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2007-2011    Doktorate, PhD, in Glass & Waterjet Technology, University of Sunderland, UK

                     Creative Approaches in Digital Craft through the application of waterjet: The development of Marquetry,

                     Construction and Design in Studio Glass 

2006-2007    Masters of Glass, MA, Glass University of Sunderland
1999-2001    Bachelor, BA-Honours in 3-Dimentional Glass Design, The Surrey Institute of Art & Design University, Farnham, UK
1998-1999    Glass (Major) & Painting (Minor),University of Wolverhampton , UK


2014 Lyskkultur, LED course, Lyskultur-Lyskilder i praksis, LED og andre lyskilder. Lysaker, Oslo.

2005 Kiln Casting Master Class withTessa Clegg at the Liquid Glass Center

Leave of Absence

October 2018- October 2020 Mammaperm- maternity leave

August 2015- August 2017 Mammaperm - maternity leave 

Scholarships & Grants


2013             UKTI Travel grant to Washington DC, USA             
2007-2010    AHRC Doctoral Research Scholarship, UK
2010             BHR Group, Travel grant to Austrian conference      
2010             VLN Advanced Technologies, Scholarship, Ottawa, Canada
2009             Bullseye Scholarship, BeCon: Filling the Void, USA
2009             Takako Sano International Scholarship GAS, USA
2009             Roberts Money, Scholarship,UK
2008             VLN Advanced Technologies, Scholarship, Ottawa, Canada
2010             BHR Group, Travel grant to UK conference 
2006             Gulbenkian Foundation Funded Grant for Artist Residency at Northlands Creative Glass, Scotland 
2006             Arts Council England – ‘Grants for the Arts’
2006             Material Grant from Bullseye Glass, Portland, USA
2005             Arts Council England – ‘Grants for the Arts’  for Tessa Clegg Materclass
2002             Beiarstipendet Artist Grant, Beiarn, Norway
2002             Beiarn Nœrmiljøsentral Travel Grant, Beiarn, Norway
1998-2000    Statens Lånekasses Kunst Stipend Oslo, Norway

Prizes & Awards

2010 The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London- Student Award, Runner Up, UK
2007 1st Prize Warm Glass Prize, UK    
2006 2nd Prize Warm Glass Prize, UK     
2002 Highly Commended The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers Student Award, UK
2001 Highly Commended  Royal Society of Arts Home WareStudent Design Awards, London, UK

​Artwork in Public & Private Collections

Glass Museum Lette, Die Ernstign Stiftung Alter Hof Herding, Germany

Broadfield House Glass Museum, UK

Northlands Creative Glass, UK

Hungarian Glass Society, Hungary

Public Art/Utsmykning

2015 Kulturfabikken, Sortland´s Kulturhus, Utsmykning av vestibylen med Kunstverket «Aurora Syntax» en lys og glass installasjon.

Selected Exhibitions

2020-2021 Galleri Nord-Norge, Harstad Kulturhus, Norway

2020 Komprimert Utstilling, Tromsø, Norway

2019 Pop-Up Utstilling, Festspillukene i Harstad, Norway

2019 Saltburn Artist Studio 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Saltburn by the Sea, UK

2019 New London Glass, 20th Anniversary Exhibition,  London,UK

2017 Whitehouse Glass Cone Mueseum, UK

2015-2016 Princess Yatchs, London, UK

2014-2015 Rizon Private Jet Lounge, London, UK

2015 MIMA , Locvialism, Middlesbourg Institute of Modern Art, UK

2014 Saltburn Artist's Project, Saltburn by the Sea, UK

2014 Arc, Stockton on Tees, UK

2014 Cut to the Chase, Water Jet Cutting Show, CGS Contemporary Glass Society 

2013 The International Glass & Clay Exhibiton Sunderland Wintergardens & Evolve, UK

2013 Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC, USA

2011 Design Event MART, Baltic, Newcastle, UK

2011 The Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead,UK

2011 Edinburgh Art fair, with Cohesion Glass Network, UK

2011 The HUB The National Centre for Craft and Design, Linconlshire

2010-2011 Balcony Exhibition,  National Glass Centre, UK

2010 The British Glass Biennale, UK​

2010 Broadfield House Glass Museum Exhibition, UK

2010 Essence, Glass Art Gallery, London, UK

2010 Phd Final exposition viva, National Glass Centre, UK
2010 Essence, Glass Art Gallery, London, UK

2010 Researchers and Staff Exhibition, University of Sunderland, curated by Prof. S. Petrova
2010 House of Commons Showcase, British Parliament London, UK

2010 Inside Story, CGS Exhibition, UK
2009 St. Joseph Gallery, Cast Glass, Leerdam, Holland

2009 SOFA New York, with Zest Gallery, New York, USA​

2009 National Glass Centre, Showcase, UK
2008 The British Biennale, UK

2007 Art O Nivo Design Centre, Bruges, Belgium

2007 ‘Vetrospective’ Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, UK

2007 100 % Design, with Design Factory, London, UK​
2006 Coburg Glass Prize Exhibition, Coburg, Germany
2006 The British Biennale, Stourbridge, UK

2006 ‘Entice’ Leicester City Gallery, Leicester, UK
2006 ‘Connect’ Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK

2005 Designers Block  - ‘Minus One’ New London Glass, Hoxton, London, UK

2005 100 % Design  ‘Doistrinta’ Design Company, London, UK​
2005 Verschijningen, Tilburg, Holland 

2005 The Glass Art Galley, London, UK
2004 The World of Glass, St. Helens, UK
2004 Vaszary Képtár, Kaposvár, Hungary
2004 Budapest Galéria, Hungary

2005 Hungarian Glass Society Symposium, Bảrdibükk, Hungary 
2005 Contemporary Living Rooms, The Harley Gallery, UK
2005 Period Living Rooms, Thoresby Hall, UK

2004 Design UK Selection 2004, Hoxton, London, UK
2004 Bodø Kunstforening, Norway
2003 Urban Interiors,  Design UK, Kensington, London, UK

2003 Solo Exhibition ‘Gjestegården’ Beiarn, Norway
2003 The Henley Festival of Music & The Arts, UK
2002 ‘New Glass’ at Plumbline, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
2001 St. Pancras Chambers Christmas Show,St. Pancras, London, UK

2001 AAF Affordable Arts Fair, Battersea Park, London, UK



2006 The Gulbenkian Foundation’s Residency at North Lands Creative Glass, UK

2005 The Hungarian Glass Art Society, Bảrdibükk, Hungary

2005 Visiting Artist, University of Sunderland, UK

Study trips:


2013 Venezia Biennale

2009 Corning Museum of Glass

2009 Bulleye Glass Factory and Galler, Oregon, USA

2009 Rakow Research Library, NY, USA

1999 Venezia og Murano Glass Island

Published Paper:

Troli, M.(2010).

Glass and waterjet in digital craft practice: new methods for studio-glass in the 29th

international conference in Water Jetting, 20th-22nd October 2010. Graz, Austria.



Presented Papers:

2010 The 20th International Conference in Water Jetting, Graz, Austria

2010 AHRC Conference, University of Sunderland and Northumbria University

5th of May, National Glass Centre, UK

2009 Society of Glass Technology, Annual Conference, 16-18th September,

Lancaster University, UK

2009 19th-20th March, Parallels and Connections conference, NGC, UK

2009 28th February, Postgraduate Day, Sunderland, UK

Conferences :


39th Annual Glass Art Society (GAS) Conference, Corning, New York 2009

BeCon 18th-20th of June 2009, Kilncasting: Filling the Void, Portland, Oregon, USA

19th International Conference in Water Jetting, Nottingham 15th-17th of October


Research in Practice, Herefordshire University at the RSA, London, 31st October 2008

Prof. Medlemskap:

Contemporary Glass Society, CGS, UK (2004)

NK Norske Kunsthåndverkere

Verv: 2020-2022 Valgkomiteen for NKNN

2019-2021 Utvalgs-gruppa /Innkjøpskomiteen for kunst Beiarn kommune

Press and publications:


V, Cuter (2012). New Technologies in Glass, AC and Black Publishers.

Keeling, M. & Greer, C-E. & Hunt, J. (ed.). (2010). The British Glass Biennale 2010. Great Britain: International Festival of Glass

Davies, P. & Blackson, R. (2007). Glass North East. Sunderland: Art Edition

North. Christley, J. & Greer, C-E. (ed.). (2008). The British Glass Biennale 2008. Great Britain: International Festival of Glass

North. Christley, J. & Greer, C-E. (ed.). (2006) The British Glass Biennale 2006. Great Britain: International Festival of Glass

Weschenfelder, K. (2006) Coburg Glass Prize. Glass Prize for contemporary glass in Europe. Germany: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg

Fragile Cargo Exhibition Catalogue ISBN: 963216458x


AN-Artist Newsletter Magazine, Feb. 2012

Glass Art Magazine: Nov/Dec 2010. Review of award winners at the BGB

BBC, Homes and Antiques Magazine, August 2010. Review by Farmer, W.

Crafts Magazine - Nov/Dec 2005 No197 Short Form

Crafts Magazine, Jan/Feb 2005 NO192

Crafts Magazine, May/June 2005 NO194 Exhibition Review

Contemporary Living Magazine July 2005

CGS-Contemporary Glass Society Newsletter May 2005

The Times, Friday 18th of June, No 69977




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