Samantha Donaldson

Oro Vug in Purple I

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'Oro Vug in Purple I' is a unique handblown sculpture by the British artist, Samantha Donaldson. Created from layers of clear and rich purple coloured glass with 24 carat gold leaf, these elements merge creating the illusion of swirling gold inclusions within a mass of colour. An additional optical illusion is also created as these are not solid pieces, hidden within, is a small, hallow interior space. These require intense making from the initial blowing to create the amorphic form, throu...

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Width: 27 cm (10.63 in)

Height: 25 cm (9.84 in)

Depth: 13 cm (5.12 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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