Ulrica Hydman-Vallien is a painter, glass artist, ceramicist and textile designer. She has exhibited around the world in many major museums and galleries. Her work is represented in some of the finest collections including the Victoria and Albert museum in London, the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, the Corning Museum of Glass in New York, King Gustav VI Adolf’s Collection in Stockholm, and the Museé des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. Her craftsmanship can also be seen at the Kosta Boda glass manufacturers where she has designed for them since 1972. In addition, she taught as a guest lecturer for many years at the Pilchuck Glass School in the United States, the Haarets Museum in Tel Aviv Israel, and Bildwerk, Frauenau, Germany.Ulrica’s work shows a painter’s love of color and with her rich imagination she decorates the glass with her own stories. Her ability to combine painting, drawing and glass or clay design is very rare. Yet all of her work has the character of painting, regardless of whether it is on paper, canvas, glass or clay.