Angela Jarman is an artist with over 20 years experience in glass.

Angela studied at the Royal College of Art receiving her Master’s degree in 2001. She exhibits both in the UK and internationally and has work held in public and private collections worldwide. In 2003 she was shortlisted for the Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, and in 2008 won the Established Artist Prize International Glass Context.

She teaches regularly and has been a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art as well as teaching masterclasses within the UK and France.

”I’m always keen to share my knowledge with a broad audience, passing on my expertise, informing and enthusing others.”

Angela lives and works in Hertfordshire, England

Artist Profile | Angela Jarman | Studio Glass Artist | Hertfordshire, UK



My technical skill and understanding of the material, combined with a strong aesthetic voice, have meant that my work has always had an identity and language of its own. Lost wax casting is a very lengthy and multi staged process and my passion to be able to realise the work that I want to make, without compromise and with a pursuit of perfection means that I stay true to my ideas and to the material qualities of glass.

All the ideas for my work originate from a lifelong interest I have in biology and the natural world. I look to all sources for inspiration – animal, vegetable and mineral; but the one common theme that unites all my thinking has at its core ideas to do with growth and reproduction, duplication, decay and transformation.


Public collections

Angela Jarman has work in the following public collections: 

Crafts Council, London

Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Musée-Atelier du Verre, Sars-Poteries, France

Glasmuseum, Ernsting Stiftung Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld, Germany

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