Women in Lighting

Your Interview Margaret O’Rorke

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Mentor

Margaret O’Rorke

Artist, Educator, Engineer
UK
Lives in:
Oxford UK.
Born in:
UK.
Qualifications:
Two degrees in Painting and in Ceramics.
Started working with light in:
1980.
Offices worked at:
Self-employed ceramic artist.
Now works at:
Margaret O'Rorke Lighting.
As well as being:
Visiting Fellow, Staffordshire University, UK.
Professional membership:
Member of the International Academy of Ceramics; Fellow of the Craft Potters Association; Member of Contemporary Applied Arts, London.
Has been awarded:
Elected Honorary Member of Common Room, Wolfson College, Oxford University.
Loves:
Porcelain and the quality of light it transmits. Classical music and jazz.

“Without light all is hidden. Lighting changes the way we feel.”

Selected portfolio:

Cast bone china lighting. St. Regis Maldive Vummuli Resort lighting.Cast list bone china pendant moon lights.Thrown lit porcelain wall installation.Thrown lit porcelain wall disks.Thrown lit porcelain curtain.

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