The emphasis of our website is to provide an extension of our studio in the UK based at www.thoresby.com in order enable a world-wide audience to experience our glass designs and see pieces being created. If you are close by why not pop in and see us in action first hand.
Ingrid's new area of influence and trade is the Caribbean, concentrating on the Islands of Barbados and St Lucia. Ingrid is currently creating new works of art with a Caribbean flavour - adding new rich bold colours influenced by Bajan life from the happy, welcoming islanders to the rich, beautiful island itself. The Caribbean is going to be an on-going area of influence moving forwards. Offering new opportunities for Ingrid in St Lucia. Showcasing Ingrid's glass designs in this lucious green island paradise.
Ingrid embarked upon a UK Trade & Investment trade mission to South East Asia and the ASEAN (Association of South East Asia Nations) markets concentrating mainly on Singapore and Malaysia, working alongside UK Trade & Investment to promote UK excellence internationally in her role as a CATALYST.
Singapore is the UK's largest trading partner in South East Asia. Ranked first globally by the World Bank in terms of ease of doing business.
Ingrid returned to Singapore after spending time there researching as part of the G3 programme (Gateway to Global Growth) and linked in two British High Commission receptions whilst in market.
The UK is one of the largest investors in Malaysia, investing over £20 billion in the last thirty years. Ingrid aims to set up new trade links there and find new partners to trade with. Showcasing her glass portfolio, high-lighting her large sculptural pieces at British High Commission receptions in both Singapore and Malaysia, working alongside The British High Commissioner.
To receive further information about this trade mission or others you would like information on email: firstname.lastname@example.org and Ingrid will discuss her own experiences and will put you in touch with an International Trade Advisor near you.
Sculptured by International Glass Artist Ingrid Pears MBE, in steel, fibre glass, resin and glass. Commissioned by The Trustees of Dukes Wood Oil Museum, Unveiled by The Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire; Sir John Peace at Earls Wood Eakring on 30 September 2014 in the presence of the families of the oil workers from Oklahoma, USA.
Ingrid Pears MBE Past President of the Rotary Club of Nottingham City 1st July 2013 - July 2014
THE ONE, ultimate hair colourist award Sunday 1st March 2015. Eleven great hair colourists fought it out to obtain the ultimate prize in hair colouring. THE ONE trophies - one off piece of contemporary art, never to be duplicated. Designed and made by International Glass Artist Ingrid Pears M.B.E.
Ingrid is a member of CATALYST UK, an invitation only, high profile global network of business leaders who work with the British Government, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to promote UK excellence internationally. The group comprises of influential business figures established in international markets, who are supporters of the UK as a place to do business.
Catalyst UK is managed by The Ministerial & Strategic Engagement Unit (MSEU) which was established in September 2013 to drive a strategic approach to cross-Whitehall Ministerial and business engagement in trade and investment priorities, in support of economic growth.
INGRID WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE DIOCESE OF SOUTHWELL AND NOTTINGHAM JULY 2013 TO CREATE A FREESTANDING OUTDOOR ART PIECE FOR JUBILEE HOUSE.
"I am thrilled and delighted by the news, I still cannot quite believe that it is true. I feel proud to receive such an accolade and to represent Britain overseas"