The wonderful world of optometry
Explore the weird and wonderful world of optometry through the decades, in this exhibition of items from The College of Optometrists collection. View the tools of the trade from rules and face measures, to practice eyes and models, to glass eyes and lenses. Curated in collaboration with Neil Handley, Curator of the British Optical Association Museum at The College of Optometrists.
To complement this exhibition, the University of Sunderland’s Art and Design Foundation and Glass and Ceramics students will create an exhibition considering connections between art and the human eye.
I am an Israeli artist based in the UK working primarily in kiln cast glass.
Glass Maker and Artist
I have worked at National Glass Centre since finishing my degree in 2005.
Head of Enterprise, Commissioning & the Studio
I am Head of Enterprise, Commissioning and the Studio at National Glass Centre at the University of Sunderland, England and am a member of the Senior Management Team.
My practice is interdisciplinary combining drawing, sculpture and film.
My work uses a range of media which acknowledges the interface between both traditional practice and new media.
Learning and Engagement Officer
Rachel joined National Glass Centre in 2007 to support the Centre's learning and engagement programme having completed MA Glass the previous year.
Kalki Mansel is one of National Glass Centre's resident glass artists.
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