Gallery: Amber Cowan Creates Eerily Beautiful Recycled Glass Sculptures...

 
Philadelphia-based sculptor Amber Cowan scours markets and garage sales for American molded glass knickknacks and fires them into intricate, swirling art pieces that are deeply mesmerizing. Using techniques such as flameworking, blowing, and hot-sculpting, Cowan turns decorative pieces of glass from the 1940s-1980s into relics of femininity that are tinged with a dangerous beauty.

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  1. ambercowanglass August 1, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    Thanks for the post! Keep updated to my website as I am currently in Australia as the 2012 Procter Fellow for Australia National University’s glass workshop. While I am here for six weeks I am creating a large flameworked wall sculpture made entirely of recycled wine bottles.
    xo,
    Amber

  2. yareto July 31, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    Amber, Keep it Upppp..

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