Artwork

With respect for good craftsmanship, my work explores the intrinsic merits of glass such as optics, texture and tactility. By working with the specific qualities of glass as a material and with reference to the Scandinavian tradition of decorative design, I create objects in glass such as vases and bowls where colours, pattern, texture and form in combination with clear crystal makes the objects appear both organic and yet defined in form.

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Pollen is a series of objects in glass where focus is on the qualities of glass such as transparency and translucency of the material and colors fading into each other.
They appear with the contrast of a rough sandy surface and clear inside..
Pollen is a series of work in glass, where focus is on the qualities of glass, such as transparency and translucency of the material and colors fading into each other.
This body of work was made in collaboration with the gaffers at Museum of Glass Tacoma, USA.

Ripples
are oval asymmetrical vases with thick layers of glass and heavy optical effects.
Herbarium is a series of blown encalmo plates with graphic decorations made with inspiration from pressed plants in a herbarium. Nipples is a series of vases and bowls with the contrast of a rough sandy surface and clear glass rim.

Susanne Jøker Johnsen