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Agnieszka Aleksandra Bar
Designer, Hot Glass

Artist Bio

Agnieszka Bar. Designer specializing in glass matter.

She was born and brought up in the Sudety Mountains, in a region with rich glass traditions.

She discovered glass as a multidimensional medium, through which she can tell stories full of meanings.

A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław. E. Geppert (2007).

She studied applied arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava and at the Technical University in Liberec.

Academic teacher at the Glass Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, where she is currently preparing PhD thesis.

She is attracted by the embers of the glass furnace. Fascinated by natural phenomena and human nature.

Creates sensual objects that enrich everyday experiences. She teasing the senses and minds, serving emptiness for reflection in glassware.

She bet on timelessness in objects. She takes traditional techniques with a grain of salt, draws from them telling completely new stories.

She creates in cooperation with craftsmen and glass centers in Poland and Europe.

Participant of prestigious exhibitions and design festivals since 2008, including: London Design Festival, Salone del Mobile Milano, Paris Design Week, Vienna Design Week, Helsinki Design Week, Dutch Design Week, Gdynia Design Days, Łódź Design Festival, Designblok.

Scholarship holder of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for an outstanding scientist.

Winner of design awards MUST HAVE and DOBRY WZÓR, and Mazda Design Award 2019.