Traver Gallery is proud to present, Colour Reflections, by German-born artist Heike Brachlow. Known for her monumental, kiln-cast glassworks, Brachlow continues to explore how color, light, and material interact in this newest series of alluring abstract sculptures. The six möbius strip inspired forms included in this exhibition to exemplify Brachlow’s innovative approach and her ability to alter the way we perceive form, space, and medium.
Born and raised in Munich, Germany, Heike Brachlow received her BA in glass 2004 from the University of Wolverhampton, her MA in 2006 and PhD in 2012 from the Royal College of Art in London. She works as a self-employed artist from her studio in Cumbria, and as an educator and lecturer, teaching at the Royal College of Art in London. Her work is represented in many museum collections including the V&A (UK), the European Museum of Modern Glass (Germany), the National Museums Scotland, and the Tacoma Museum of Glass (USA). She has won the Jerwood Maker’s Open Award in 2011 and the Glass Seller’s Arts and Crafts Award at the British Glass Biennale in 2017, and her work has been exhibited in many countries including the USA, China, Japan, Korea, Australia, Italy, and Germany.