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    Tracy Winter

    TW Fused Glass Bowl #5

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    Tracy Winter

    TW Fused Glass Bowl #4

Artist Biography

My love of glass comes from fossicking about in car wreckers during my teenage years. When I found a broken windscreen, I imagined I’d found diamonds.

I began my career in the 1980’s as a ceramic artist and have evolved over the years with the kiln being the backbone for my art.

In the early 2000’s I started fusing glass and making pendants, then dabbling with recycled glass. When I saw the shattered bus shelters around Christchurch with the glass sparkling like diamonds in the sunlight, being a bit of a magpie, I collected some and took it home to experiment.

Through trial and a lot of error I have developed the skills to eventually master my technique.

When the Christchurch earthquake struck I lost everything but my kiln. I moved to Timaru where I have set up my glass studio and continue my journey.

Re-fusing broken glass to form my artwork is healing for me and I am blessed to do what I love.

These works of art are my diamonds.

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