''To combine knitting and glass just seems like a natural form of self expression for me….''
Emmy moved to Plymouth in 2004 to attend The Plymouth College of Art and instantly fell in love with the waterfront City. Living in Plymouth, surrounded by the sea and the moors, She found out she's never short of inspiration. Emmy forever documents the amazing places she goes as a family and the beauty they see in nature in photographs. Whilst at college in 2006 she won a scholarship award with Teign Valley Glass studio in Bovey Tracey and has continued a working relationship with them ever since. Emmy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Applied Arts in 2007 specialising in glass. It was during her degree that she started to combine knitting with glass in different ways. Emmy was really taken by combining knitted metals with blown glass and has been refining the technique ever since. her Del Mar series was developed for her graduate show. They started from humble beginnings but have become more elegant and sophisticated. They were a real labour of love which is why they are her favourite pieces to make.