Glass work Together
A sculpture made to order: A sculpture for the new building for Kuopio Energy. Unique glass sculpture by Ritva-Liisa Pohjalainen. Nuutajärvi, Finland, 2017.
In co-operation with glass blowers Alma Jantunen, Johannes Rantasalo, Matti Vilppula. Polishing: Heikki Viinikainen. A glass sculpture in 40 parts made in Nuutajärvi, Finland in co-operation with glass blowers Alma Jantunen, Johannes Rantasalo and Matti Vilppula. Finishing process done by Heikki Viinikainen.
The shapes are processed with three glass blowers. This technique has been developed over many years by the same team. The work is made by hand using different glass techniques, part by part, from bottom to top. In the end, different parts are combined and the sides are ground and polished to fit each other according to Ritva-Liisa’s drawings.