1st Prize Winner
Stone Prize Award 2019
STEPHANIE ELSE – CONTEMPORARY GLASS ARTIST
Stephanie Else is a Brighton based artist who creates vibrantly beautiful glass artworks using a variety of kiln forming techniques.
Taking inspiration from the ever changing elements of nature, she combines surface texture, pattern and colour to create beautifully tactile pieces which shift with the light throughout the day.
Seeking to exploit the natural translucent and jewel like qualities the glass possesses she is fascinated by the enigma of the glass itself, never quite knowing what a finished piece will look like when it comes out of the kiln.
As a self-taught artist, Stephanie’s journey with glass has been exciting and sometimes challenging - forever experimenting with colour and design whilst constantly exploring new techniques and ideas. She relishes the challenges that glass as a medium throws at her and finds that her best work often comes about by chance.
She is a member of the Contemporary Glass Society and the Pure Arts Group, and was selected as a finalist in the London Contemporary Art Prize 2018.
As well as exhibiting her work both nationally and internationally, Stephanie has also completed numerous commissioned pieces and interior design projects. She particularly enjoys working to commission and interacting with clients to design and create their own bespoke pieces.