Sharon Campbell & Lauren Sagar
The Glass Summer House
Campbell & Sagar are interested in the transformation of space using light and colour. In order to achieve this they work predominantly with glass; screen-printed, engraved, coloured hand blown and often on a large scale.
Recent commissions include:
Manchester Piccadilly Place
Pavilion car park “Ice cube”. Hand drawn image, hugely magnified and screen-printed onto glass, laminated on white glass and toughened. For outer walls of public entrance to car park, illuminated at night, to give feel of “ice cube” and to light pedestrian way. Size approx. - 8 meters square.
Seven hand engraved, bonded dichrioc glass discs, on water wall act as the canvas for the “poem of Manchester”. Size - each disc 400mm in diameter.
Commissioner for both, Developer, Argents in collaboration with Arts & Business.
Savage Gardens – City Inn
Initial art concepts for an “art street” next to a newly planned City Inn hotel within The City of London. This development is still in planning stages and we have been invited to put forward ideas for art works later in the year.
Recycling of plastics, to create a large artwork for Manchester. Involving the participation of communities, collection of plastics and recyclable glass. Aim to raise awareness of recycling opportunities, create feasible recycling solutions, and to have fun! Currently seeking funding.
Fire, Glass & Transformation
Focusing on the transformational qualities of glass as a material and its ability to aid creativity. Campbell and Sagar are about to launch Courses in “Fire, Glass and Transformation” offering a wonderful, exciting and creative experience!