CV

MADELEINE HUGHES

Freelance Glassblower working currently as:-

  •  Part time assistant to Allister Malcolm at Allister Malcolm Glass Ltd. 

  • Glassblowing Demonstrator at The Red House Glass Cone, Wordsley

  • Glass Designer and maker, available for commissions 

University of Wolverhampton Hotshop 

September 2016 - June 2018

2016 - 2017 

September 2015 - September 2016

January 2014 - 2015

2013 - 2014

July-August 2018

July-August 2017

GLASS EDUCATION/COURSES

Nominated by Wolverhampton University to be its representative on a scholarship program to attend a course at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, America. I have been accepted on Roberto Beltrami and Matteo Tagliapietra's course 'Transcending tradition'.             

 

Nominated by Wolverhampton university to be its representative on a scholarship program to attend a course at Pilchuck Glass School. I attended Aya Oki's course. 

Joined the University of Wolverhampton from a second year to obtain a degree in Applied Arts, predominantly focussing in hot glass.

 Attended a couple of Elliot Walker's 'Gather Up' sessions in The red House Cone, Stourbridge and the House of     Marbles, Devon.

 3 weeks work experience at Peter Layton's London Glassblowing.

Glass Associate at Dudley College, working at Glassblowing and Flame torching every Friday under the tuition of Stephen Foster.                                              

- A day at London Glassblowing studio, glass blowing with Louis Thompson.

- A 3 day course in glass casting at the Glass Hub. 

- A 3 day course in lamp-working with Ray Skene at the Glass Hub.

- A 2 day private tutorial in lamp-working with Sarah Downton.

- A 3 day masterclass at the Glass Hub in glassblowing and idea development with Louis Thompson.

A 15 week course (one day a week) at the Creative Glass Guild, learning the basics of fusing, slumping, sand            blasting, enamel painting and stained glass working and leading. 

GLASS WORKING EXPERIENCE

Currently working as a part time assistant to Allister Malcolm at Allister Malcolm Glass Ltd.

 

Performed demonstrations as Gaffer and assistant to Ryan Ashcroft and Tim Boswell at the Red House Cone,          Stourbridge. 

 

Assisted the 'Bandits of Glass' at an open day demonstration at the University of Wolverhampton, and have also        assisted Stephen Foster and Elliot Walker on a number of occasions. 

Assisted Stephen Foster during a demonstration at Art in Action.

 

Worked full time for a year as a assistant to Martin Andrews, at his glass blowing workshop in Stourbridge. 

Oct 2019 - present

Aug-Sept 2019

Summer 2019

2016 - 2018

January 2017

2017

2016

2016

2016

AWARDS and EXHIBITIONS

Several bodies of work currently displayed at the Red House Glass Museum in Stourbridge.

 

Work displayed at the White House Cone Artist in House exhibition over the festival of Glass.

 

Solo exhibition for 6 weeks at The Zetter Hotel in London. 

 

Work displayed on several occasions for Simon Bruntnell at Bruntnell Astley exhibitions. 

Work exhibited at the White House Cone Museum of Glass, Stourbridge 

Series of work permanently displayed at the Crazy Cafe, Penarth.

 

Awarded Bruntnell Astley award for work exhibited at the opening of the White House Cone Museum of Glass,          Stourbridge.

First Series of glass work made and exhibited and sold at Art in Action.

Prize winner of the Frederick Stuart Memorial Award by the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers based on my first portfolio of glass work produced at Dudley College. 

September 2016 - June 2018 

September 2011 - May 2012

September 2009 - June 2011 

September 2007 - June 2009

ACADEMIC EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS

University of Wolverhampton 

Applied Arts BA (Hons) - First Class

The Arts University College at Bournemouth 

Art and Design Foundation - MERIT 

Howells College Llandaff 

4 A Levels at A-A*

Howells School Llandaff 

10 GCSE's at A*

2017 - 2019

2016 - 2017 

Summer 2016

September 2015 -September 2016

Sept 2018 - present

GET IN TOUCH:

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