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Program

Jan 22, 2016 7:30 PM

Martin Janecky Studio Demonstration

Noted for his extraordinary, life-like sculpture, Janecky is a sought-after teacher throughout the world for his incredible technical skills. During his two weeks in New York, Janecky will be teaching a 2-week intensive class and presenting a public demonstration in the extraordinary 17,000 square foot UrbanGlass studio.



Janecky’s figurative work is an accomplishment in the field of glass for its lifelike and technical excellence. He began his career with glass in a factory setting at the age of 13. While training at a school focused on glass blowing in Nový Bor in the Czech Republic, Martin began exploring sculpting methods. By age 20, he was employed by leading artists and designers around the world to assist and to execute specific works. Janecky has served as an instructor, visiting artist, and gaffer at several glassmaking schools, including The Studio, Penland School of Crafts, and Pilchuck Glass School. While at UrbanGlass, Janecky is teaching a 2 week intensive workshop. More information on that workshop can be found here.

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Martin Janecky began working with glass at the age of 13 at his father's factory in the Czech Republic. His secondary school training concentrated on the creation of glass art in Novy Bor and introduced him to artists and designers from around the world that hired him to execute their ideas. In 2003 Martin made his first trip to the United States. While working for other artists he was able to add to his already well-developed skill set and knowledge of the material. He has been a visiting artist and instructor at various glass programs such as The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Pilchuck Glass School, and Penland School of Craft. Martin Janecky is considered to be one of the best glass sculptors working today. He is represented by the Habatat Gallery and has exhibited his work in galleries and museums all over the world.

Venue:

321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Jan 22, 2016 7:30 PM

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