Breath by Roísín de Buitléar


Breath by Roísín de Buitléar. Blown glass and carved. Tea coloured. 32 cms wide x 40 cms high.

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Róisín de Buitléar is an internationally renowned glass artist. Born in Dublin, 1963. She has been working with glass as a primary material since 1984. Her cultural heritage inspires her work. Her blown and cast work is in private and public collections in Ireland and abroad, including the National Museum Collection at Collins Barracks and the Ulster Museum Belfast. Site specific installations using a wide variety of glassmaking methods can be seen in public buildings throughout Ireland, including W5 Science museum Belfast and the Blasket Island Centre in Kerry. As an educator she has given workshops in the USA, Japan, Britain, France, Canada, and Ireland and regularly lectures and writes on contemporary Irish glass. Her teaching at the National College of Art and Design Dublin spanned two decades. Next summer sees her returning to the USA to the prestigious Pilchuck Glass School as invited instructor of hot glass. She is chairperson of the Golden Fleece Art Awards advisory committee.

Weight5 kg
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