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Matteo Seguso: Guest Artist Demonstration

Amphitheater Hot Shop
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July 11, 2019 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Matteo Seguso: Guest Artist Demonstration (Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International CC BY-SA 4.0)

See Guest Artist Matteo Seguso during a live, narrated demonstration in the Amphitheater Hot Shop on July 11 from 6 to 7:30 pm. A master engraver, Seguso uses a lathe and various tools and wheels to create his detailed engravings.

Born in Venice to a family of glassworkers, Seguso runs his own engraving studio. He teaches glass engraving techniques around the world, and also works with maestro Lino Tagliapietra.

This demo is included in the cost of admission (kids and teens 17 and under are free).

Live Stream

Can't make it to the Museum? Watch on cmog.org or The Corning Museum of Glass Facebook page when the event is live. Each demonstration will be added to our YouTube channel. See the full listing of past live-streamed demonstrations, and check back for new videos soon.

Matteo Seguso engrave a cylindrical vase, using two hands to hold the glass object

Matteo Seguso

Matteo Seguso inherited a love for engraving from his father, Master Bruno Seguso. Starting in the Seguso & Linzi workshop created by his father and Paolo Linzi, he dedicated himself to engraving, then continued to learn from professionals such as his uncle Mario Seguso and friend Vittorio Barbini.