Dr. Margareth Troli
Born: Beiarn, Norway 1978
PhD University of Sunderland 2011
MA University of Sunderland 2007
BA(Hons) The Surrey Institute of Art and Design 2001
BA 1st Year University of Wolverhampton 1998
Margarethis based at the National Glass Centre (UK) in Sunderland where she explores the integration of digital technologies in her artwork. She completed a Phd in 2011 with the support from the Art and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). She developed technical approaches for the Studio Glass through the investigation of waterjet cutting. Troli’s research has also been presented at international conferences.
The integration of digital technologies has transformed her working methodology as well the visual language of the artworks by combining traditional glass making processes with new technologies. Her practice can be placed within the overlapping realms of applied art, design and craft.
Troli has received numerous prizes, awards and scholarships for her artwork. She has participated in several international exhibitions and design fairs such as the British Glass Biennale (UK,) 100% Design, (UK), SOFA New York, Designers Block, (UK), Coburger Glass Prize Exhibition, (DE), Design Mart (UK) and The British Parliament
Margareth’s artwork can be found in the collections of the Broadfield House Glass Museum (UK), which holds one of the largest collections of Glass Art in the UK, and the Ernsting Stiftung Glass Museum (DE).
Margareth has recently won a commission to create lighting sculptures for a cultural centre in Norway which is due to open in 2014.