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Anne Donze & Vincent Chagnon

Anne Donze & Vincent Chagnon Glassblower
Contact
French, English, Italian, Spanish
Hours:
Wednesday and Saturday 10:00 - 12:00/13:00 - 17:00, Sunday 14:00 - 18:00
Phone:
+33 (0)652369644
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When two continents melt in glass

  • • Anne and Vincent's art is the result of training in two different cultures
  • • Their works contain social themes and messages
  • • They each have 20 years of experience working with glass

From two different continents, Europe and North America, Anne Donze and Vincent Chagnon bring together their different heritages in glass work. Anne brings her knowledge of jewellery and glass designing to the partnership whereas Vincent's background is as a glass artist. The union between these two specialties reveal collections of unusual blown glass pieces each of which incorporates their individual talents. After literary studies, Anne devoted herself to the decorative arts. She began to create jewels, continuing her studies at the Centre Européen de Recherches et de Formation aux Arts Verriers, in Lorraine. Vincent has been an artist since 2002. Always in search of new techniques, he worked in the Czech Republic, in several laboratories in France, and taught at the Upper School of the Arts of the Rhine, in Strasbourg.

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Works

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Handbag

This sculptural glass pieces are handcrafted from a combination of hand blown glass and leather. Each piece is hand blown from different coloured glass in the form of a handbag, they form part of their Hang on collection. Anne Donze and Vincent Chagnon finish the pieces with genuine leather, furthering their lifelike quality.

Length 25 cm
Width 15 cm
Height 35 cm

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Square

These sculptural glass squares have been hand blown and shaped from molten glass. Each box contains a human figure trapped in the walls of the square.

Length 40 cm
Width 100 cm
Height 100 cm

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Spaces

This transparent glass vase is hand blown and shaped when in a molten state. Two figures have been crafted and placed on the opening of the vase, poised, looking at the content within.

Diameter 25 cm

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[Re]tracer

This sculptural glass piece is hand blown and formed when in a molten state. Two detailed human figures have been crafted from a semi-opaque glass. They are placed sitting and lying down on a bolder like form.

Length 16 cm
Width 20 cm
Height 30 cm

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Sac

This series of glass bags have been blown from various hues of glass. The sculptural glass reproduces the form of a wavy light plastic bag.

Length 30 cm
Width 16 cm
Height 23 cm

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