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Edinburgh Fringe Festival show 2019

Keiko takes a part of a group exhibition 'The Rule of Three' Creates a visual art hub with Mach and Ward in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019.

Her popular 'Glass Plants' will be shown as a limited edition. Covering her wide range of glass making process from Fused "Glass Wave' to Cast 'Glass Stones'

Summer One week workshop

in the Bild-Werk Frauenau, Germany

Glass mixed media : Spirit of Place

1st – 8th  Sep. 2018

This course will focus upon your own story, we shall explore a walk through the rich history of glass making and glass making family histories in Frauenau.

There is the forest, old factory, family graveyard and chapel to explore. We will find a location that can offer a potential narrative, where your personal experiences can be related. A distinctive point of story will be your focal point to create a glass piece. Looking through layered flat glass will give you ideas to explore the spirit of place, the final piece will be on stand, or hanging, or temporary specific locations of your choice. UV bonding and silicon will be used for construct glass.

The course is open to beginners to professionals, anybody who wants to re-discover your own stories.

Please contact me for detail.

Booking : 

or Phone: +49 (0) 9926/ 18 08 95

Japanese Glass Today 

13/01-2/04/2018, Glasmuseum Lette, Germany



A nice surprising, I found an old piece 'Kaze no Katechi' series in their collection.

New purchase, 'Listen to the Tree' has been purchased to Ernsting-Stiftung museum's permanent collection and 'Dawn no3' has been purchased to a private collection.
Keiko MUKAIDE, Listen to The Tree, Dawn no3 and My Family Tree.

KOKORO -Japanese Glass Today

26/03/2017-8/10/2017, Glasmuseum Frauenau, Germany

Viewing contemporary Japanese glass art practices. It was a good experience for me to involve this exhibition, presenting 12 Japanese artists from Japan, 5 artists in Europe that show the personal interpretation of Japanese aesthetic.

from left -

Yoshiaki KOJIRO, 

view from front

Masahiro SASAKI,


Arigatai/Arigatou  ありがたい・ありがとう

Northlands Creative Glass 20th year anniversary commission

Main street in Lybster, 20th June to 3rd July

Keiko has created a series of new installations, commissioned for mark the twentieth anniversary of Northlands Creative Glass in Lybster, east Cattiness Scotland. 

'Arigatou' means thank you in Japanese, this is a celebration the relationships in the village residense and glass studio over 20 years. However own relationship also should be cerebrated, her idea of installation has been iniciated from experience of 'Dancing light' in Lybster 20 years ago. The 12 windows in the village high street had been displayed art works that have been inspired stories from her interview to local residence.

‘transFORM’ Keiko Mukaide, Nathalie Cortada, Simon Ward with David Henderson and Robert Mach

28th May to 25th July 2016 at Rotheshall, Fife Scotland


This exhibition draws together a group of 4 artists producing diverse work but with a shared underlying passion, their fascination with the human made world.

Highlighting the impact humanity has on our personal objects and how we can redeem them, upcycling and re-purposing in ways which are creative, poetic, practical and humorous.


Keiko's new piece called ‘My Family Tree’, Kimono shaped glass sheets that have been water jet cut and enamelled, and combined with a formation of coloured paper from old books.


16th Oct. 2015 to 22nd Jan.2016 daily,

at Georgina Scott Sutherland Group Learning Centre, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen


With her new series 'Listen to The Tree' 


‘Through Glass’ Keiko Mukaide and Clare Wilson
23rd May to 5th July 2015
At Duff House in Banff Scotland

Invited to the theme of ‘Light’ in the Coast Festival 2015 (22nd to 24th May). The Duff House in Banff is a magnificent Georgian mansion that was commissioned by William Duff, Lord Braco, later 1st Earl Fife. Designed in 1735 by renowned Scottish architect William Adam, boasts superbly furnished rooms and a range of art treasures, including works from the National Galleries of Scotland’s collection.
She presented an essence (5m length) of ‘Light of the North’ from Tate St Ives in the long gallery with an integral component of Lighthouse Lens in the Long Gallery with others are dichroic glass panels inc. ‘Circle of Halo’ Created a celebration of Scottish clear light. 

The Lens on the show is being loaned by the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, Fraserburgh. The artist specially thanks their generous support.

© 2015