CALGARY, Alberta, Canada
Carissa Baktay is a sculptor from Alberta, currently living and creating in Canada and in Reykjavik, Iceland. Working with glass since 2008, she has earned degrees from Alberta University of Art, the Rhode Island School of Design and Universidade de Nova Lisboa, Portugal. Using experimental technologies and mediums combined with time honoured glass making methods, she has been invited as Artist in Residence at studios in Iceland, Norway, and Finland. Recently honoured with a Canada Council for the Arts and Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant, she has presented her multidisciplinary work in museums and galleries around the world.