Julia Hay's Profile
I was born in Somerset but lived seven formative years in Australia where I experienced the incredible geology and cultural history of that continent; absorbing the Dreamtime landscapes of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the extinct Wilpena Pound volcano where I picked up my first fossil and the glacial and volcanic geology of New Zealand.
I now live in Wiltshire, which is also rich in geology and ancient cultural remains and love to spend time on the coast with my husband and four sons.
I love stone in all its varied forms: pebbles on the beach, ancient carved stones, semi-precious stones, standing stones, fossils. I try to recreate in glass the textures, shapes, histories of stone. I am also inspired by the colours and moods of nature and the landscape around me in Wiltshire and the unnatural weird and wonderful imagery in the computer games my children and I play…
- Born on January 28
- Joined February 10, 2008