Nadège Desgenétez has been a lecturer in the Glass Workshop at the Australian National University (Canberra, Australia) since 2005. She has taught workshops in the US, Europe, Australia and Japan.
Born in France, Nadège graduated from CERFAV (Centre Européen de Recherche et de Formation aux Arts Vérriers) in 1995. After working in glass blowing studios in Europe and travelling the US as a teaching assistant to Lino Tagliapietra in 1996 and 1997, she moved to Seattle in 1998. There she worked as a hot shop team member for artists such as Dale Chihuly, Benjamin Moore, Dante Marioni, Dan Dailey, Preston Singletary, and others. She moved to Australia in 2005.
Over the years, Nadège has been the recipient of several prizes and awards, including the "prix d'honneur de la Foundation de France" (Paris, France), the Saxe Award from Pilchuck glass school in 1997 and 2004 (Stanwood, USA), the Cheryl Yokohama Scholarship from Pratt (Seattle, USA), the "Prix de la Vocation" from the Foundation Marcel Bleustein Blanchet (Paris, France), and grants from the Australia Council for the Arts and Arts ACT.
She was awarded residencies at Northlands Creative Glass in Scotland, at Pittsburgh Glass Center, the Museum of Glass in Tacoma and the Canberra Glassworks.
Her work has been exhibited in Europe, the USA, South East Asia and Australia.
Australian National University
Glass Workshop, School of Art, ANU
Childers Street, #105
Canberra, ACT 0200