Our random facts series of blogs is our fun way of letting you know a little more about the artists you admire. Here we pose our 2019 random questions to Uxbridge Glass Artist Francis Muscat.
Studio 5 | Francis Muscat
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S 415 Concession 2 Brock, Sunderland
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I love making things, I love to experiment and I love exploring the relationships of material. I observe, I react.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
While attending Humber College’s Audio Visual Technology programme Francis Muscat had a ceramics elective and it was there that he got introduced to the creative process and to the pleasures and excitement of working with his hands.
After a few other creative arts programmes at different schools Francis ended up at the Ontario College of Arts’ Glass programme. That was it, he was hooked on Glass.
In 1988 Francis moved to Uxbridge and was introduced to the incredible arts community, by 1989 he got involved in the Uxbridge Studio Tour, by 1993, he was the director for 3 years. Francis has been actively involved with the Tour organization ever since then.
READ MORE ABOUT FRANCIS' WORK
A number of our Uxbridge Studio Tour studio and sponsor locations have picnic tables available for you to enjoy. Here is this year's list of picnic table locations to help you plan your weekend.
Inspired by the ancient Far East technique of 'Cloisonné', multi-media artist Francis Muscat explores casting glass in copper forms.