Inge Panneels

Graduated from the Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK, 1997. Since 2006 she has been a part time Senior Lecturer specialising in kiln and architectural glass techniques at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at the University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK. Since 2012 till June 2014 she has been Chair of Applied Arts Scotland; since 2011 the Craft Advocate for the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) at the Scottish Borders Council.

She is originally from Belgium but she lives and works in the Scottish Borders, UK. In 1998 in Edinburgh, she set up the IDAGOS Contemporary Art Studio which she then moved to the Scottish Borders in 2004.

She has received several awards and grants, including the Scottish Glass Society Prize, Edinburgh, 1996, and awards and grants from the Scottish Arts Council, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2005.

She has over 15 years of experience as a freelance artist working to commission; clients include British Telecom, NHS, Scottish Executive, and Lloyds TSB. Her work has been exhibited internationally and can be found in the Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark; the Mercator Museum, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium; the Museum of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK; and the Belfius Collection, Brussels, Belgium.

She has participated in 3 solo exhibitions in UK and in Belgium, and has taken part in about 30 exhibitions in UK, China, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the USA, including: Source, the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2000; Young Glass 2007, the Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, 2007.

Her art interest is based around the use of maps and mapping in art in the context of site-specific works.

She loves good food, good company and good conversation.