MATTHEW DURRAN, United Kingdom
Graduated from the Department of Glass & Ceramics, University of Sunderland, Great Britain, 1991. Since 1994 he has lectured at a variety of international events, most recently at the House of Commons` Associate Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group & British Crafts Council. He is also among the founding members of the influential artists group New London Glass, 1999- 2009. His works have been exhibited in over 20 international exhibitions, contests and museums, including the Metropolitan Museum, Liverpool, UK; Elagin Palace Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, the National Collection of Applied Arts, Lviv, Ukraine. He has developed glass moulds for medical science and surgeons at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, London, England. Matt works on large-scale installations and sculptural pieces, which at times harmonise with their physical surroundings and at other times lie in uneasy conjunction.
GLASS FACTORY GLASS I & GLASS FACTORY GLASS II, installations