The Obsession of Art presenteert voor het eerst in Nederland meester glaskunstenaars uit Australië: Kathy Elliot en Ben Edols .
Werken van deze kunstenaars maken deel uit van verschillende museale collecties. Wereldtop glaskunst vanaf 29 Juni in Bergen-NH.
Periode: 29 juni t/m 24 augustus
Kathy Elliott en Ben Edols worden op 29 juni 2014 voor het eerst in Nederland geintroduceerd.
Hun geschiedenis kort samengevat:
Kathy Elliott recieved her BA from Canberra School of Art in 1992. She has given workshops at The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Pilchuck Glass School Toyama Institute of Glass Art , South Australia University and Canberra School of Art
Benjamin Edols recieved his BA from Sydney College of the Arts and completed a post graduate diploma at Canberra School of Art in 1992. Ben has given glassblowing workshops at Pilchuck Glass School The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass ,Toyama Institute of Glass Art , Niijima Glass Centre and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.
Ben and Kathy have been working together since 1993 and their work has been exhibited in Australia, Japan, United States , Germany, England and Italy.
Their work is in the collections of:
The Victoria and Albert Museum, Powerhouse Museum,
Toyama Art Museum, Museum ofArt and Design ,
Chrysler Museum of Art ,
National Gallery of Australia,
Parliament House Collection among others,
and several private collectors.
In 2000 Ben and Kathy built their glassblowing and coldworking studio in Sydney where they work each day .
In the last few years their work has been inspired by botanical forms and the patterns found in nature. The ability of glass to carry light and colour and the challenge of creating beautiful forms is what excites them most about the medium of glass.