Montserrat Duran Muntadas

Graduated from the Escuela del Vidrio (the glass school) in the Royal Factory of Glass and Crystal of La Granja, Centro Nacional del Vidrio, Segovia, Spain.
Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 2009. Before her graduation and during her studies, she participated in many workshops and training courses, including workshops at the l’Escola del Vidre (the School of Glass), Fundació Centre del Vidre de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 2004.

She was granted an internship to the European Center for Researches and Training at the Glass-Work (CERFAV), Vannes-le-Châtel, France, 2007. She has been granted a number of awards, including Fusion: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association, Ontario, Canada, 2013.

She has participated in 25 national and international group exhibitions, including: Vitro 2011, the Museum of Glass in Bogotá (MEVIBO), Colombia, 2011; Smashing Glass 2013, the Passion for Glass Gallery & Studio, Calgary, Canada, 2013. In 2015 she held her first individual exhibition in cooperation with Jean-Simon Trottier at the Espace Verre, Centre des métiers du verre du Québec Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

She has presented her works in Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, Spain, and the UK, and she has participated in many workshops in Canada, France and Spain.

In 2008 she established her own brand of glass jewellery.

She is mainly focused on combining glass with other materials, such as silver for jewellery and paper, fabrics or other diverse organic materials for the installations.

She lives in Canada.