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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.


Light and Colour Exhibition on until March 2019

01 Jan 2019
I am delighted to be invoved in this exhibition at the Thought Foundation, County Durham. A must-see event!

Great Exhibition of the North featuring Northern Glass Innovations Exhibition

25 Aug 2018
Showcasing innovative work by three contemporary glass artists: Laura Johnston, Joanne Mitchell and Sue Woolhouse, exploring the exciting technique of waterjet cutting. @36 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 25th Aug - 1st Sept 2018.

Cheeseburn Sculpture Park, Northumberland is open for the summer!

25 May 2018
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.

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