Keith Rowe is a primarily a glass blower but also enjoys working with sand and kiln casting. Based in the Blue Mountains’ Blackheath, Keith has worked with glass for over 20 years and enjoys creating balanced forms with exciting decorative elements. Keith’s work is held in many public and private galleries in both Australia and internationally and he has won a number of international competitions and awards.
Over the years Keith has developed his own individual styles, often working on a body of works to produce a series. Working this way he can explore many ideas and discover new directions. One style often leads to another. As Keith explains, ‘There is so much to be done in glass that working on one series often leads me on a whole new path and to a new series of works.’
Techniques used and created by Keith includes combining glass, paint and photography and many style variations of murine, one of the world’s oldest decorating techniques in glass making.