Dana Zámečníková (*1945) is not only a glass artist, but also an architect, both of whom she studied at the Czech Technical University in Prague and at the UMPRUM in Prague at the turn of the 1960s and 1970s. She began working with glass only in the 1970s, but her original approach soon brought her attention abroad, and she enjoyed a meteoric career in the 1980s. Dana Zámečníková’s works are part of more than thirty prestigious public collections in Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. Her work is characterized by the blending of modern technology with traditional glassmaking techniques, experimentation and wildness. As an architect, she is particularly interested in man-made space and the objects that contribute to its character.

Interview, Material Times