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Gained Artist Access to Arts College's place at Sunderland!

I'm thrilled and a tiny bit freaked out to have been offered an AA2A place at Sunderland. I've been feeling that it's high time to home in on the most promising strands of my making over the last year, and to get out of my studio and learn from others.

I want to explore the imaginative potential of the tiny space by experimenting with the use of reverse-intaglio relief in glass, bringing in my existing use of photographic transfers, painting on glass and screen printing - such as in 'Ice Cream in Utopia' shown here.  Ultimately I want to make miniature worlds that are set in a structure or context that enhances and plays with the scale of the work and how it is displayed.

Recent work explores the drama of small spaces and how they can have a huge imaginative potential – as if the more constrained the space, the greater the scope for expansion of the creative field. There’s nod to Utopias, and how they are patched together pictures of that we want and what we have,…

Latest posts

Victoria Scholes Launches New Website!

Experimental glass piece - Flatpacked

Flatpacked in the making

Stitch Your Brain Exhibition at Gawthorpe Textiles Collection!

Victoria Scholes' website updated

A Day Trip to Utopia - a few images

Theatres of the soul - glass jewellery

Finished my contribution to Stitch Your Brain

Flatpacked

Seriously good Craft exhibitions in the North West of England this December