Meet the Artist: Lino Tagliapietra

Hopi by Lino Tagliapietra

Lino Tagliapietra is a master and teacher of traditional Venetian glassmaking techniques, and an artist who has helped shape the world of contemporary studio glass. He creates work known for its exceptional complexity, elegance, and visual poetry. In this podcast, Tagliapietra talks about blowing glass in Murano, the artists who influenced him, his perceptions of contemporary glass in the United States, and his personal experience moving from design to creating unique works.