miércoles, 1 de julio de 2009

Elin Isaksson






Elin Isaksson
trabaja desdee hace 10 años con el vidrio.Produce trabajos para la arquitectura,la iluminación y la decoración.

Trabaja con 3 diferentes técnicas de fabricación de vidrio - vidrio soplado, moldeado en caliente, y el horno de fundición - y puede mezclar técnicas o sugerir una técnica para lograr una determinada calidad o el diseño.


Elin Isaksson is originally from Sweden.

During her studies at Orrefors Glass School, Sweden 1998-2000, Elin discovered her passion for blown glass making. During those years she also undertook several placements in hot glass studios in Sweden and France.

Elin came to Edinburgh College of Art in 2001 following a year spent assisting 3 glass blowers in Gothenburg. She completed both her BA (Hons) and her Masters in Glass & Architectural Glass Design at ECA. During this time she has worked with Lindean Mills Glass, Galashiels.

Further courses include Fusing & Casting with Rudi Gritch in Itlay and Master Glassblowing courses with Simon Moore and Dante Marioni at Northlands Creative Glass Center.

She set up her business as a professional Designer and Glassmaker in 2006 and went full time with her craft in 2008.

Elin was 2006-08 Artist in Residence at Edinburgh College of Art, teaching undergraduates on a part time basis.