Luisa Restrepo is a glass artist and designer born in Colombia now working in México. After completing her BFA Industrial Design at Medellín, Columbia, BFA Glass Design in Wolverhampton, England, and her MFA Design Studies in México City; in 2005 she founded her studio, “El taller” in México City. Her work examines rhythm, pattern, proportion and excess. Going from objects, to installations and performance she strives to use different mediums and means in the understanding of the material, how we transform it and relate to it. Supported by scholarships she has attended various workshops, taught at Pilchuck, Xaquixe amongst other places and has been part of the Northland’s and Wheaton’s residency programs. She has also won the first Colombian Glass Biennale and shows both nationally and internationally.