Lino Tagliapietra is active/lives in Washington / Italy. Lino Tagliapietra is known for contemporary glass craft.
Biography Lino Tagliapietra
Lino Tagliapietra, a prominent glassmaker in the world, was born in Murano, Italy in 1934. When he was 11 years old, he scoured the Venetian lagoon and landed an apprenticeship under the care of Master Archimede Seguso, one of the most respected Muranese glassmakers on the island. After years of learning the trade, Lino Tagliapietra was a master glass blower, yet he was only 21 years old. From there, he continued improving his skills as a glassmaker. He started working with several glass companies in Murano like the Vetreria Galliano Ferro, Venini & Co., and Effetre International.
Lino later taught at the Pilchuck School in Seattle. The relationship worked well for a time, but Lino wanted to express his works without limitati
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