Glass as one of the most many-sided materials stimulates me in the processing for new expression possibilities, also concerning other materials like metal, ceramics and stone. The semi-gloss surface of the casting glass fascinates me in the expression more than the polished bright lustre.
Gabriele Riester worked as an art pedagogue. Since 1996 she learns and experiences by annual advanced trainings in the international summer academy in Frauenau glass painting, casting, pâte de verre, and not least mixed media. Their objects are represented in national and international exhibitions and museums. She lives and works in Herdecke/Dortmund.