Chris Wood Glass Art

Chris Wood is a UK artist who studied furniture design at Middlesex University.  She became fascinated with light, which eventually lead her to explore the properties of glass, and the aesthetic potential of light.  The artist of many commissioned works, what caught my attention was a blog post relating to her use of dichroic (two-coloured) glass.  This glass was originally created by NASA in order to protect against the harm of direct sunlight, and switches from being gold and mirror-like, to transparent, to coloured depending on the angle of light or the viewpoint of the person observing the glass.  Favouring simple designs not supported by a lot of other materials, her colourful works have caught my eye! I wish I could have found more pictures.

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