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The gallery has expanded!

In April 2015 we decided we needed more space to enable us to exhibit even more beautiful glass! We knocked through to next door, and now have high quality sculptural glass work from the best artists in the UK alongside some of our own work. I also have a small space where you can see me making some of the glass work most weekdays.

Davidoff purchases Fossil sculpture!

The famous fragrance brand Davidoff has not only purchased a Fossil sculpture, they also purchased the copyright for the image of it. The sculpture will be on show as part of their art collection before being sold at auction.

17th April 2013. New Gallery opens in St Ives Cornwall!

Earlier this year we decided we were ready for a change, and closed the doors of our gallery in Masham, North Yorkshire. We relocated home, studio and gallery over the course of 4 weeks all the way down to St Ives in Cornwall. We re-opened our new gallery overlooking the St Ives harbour in April. The new gallery is full of beautiful glass made in our own studio, and also shows the glass work of other talented artists based in the UK. We're open every day, so come and visit!

Desiree Hope Gallery
Unit 2 Harbour Galleries,
Wharf Road,
St Ives.
TR26 1LF.

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden.

One of our cast glass Ammonite sculptures is accepted into the Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden in Surrey. For more images see our sculpture page. The garden is one of the leading sculpture gardens in the UK. It's a beautiful and magical place full of interesting sculptures in all materials set against a backdrop of nature. Well worth a visit! Open May to end of October: Fridays and Saturdays 11am-6pm. Sundays and Bank Holidays 2pm-5pm. Other times by appointment.
www.hannahpescharsculpture.com/

January 2012. Article in Revista del Vidrio / Glass Magazine (Barcelona, Spain).

A glass magazine in Barcelona interviewed me for an article in their January edition!

Click here to see the article... ...more

Ordered Chaos sculptures added to a museum collection!

The Ordered Chaos sculptures have been purchased by the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens for their permanent collection.

www.twmuseums.org.uk/sunderland.html

Echo Nature added to a Museum collection!

The Echo Nature Fish vase has been purchased by the Broadfield House Glass Museum for their permanent collection.

www.dudley.gov.uk/glassmuseum/

6th - 15th January 2012. Designer Crafts at The Mall, London.

Desiree has teamed up with artist Jon Cambeul to create some brand new cast glass sculptures. These have been carefully sculpted by hand in clay before being cast into solid glass. Not to be missed!

6th - 15th January 2012. Designer Crafts at The Mall, London.

www.societyofdesignercraftsmen.org.uk

Yorkshire Life Magazine May 2012.

An article about Masham creatives including me in the bottom left corner with one of the cast glass sculptures.

20th - 23rd October 2011. The Affordable Art Fair, London.

Desiree will be exhibiting the Echo Nature Vases with the Barbed Gallery at The Affordable Art Fair in London.

www.barbedltd.co.uk

www.affordableartfair.com

12th March - 4th September 2011. Beside The Seaside at the Broadfield House Glass Museum.

Desiree will be exhibiting a range of Fossils and Echo Nature at the Broadfield House Glass Museum in Dudley.

www.glassmuseum.org.uk

11th March 2011. Artists talk in Sunderland.

Artists talk at the Bangladeshi Centre in Sunderland - 11am.

Desiree will be giving a presentation about her current glass practise.

8th - 16th January 2011. Designer Crafts at The Mall, London.

It is your chance to view and buy works from the UK’s most innovative and creative designer makers. Desiree will be exhibiting her brand new range of Parabolic sculptures...not to be missed! she will be present for the duration of the exhibition, please contact her if you'd like to come along and say hello.

The Mall Galleries, The Mall. London. SW1.

11th - 12th December 2010. Mulled wine and mince pies at the Desiree Hope gallery, masham.

To coincide with Mashams Victorian Fair we'll be serving mulled wine and mince pies at the Desiree Hope Gallery.

Harvey Parker will be lighting one of his famous outdoor woodburning stoves to keep you warm and toasty!

Wine and pies served Saturday 11th December 12-4pm, Sunday 12th December 12-4pm

The gallery will be open Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4.30pm

21st - 24th October 2010. Affordable Art Fair, London.

Desiree will be exhibiting her brand new range of Parabolic sculptures with the Barbed Gallery at this years AAF.


http://www.affordableartfair.co.uk/

http://www.barbedltd.co.uk/

17th May 2010. School visit to the Desiree Hope Gallery 10am.

The pupils of Masham School will be having a guided tour of the Desiree Hope Gallery. ...more

14th may 2010. Friends of the National Glass Centre visit to the Desiree Hope Gallery.

I will be giving a talk and slideshow presentation about my glasswork. Meeting at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland at 10am on 14th May 2010. Book through www.nationalglasscentre.com

10th May 2010. Ning Space, Beijing. China.

Desiree will be exhibiting a selection of Fossil Sculptures alongside a group of contemporary sculptors. ...more

28th April 2010. Artists talk and presentation at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland.

14.00pm

Desiree will be discussing the inspiration behind her glass work, aswell giving an overview of the history of her practise.

There will also be a guided tour to her studio within the National Glass Centre.

Book through www.nationalglasscentre.com ...more

11th - 13th April 2010. BCTF, Harrogate.

British Craft Trade Fair.

The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate. HG2 8PW. ...more

Fossil sculpture valued at £730 in an auction!

One of the Fossil sculptures has been valued at £730 in an auction in Munich. The piece will also be featured in the Design Murano Glas magazine in December 2009.

http://www.von-zezschwitz.de/

9th - 17th January 2010. Designer Crafts at the Mall, London.

The Mall Galleries, The Mall , London SW1
(near Admiralty Arch off Trafalgar Square)

Desiree will be exhibiting the brand new Echo Nature Illuminated Sculpture. ...more

5th December 2009 - 20th January 2010. The Pyramid Gallery Exhibition. 43 Stonegate, York.

The Pyramid Gallery will be exhibiting a range of Desirees work including the Fossil Fusion range. ...more

2007-2009. Design 4 Science Touring Exhibition.

Museum and winter Gardens, Sunderland. 18th September - 28th October 2007.

Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester. 10th November 2007 - 2nd January 2008.

Nobel Museum, Stockholm.
6th February 2008 - 31st August 2008.

Medical Museion, Copenhagen.
21st January 2009 - 12th April 2009.

www.design4science.org ...more

5th November - 24th December 2009. Genesis - Christmas Exhibition. SDC Gallery, London.

The SDC Gallery will be showcasing a selection of Desirees work at their Christmas exhibition.

SDC Gallery. 24 Rivington Street, London. ...more

22nd - 25th October 2009. Affordable Art Fair. Battersea Park, London.

The Barbed Gallery will be exhibiting a collection of Desirees worked including the new Enigma series. ...more

8th - 12th October 2009. Art London. Royal Hospital, Chelsea.

The Zest Contemporary Glass Gallery will be exhibiting a range of Desirees glasswork at this years Art London. ...more

29th May - 5th July 2009. Artomatic, USA.

Artomatic.
55 M Street, S.E. Washington DC 20003. U.S.A ...more

16th - 19th April 2009. SOFA New York!

SOFA New York! The Zest Gallery, London will be taking a selection of Desiree's work to this years SOFA exhibition. ...more

Summer 2007. Pilchuck Glass School USA.

Desiree was invited to take part in an intensive glass engraving and Swedish Overlay masterclass with Greg Deitrich at Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle USA. ...more

March 2007. NESTA Insight Out.

Desiree took part in a two month intensive business training course with the NESTA Insight Out program.

After a nerve-wracking 'dragons den' style presentation, Desiree was awarded £2,000 to help start her business. ...more