Friday 29th March 2013 at 1.00pm
in Scott Sutherland Lecture Theatre SB42
Keiko Mukaide is a Japanese artist who lives and works in Edinburgh. She studied glass at the Royal College of Art in London and was awarded a research fellowship from the Edinburgh College of Art. She has works in many public and private collections in the UK and was shortlisted for the 1998 Jerwood Prize for applied art.
Her art work employs a number of glass making techniques, casting and fusing glass in a kiln, manipulating glass in a blowing studio and even gluing shards of dichroic glass to wire nets. Her recent work has been to produce large scale, site specific installations constructed from multiple small scale glass items.
Recent projects include, Street Numbering Disks in Imagine Alloa regeneration project, Scotland, Birmingham History Galleries Friends’ Commission, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, ‘Light of the North’ Innovative Craft at Dovecot Studio, Edinburgh and ‘I have not heard from you, Are you all right?’ Fund rising installation at Pittenweem Art Festival.