Who Is The Surrey Artist Of The Year 2014 Winner?
The Surrey Artist of the Year 2014 winner is stained glass artist Rachel Mulligan. Rachel was announced as this year’s winner following a second vote from the public who visited the Surrey Artist of the Year 2014 Exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery in Farnham and votes from a panel of judges. Rachel Mulligan will receive a cash prize to help develop work for a solo exhibition at the New Ashgate Gallery in 2015.
You can see the work of Rachel Mulligan and shortlisted artists, Adam Aaronson, Christine Hopkins, Iona MacKenzie Laycock, Terri Smart, Joe Szabo, Jean Tolkovsky, Jim Tucker, Claire Waterhouse, Barbara Westwell and Emily Westwell at the New Ashate Gallery until 16th November 2014.
Rachel designs and makes stained glass windows on a large and small scale. Her work is particularly inspired by the work of Edward Burne-Jones, Christopher Whall and medieval glass work. Rachel’s work is made to commission and she has pieces in The Cassel Hospital, Richmond, Isleworth Town Hall, St Nicholas Church in Cranleigh and windows in Haslemere Museum and Town Hall.
Rachel Mulligan has a BA (Hons) in Fine Art and went onto gain an MA Theory and Practice of Public Art and Design at the Chelsea School of Art. Rachel now creates her work and runs stained glass workshops from a studio in Godalming, Surrey.
Why not try one of Rachel’s stained glass workshops or take up glass painting? You can create stained glass effect images with glass paints on sheets of acetate and perspex. Pebeo do a great range of glass painting products to create stained glass effect images and decorated objects such as tea light holders, glasses and picture frames.
The Surrey Artist of the Year 2014 Exhibition will be on at the New Ashgate Gallery until 16th November 2014.
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