Jessica Irena Smith :: Jessica's work takes inspiration from nature and the animal world. Her long-standing interest in fashion, as well as fine and costume jewellery, also heavily influences her ideas.

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Jessica is a UK-based cast & kiln-formed glass artist, whose work takes inspiration from nature and the animal world. Her long-standing interest in fashion, as well as fine and costume jewellery, also heavily influences her ideas.

Jessica completed her B.A. degree in Glass & Ceramics in 2006, and M.A. in 2009, through the University of Sunderland at the National Glass Centre. She has found success in a number of competitions, undertaking a variety of exciting commissions for a diverse group of clients. Her ability to adapt and change her style to meet specific briefs, whilst still retaining a distinctive look to her work, is an important factor in her success. Whilst she enjoys the diversity and challenge of meeting a wide range of such commissions, Jessica’s real passion is for designing and making cast and kiln-formed glass

Strong drawing skills underpin all aspects of Jessica’s work, as can be seen through her designs and her use of transfers applied directly on to glass.

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Saltaire Festival Pop-up Shop | 6/09/2017

I'm looking forward to taking part a pop-up shop this weekend, hosted by Saltaire Soap, as part of Saltaire Festival 2017. A great excuse to start your Christmas shopping early, the pop-up will also feature work from Sarah Anne Smith and Viva Sister Stoker, and can be found at 3/66 Victoria Road in Saltaire this Saturday and Sunday, between 12 & 4.30pm.

For further information on Saltaire Festival 2017, visit their website at https://saltairefestival.co.uk/

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