Welcome to Pollitt Studio

Glass Sculpture

 

 

  • Coriolis
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  • Enigma
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  • Sentinel
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  • Fluid Dynamics
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  • Escape Velocity
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  • Ode to Morph
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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.

Wood ArtGlass Sculptures

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.

  • Adagio
  • Aurora
  • Awakening
  • Classic Moves
  • Shape Shifter
  • Midnight Moves
  • Cascade
  • Red Shift
  • Splash
  • Mariah
  • Ode to Morph
  • Escape Velocity
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Sentinel
  • Enigma
  • Coriolis

The latest stories from Harry's News page:

  • Blue Pyro
    Blue Pyro
    This is the first public appearance of my piece, Blue Pryo. Sold before leaving my studio. Come read the story of why I say this business of glass art design can be a precarious endeavor...and why I love it for that reason!...
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  • Coriolis
    Coriolis
    In the emerging stages, my first cast glass wall sculpture was a whole new process for me. In wood, a wall sculpture is a familiar and enjoyable form. Yet, at first, it felt "weird" in wax. I had to become acclimated all over again...
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  • SOFA 2014 Pollitt sculptures
    SOFA 2014 Pollitt sculptures
    Opening night tonight, November 6, and for the next three days, the Thomas Riley Galleries will exhibit five of my sculptures, 4 in cast glass and 1 in wood - Enigma, Midnight Moves, Red Shift, Ode to Morph, and Morph VI in black cherry wood....
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  • Enigma
    Enigma
    Some months back, I stumbled upon a long forgotten, unfinished wood sculpture. I had abandoned it because I had excavated it so much that I could not execute my intended design. The dangers of reduction art! Now, I've given it another try...
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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.

Glass Sculpture Tags

Apricot Awards Blue Citrine Collectors Glass Glass Wall Art Glass Wall Sculpture Green Holsten Galleries Hyacinth Lilac New News Process Red Riley Galleries SOFA CHICAGO Traver Gallery Wall Art Wall Sculpture
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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