Profile

Ayako Tani (PhD Glass)

Glass artist and researcher, specialising in the lampworking techniques.
I currently work as an assitant glassblower at the University of Glasgow and a board member of the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge.

2019 AHRC Creative Economy Engagement Fellow, University of Sunderland
2019 Jutta Cuny-Franz Talent Award recipient
2018 GAS demonstrator, Murano, Italy
2017 Artist in Residence, Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Centre, China
2016 Artist in Residence, National Glass Centre, UK
2015 Emerging Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, USA
2008-2019 selected for every British Glass Biennale

Museum Collections
Broadfield House Glass Museum, Stourbridge, UK
European Museum of Glass, Rödental, Germany
Liling Ceramic Valley Museum, China
Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK
Scottish Maritime Museum, UK

Please also visit:
[Book] Vessels of Memory: Glass Ships in Bottles (2018) Ayako Tani, Art Editions North
[Project website] Vessels of Memory
[YouTube] Vessels of Memory: Glass Ships in Bottles
[Shop] Ayako Tani (open store page in a new tab)