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Siobhan Healy Applied Art
Siobhan Healy (BA Hons, Architectural Glass) makes sculptural forms in glass. These pieces are produced using handmade glass of the highest quality. Siobhan Healy is the Hon. Secretary of the Scottish Glass Society and is a member of the Contemporary Glass Society, Craft Scotland and Applied Arts Scotland.
Siobhan has had 10 years of experience in glass-working, and decided to embark on a degree in glass in 2002 BA Hons, Specialising in Architectural Glass (Edinburgh College of Art) 2002-2005 HND Glass Production Techniques 2000-2001 NC Furniture Design and Construction and Introduction to Stained Glass 1995-1996
Certificate of Distinction and award from the Incorporation of Wrights in
Glasgow ‘06

Scottish Arts Council- part funded a glass engraving course at Northlands Creative Glass, Lybster. Siobhan was selected to take part in a master-class taught by Alison Kinnard MBE, world renound glass engraver. ‘06

Scottish Arts Council- part-funded conference ‘The Skilful Hand and Eye’, Lybster
Elected as Hon. Secretary of Scottish Glass Society ‘05
Selected Commissions/collections:
Siobhan was commissioned to design and make a memorial window for Ashfield Village Hall, Dunblane '04,

Christian and Denise Hannestad (Private commission) ‘06
Gerry Mulgrew Theatre director (Private commission) ‘06
Lesley O’Hare, Falkirk council, Cultural Services Project Manager
(private commission) ‘06
Group Exhibitions:
Recent exhibitions-

Panik Gallery, Killern, ‘06
The Park Gallery, Falkirk, ‘06
Homes and Interiors Scotland, SECC, Glasgow ‘06
The Saachi Gallery Online, London ‘06
New designers, London ‘06
Scottish Glass Society Annual Exhibition ’05,‘06
Scottish Art Market ‘06
New designers, London ‘05
ECA Degree Show, Edinburgh‘05
Artist's Statement:
Siobhan healy (BA Hons) is interested in using details of plant anatomy in her work, which assume an abstract quality. She finds that the fragility of handmade glass and the subtle range of hues, lend themselves to creating flower petals and leaves. She has researched plants with medicinal properties and the folklore associated with herbal remedies. The intention is that the work will connect with people on a deeper level, to evoke distant memories and to conjure up reassuring feelings invoked by nature.
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