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Floating Vistas - commissioned by John Lewis/Waitrose, Horsham UK

Laura Johnston Studios

Artist and Researcher

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Light, Installation, glass


£5000 — £150000


Light and its power to transform our experience of architecture and landscape is at the heart of the work of artist and researcher, Dr Laura Johnston. Based in Newcastle upon Tyne, she established her studio in 1996 after receiving a Crafts Council Setting Up Grant. Working with a range of materials including glass, light, metals and plastics,  she has completed numerous architectural projects and public art works across the UK, developing an international profile for her work.


Creating Dynamic Environments - an Arts Council funded project with Critical Care as its focus

30 Jun 2019
Building on the success of the En'Light'en project, funded by Arts Council in 2016/17, over the past year I have worked with bioscientists; digital specialists; sound artists; NHS professionals and patients to change this bleak clinical environment.

Cheeseburn Sculpture Park, Northumberland is open for the summer!

08 Jun 2019
A chance to see the fabulous gardens and sculptures on show at this beautiful sculpture park. I am exhibiting two large dichroic glass and steel sculptures, situated around ancient yew trees in the gardens. Open weekends - check website for dates.

'Shoal' returns to Celebrate 21 years of glass - NGC21 Exhibition now on!

08 Jun 2019
This exciting exhibition celebrates 21 years since the opening of the UK's National Glass Centre. Featuring work of artists who have helped to establish Sunderland as an international centre for glass. Don't miss 'Shoal', my dichroic sculpture!

Available for commissions


This maker has tagged themselves with


Ocean Dynamics

Disciplines Glass, Design, Metal work
Materials Glass, Metal

Floating Vistas

Disciplines Metal work, Design
Materials Metal

Rotating Sculpture

Disciplines Design, Glass, Metal work, Printing
Materials Mixed Media, Glass, Metal

En'Light'en: Taxus Baccata

Disciplines Metal work, Glass
Materials Glass, Metal

Sea Change

Disciplines Metal work, Glass, Design
Materials Glass, Metal

Light Matrix

Disciplines Glass, Metal work
Materials Metal, Glass


Disciplines Glass, Design, Metal work
Materials Glass, Metal

Dichroic Globe - of sea and stars

Disciplines Glass, Metal work, Design
Materials Glass, Metal


Disciplines Design, Glass, Metal work
Materials Glass, Metal


Disciplines Glass, Design
Materials Glass, Metal, Plastics, Mixed Media