Siobhan Healy BA (Hons) works with glass and light to create her unique artworks. She has received several awards, most recently the Creative Development Award from the Scottish Arts Council-Creative Scotland. Siobhan specialises in architectural glass commissions for public buildings and also sculptural artworks for galleries and public spaces. Previous clients include- The Scottish Government, The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), The BBC, Craignish Castle, North Lanarkshire Council, East Dumbartonshire Council and Clackmannanshire Council. Her work is in collections in the UK, India, USA and Dubai. Siobhan has also been a consultant and demonstrated glass-making processes on BBC 1's Homes Live programme and also on BBC2's Geology programme 'Men of Rock' with professor Ian Stewart.
Symbolism is an important element in representing the ethereal style that Siobhan Healy aims for in her work. She uses symbolic botanical imagery to express mystical ideas, emotions, and states of mind. She incorporates silver, fusing the metal into the surface of the glass. Symbolically, silver represents growth, the cycles of the moon and fertility. The silver works in relation to the glass in more than one way, it can be dark when the light shines through the glass from behind, while when the lit from the front, the silver is reflective.
Year Established: working in glass since 1995
Winner of International Glass Prize;Public Prize 2012.
Scottish Government New Arts Sponsorship Grant: Arts and Business Partnerships. 2012
Forth Valley Maker Award: in partnership with Creative Scotland. 2010
Creative Development Award. Creative Scotland. 2010