Lino Tagliapietra

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Endeavor (installation of 35 boats), 1998-2003 Blown Glass With Multicolor Canes; Cut © Heller Gallery
Manhattan Sunset, 1997 Blown Glass With Canes; Cut; Steel And Glass Base © Collection of the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington, Photo by Duncan Price
Mandara, 2006 Blown Glass With Multiple Incalmi, Criss Crossed Canes, Pilchuck '96 Technique; Cut 22 3/4 X 15 3/4 X 7 1/2 Inches © Courtesy of the artist & Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)
VENICE HG9106, 2004 Glass 25 3/4 X 13 X 1/2 In. © Heller Gallery
ALA HG8828 , 2008 Glass 10 3/4 X 67 3/4 X 6 1/4 Inches © Heller Gallery
Hama Hama Glass 25"H X 11.5"W X 6"D © Lino Tagliapietra
GALLO CEDRONE Glass © Lino Tagliapietra
SUNDA Glass 16.25" H X 20.25" W X 6.5" D © Lino Tagliapietra
NATOALOS Glass © Lino Tagliapietra
ALA Glass © Lino Tagliapietra
Riverstone Glass 14" H X 15.25" W X 6.5" D © Lino Tagliapietra
COINBRA Glass 28.25" H X 7.25" W X 7.25" D © Lino Tagliapietra
HOPI SEATTLE Glass 12.25" H X 14.5" W X 14.5" D © Lino Tagliapietra
THOLTICO Glass 16.25" H X 9.25" W X 9" D © Lino Tagliapietra
ANGEL TEAR Glass 38.75"H X 12.5" W X 5" D © Lino Tagliapietra
BATMAN Glass 12.25" H X 12.5" W X 3.5" D © Lino Tagliapietra
BORNEO Glass 18" H X 12.25" W X 8.5" D © Lino Tagliapietra
Madras © Courtesy of the Artist and Holsten Galleries
Red Dinosaur, 2006 Glass © Courtesy of the artist & ARKANSAS ART CENTER-MUSEUM OF ART
Object Van Filigraanglas 64,5 X 29,5 Cm © Courtesy of the artist & The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Angel Tear, ca. 2011 Blown Glass 33 3/4 X 22 X 5 1/2 In © Courtesy of the artist & The New Britain Museum of American Art
Free of Color Group Exhibition at Tansey Contemporary
Dinosour 2016, 2016 Glass 54.5" X 13.25" X 7.25" © Lino Tagliapietra
Quick Facts
Murano, Italy
Birth year
Lives in
Murano, Venice, Italy
Works in
Murano, Venice, Italy
Representing galleries
Holsten Galleries, Hawk Galleries


• 1934: Born in Murano, Italy
• 1946: Began apprenticeship with Archimede Seguso
• 1955: Achieved the status of Maestro
• 1955-1986: Worked as master glassblower and designer at Galliano Ferro, Venini, La Murrina and Effetre International
• Present: Independent Artist
• C.E.R.V.A.F., Vannes Le Chatel, France
• Centre International de Recherche sur le Verre, Marseille, France
• Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, USA
• Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, USA
• Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, USA
• Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA
• San Jose State University, San Jose, USA
• The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, USA
• Toyama Art School, Toyama, Japan
• University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
• UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, USA
• Aperto Vetro, Venice, Italy
• Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
• Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
• Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
• Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
• Columbia Museum, Columbia, SC
• The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
• Danish Royal Museum, Copenhagen, The Netherlands
• The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
• The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
• Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
• Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
• Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
• Hunter Art Museum, Chattanooga, TN
• Museum of Glass, Tacoma, USA
• The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
• Kestner Museum, Hannover, Germany
• Kitazawa Museum of Arts, Takane-cho, Japan
• M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
• Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
• Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
• Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland
• Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
• Museo del Vidrio, Monterrey, Mexico
• Museum Boymans, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
• The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
• Museum Het Paleis, The Haag, The Netherlands
• National Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass, Baltimore, MD
• Orlando Museum, Orlando, FL
• Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
• Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
• Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
• Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
• Tokyo National Modern Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
• Toyama City Institute of Glass, Toyama, Japan
• Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
• 1994: LINO TAGLIAPIETRA, G. Sarpellon, Venezia
• 1998: TAGLIAPIETRA: A Venetian Glass Maestro, Marino Barovier, Venezia
• 2000: A.S. Copier & Lino Tagliapietra: Inspiration in Glass, Titus M. Eliens, The Haag
• Fellow, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
• Advisory Council, Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
• International Council, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
• Advisory Council, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY

• The Rakow Commission, The Corning Museum of Glass
• UrbanGlass Award for Preservation of Glassworking Techniques
• Urkunde Goldmedaille, Germany
• The Glass Art Society Lifetime Achievement Award
• The Libensky Award, Chateau Ste Michelle Vineyards and Winery and Pilchuck Glass School
• Medal for Excellence in Craft Award, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston
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