Montserrat Duran Muntadas is a Catalan born artist living in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In 2010, she graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Universitat de Barcelona and in 2007, from the Centro Nacional del Vidrio of the Real Fabrica de Cristales de La Granja, Segovia, Spain. Over the years, she has participated in more than 30 national and international group exhibitions including: the SOFA Chicago 2016, the European Glass Context 2016 in Denmark and the European Glass Festival 2015 in Poland. Also, she was a finalist and laureate of several awards such as: the 2019 Prix François-Houdé; Montreal City, the 2017 Award for Glass: Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery and the Bourse ForCGal as well as receiving grants from the Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Québec and the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2015, she had her first collaborative exhibition with Jean-Simon Trottier at the Galerie Espace VERRE in Montreal. Currently, her works which combine glass with other materials – such as paper, fabric or diverse organic materials- often take the form of sculptures and art installations. Moreover, Montserrat has several solo exhibitions and artist residencies planned until 2022.