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Katherine Stephenson – Hope Valley Glass Art


Katherine Stephenson is a fused glass artist with a specific interest in semi-abstract layered landscapes. Katherine is formerly a university lecturer who now divides her time between her home in the Peak District and a fishing village on the Spanish coast. Surrounded by such breathtakingly beautiful contrasting landscapes, her inspiration comes from the natural environment. She works in innovate ways to use glass as a medium to capture movement, colour texture and a sense of place.

Katherine’s work is centred around the concept of a sense of place .This focuses upon the way that we experience location and give meaning and attachment to our experiences. She create semi abstract landscapes from multiple fused glass layers, each unique landscape express the essence and spirit of location and offer clear suggestion of a scene whilst allowing the viewer to form their own subjective interpretation of it.


Creative Genre

  • Hope Valley Glass Art combines fused and stained glass with printmaking techniques to create unique contemporary hand-made fused glass art.

Work Undertaken

  • Exhibitions
  • Open Studios
  • Workshop



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