History of theArtist<br /><ul><li>1934 - He was born in Murano, Italy.
1945 - At the age of 12, he began working in Archimede Seguso’s glass factory.
1954 - By the age of 21, he achieved the title </li></ul> of “ Maestro”.<br /><ul><li>~ Over the next 25 years, Lino worked in</li></ul> association with several of the best<br /> known Muranese glass factories.<br />
<ul><li>1979 -He came to the United State to teach </li></ul> in Seattle. He was sharing his old technical <br /> knowledge with American glass artists. <br /><ul><li>1990 -He continued to teach and collaborate</li></ul> widely in the U.S. and he began to be <br /> widely recognized for his own unique <br /> works of art.<br />~Until now. Now age 74.<br />
He is one of the world’s great living <br />glassblower. His glass works are in the <br />collections of many major museums <br />throughout the world and by collectors <br />of glass art. <br />TODAY! <br />He still teaches his technical knowledge<br />to glass artists.<br />
Bibliographies<br />I used those wed sites to get information of Lino.<br />Lino’s personal web: http://www.linotagliapietra.com<br /> The Gallery of Margo Jacobsen: http://www.margojacobsenartdealer.com/Artist-Detail.cfm?ArtistsID=67<br />The Chrysler Museum: http://www.chrysler.org/press/AOG-Lino.asp<br />