Awards & Presentations

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I am open to commission for presentation pieces to mark special events like retirements, visiting dignitaries, birthdays, competition prizes and awards, etc. If you have an idea then I’d love to discuss it with you! Some of my commissions include: ┬áPresentation pieces for the Cork Institute of Technology to mark the retirement of senior managers. […]

Pate de verre bowl by Suzanne O'Sullivan

Pate de Verre

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I create sculptural pieces using the Pate de Verre technique. First, I make a heat-proof mould as a structure. Next I create a paste of glass powder or granules and colouring. I then apply the glass paste to the mould, building it up bit by bit. The piece is then transferred into the kiln and […]