Katerina Verguelis


Katerina Verguelis

Arlington, TX, USA

ABOUT

2016 - M.F.A., (candidate) The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA. (expected graduation May 2019) 2010 - 2005 - B.F.A., Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel. 2016 - 2015 - Lecturer at the Glass and Ceramic Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel. 2015 - Participating Artist and penal discussion, The 1st Firewood Crafts International Symposium of Emerging Artists, Shanghai Arts and Crafts Technical University, China. 2014 - Artist in Residence: Glass Work Frantisek in Sazava, Glass Art Centre, Czech Rep. 2014 - Artist and lecturer, penal discussion in The 6th International Symposium of Engraved Glass, Czech Rep. 2012 - Artist and lecturer in IGS XI, International Glass Symposium, Novy Bor, Czech Rep. 2011 - 2010 - Cold Shop coordinator in Bezalel Academy of Arts&Design, Jerusalem, Israel. 2008 - 2007 - Teacher Assistant Introduction to Glass Design, Bezalel Academy, Israel. Selected group exhibitions: “The Fueled Crafts” First Annual International Young Artists Exhibition, Shanghai Arts and Crafts Technical University, Shanghai, and Academy of Arts of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. 2014 - “Coburg Prize” European Museum of Modern Glass in Rödental, Germany. 2015, 2011 - “Israeli Glass 2015, 2011” Erez Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel. 2013 - “VIP Glass IGS” Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic. 2011 - “Bezalel Legacy Innovation Inspiration” Sotheby’s Gallery, London, England. Selected Awards: 2016 – Enhanced Graduate Teaching Assistant. By The University of Texas at Arlington, TX. 2010 - Winner of Ilana Elovic Prize for Innovation and Artistic Creativity. By Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel. 2015 - Support by the Shanghai Municipality for participating in The 1st Firewood Crafts International Symposium, China. 2014, 2011 - Scholarship granted by AIDA (Assn. of Israel’s Decorative Arts), for participation in The 6th ISEG &Workshop School of Jiri Harcuba, Glass Work Frantisek in Sazava, Czech Republic; Master class with Josh Simpson and Gabrielle Kustner and Master Class with Don Friedlich and Pavel Novak, Corning Museum of Glass, NY, USA 2012 - Scholarship granted by Pilchuck Glass School and The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies, Inc., Master Class with Petr Novotny and Rob Stern, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, USA. Public collections: Glass Museum Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld, Germany. Glass Museum of Kamenicky Senov, Kamenicky Senov, Czech Republic. Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague u(p)m, Prague, Czech Republic.

ARTIST TYPE

  • glassblower
  • kilnforming
  • casting
  • fusing/slumping
  • coldwork/engraving

CONNECT

412 Summit Ave
Apt 32
Arlington, TX 76013