ceramics Workshop on Bornholm, part of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. She has undertaken residencies at Pilchuck Glass School and Starworks Glass Lab, US, and with Nobuyasu Yoshida in Kobe, Japan. She was formerly an intern for Baldwin and Gugg...

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