Sue Hawker's extraordinary work in adapting the traditional methods and scale of pate de verre has earned her reputation of ground-breaker in the field of international glass art.
Sue is no stranger to art awards: she has been a finalist in the 2007 Bombay Sapphire NZ Collection, a finalist in the Molly Morpeth Canaday Awards from 2007 to 2010, a finalist in the Ranamok Award in 2009, the year before she was judged the winner and again in 2011 and 2012, and Jurors' Choice, New Glass Review 32, Corning Museum of Glass, New York in 2011. Sue Hawker exhibits her work regularly throughout New Zealand and Australia, selling pieces to local and international collections.
'Too Much is Never Enough', essay by Liz Caughey. Craft Arts International 86, 2012.