born 1962 in Munich, Germany, now living in Buenos Aires, Argentina www.dinapriessdossantos.com
Education: From 2006 different workshops in various glass techniques: (with: Joan Crous, Joseph Harrington, Silvia Levenson, Deborah Horrell, Jens Gussek, Lucio Bubacco and Hartman Greb )
2002-2006 studied art at the art institute (IUNA) of the university, Buenos Aires.
Professional experience: 2013 TA Alison Lowry at Bild-Werk, Germany 2015 TA Karen Akester at Bild-Werk, Germany 2016 TA Karen Akester at Northlands Creative Glass, UK from 2015 teaching workshops of my pdv in Buenos Aires 2016 SSW, Scotland
2017 Vessel Gallery, London, CGS show
2017 The Whitehouse Cone Museum of Glass with Bruntnell- Astley ltd-,UK
2016 “International exhibition for glass Kanazawa”. Shiionki Cultural Complex, Notojima Glass Art Museum,Japan 2016 “Zwieseler Glastage”, International Glass Art Show, Germany
2016 “ European Show”, CGS, open call,UK
2016 "Erotika", Galerie Eisch, Germany 2015, "Pâte de Verre – From Art Nouveau to Studio Glass”, Museum for glass Frauenau, Germany 2014 "Zwieseler Glastage", International Glass Art Show, Germany 2014 "international glass art biennale", Haacht, Belgium 2012 "International Glass Artists “CGS, non member open show , UK 2012 Glaspreis, Immenhaeuser Glasmuseum, Germany 2012/13/14/15/16,-First Glas- gallery,Munich 2011, 13, 14, 14, 15, 16 Contemporary Glass Society 2011 Toy Museum, San Isidro, Argentina 2009”Kunststoffkunst”, gallery -die Faerberei- solo show, Munich 2006, 7,9,11,14,15,16 National Art Glass Salon Argentina, 2006 gallery -Glass Design- Buenos Aires 2004/2005 ArteBA, Buenos Aires
Awards: 2016 First Prize (Cristaleria San Carlos) National Art Glass Salon, Argentina 2016 International exhibition Kanazawa, juror´s prize (William Douglas Carlson), Japan 2015 Honourable mention, National Art Glass Salon, Argentina
Works in public collections: Museum for glass, Immenhausen, Germany Museum for glass, Berazategui, Argentina
Design Center Ishikawa
Publications: 2012 Glas 2012-5.Immenhauser Glaspreis, catalog 2014 International Glass Art Biennale, Belgium, catalog 2016 Art Glass Today 2, Schiffer, Korinchak , hardcover 2016 Glass Art: 112 Contemporary Glass Artists, Schiffer,Rooney,Purchia , hardcover 2016 International Exhibition for glass Kanazawa, catalog
2016 Neues Glas, New Glass, 3/2016
statement: My focus lies on 3 dimensional pate de verre and casts of organic forms. Multilayered images in which the fragility and momentariness of our seemingly certain reality can be expressed are complimented by the medium of translucent, transparent, forever changeable glass.