Elizabeth McClure

Elizabeth McClure is a renowned glass artist who was born in Scotland and now lives in New Zealand. She studied glass design at the Edinburgh College of Art and then travelled around the world to develop her art practice. She has taught glass art in various countries, including Japan, where she was one of the first foreign teachers of glass in the late 1980s. She has also been involved in the contemporary glass movement as the president of Ausglass from 1991 to 1993.

McClure's glasswork is diverse and innovative, ranging from small art objects to large-scale installations. She uses a variety of techniques, such as blowing, casting, and sgraffito, to create expressive and textured forms. Her work reflects her diverse background and her interest in nature, culture, and history. She has exhibited her work in many solo and group shows around the world and has received several awards and grants for her artistic achievements. Her work is held in private and public collections worldwide.