Biography: Mel Douglas
Mel Douglas is a graduate of the Australian National University, School of Art, Glass Workshop. Douglas has exhibited in many group and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Her work is held in permanent collections such as the National Gallery of Australia and The Corning Museum of Glass. Douglas is based in Canberra where she is currently a PhD candidate and sessional lecturer in the Glass Workshop at the ANU. Her delicate, subtle work comes from the slow and considered process of engraved mark making. Douglas’ mastery of her craft is highly regarded and has earned her many awards including the 2014 Tom Malone Prize, 2007 International Young Glass Award, Ebeltolft, as well as the 2002 Ranamok Glass Prize.