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Friday, 2 October 2015

Bees in glass

September 2015, Northlands Creative Glass. My take on the plight of the bee. Dead bees were cast in glass, and a copper model of a bee was included in the cast that represents a block of ice.

Thursday, 17 September 2015

North lands Creative Glass 2015

Lybster, Caithness in Scotland September 2015 at Angela Thwaties master class in glass.
 My aim was to make few pieces of glass art on the theme of the plight of bees and the state of the planet (grand ideas).
Images show a copper model of a bee as if frozen in ice; figures cast from a spinal fragment washed up on the beach in conversation with human heads made in clear glass.

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Wirral Open Studios 2015

June 2015 at Wirral Art Centre in West Kirby Istra, Helen and Chrissie glass artists exhibited their glass togather with 2 local photographers. This event was very popular with the local art and glass lovers.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

SLOVENIA OPEN TO ART 2015 International art symposium

June 2015 at Sinji Vrh - Istra at this International art event »Slovenia open to Art« organized since 1993 by Klavdij Tutta, academic painter. Good opportunity to try out something new and share with some eceptional World artists 

Monday, 8 June 2015

EIBAB-European Book Art Biennale Exhibition Bucharest

June 06-30 2015. Istra is contributing to an International exhibition of "book" as an object in art with 3 pieces. The event is organised by Dora Filiss for National Association for the Visual Contemporary Art at the Cultural Space Gallery, Bucharest, Romania.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The Map project at Wirral Festival of Firsts

24th May 2015 at the Floral pavilion in New Brighton, Wirral we opened our Map project exhibition as a part of Wirral Festival of Firsts, and 175 celebrations of Cunard Atlantic crossing with 3 Queens sailing up Mersay and Liverpool.

Istra at Venice Biennale

May 19-21 2015 celebrating my birtheday in stile surrounded with beautiful and stimulating art.