studying three dimensional design at Berkshire College of Art & Design,
Stella was awarded a Bursary from The Royal Society of Arts to study design
in Europe. She was also awarded the best student entry for the Dunlopillo
Design Award from an international field.
a career in commercial design and further studies in Landscape Design,
Stella has concentrated on developing her practical skills in the process
of kiln-formed glass by recreating scenes using glass and other components
that become panels, dishes and table centre pieces.
studios both in Bath and Devon, nature and water is paramount in all
her designs. 'I am enormously privileged to live in a World Heritage
City for some months of the year and then close to the sea in rural
Devon. I have challenged myself to recreate the feel of both these
places in my glass designs from the bustling sailing towns of Salcombe
and Dartmouth in the summer months to the elegant Georgian architecture
and surrounding hills of Bath.'
Stella is a member of The
Contemporary Glass Society and the Somerset Guild of Craftsmen.