Bohemian refers to a free spirit, of disregarding norms and fearlessly delving into new endeavours.
One of the biggest highlights in 2019 was the opening of New Glass Now at the Corning Museum of Glass… Read more 2019 – New Glass Now
#NewGlassNow opens at the Corning Museum of Glass on 11 May 2019.
Pocket Lens will be one of the 100 international works exhibited…
I am delighted to announce that I am now also represented internationally with Bellart Gallery at the #Vitrofestival Romont, Switzerland.
The process of creating is as much part as the result in my sculptures. It’s a path of discovery… an exciting journey where an idea manifests itself as tangible.
Pretoria is a proverbial melting-pot of glass art. With this in mind several contemporary protagonists using glass in their oeuvre… Read more Back to the Future – Contemporary Glass Inspired by the Past
It is both a moment of deep sadness, anger and regret whilst contemplating these atrocities; and a time where we South Africans, as a nation, can use this wisdom, to understand our past and build a better future for all.
Rock Blossoms are a tribute to the rich history of glass and its origins.
The title references a duality, of that what you are seeing being a suggested resemblance of something else, something very familiar in this digital age.
Interaction is of utmost importance in my work, beckoning the spectator to come closer…
We hope that you can join us for these openings or enjoy the exhibitions during their run till mid July.
Ngwenya Glass’ 30th Anniversary International Workshop 3-7 April 2017 One of my highlight of 2017 is to have been part of… Read more Ngwenya Glass Workshop 2017
Glass is part of my life…
This is a short, behind the scenes #LabourOfLove interview for SABC3’s Expresso Show.
My outlook on life was formed through these heartbreaking moments. I realised that we all are mortal. I also realised that life is spectacular, filled with adventure, joy and happiness.
Always Welcome is a nomadic retail space for owner-run South African design studios that create furniture, homeware and lifestyle objects.
An exclusive group exhibition of contemporary South African art!
Ist das noch Kunsthandwerk opens to the public next week, the 7th of September at the Handwerkskammer Düsseldorf. The catalogue… Read more Ist das noch Kunsthandwerk?
The South African glass art scene might be small, but we have strong fires driving our passion!
An interview with Lothar Böttcher on CGTN and perspectives on South African Glass.
The way light entwines itself with glass has always fascinated me…
Iceberg sculptures premier at Dawid M. Ras Gallery!
Curriculum Vitae of Lothar Böttcher
Whilst attending the Glasfachschule Zwiesel for my Glasveredler Meisterkurs (master course as cold worker), I lived in Frauenau, a town… Read more 2019 – Frauenau
Samuel Weisenborn opened his studio, barn and backyard to international Glasschleifer and Cold Workers, instigating the first international “Cold Worker’s… Read more 2019 – Grit & Wheels, Schiesheim, Germany