Shirley Hersch

Shirley HerschShirley Hersch is an emerging glass artist who has worked previously in sculpting, moldmaking and painting.

In 2006, whilst attending a course at the School of Colour and Design, Shirley discovered that the art of kilnformed glass provided the perfect outlet for her love of form, texture and colour.

After attending various Masterclasses in kilnformed glass at the Sydney College of the Arts, Shirley worked as an intern with mentor Lisa Cahill, an internationally acclaimed Australian glass artist.

Shirley’s most recent solo installation – Clarity – was held at the Gaffa Gallery in Sydney and comprised over 200 delicate organic forms created using the kilnforming technique of pate de verre.