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Studio Faculty Presentations

The Studio
January 22, 2013 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Novak, Santini, Cavalieri, Rosol, and Brand

This week features Alex Brand, Joseph Cavalieri, Pavel Novak, Martin Rosol, and Emilio Santini.

Hear from some of the best-known glassmakers in the world, through free, informal public lectures by Studio faculty, every Tuesday night throughout the winter class sessions.

Meet the Presenters

Alex Brand
Alex Brand, who received his B.F.A. from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, has been working with glass (and making a living selling his glass) for more than 30 years.  He has shown his work at museum shows, including the Smithsonian and...
Joseph Cavalieri
Joseph Cavalieri has been working with glass since 1997. His work has been exhibited in art galleries and museums in the United States, Australia, and Europe, including the Museum of Arts and Design, Jonathan Shorr Gallery, and the Leslie/Lohman...
Pavel Novak
Pavel Novak was born in the Czech Republic. There, he trained as a cold worker and was employed at the Glass School in Novy Bor, where he taught cold working techniques. Novak immigrated to the United States in 2000, and currently lives and works in...
Martin Rosol
Martin Rosol came to the United States in 1988 to pursue his career as a sculptor, a path unavailable to him in Czechoslovakia before Vaclav Havel and the Velvet Revolution transformed the country. Rosol, like many Czech glassworkers, learned his...
Emilio Santini
Emilio Santini was born in Murano, Italy, into a family with 600 years of glassblowing tradition. He currently resides in Williamsburg, VA. He has recently begun to combine his flameworking talent with furnace blown and cast work. He has taught...