Biography: Kathy Elliott
Since graduating from the Canberra School of Art, Kathy Elliott has specialized in cold working techniques. The primary focus of her work is using the glass cutting lathe. Defining episodes in her career include workshops at The Studio and the Pilchuck Glass School, the time she spent as a practitioner at UrbanGlass in New York City, and a research trip to Venice in 1993. She has been working with Ben Edols since 1993 when they had the first exhibition of their collaborative work at de Vera in San Francisco. They now live and work in the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia. In early 2001 they completed work on their glassblowing and cold working studio. Their work has been exhibited in Australia, Japan, the United States, Germany, England, and Italy.