Tora Urup
1982–1983Assistant ceramics studio Sugi, Tokoname, Japan
1984–1989School of Applied Arts, Copenhagen
1994Graduation at the RCA, London (ceramics and glass)
Since 2001Own design company
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Tora Urup

Tora Urup’s circular sculptures, formed since 2001, are precisely cut, transparent glass objects joined with layers of different coloured opaque glass. By combining subtle colors and making them interplay with each other by varying the glass thickness, Tora Urup enables new spatial perceptions that reverse our conventional under­standing of the traditional glass bowl. Since the design studio for glass and ceramics was founded, Tora Urup worked together with Czech and Japanese craftsmen. Her works are exhibited worldwide and represented in renowned collections. ART AUREA AWARD winner 2015

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