Ursula Wagner

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Ursula Wagner is a textile designer, artist and researcher from Berlin, Germany. She is also an assistant professor for Textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design, USA. In her work she explores the interplay between material, technology and aesthetics, with a focus on sculptural and three-dimensional aspects of textile construction.

Wagner was awarded several grants and prizes including the Mart-Stam-Prize, the Elsa-Neumann-Scholarship of the Berlin State, a DesignFarmBerlin grant and a research grant by the German Academic Exchange Service for her studies in Japan. In 2012 she was selected to participate in the European Textile Trainee Programme of the TextielMuseum in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Her artworks have been acquired by private and public collections, such as Grimmwelt Kassel, Germany and TextielMuseum Tilburg.