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Dierk Van Keppel

Rock Cottage Glassworks

"Glass art causes me to wonder at great possibilities. It allows me to communicate the unspoken language we all relate to: beauty, form, color, clarity, opacity and depth."

For Dierk VanKeppel, there is great joy in knowing the ancient art of glassblowing. As a traditional glass artisan, he uses blowpipes, hand tools and heat to produce all of his work. Liquid glass pushing 2000 degrees is gathered on steel blowpipes and controlled with wooden blocks and wet newspapers.

VanKeppel blows his glass into objects with the help of centrifugal force and gravity. After his artwork is satisfactorily formed, he breaks it off the blowpipe, opens the lip, and adds hot bits of colored glass. The piece is finished in the flames of a furnace and slowly annealed in a kiln, gradually making its way to room temperature in a span of 15 hours.

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Moire Effect in Red
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 850
Blown Glass Origami II
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 1,000
Blown Glass Origami
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 900
Red Fused Square 3
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 900
$ 450
SOLD
Neon Triangle by Dierk Van Keppel (Art Glass Sculpture)
Neon Triangle
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
Sold Out
Framed Neon Square
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 1,200
$ 600
Framed Blue Neon Square
Art Glass Wall Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 1,100
$ 550
Astral Plane
Art Glass Floor Lamp
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 8,000
$ 4,000
Body & Soul
Art Glass Floor Lamp
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 9,000
$ 4,500
Hops Buds
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 1,000
$ 500
Cast Clear Inclusions wi...
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 1,600
$ 800
Cast Glass Circle
Art Glass Sculpture
by Dierk Van Keppel
$ 750
SOLD
Purple and Gold Overlay Bowl by Dierk Van Keppel (Art Glass Vessel)