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Carissa Baktay is a sculptor from Calgary, Alberta, living and working between Canada and Iceland. She has earned degrees from Alberta University of Art, the Rhode Island School of Design, and...

Carissa Baktay is a sculptor from Calgary, Alberta, living and working between Canada and Iceland. 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 honored glass making methods, she has been invited as Artist in Residence at studios in Iceland, Norway, Finland, and Canada. Recently honoured with a Canada Council for the Arts Grant and Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant, she has presented her multidisciplinary work in museums and galleries around the world.




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