I have close connections with several organisations and individuals, which I use in the course of my engraving work. I have given a list of these in case you are interested in the particular aspects of their work which have inspired me.
Society of Botanical Artists
I have been a member of the Society of Botanical Artists since 1987 and I exhibit regularly with the Society. My botanical work on glass and in other media forms a large part of my work.
You can see my own page at the Society's website.
RHS Lily Group
I have been associated with this specialist group of the RHS since 2001, and I have just organised an exhibition of botanical paintings of Lilies held at the RHS in September 2004
Art & Architecture
This London-based society is oriented towards the interface between art and architecture, seeking to draw attention to aspects of the fusion of these disciplines. The society hosts a series of lively discussion meetings led by practising artists and architects. I am particularly interested in architectural glass work.
South London Lettering Association (SLLA)
I was one of the founder-members of this group devoted to calligraphy and lettering on a wide range of media. I specialise in lettering on glass, but the SLLA website shows a selection of members' work. Specimens of my lettering on glass can be seen here. I exhibit regularly with this group even though I am some distance from South London and the origins of the Association
Bob Crooks (First Glass)
Bob is a talented glassblower working in the West Country of the UK. He has worked with me for several years now: we collaborate on designs upon which I subsequently engrave. A strong feature of much of my commissioned work is that the client specifies hand-blown glass from Bob at the First Glass studio
One of the most striking pieces that Bob has blown for me is the Large Bowl. Click on the link to see photographs of the bowl before and after engraving.
Domaine de Courson
My page at the Domaine de Courson
The Domaine de Courson is a chateau about 40km to the south of Paris. Twice a year, it hosts one of the most prestigious horticultural exhibitions in France. I exhibit my botanical glass works as well as paintings and etchings of plants and flowers.
Plumes et Calames
Plumes et Calames English forum
Plumes et Calames is the Belgian Association of Calligraphy, a site devoted to calligraphy and lettering in all forms, including illumination, lettercutting in stone (and I hope also, on glass!). I intend to contribute to the forum
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