Born in Edinburgh, and raised in Australia, Elly Glossop moved to Denmark where she studied a BA in Ceramics at the Royal Danish Design School on Bornholm in 2014. She graduated receiving the prestigious National Banks Jubilee Fund (travel grant) for her development during this period of study. In 2018 she began her MA studies at The Royal College of Art, receiving the Charlotte Fraser Prize in the first term for her V&A project Accretions. She was invited by the college to present this body of work to Prince Charles on his first ever visit to the Royal College. Following this she received several commissions, with her work being held in prominent private collections. In 2019 Elly was recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) which allowed her to expand her skills in plaster mould making and pewter casting. Most recently she was awarded the RJ Washington Prize for her portfolio of practice upon graduation.