Welcome to Pollitt Studio

Glass Sculpture

 

 

  • Bashert unfolds as "built-up" sculpture
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  • Capricious
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  • Pinnacle
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  • Coriolis
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  • Enigma
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Harry Pollitt creates unique kiln cast glass sculptures. He sees sensuous curves suspended in negative space — and just can’t help himself! He captures luminous motion with a mature and distinctive aesthetic that comes, in part, from 40 years as a wood sculptor with an engineering background. His vision brings lightness and grace to the world of glass sculpture.

 

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Available Glass Sculptures

For the complete details on a specific glass sculpture, simply hover over the image. Then use the magnifying glass icon to view a larger image or the link icon to get a “detail” page that summarizes the design and creation process of the work.

  • Aurora
  • Awakening
  • Classic Moves
  • Red Shift
  • Splash
  • Mariah
  • Ode to Morph
  • Escape Velocity
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Sentinel
  • Enigma
  • Coriolis
  • Pinnacle
  • Capricious
  • Bashert unfolds as "built-up" sculpture

The latest stories from Harry's News page:

  • Bashert unfolds as "built-up" sculpture
    Bashert unfolds as “built-up” sculpture
    Harry Pollitt's latest sculpture is aptly named, Bashert. Improbable events and unexpected results surround the story of this kiln cast glass sculpture. The best explanation is that it was "meant to be." Come read why....
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  • Pollitt glass sculptures at SOFA Chicago 2016
    Pollitt glass sculptures at SOFA Chicago 2016
    Pollitt celebrates a new gallery partnership with Adam Blaue Gallery, Cleveland, in time for SOFA CHICAGO at Navy Pier, Nov 3 – 6. New work will be featured. (Imagine shows "Red Shift.")...
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  • Gallery 901 represents Pollitt glass art in Santa Fe
    Gallery 901 represents Pollitt glass art in Santa Fe
    Six Harry Pollitt glass sculptures grace a new, handsome environment in Santa Fe. Gallery 901 now represents Pollitt's kiln-cast glass art in their 708 Canyon Road location. See images of the work here. Better yet see the work in person at Gallery...
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  • Capricious
    Capricious
    It's an oxymoron - this movement-driven glass sculpture created in vaporous cobalt blue by Harry Pollitt. Pushing technical bounds with deep excavations and tight overlaps, Capricious stands 1'-7" high with deep-colored edges. Come see it....
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Harry Pollitt

Every sculpture I have ever created was a challenge I set up for myself. Make it difficult. Stretch my abilities. Push the limits of the materials and the process — be it wood or glass sculpture. I understand that mine is not a normal business philosophy, which instead holds that things should be made simple, smooth and predictable.

But then I am an artist, a sculptor.  And, as I see it, my job is to run counter to the norm and to be oblivious to the known.

The Journey so far

“Scary” challenges are my joy…and have been since my first wood sculpture and turning. For forty years, my chosen medium was wood. It had long been my “perfect” material. I loved the feel, smell, color and character of it.

Then in November 2009, a man named Ted opened my eyes to the world of sculptural, kiln cast glass — and the fire was lit anew.  It prompted my totally unexpected “cross over” to studio glass art.  And like the ripples in a pond, the flow keeps expanding. I am confident in the knowledge that there is an endless set of rhythms to explore and that the purpose of life is to have the experience and the joy of pursuing it!

My Website

I invite you to “cross over” with me and browse both sides of my sculptural world on this website.  It showcases all my Glass sculptures (some of which are seen here or through main navigation and footer links).  Plus it features my roots and foundation in Wood art which you can also view and read about by using the same navigational tools.   I look forward to sharing my artistic journey with you.

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Contacting Harry

I'm mostly here, sometimes there. I get around to galleries, shows and events, SOFA hopefully always, and enough international travel to keep a smile on my face. But you can always reach me! Question? Price Inquiry? Studio Visit?
Try these:

Webmail: Go to our form.
Phone: +1 505-795-8937

Collectors

Whether you are an avid collector of glass or wood ... or just love sculpture, I am pleased you are here. I invite your reactions to and impressions of my work. And, if a piece calls to you, please be in touch.

Contact: Go to our form.
Phone: +1 505-795-8937