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Jenny Ayrton

Glass artist

Plympton, Devon
26

Focus

sandcast, glass, narrative

Pricing

£280 — £1200

About

Devon-based Jenny Ayrton captures miniature wonderlands in molten glass. Her delightfully domestic sculptures are inspired by familiar everyday details, from washing lines to camping scenes and seaside vistas. She begins by drawing in wire, then carefully encases the delicate metal doodles within a block of glass using a sand-casting technique. The unpredictable flow of the glass brings each scene to life, and ensures that every piece is unique.

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News

Collaboration to mark 350years!

26 Aug 2016
I'm looking forward to seeing my first collaborative glass artwork on display at “London Ablaze”. The exhibition has been organised by The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London to mark the 350th anniversary of The Great Fire of London.

R&A Collaborations video released

01 Jun 2015
I'm thrilled to release my R&A Collaborations film, giving you a peak behind the scenes in terms of my inspiration and making processes. A big thank you to Tutton & Young, organisers of Made London, who awarded me the R&A prize in October 2014

'Bench in the Shade' selected for The Britsh Glass Biennale

22 Mar 2015
I'm thrilled to announce that one of my new larger pieces, 'Bench in the Shade', has been selected to be exhibited at the prestigious British Glass Biennale (28 May – 28 June, Stourbridge).

Available for commissions

Yes

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Portfolio

Miniature wonderlands

Disciplines Glass
Materials Glass, Metal

Larger scenes

Disciplines Glass
Materials Glass, Metal
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