Chris Sherwin

American, based in Bellows Falls, VT

About Chris Sherwin

Chris Sherwin

Red Cardinal, Male

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3.5 x 2 x 5 in

$85

Chris Sherwin

Red Cardinal, Female, small 

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3 x 1.5  x 3.5 in

$60

Chris Sherwin

Red Cardinal, Male, small

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3 x 1.5 x 3.5 in

$60

Chris Sherwin

Goldfinch

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3 x 2 x 4 in

$60

Chris Sherwin

Snowy Owl

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

4.5 x 2.5 x 4 in

$100

Chris Sherwin

Snowy Owl, small

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3.5 x 2 x 3 in

$75

Chris Sherwin

Top Hat Snowman

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

5 x 3 x 3 in

Sold

Chris Sherwin

Earmuff Snowman

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

2.25 x 4 x 4 in

$80

Chris Sherwin

Chris Sherwin

Melted Snowman

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

2.25 x 4 x 4 in

$80

Chris Sherwin

Strawberry

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

2 x 2.5 x 2 in

$40

Chris Sherwin

Lemon

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

2 x 3.25 x 2 in

$60

Chris Sherwin

Lime

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

2 x 3 x 2 in

$50

Chris Sherwin

Orange

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3 x 2.5 x 2.5 in

$60

Chris Sherwin

Jade Pear

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

4.5 x 2.75 x 2.75 in

$60

Chris Sherwin

Jade Apple

2018

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 in

$50

Chris Sherwin

Iris Egg with Dragonflies and Bees

Paperweight Collection

2016

Sculpted glass, acid etched with torch-work

4.5 x 3 x 3 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Plum Blossom Egg with Blue

Paperweight Collection

2016

Sculpted glass with torch-work

4.5 x 3 x 3 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Strawberry 

Dimpled Fruit Sculpture Series

2018

Sculpted glass with torch-work

1.75 x 2.75 x 1.75 in

Sold

Chris Sherwin

Orange 

Dimpled Fruit Sculpture Series

2018

Sculpted glass with torch-work

3.25 x 2.25 x 2.25 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Cherry Blossom Vase, Pink

Vase Collection

2018

Blown glass, applied torch-work

6 x 3.5 x 3.5 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Iris Vase

Vase Collection 

2018

Blown glass, applied torch-work

8 x 3.3 x 3.5 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Iris Vase

Vase Collection 

2018

Blown glass, applied torch-work

8 x 3.3 x 3.5 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Tulip Vase, Blue

Vase Collection

2007

Blown glass, applied torch-work

8.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Green Frog on Lily Pad

Animal Sculpture Series

2017

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

2.75 x 3.5 x 2.75 in

Inquire on availability

Chris Sherwin

Green Frog on Lilly Pad, Blue

Animal Sculpture Series

2016

Sculpted glass, applied torch-work

3 x 3 x 3 in

Inquire on availability

Artist’s Statement

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“I work in the medium of glass and specialize in torchwork design and application. Using hand-pulled canes of glass made specifically for each design, and a hand-held oxy-propane torch, I melt and shape the tips of the glass canes and apply them to the glass form being created, to achieve the desired design. It is best described as ‘Painting with Glass.’ 

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After the decoration is complete, all of my work is hand shaped with wet newspaper. I like to get as close to the glass as possible and using newspaper allows me to feel how the glass is moving with my hand. Some of the pieces are formed into paperweights, others blown into various vessels.“

-Chris Sherwin

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Biography

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Chris Sherwin specializes in iridescent and torchwork design, creating sculptural glass objects of subjects inspired by the beauty the artist finds in nature.  Sherwin’s torch work is an intensive process, creating hand pulled cane for each design with meticulous detail.  The artist hand shapes each piece to achieve a harmonious elegance and the expression of the artist’s joy for life.  

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Sherwin’s sculptural glass has evolved from years spent at both Simon Pearce, Inc., a prestigious glass facility in Windsor & Quechee, VT known for their high-quality production of functional crystal; and at Orient & Flume Art Glass, an internationally renowned glass studio in Chico, California known for their iridescent vases, intricate paperweights, and torchwork designs. 

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