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©Hannah Gibson
©Hannah Gibson
©Alick Cotterill
©Hannah Gibson
©Hannah Gibson

Hannah Gibson

  • Glass sculptor
  • East Horsley, United Kingdom
  • Master Artisan
Hannah Gibson Glass sculptor
By appointment only
+44 7877360044
©Simon Bruntnell

Between science and art

  • • Hannah has a degree in geology
  • • She predominantly uses recycled glass and objects she has found
  • • She studied with masters such as Joseph Harrington, Max Jacquard, Jiyong Lee and Angela Thwaits

Whilst studying geology at Edinburgh University, Hannah Gibson became fascinated by the alchemy of glass but her passion evolved into true love when she took a course at the Edinburgh Stained Glass House. Passionate about sustainability and recycling, her first project was a stained glass window for the Georgian house she had just moved into.“Above the doors were fanlights,” and Hannah wanted to replace the “glass window with something more traditional.” In order to achieve this, she learned how to make the window herself. At first, she worked in the workshop built by her father for making stained glass windows. Over time it has been adapted to working fused glass, lampworking and today, Hannah works in a cast glass studio, equipped with more industrial machinery, she casts using mostly recycled glass.

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  • © Alick Cotterill
  • © Alick Cotterill
  • © Alick Cotterill
  • © Simon Bruntnell
  • © Simon Bruntnell
Photo: © Alick Cotterill
The Reactivity series

This series of six cast glass figures, ranging in size from 4 cm to 41 cm tall. Each cast glass figure is a distinct blue and cream colour.

Photo: © Alick Cotterill

This series of six cast glass figures is part of Hannah Gibson's Recycling Narratives, ranging in size from 4 cm to 41 cm tall. The distinct green colour derives from the car windscreen glass she used.

Photo: © Alick Cotterill
A Riot of Colour

This figure is a 27 cm tall cast glass figure. It is part of the collection called Whispering Sweet Nothings. This one is called A Riot of Colour, because it is quite literally a riot of colour.

Photo: © Simon Bruntnell
The Red Admiral series

This figure is part of the series of four cast glass figures called the Whispering Sweet Nothings, ranging in size from 4 cm to 41 cm tall. This one is red, white and black.

Photo: © Simon Bruntnell
Across The Pond

This is a cast glass figure from the collection called Whispering Sweet Nothings. This one is 41 cm tall in red, white and blue.

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