Gayle Matthias Anatomical Deconstruction X
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Anatomical Deconstruction X
Gayle Matthias is a practicing glassmaker, educator and researcher. Having exhibited nationally and internationally, Gayle has work in the permanent collections of the V & A, Musee de Vianne, Glazenhuis and Ebeltoft Museum of Glass amongst others. Previously, Gayle has worked in the Gallery Education Department at the Crafts Council; she has also been an artist in residence at Bullseye Glass in USA. Examples of her work can be found in many glass publications, most recently New Glass Review 36.
Gayle has been a Senior Lecturer on the BA Hons Contemporary Craft course at Falmouth University since 2004 and until 2015 she was an External Examiner at De Monfort University.
Gayle has worked in a wide variety of kiln-formed glass techniques for over twenty years. Currently, she is engaged in collaborative research with Tavs Jorgensen, nvestigating Rapid Tooling for glass casting moulds combined with digital technologies as part of the Autonomatic research group at Falmouth University. She is the co author of papers presented at the ‘Making Futures’ conference in Plymouth, UK (2013), ‘Crafting the Future’, the 10th European Academy of Design (EAD), Gothenberg, Sweden (2013) and ‘Towards a New Ceramic Future’, research presentation at V & A, UK (2012).