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Marie Retpen

MA work

'…And certainly the glass WAS beginning to melt away, just like a bright silvery mist.'

Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, Macmillan, 1865

In a theatrical domestic setting, these warped objects suggest a supernatural narrative.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Humanities

    Programme

    MA Ceramics & Glass, 2008

  • '…And certainly the glass WAS beginning to melt away, just like a bright silvery mist.'

    Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, Macmillan, 1865

    In a theatrical domestic setting, these warped objects suggest a supernatural narrative.

  • Degrees

  • Diploma in Technical Glass-making, Kosta Glass Skola, Sweden, 2003; Diploma, Part 1, Design, Danmarks Designskole, Denmark, 2000
  • Experience

  • Glass Assistant, Helledie Glas, Skive, Denmark, 2005; Glass Practitioner, Gas Museet, Hobro, Denmark, 2003-4; Glass Assistant, The Studio on 24, Lewes, USA, 2003; Artist-in-Residence, Møebelfabrikken, Bornholm, Denmark, 2005-6
  • Exhibitions

  • Glass Kanazawa 2007, Korinbo Daiwa Store / Notojima Glass Art Museum, Kanazawa / Notojima, Japan, 2007; Biennalen 2007, Trapholt, Kolding, Denmark, 2007; Side by Side, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon, 2007; Talente, International Trade Fair, Munich, Germany, 2006
  • Awards

  • Shortlisted, Student Prize, The Glass Sellers Prize, 2007; Shortlisted, Student Prize, The Student Lighting Design Awards, 2007