Biography: Lino Tagliapietra
Lino Tagliapietra was the 1996 recipient of the prestigious Rakow Commission of The Corning Museum of Glass. Tagliapietra, who is also a Fellow of the Museum, has played a major role in introducing Venetian glassworking techniques in the Far East, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. He has collaborated with many artists, and he has inspired many more. His work is widely exhibited in museums and galleries around the world.