Magnifying glasses, champagne glasses, stained glass windows in Gothic cathedrals, glass skyscrapers – these are all part of an opportunity-filled world that is revealed to the freshmen in the Academy’s Department of Glass Art. Glass as a material provides an excellent and respected means of expression for artists, designers and architects.
• The faculty members in our department are internationally recognised artists; while our students are enthusiastic, and love their speciality. The sustainability of the department is based on Estonia’s long and strong traditions of glassmaking, and on a team that is focused on innovation.
• Every person is special and exceptional. The boundlessly diverse forms of expression that are possible with glass provide everyone with the opportunity to find their own way – to find themselves.
• The Academy’s Department of Glass Art is the only place in Estonia where students can acquire a thorough education in glass art. And the fact that glass is necessary is apparent from the world around us.

I like that the programme is well balanced in terms of creative and more practical subjects, that help you gain a better understanding of business and how to succeed as an entrepreneur. In addition, the form of study is very individual and the lecturers really help you reach your goals.
Kateriin Rikken
MA Design & Crafts (Glass Art) ‘18
OMAILM / UMWELT 09. 06 – 01. 10. 2017 ADAMSON-ERICU MUSEUM Curators Ülle Kruus & Mare Saare Design Mari Kurismaa Graphic design Külli Kaats Artists: 1. 1967 Maie Mikof 2. 1970 Peeter Rudaš 3. 1975 Rait Prääts 4. 1979 Mare Saare 5. 1981 Eve Koha 6. 1985 Ivo Lill 7. 1995 BA Kai Kiudsoo-Värv 2005 MA 8. 1995 BA Tiina Sarapu 1996 MA 9. 1998 BA Eeva Käsper 2003 MA 10. 2002 BA Maret Sarapu 2005 MA ...
For the year 2016/17 the annual grant for a glass student of the EAA goes to MAARJA MÄEMETS for her outstanding results in combining glass and photography in her creative work and for winning the first prize of the student art competition organized by Bild-Werk Frauenau, Germany.
02.02-25.02.2017Organized by Art Academy of Latvia – Department of Glass Art.
On January 6, 2016 at 4 PM artists from Latvia Inguna Audere and Imants Kikulis, and Kazushi Nakada (Japan-Finland) will present their project "Abandoned House" in room E-426. After the presentation the exhibition introducing this project will be opened at the Lobby gallery Estonia pst 7 and stays open until January 21. The artists will also conduct a master class in the house at Kotzebue 1, ...
International glass students' touring exhibition "interpretation" had its last show at the Menzendorff Museum in Riga from November 10 to December 6, 2015. During the vernissage public prizes were attributed. Most of the public voices and the first prize went to Andrius Keturka (Vilnius Art Academy Kaunas Faculty) for his "Non-traditional vase". The second prize was shared between students of ...
Interntional students’ exhibition INTERPRETATION will open at the Menzendorff Museum in Riga on November 10, 2015, running until December 6, 2015. The previous venues have been in Estonia and Poland.http://www.blurb.com/books/6555104-interpretation?t=1445768831112  
The international touring glass exhibition INTERPRETATION, curated by the department of glass of the Estonian Academy of Arts (curator Prof. Mare Saare), was opened in the Olsztyn Park of Sciences and Technology on September 14, 2015 as part of the Warmian Mazurian Design Festival. The participants in Olsztyn are students from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Ireland. The festive ...
There are billions of objects made by glass makers during the past five thousand years. Each one of them has a reason to have been born. I believe the first, ancient glass makers to have been very much alike us – curious, experimenting, trying the limits of the material. Their technical achievements were not based on the thorough scientific knowledge and perfect measuring devices we possess ...
Exhibition of teachers' and students' glass from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius