Isabella SCHARF-Minichmair, *1971, Kirchdorf an der Krems, Austria. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Art and Design in Linz, later earning a PhD on the topic of the artistic genre "SPURENSICHERUNG" from the same institution. This was followed by a research fellowship, international awards, participations in artist-in-residence programs and symposiums, as well as national and international solo and group exhibitions. Since 2015 she is creating in cooperation with "Glasmalerei Stift Schlierbach" architecture-related, commissioned works in glass fusing technology for sacred and public spaces. Currently, she is working on upcoming exhibition-projects in her studio at Castle Altpernstein and „Die kleine Werkstatt“ in Upperaustria.