Collection: Eriko Kobayashi

AKA Eriko Glass

BACKGROUND / Born in Tokyo, MFA in Glass at Southern Illinois University (2022), Studied at Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan (2016), Bachelor of Human Life Sciences at Jissen Women's University (2014), Lives & works in Seattle
RECOGNITIONS / Artist-in-Residence at Corning Museum of Glass, Pratt Fine Arts Center & Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center all in 2023 | Won First Place in B.J. Spoke Gallery’s Expo 41 Online Exhibition (2022), First Place in Tacoma Art Museum’s Glass Art Society Student Exhibition (2022), First Place in Southern Illinois University’s Windgate Charitable Foundation Graduate Research Grant | Received scholarships to Pilchuck Glass School, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Toledo Museum of Art + more
EXHIBITED IN / Las Vegas, Carbondale, Norfolk, Pittsburgh, Tacoma, Toyama (Japan) + more
INFLUENCED BY / the value of objects, memories, “communicating with people beyond the barrier of words,” everyday mundane items

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