Samantha Donaldson

Altus in Emerald

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'Altus in Emerald' is a unique handblown sculpture by the British artist, Samantha Donaldson. Created in layers of clear and purple coloured glass, these require intense making from the initial blowing to create the amorphic form, through to the laborious cold work working and cutting, to literally slice a section of the piece away and then polish the revealed surface. Inspired by the internal structures of naturally occurring geodes, it was during these investigations that Donaldson creat...

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Width: 14 cm (5.51 in)

Height: 28 cm (11.02 in)

Depth: 9 cm (3.54 in)



United Kingdom

London, UK

Samantha Donaldson is a contemporary glass artist specialising in hot and cold glass techniques. Having graduated from De Montfort University in 2009 with a First Class BA Honours Degree in Design Crafts, continuing her time at De Montford as an artist in residency, Donaldson went on to study her Masters at the Royal College of Art in 2012.

Throughout her studies, with the early exploration in to other materials, Donaldson was continually drawn back into the glass workshops, resulting in ...

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