Hicks opened the Phoenix studio in the Isles of Scilly off
the coast of Cornwall in 1991. She has designed & made
stained glass panels & windows to commission
all over the UK.
most recent commission has been to design and make the four
windows in the little church on Bryher, which were featured
in the BBC2 series "An Island Parish" recently.
She is also designing two new windows for the church on the island of St. Agnes and a possible window in the entrance of the new Five Islands' School which is due for completion in September/October 2011
work is mostly carried out in the winter months, as she makes
smaller scale giftware and art pieces for the seasonal tourist
market as well as teaching from the studio.
was also a member of the Guild of Ten, a group of Cornwall-based
craftsmen with an outlet in Old Bridge St,Truro. Unfortunately,
she has had to leave because of pressure of work in the studio
back in Scilly!