Tanja Pak achieved a master’s degree in art at the Royal College of Art, having graduated in industrial design from the Academy of Fine Art of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, where she is now full professor, heading Glass and Ceramics department.
She is creatively committed to sculpture, artistic spatial installations and design of functional glass objects.
She exhibits worldwide. Her work is part of many collections and public spaces. She won artist residencies in studios and museums around the world, including The Corning Museum of Glass, Creative Glass Center of America, Pilchuck and Musée du Verre in France.
She has received many international art and design awards, among them two Red Dot Honourable Mention and Arte Laguna special prize. Her work has been selected for the New Glass Review four times, and was among many important glass competition finalists, such as Kanazawa International Exhibition, European Glass Context and other juried or curated exhibitions.
In her recent artworks, Tanja has been delving into feelings of solitude, and loneliness of the individual's inner world. She has been exposing the search for closeness, the fragile nature of interpersonal bonds and relationships, relating the flimsiness of our unity in the face of indivisibility when it comes to our integral whole.
She works in her studio in Ljubljana.