Billy is a designer and conceptual glassmaker living in Adelaide, South Australia. His inception into creative practice started at Sydney College of the Arts under a scope of photo, digital and new medias. Post graduation (BVA Hons). Post graduation he refined his practice to be research and object focused, gaining much experience working across industrial and applied art hubs in middle and northern Europe.
Billy’s practice continually retains influence from lineages of early modernist art and applied art. His products present an industrial vernacular, whilst his multidisciplinary process combines tool making, mould forming, mixed media, digital and analogue applications under the guise of handmade. He continual looks to impact functional glass with inventive products that take historical context and reinterpret them into contemporary means.