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Emerging Costa Rican Artist & Designer based in Scotland with a background in Graphic Design, mixed-media and recent immersion into the glass material. This specific set of experiences give Juli a fresh and versatile vision when approaching research and the creative process by repurposing found objects and transforming them into precious artefacts that tell a story.

Winner of Jerwood Makers Open 2017, the ELLE DECORATION British Design Awards 2015- ECO DESIGN Category, Awarded Exceptional Talent Visa endorsed by the Arts Council UK, Inches Carr Scottish Craft Award 2017, and her work is included in the collection of National Glass Centre Collection in 2020, the Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) Collection. Lausanne, CH. 2017, Chancellor’s Fellowship Award Commission & the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Commission 2017-Ongoing, UK.

Photo Credit: Jaro Mikos



Juli Bolaños-Durman: Our Artists
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