“WORKING WITH GLASS IS LIKE LIFE - IT’S EMOTIONAL. YOU MUST LOVE THE MATERIAL. YOU MUST RESPECT THE MATERIAL. IT TAKES A LIFETIME TO GET TO KNOW GLASS, AND I AM STILL LEARNING”
Now in his 80s, with over 70 years of experience, Maestro Tagliapietra works as an independent artist, producing works that are renowned for their innovation and creativity. His unique pieces are present in some of the most prestigious museums throughout the world, as well as numerous galleries and private collections. Lino Tagliapietra has been visiting the Pacific Northwest since 1979 and splits his time between Murano, Italy and Seattle, Washington.