Kirsten Laken

"Art is something beyond what is, beyond reality, beyond realism, beyond the rational, beyond reason.”

Sea scene - Formed and fused glass with reclaimed objects Ea. 1220 x 800mm

Businesses Owned

Celestial Leadlights - Kallista- 1993-96

Spirit of Glass - Selby/Ferny Creek - 2004-2020

 

Exhibitions

Open Studio's - Burrinja, Dandenong Ranges, Upwey VIC. 2006-15

Glass, Burrinja Gallery - Upwey VIC. 2006-7-8

Wise Possum Gallery - Sassafras VIC. 2006

Bright Gallery - Bright VIC 2006-7

Sustainable exhibition - Tecoma VIC. 2007

Annwn Gallery - Emerald VIC 2007

Cloude Hill - Olinda VIC. 2008

Stanthorpe Gallery - Stanthorpe QLD 2008

Casey Civic Centre - Narre Warren VIC. 2008

Glass the Exhibition Upper Yarra Arts Centre - Warburton VIC. 2010

Chapel off Chapel - Prahran VIC. 2012

MAGE - Mansfield VIC. 2012-13-14

Earthly Pleasures - Belgrave VIC. 2013

Transparent Works, Burrinja Gallery - Upwey VIC. 2014

Summer Glass Stonnington - Malvern VIC. 2015

Glass@Albertstreet - Richmond VIC. 2015

King Henry Art Cafe - Sassafras VIC. 2015-16

Glass@Melbourne Polytechnic - Glass Inc - Prahran VIC. 2017

Vitreous- Herron Island Gallery - South Yarra VIC. 2018

Contemporary - Herron Island Gallery -  South Yarra VIC. 2018

Contemporary Art Society Annual Exhibition - 314 Church - Richmond VIC 2018

 

Awards

Top Student/Art Work. Holmsglen- 2005

Top Student/Art Work. Holmsglen - 2006

People's Choice Award - Open Studio's Burrinja - 2009-10

People's Choice Award. Mansfield - 2014

Innovative use of Medium - Richmond 2018

Publications

Creative Glass - Schiffter. World Wide. 2010

Glass Trader. America Fall Issue. 2011

Brushes with Life. M.Berry. Australia. 2013

Window's of Waverley. M.Berry. Australia. 2010

Yarra Valley + Ranges Issue 15. Victoria. 2013

NorthEast Tourist News. Victoria Spring Issue. 2013

Yarra Ranges Shire Wide Victoria. Summer 2008

The Age. 24th May 2008

Peli Glass. Slide show on website. 2018

 

Teaching

Art as a Business 2010-13

Small Business 2009-13

Glass, All Forms 2004-19

 

Artist In Residence

Mater Christi College, Belgrave Vic 2009-14

Rowville High, Rowville VIC. 2012-14

Wandong Primary Vic. 2019

Silas Conrod Steamson - Stained glass with found objects 800 x 600
Resilience - Fused/formed glass 1100 mm diameter
Madonna and Child - Stained glass and reclaimed items 1200 x 800 mm
Goddess of new age - Stained glass and reclaimed objects. 750 x 600 mm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


 

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