sabbia gallery

Ceramics, Glass + Fibre

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

Nick Mount

Nick Mount has been blowing glass since a cowboy boot-wearing American introduced him to it in the mid 70s. Looking back, it was a fortuitous time as only months earlier he had married his partner of now more than 45 … Continue reading

Jessica Loughlin

Jessica Loughlin is a highly committed and passionate artist who is highly regarded both in Australia and internationally. Her thoughtful and instinctual approach, together with extaordinary technical skills with the medium sees her work collected by both public institutions and … Continue reading

Gerry King

Gerry King has been involved in all aspects of contemporary Australian glass – as an academic in his role as Head of Design at the University of South Australia; curator of many touring exhibitions in Australia, Asia and the USA; … Continue reading

Brenden Scott French

French has completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia (1997) and Honours year at Canberra School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (2003). And has completed an Associate of Design at … Continue reading

Wendy Fairclough

Wendy has had a studio based practice in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia for over 20 years. She draws from her background in Printmaking and Sculpture, using processes that include glassblowing, engraving, sand carving and casting in lead crystal, … Continue reading

Judi Elliott

Judi Elliott’s work is kiln formed and sculptural. Her inspiration is “the house” and all things architectural. She depicts houses and large walls in glass, employing simplified geometric forms and bold primary colours combined with expressive textures. Elliott is one … Continue reading

Ben Edols & Kathy Elliott

As one of the most successful artistic partnerships in Australia, the glass of Ben Edols and Kathy Elliott has received international recognition. Over the last thirty years, they have collaborated on artwork that has inspired many through its beautiful and … Continue reading

Mel Douglas

Mel Douglas has worked as an independent studio artist since graduating from the Canberra School of Art, Australian National University in 2000. Since 2008 she has been a sessional lecturer and a PhD Candidate in the Glass Workshop at the … Continue reading

Matthew Curtis

Matthew Curtis currently has a glass blowing studio in Queanbeyan, near Canberra, Australia, where he runs a diverse glass practice. He works predominantly within a minimalist aesthetic, making contemporary life sized sculptural works from glass components, as well as exquisitely … Continue reading