Emma Nightingale - The Artist
Emma is an emerging glass artist, based in Cromarty in the Scottish Highlands where she produces kiln formed glass from her studio.
Emma moved to the historic and creative community of Cromarty in 2014, where she had spent many happy summer holidays as a child. She wanted to scale up her production and produce larger scale work. Space was limited so in 2015 she approached a local architect to draw up plans for a purpose built glass making studio. In 2016, drawing on her glass making experience of the previous 10 years she established Emma Nightingale Glass.
Emma is inspired by the natural environment, the big skies she sees across the Cromarty Firth, water, tone flora and fauna. The way she balances her design, form, texture and her dramatic use of colour, encouraging the light to interact with each element of her work are central to her practice, as is the way she brings these elements together as an artist.
She’s naturally curious, continuously learning from others and from herself, integrating her learning into her practice. Each day brings new discoveries, some of which she develops further and others, by choice, she leaves behind.
Emma’s portfolio of kiln formed glass includes samples of new work, functional interior objects, glass art, wall art and architectural glass for interiors, particularly kitchens and bathrooms. She mostly works to commission with private clients, bathroom and kitchen suppliers and interior designers.
Emma’s work is increasingly in demand with galleries in Dingwall, Crieff, and Newcastle currently showing her work. She mostly works to commission with private clients, kitchen and bathroom companies and interior designers.
She creates bespoke designs for clients, to produce functional statement pieces for interiors, architectural glass panels and glass art, that work within the space, delight their owners and are an asset to the most beautiful of homes.
Kiln Formed Glass by Emma Nightingale – a moment in time, if loved, can last forever…………