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Artist

Title

Minneapolis

EDITION

Unique

dimensions

H 47 cm W 42 cm D 13 cm

price

£ 2500

about

Handblown & sculpted glass with 200 year old Welsh slate (shown in the last image), 15mm copper pipe and reclaimed engineer’s vice.

Chris Day is an emerging glass & mixed media artist and a recent graduate from Wolverhampton University, who received a special commendation at last year’s British Glass Biennale held in Stourbridge, UK.

Creating works that are highly personal, Day’s intention is to discuss and investigate the treatment of black people in Britain and the United States of America. Much of his research has focussed on the history of the slave trade in the Eighteenth Century. 

In the artist’s own words;

“Like the glass I have pushed my approach in how I work with glass and ceramics in both traditional and experimental methods, to create contemporary artworks that represent my passion for this part of our history. As a black glassblower, I am one of few and on a quest to find and inspire more. My main purpose, however, is to engage the audience on issues that are hard to confront on many levels, using art to help overcome some of the traumas that haunt our collective past”      

Chris Day

Minneapolis