Catherine Hough Limited Production Free Blown Glass bowl
carved and textured design.
Catherine Hough (b. 1948)
Catherine Hough is one of the foremost glassmaker working in the UK
today. She counterbalances the opposing characteristics of movement
and stillness, weight and Balance through the mass of the clear
glass formas that she creates. Involved in every part of the making
process, Catherine has developed as individual style through which
she continually strives to grow technically and artistically.
Catherine Hough (b.1948) graduated from the Stourbridge College of
Art in 1978. She spent two years as Artist in Residence at Royal
Brierley Crystal and then in 1980 joined The Glasshouse in London
(which was set up by Sam Herman). By the early eighties the core
members were Annette Meech, Christopher Williams, Steven Newell,
David Taylor, Fleur Tookey and Catherine Hough. In the mid-eighties
Steven Newell, Catherine Hough, and Simon Moore left The Glasshouse
and set up their own studio, (Glassworks, London) in Islington. In
1997 she formed her own company, Catherine Hough Glass.
Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England.
Crafts Council Collection, London.
Broadfield House Glass Museum, West Midlands, England.
Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich, England.
Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole (Private Collection) London.
Also Museums in N. Ireland, Germany, Sweden and New York and many UK
and worldwide Private Collections.