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Martin Janecky Guest Artist Demonstration

Watch as Guest Artist Martin Janecky sculpts a hand and forearm in the Amphitheater Hot Shop on August 16, 2018. See the final piece starting at 1:59:48. 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. Janecky teaches and demonstrates around the world, including at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass.

The Guest Artist Series features world-class visiting artists at work in the Amphitheater Hot Shop. These special, extended demonstrations provide a fascinating peek at the techniques, artistry, and improvisation that comprise contemporary glassmaking. Our own Hot Glass Demo Team assists and narrates for each artist, answering audience questions in real time.