Chris Heilman is a contemporary master of the centuries-old techniques of hand blown glass. Like aquariums frozen in suspended animation his Coral Reef Sculpture Series captures the tranquility and timelessness of the deep. Brilliantly colored fish swim motionlessly through delicate seafans and clusters of coral. Each sculpture evokes a marine fantasia in glass.
'As all artists, my work is inevitably inspired by my life,' says Heilman. 'My Coral Reef Series evolves from my recent interest in scuba diving, which gives me the opportunity to express my fascination with the mysterious world of...more