The Children’s Hospital for Wales, Cardiff Reception Panels, 2005
Client: Boys & Girls Clubs of Wales
Architects: Boyes Rees
Technique: Etched toughened glass with etched hanblown and cast glass pieces Size: 4 No. 650 x 2400mm
Each panel depicts one of the four themed zones of the hospital. The panels form part of a scheme of art works in the reception creating a welcoming entrance with the intention to appeal to both children and adults alike. The simple imagery is combined with poems etched onto the glass that were written by members of ‘The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wales’ who inspired developed and funded the project. The heavily etched float glass accented by richly coloured etched antique glass add a depth to the work by throwing light casts onto the wall playing with different surface qualities.