Awarded a work grant from the Danish Arts Foundation

Awarded a grant from Annie and Otto Johs. Detlefs Foundation

Invited to participate at Rona Glass Symposium, June 2014

Residency at Playa, Oregon, Usa, October - December 2014

Awarded a Travel Grant from Kunsthåndværkerprisen af 1879 for "Spoon and Fork Study"

Winner of the Jury's Special Prize at Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass in Germany

Konstsammlung der Veste Coburg has acquired the piece "Complexity"

Statens Konstfond in Sweden has acquired "Support"

Chosen for New Glass Review 35



"Young and Loving", S12, Bergen, Norway, opening on August 15th 2014

Solo show: "Underneath it all", BK Underground/Bredgade Kunsthandel, opening June 19th 2014

"RETURN", Holstebro Festuge, artist group curated by Matthias Borello, Ingrid Hvass and Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt. Exhibition at Fortællegalleriet, Holstebro, Denmark

"2D→"  Exhibition in Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia: 

13/May/2014 – 03/June/2014 exhibition in Arka Gallery in Vilnius, Lithuania

01/Aug/2014 – 30/Aug/2014 exhibition in V. Grybas Museum in Jurbarkas, Lithuania

05/Sep/2014 – 18/Oct/2014 exhibition in Museum of New Art in Pӓrnu, Estonia.

22/Oct/2014 – 29/Nov/2014 exhibition in Rietumu Bank gallery in Riga, Latvia.

"BodyTalk" at Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark, continues untill September 2014

"The Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass", Germany, continues untill September 2014



Fellowship at The Creative Glass Center of America, USA, Oct. - Dec. 2013

Artist in Residence at The Corning Museum of Glass, USA, March 2013

Recipient of Mary Beason Bishop and Francis Sumner Merritt Scholarship. TA for Bohyun Yoon at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, August 2013

"Studio glass of the year", 2013, Denmark

Chosen for New Glass Review 34

glass, coburg

I won the Jury's Special Prize at Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass in Germany on the 11th of April. The piece Complexity is on show untill September 2014


Kunsthåndværkerprisen af 1879 has awarded me a travel grant for the piece "Spoon and Fork Study"

Maria Bang Espersen, glass, coburg Kunst håndværkerprisen 2014