Morrell Glass Studio is situated in the picturesque town of Castlemaine in rural Victoria, Australia; a little over an hours drive from Melbourne.
Featured are works in glass by Richard Morrell and Pipit Pujiastuti. All works are made entirely in-house and range from bold cast works and elegant blown-glass by Richard Morrell, to delicate engraved forms by Richard’s wife, Pipit.
The Gallery is open by appointment, kindly email us firstname.lastname@example.org with your inquiry or call (+61) 0427 845 676
Curriculum Vitae, Richard Morrell.
Born London, U.K. 1953
Education: West Sussex College of Design 1975-76
Batchelor of Arts, Stourbridge School of Art, U.K. 1976-79
Master of Arts, Monash University, Australia 1998-99
Tutor, Glass Studies, Caulfield Inst. 1979-81
Artist in Residence, MMCC, Melbourne. 1982-88
Managing own Studio, Coburg, Vic. 1988-96
” ” ” Castlemaine, Vic. 1996-
Artist in residence, University of South Australia, 1991
External Assessor, Monash University, 1992-97
Visiting Lecturer, Sydney College of the Arts, 1999
Glass Workshop Manager, Jenggala Keramik, Bali 2001-05
Return to studio in Castlemaine 2005
Awards & Prizes: Prizewinner, Gas & Fuel show, MMCC, Melb. 1985
Development Award, Aust. Council 1987
Prizewinner, Ausglass Exhib. Sydney 1991
Development Award, Aust. Council 1993
Monash Graduate Scholarship 1995-97
RFC Glass Prize, People’s Choice Award 2000
Kirra Illuminating Glass Award 2015
Collections: Museum of Art and Craft, Hamburg, Germany.
Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark.
Toho Corp. collection, Japan.
Dan Klein & Alan J. Poole (Private Collection). London. GB.
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth.
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
National Glass collection, Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.
Kerfoot Collection, Melbourne & Wagga Wagga, Australia.
Exhibitions: Seren Centre, Bala, Wales, 1979.
‘International Young Glass Artists’, Ebeltoft, Denmark 1985
‘World Glass Now’, Hokkaido Museum, Japan, 1991.
‘Australian Crafts’, Galerie L, Hamburg, Germany, 1992.
‘CINAFE’ Chicago, 1993.
‘SOFA’ Chicago, 1993 & 1997
Galerie L, Hamburg, . (Solo exhibition) 1994
‘Aurora’, RMIT Gallery & Asialink; Korea, Pakistan,
Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia. 1996-98.
Australiche Glaskunst, Brisbane City Gallery
Traveling to Germany 2000
Jenggala Gallery, Bali, Indonesia 2002 & 2004
Kirra Galleries, Melbourne 2008
Glass Artists Gallery, Sydney 2010
Cicely and Colin Rigg Design Award,
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 2012
Ranamok Exhibition, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2013
Publications: ”Artfile’, Craft Arts International, 1992.
The Survey of World Glass’ published by Kyuryodo, 1993
Craft Arts International, issue 35 (cover page article) 1994
‘Australian Glass’, by Norris Ioannou
‘Masters of Their Craft’, by Norris Ioannou
‘Techniques of Kiln Formed Glass’, by Keith Cummings, 1997
Neues Glas, January issue, 2001