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Stuart Park
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A Tale of Two Wine Sets
In my blog in November 2016 [see http://newzealandglass.blogspot.co.nz/2016/11/fred-daden-and-tony-kuepfer-at.html ], I wrote about the wonderful archival film that has recently been resurrected through the NZ Society of Artists in Glass archiving project. ...
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Fred Daden and Tony Kuepfer at Inglewood, March 1977
In March 1977, English glass gaffer Fred Daden came to Inglewood,
Taranaki, at the invitation of Tony Kuepfer, where he spent a month
showing Tony the finer points of studio glass technique. Fred Daden blowing at Inglewood, March 1977: a screen capture fr...
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Capturing Light - a wonderful book on New Zealand Stained Glass
This blog is not supposed to be exclusively, or even mostly, about stained glass. However, for one reason or another, stained glass windows have been the subject of quite a few posts over the past year. There have been good reasons for that, as current even...
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Wonderful Exhibition by Kathy Shaw-Urlich
This entry was first posted in April 2016, but was deleted by mistake and is now re-posted Northlanders
have been enjoying a wonderful exhibition at Kaan Zamaan Gallery in
Kerikeri.  I have blogged before about the stained-glass of Kathy
Shaw-Urlich, the Br...
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Kathy Shaw Urlich 1954 – 2016
Northland’s renowned Māori stained glass artist Kathy
Shaw-Urlich has died peacefully after a long battle with cancer.  Kathy preparing panels for the wharekai at Whakapara marae in March 2013 Kathy was born in England, but as the daughter of an RAF
pilot a...
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Stuart Park commented on a post on Blogger.
Thanks for your comment, Christopher. Do you still have Murray's pieces? I'd love to see photos.
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Wonderful Exhibition by Kathy Shaw-Urlich
Northlanders have been enjoying a wonderful exhibition at Kaan Zamaan Gallery in Kerikeri.  I have blogged before about the stained-glass of Kathy Shaw-Urlich, the British-born woman of Maori descent who now lives at Whatuwhiwhi in the Far North. Kathy trai...
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... and now it's Irish in Belfast and Te Aroha, too
  If you thought (as I rather did) my last post was stretching the 'New Zealand Glass' title of this blog a little, then brace yourselves. The stained glass windows in the Karori chapel were made
by noted Irish stained glass artist Wilhelmina Geddes, of th...
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A Touch of the Irish in Karori
As its name says, this blog is about New Zealand glass, mostly as a form of discipline to keep my enthusiasm in check. But occasionally, as you may have noticed, I stray a little, usually when there is a New Zealand connection. I also deal mostly with glass...
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John Croucher's Hot Lips Trilogy
John Croucher was an
important influence on the development of glass in Auckland and New Zealand. After some experimentation and with
the support of the Queen Elizabeth
II Arts Council John set up Sunbeam Glassworks in Jervois Road in 1976. Formed as a loos...
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