Archbishop McGrath Catholic High School ‘Christ At The Centre’, 2011
Client: Archdiocese of Cardiff, BCBC, WAG Architects: HLM Cardiff Contractor: Leadbitter Technique: Digitally printed film
Size: 10 x 6 metre folding partion and balustrade manifestations.
'Christ At The Centre' is a digitally printed artwork on a 10m x 6m room divider. The design was developed in close consultation with the school and the architects to create a work that reflected the ethos of the school and provided a dynamic focal artwork in the atrium of the building. The design was later developed for use as manifestations on the glazed balustrades.
Beech Hall Health Centre
Beech Hall Health Centre, Belfast Stairway Artwork, 2010
Client: Belfast Health and Social Care Trust Architects: TODD Belfast Contractor: Gilbert Ash Technique: Screenprinted enamelled toughened glass Size: 26 Internal and external balustrade panels over three levels. Shorlisted for RSUA Awards 2012, Integrated Art & Architecture Award
The designs are based on abstracted natural imagery and while remaining simple and accessible they also communicate strength, beauty and energy through their solid forms energising colours. The motif of an emerging seed appears on ground level and develops as it moves up the building. The panels are located throughout the building and a later development of the design was created for the front gates and external screen in collaboration with architect Gareth O’Cathain.
Shankill Health Centre
Shankill Health Centre, Belfast Balustrade and Reception Artwork, 2010
The designs are based on abstracted natural imagery and while remaining simple and accessible they also communicate strength, beauty and energy through their solid forms energising colours. The designs were created from a series of monoprints of leaves and attempt to bring nature indoors.
Peninsula Dental School
Peninsula Dental School, Plymouth, 2010
Client: Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust Architects: Devereux Technique: Kiln cast and reverse painted glass panels Size: 39 Panels, various sizes, largest 580 x 880mm, smallest 260 x 260mm
The kilnformed and reverse painted glass panels provide a distraction in the waiting area and echo the curves of the wall reflecting a feeling of shorline and movement inspired by the building’s location. Some of the panels have been turned into clocks.
There are panels located on the stairs leading to the first floor waiting area and in the corridors. Altogether they form a series of work created for the dental school that provide areas of visual interest that introduce strong colour into the space and are intended to create an energising and stimulating environment.
Client: AWP NHS Trust Technique: Enameled and sandblasted glazing units with internally bonded antique glass. Size: 8 No. 320 x 365mm, 4 No. 465 x 365mm
The design for this residential unit is intended to provide a focal point in the hallway, highlighting the entrance and also act as a privacy screen. This has been acheived through etching the glass and layering enamel on bonded antique glass creating different levels of opacity from completely opaque to transparent. The focus of colour highlights the doorway by using a semi opaque glass that holds the light.
Childrens Hospital For Wales
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.