alice heaton

Is a designer based in North Wales who works primarily in hot glass. Taking her inspiration from the natural world she produces richly colourful and dynamic individual sculptural pieces.

In 2016, Alice gained a First Class Honours in Design Crafts at De Montfort University where she then completed a year’s Artist in Residency.

Alice has shown her work at a number of prestigious shows including Craft festival Bovey Tracey where she won the Showcase Award, Olympia Fine Art & Antiques, Made by Hand Cheltenham Craft show where she won the Show Case Award.

She is represented in the Christopher Collection at De Montfort

Events and Exhibitions

'Digital Craft Festival'

26-28 June 2020

'Crafted for Christmas'

New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

2 November- 24 December 2019

'Winter Art & Antiques Fair'

Olympia London

5-10 November 2019

'The Art & Antique Fair'

Olympia, London

19-28 June 2019

'Full of Joy'

The Byre Gallery

March-April 2019

'The Chelsea Antiques Fair'

Chelsea Old Town Hall

20-24 March 2019

'Made By Hand'

Cheltenham Town Hall

8-10 March 2019

'Made by Hand'

Cardiff Town hall

2-4 November 2018

'Winter Art & Antique Fair'

Olympia, London 

29 October- 4 November 2018

'The Contemporary Craft Festival'

Bovey Tracey, Devon

8-10 June 2018

'Made By Hand'

Cheltenham Town Hall

10-11 March 2018

'Making It Now'

Ruthin Craft Centre

25 November-27 January 2018

'Gifted'

Lincoln December 2017

'Great Northern

Contemporary Craft Fair'

Manchester October 2017

 

'Makers and Tools'

 ClayHill Arts Sumerset

 October 2017

‘One Year On’, New Designers, London July 2017

 

‘Spring Fair’, Craft Central, London May 2017

 

‘Emerging Makers’,

Living Crafts, Hatfield House  

May 2017

 

‘Rising Stars’,

New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham

March – April 2017

 

'Make 16'

Devon Guild of Craftsmen

November-January 2017

Leicester Society of Arts Exhibition, New Walk Museum 

 November – December 2016

‘Talent 16’ Craft Central, part of The London Design Festival 

 September 2016

Runner Up Leicester Society of Arts Student Awards 2016

September 2016

 ‘Coast’ Exhibition

Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

2016

 

​Commendation awarded for ‘Life Within’ glass pieces from the Contemporary Glass Society 

July 2016

New Designers part 1 

London

2016

 

​Christopherson Collection ,

De Montfort University 

June 2016

Albert Thomas Roberts Arts & Crafts Scholarship award

June 2016

Degree Show

De Montfort University, Leicester

2016

 

Graduate Fashion Week

Truman Brewery, London

2016

Sainsbury Winter Collection

Finalist. 2015

 

‘Crafted’

De Montfort University, Leicester

2015

 

Goldsmiths Craftsmanship & Design Awards,

Highly Commended.

2015

 

British Ceramic Biennial,

Festival Event, Stoke-on-Trent,

2012

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