Catherine Hough

Ideas and their development have evolved during my many years of practice, but there are some themes that have been fairly constant. Pebbles, geological strata, birds, fish and plants are a constant source of inspiration. Pieces on these themes include ‘Dancing Bottle’ a winged form in the Crafts Council Collection, and a three part ‘pebble’ structure in the V & A Museum in London.
My recent work is based on large clear hollow forms with more interior space. Through the varied positioning of forms with no fixed base, or the use of multiple forms, I am exploring the reaction of changing light, reflection and the inter-relationship of form and space.

Born 1948, Bristol

1975–1978 Stourbridge College of Art. BA (Hons)
1968–1972 Cardiff University. B.Ed.

2001 The Adrian Sassoon Award for the Arts Of the Kiln, at Chelsea Crafts Fair
The winning piece was donated to Broadfield House Glass Museum.

2008 London Art Fair; Shown by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon, Islington, London.
2007 London Art Fair; Shown by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon.
Visual Seduction; Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA. USA.
The Glass Exhibition, Pyramid Gallery, York.
Dartington Designers: Factory Meets Studio, Broadfield House Glass Museum, Kingswinford
International Ceramics Fair, shown by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon, London.
Side by Side: Contemporary Glass Soc. 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Bovey Tracey, Devon.
2006 London Art Fair, shown by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon.
Collect at the V&A, shown by Contemporary Applied Arts.
British Glass Biennale, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge.
2006 Material Forms; Two Person Show at Contemporary Applied Arts, London.
Winter Exhibition; Cowdy Gallery, Newent, Glos.
2005 21ST Century: Glass-Daniel. Katz Gallery, London. Organized by Dan Klein Associates.
London Art Fair, shown by Clare Beck at Adrian Sassoon.
Design Collection, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow.
21st Anniversary Exhibition; Candover Gallery, Arlesford, Hampshire.
Figure & Form, 2 Person Show with Alison Kinnaird-Church Gallery, Chagford, Devon.
2004 Spring Glass. The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
The Mark of the Maker, Eton Applied Arts, Eton
British Glass Biennale, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge

Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England.
Crafts Council Collection, London
Broadfield House Glass Museum, West Midlands, England.
Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich, England.
And Museums in N. Ireland, Germany, Sweden and New York.
Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole (Private Collection) London
And many Private Collections in UK and Abroad





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