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Studio Faculty Presentations

The Studio
August 13, 2013 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Studio Faculty Presentations

This week features Martin JaneckyMartin Rosol, Pavel Novak and David Willis in the Studio Faculty Presentations series.

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

Martin Janecky
Martin Janecky began his career with glass at the age of 13 and later explored sculpting methods in the Czech Republic. By the time he was 20, he was employed by leading artists and designers around the world to assist and to execute specific works...
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...
David Willis
David Willis began flameworking in 1994, after receiving a bachelor’s degree from U.C. Berkeley in Social Science, with a minor in Conservation and Resources Studies. Drawing from an intense interest in the natural world, Willis’ work addresses the...