Having moved every two and half years growing up around Canada and a short time in Europe, I was exposed to and developed a love of art at a young age. I’m attending the Alberta College of Art + Design majoring in glass and have entered my final year this fall. My artistic practice consists of the progression towards becoming a polymath with an emphasis in glass. However, I continue to used photography and painting to work through my concepts when I do not have access to my favourite medium. I currently have been given the opportunity to work at the Fireweed Glass Studio in Canmore under the tutelage of Nicole Tremblay, an ACA alumni and seasoned glass artist. My work stems from phenomenological experiences in my life that inspire me to create artwork that ties the artist to the viewer and vice versa. I also have a deep love for the contrast between an etherial and dark aesthetic. I am currently working with a couple of different concepts such as contained chaos and the beauty of letting go as well as the juxtaposition between beauty and brutality. My ancestry stems from Iceland which is where I receive a lot of my inspirations from when it comes to colour and aesthetic. I had a wonderful opportunity to travel there and visit where my family came from. I felt an immediate connection to the land, the history, and the people and I plan to revisit as often as I can. I plan to attain my MFA in glass post graduation, travel the world, and eventually work and teach as a glass artist.