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Biography: Kazue Taguchi

Kazue Taguchi woring on Constellation (Photo by Pablo Lecroisey Lara)
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Kazue Taguchi

Kazue Taguchi was born in Japan, and currently lives and works in New York. She received her MFA specializing in glass from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has also studied at the Barcelona Glass Foundation in Spain.

She has been a resident artist at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Pilchuck Glass School, Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Newark Museum, Vermont Studio Center and Koganecho Bazar in Yokohama, Japan. Her awards include, The Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan, Pola Art Foundation, The talent award from the Jutta Cuny- Franz Foundation in Germany, Finalist of the Bombay Sapphire Prize Exhibition in London, Finalists of “Young Glass” Glass Museum Ebeltoft, Denmark. She has had solo exhibitions at Kunst Palast Museum-Glasmuseum Hentrich, Düsseldorf, The Alcorcon Glass Museum in Madrid and Urban Glass Window gallery in New York. She also created the stage set for “Centennial celebration for John Cage: Competing time and spaces” at the Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery in Yokohama, Japan and “Chaconne” at the Sophiensaele theater in Berlin.

Taguchi’s work explores the ethereal, intangible effects of light and reflection. Inspired by a trip to Europe and the stained glass windows she discovered in the churches she toured as a teenager, her focus is on reflective material and light.

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