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Biography: Alex Schwarz

Alex Schwarz
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Alex Schwarz

Alex Schwarz is a glass cutter and educator who owns a small crystal manufacture in the picturesque town of Rattenberg in Tirol, Austria. Schwarz grew up in the glass shop his father founded in 1964. Both he and his father were trained at the Glasfachschule Kramsach. Schwarz earned his master’s degree in glass cutting and engraving in 1988 and has taught at Glasfachschule Kramsach since 1995. Schwarz works with his wife, Sieglinde, who is a glass painter. They have five children and two grandchildren who all share their passion for glass.

Schwarz is a featured speaker at the 57th Annual Seminar on Glass at The Corning Museum of Glass.