Bianca Divito

Bianca Divito

Bianca Divito was born in Ireland and studied in the Glass Department of Swansea Institute’s Welsh School of Architectural Glass (now Swansea College of Art).

Bianca Divito

After she completed her BA Honours degree in Architectural Glass she was awarded the prestigious Award of Excellence from the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass in London which afforded her the opportunity to train in a host of leading glass studios across the U.K and Germany.

She established her practice in a studio in Ireland in 2006 and has since been working on a variety of commissions to design and install original glass art in private homes and public spaces, as well as conservation of priceless church stained glass.  Recognising her innovation in glass art and for the creation of bespoke features for gardens, the Royal Horticultural Society invited Divito to exhibit at the world-renowned Chelsea Flower Show in 2012.  Her “Glass Garden” created in conjunction with Damien Keane Garden Design was awarded one of the top accolades in show.

The aesthetic of Divito’s work is contemporary, integrating crystals and semi-precious stones with her creative touchstone as much a mood as a look.  Her signature style blends her highly specialised expertise as a craftsman with a fine-art experimental aesthetic.

'As I rattle around in my glass studio these days, I can't help but miss the life and soul I experienced at the glass department in Swansea for the duration of my studies.  It's like no other place I've visited since, a true gem amongst stones and my only regret is not staying on longer to complete my MA when I had the chance.  I would highly recommend the degree course to anyone interested in the art of stained glass'.  Bianca Divito

 

Web: www.biancadivito.com