c.1954 - ?

Gay Hutchings

Gay Hutchings studied languages and after working abroad as an interpreter for several years, she returned to England and studied under Cecil Collings (1908-1989) at the St Martin's School of Art, London 1977-1980 graduating B.A. (hons) in Fine Art Painting and a two year Post Graduate Diploma in Stained Glass 1994-1996 followed by a Caroline Swash Fellowship for one year’s research study in stained glass. Gay paints in watercolour and mixed media, working from drawings and sketches made on her travels all over the world and since 1994, Gay has been working with glass, while still painting and printmaking. As a printmaker she makes relief prints, mono prints and screen prints and working in glass she has completed many stained-glass commissions including two windows for the Royal London Hospital, a window for the foyer for the Headgate Theatre in Colchester and a memorial window for Peldon Church, Essex. Her work is imaginative, inspired by the rich colours and shapes of landscape and nature and she also makes colourful, textured, free-standing glass pieces, using fusing and slumping techniques. A member of the Colchester Art Society and exhibits widely including at the Aldeburgh Gallery and Lavenham Contemporary Art Gallery in Suffolk. Gay Hutchings is a member of Suffolk Open Studios from 47 High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk.

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