Artist Working in Glass

Angela is an artist working with glass. Her work explores form, mass and space, light and colour. Using combinations of physical and digital processes Angela creates 3D forms which are translated into glass using model, mould making and casting techniques.

Although what she makes often appears abstract at first, ideas and forms are rooted in the everyday real world.

'Ideas are living entities; they start from something which already exists and grow, sometimes resulting in surprising forms and structures. My aim is not to emulate nature but to echo some of its strangeness and wonder.'

Angela is available for teaching, research and writing, exhibiting and collaboration and always happy to hear about opportunities and projects.

Recent Artwork

Research & Publication










Spring 2024

2024 is shaping up to be a busy one with several exhibition opportunities and collaborations already in progress.


A new collaborative eco-line collection of wearables. Upcycling glass to merge with a poetic palette inspired by our very dear planet, Earth. For full details see here.

Upcoming Exhibitions

7th – 11th March: Affordable Art Fair in Battersea for the first time with three other artists.

16th June – 7th July: Pool House Gallery, Fresh Air Sculpture at Quenington Old Rectory, Quenington, Gloucestershire GL7 5BN

13th July – 17th November: Contemporary Glass Society New Horizons, Stourbridge Glass Museum, Stuart Works, High Street, Wordsley, Stourbridge, DY8 4 FB

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Spring 2021

01. Very pleased to be appointed as� Visiting Fellow to the Centre for Fine Print Research, University of West England, Bristol. Looking forward to be able to visit for real!

02. Honoured to have my 'Vessel Line up 2021' on exhibition with a collection of Lalique at the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, USA.
- 1704mm x 1366mm x 6mm sparkle glass
- 1704mm x 680mm x 6mm sparkle glass

line up of vessels by angela thwaites
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Summer 2020

Liz Waugh McManus's film 'Miniature/monumental: Digital/physical approaches to cast glass'

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Spring 2020

Forthcoming exhibition 'Life Forms', Pyramid Gallery, York , May 2020

angela thwaites - appleocalypse
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Winter 2020

Forthcoming Exhibition at Espacio Gallery, curated by Just Glass, opening January 21st, 2020