sabbia gallery

Ceramics, Glass + Fibre

Kevin Gordon

Kevin Gordon creates complex glass vessels that exemplify his technical command of traditional glass-making processes; overlaid colour-blown glass is decorated through engraving, sandblasting and lathe cutting through layers of colour, then brought back to a high polish through hand and … Continue reading

Ninuku Arts

Ninuku Arts was founded in 2006 by a small group of Pitjantjatjara and Ngaanyatjarra artists in a small mud brick building in Kalka, located in the far northwest corner of South Australia. Seeking new mediums to engage young Anangu artists … Continue reading

Tim Edwards

Tim Edwards came to glass from a ceramic background, from which he developed a bold sense of design and surface manipulation. This can be seen in the works for which he has gained an international reputation. Tim’s work is blown … Continue reading

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello’s pieces demonstrate a duality of Indigenous and glass cultures, traditional and contemporary ideologies of strength and fragility, which encompass the warp and weft of time. Of Arrernte (Australian Central Desert), Chinese and Anglo-Celtic descent, Martiniello embraces 60,000 … Continue reading

Holly Grace

Holly Grace was born in Perth, Western Australia and is currently based in Melbourne, Victoria. Grace has exhibited in venues such as the Melbourne Art Fair, London Art Fair, Sofa Chicago, and has had numerous solo exhibitions both here in … Continue reading

Nick Wirdnam

Nick Wirdnam is known for his amazingly detailed hot sculpted and realistic forms, which are then assembled into a narrative. Nick Wirdnam is widely respected and has been producing works in glass for over 35 years. He was born in … Continue reading

Emma Varga

Emma Varga has focused on the flora and landscape of the many places she has either travelled to or lived over the years. She is continually inspired by the memories of her birthplace in Ada, in the former Yugoslavia, where … Continue reading

Janice Vitkovsky

Janice Vitkovsky was born in South Australian and began her career in glass by attaining a Bachelor of Applied Arts at the South Australian School of Art. Since graduating, she participated in a two-year traineeship at JamFactory Centre for Contemporary … Continue reading

Tom Rowney

Tom Rowney has been working in glass for over twenty five years and during this time the traditional Venetian techniques have been his constant source of inspiration. He has perfected his skills and is renowned as one of the most … Continue reading

Kirstie Rea

Having established her studio in 1987, Kirstie has over the past three decades continued to develop her practice to become one of Australia’s most influential, successful and respected artists working in glass. Kirstie Rea has also taught internationally, at the … Continue reading