• MASTER GLASSMAKERS

Vetreria Estevan Rossetto boasts an extremely broad collection of glass works created by the most important master glassmakers of the past decades

Marcello Passarotto

Master glassmaker MARCELLO PASSAROTTO was born in the province of Venice in 1961.

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Master glassmaker MARCELLO PASSAROTTO was born in the province of Venice in 1961.

He started working at the furnace at the age of 12 and immediately embraced the craft of artistic glassmaking.
In the course of his career, he has worked alongside important masters of the art of glassmaking such as Visentin, Cimarosti, Mazzega, Spelanzon, Signoretto and Dinon.

Thanks to their teachings and his attendance of drawing classes he has learnt the “secrets” of the trade and specialised in the creation of chandeliers both in old and contemporary Venetian style, as well as artistic blown glass items.

He has also had the privilege to work at the renowned furnaces Mantovan & Spelanzon, AV Mazzega, De Majo and the Abate Zanetti school of glass.

He is currently lending his craftsmanship at the Vetreria Ducale s.r.l. where he oversees the creation of fine traditional Venetian style or contemporary chandeliers, as well as art glass pieces.×

Walter Furlan

Walter Furlan was born in Chioggia, a village in the southern part of the Venice lagoon.

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1931
Walter Furlan was born in Chioggia, a village in the southern part of the Venice lagoon.
As a young boy, he joins the VAMSA furnace, where he works with master glassmaker Romano Tosi, also known as "Mamaracio".
At the end of World War II, 1940-1945, he starts working at the Cenedese Gino furnace where he meets Alfredo Barbini and other old master glassmaker of the former VAMSA, including " Mamaracio" and Gino Forte, also known as "Petà".
At Cenedese Gino, he grasps the solid working technique and later becomes the favourite pupil of master glassmaker Furlan.
After a few experiences in the field of Venetian chandeliers working, he joins Ferro & Lazzarini to support master glassmaker Albino Carrara, another former employee of VAMSA; he also works with master glassmaker lneo Fugo, a specialist in the creation of Ancient Venetian Chandeliers. From him master glassmaker Walter learns the skills needed to create almost all the existing models of Venetian chandeliers. Later on master glassmaker Furlan substitutes Ineo Fuga and becomes the new chandelier specialist at Ferro & Lazzarini.
He becomes master glassmaker when still very young, and gets in touch with numerous artists. He also meets Fulvio Bianconi.
At Ferro & Lazzarini he starts a fruitful collaboration with Professor Ezio Rizzetto. The result of this successful business relationship is the creation of some interesting works of art, allowing him to take part in his first exhibitions (Bevilacqua La Masa) and to receive some important awards. In this period, the master glassmaker also has the opportunity to take part in exhibitions with pieces he has directly designed, thus acquiring recognition also as a Designer.
In 1963 he exhibits at the Murano Glass Exhibition organized by the Istituto Veneto per il Lavoro (Veneto Labour Institute). He also participates in the Crafts Exhibition of Reggio Calabria.
In the early Seventies, he joins the glassmaking workshop Seguso Vetri D'arte, under the guidance of master glassmaker Angelo Seguso and of the designer Mario Pinsoni. He learns how to work submerged and stylised glass, a typical feature of the drawings of Professor Favio Poli, a collaborator of Seguso Vetri D'arte, and becomes his most faithful interpreter.
In 1977, he collaborates at the first course for artists held by the International Glass-making School. On this occasion he creates glass works for artists like Horst Soboto, Renzo Margonari, and Ghibbè, thus demonstrating his great skills as regards the interpretation of artistic drawings.
After this experience, the master glassmaker Furlan starts a collaboration with Premio Murano (Murano Prize), an initiative promoted by Abate Zanetti association. On this occasion he creates works for Verdiano Marzi, Andrea Pagnacco, Marconi, and Laura Santoro.
He has recently created some works for Lindstron, Alinari, Barattini, R. Wagner, and Jef Van Reniaout.
Nowadays, for his glass works he takes inspiration mainly from the charming artistic path of Picasso’s works, expressing the vast experience acquired while collaborating with the old master glassmakers
His works are sold in the best Ateliers specializing in glass works.
In his workshop, this master glassmaker continuously seeks for new ways to fully express his creativity through glass, by designing new solid glass sculptures, also of large dimensions.×

Adriano dalla Valentina

Adriano Dalla Valentina was born in Murano in 1945.

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Adriano Dalla Valentina was born in Murano in 1945.
He starts working at the age of ten and at fourteen he starts collaborating with various Murano workshops, covering different positions. These experiences allow him to learn numerous glass working techniques.
Building on this remarkable past, at the age of twenty-four he opens his own workshop and becomes an independent artisan.
Over the years, in Murano he gains a leading role as one of the greatest master glassmakers, a real point of reference for the future generations.
Aware of his role of follower of ancient traditions, he dedicates his artistic skills and experience to help the students of the Institute of Arts of Venice to create their works, also awarding them the scholarship he sponsors.
Despite his creations feature a broad variety of styles that are typical of the Muranese glassmaking art, he stands out for his peculiar technique and style: among the techniques of the Muranese tradition, he certainly privileges those evoking Venetian suggestions, according to both experts and the public, namely filigree and murrina.
He often collaborates with famous designers and architects for the creation of glass works designed by them.
He takes part in numerous events, such as "Premio Murano" (Murano Prize), winning "Premio Selezione" (Selection Prize) for "Sezione Concorso" (Competition Section). He has also participated in various exhibitions both in Italy and abroad with the works he has personally designed and created.
Among these exhibitions are two editions of "Da Murano a Roma nel mondo" (From Murano to Rome in the world) organized in Rome, Milan and Cremona. He also participated in the French exhibition "Salon International des artistes verrier" (International Exhibition of Glass-working Artists”, Tours, 1997.
In 1998, on the occasion of the second edition of the Exhibition "Venezia Aperto Vetro" (Venice Open Glass), he creates "Quattro Stagioni" (Four Seasons), a work that is exhibited at the Ducal Palace. In October 1998, together with numerous Italian Institutes of Arts, he held a personal exhibition at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa.
Master glassmaker Adriano Dalla Valentina’s works can be found in the major European cities, as well as in Japanese museums and in American art galleries.×

Dino Rosin

Dino Rosin was born in Venice on 30th May 1948.

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Dino Rosin was born in Venice on 30th May 1948.
His family moved to Murano, the glassmakers' island, when he was just two months old. After leaving school at the age of twelve, he started working with passion and dedication at "Barovier e Toso". He immediately stood out for his passion for glass: he was hard working and keen on his work, enthusiastically involved in shaping this material.
In 1963 he joined his brothers Loredano e Mirco, who already owned the glassmaking workshop "Artvet". Dino, still fifteen, was working with his brother Loredano, who was about to become a master glassmaker, when Egidio Costantini, the owner of the famous "Fucina degli Angeli", offered him to start a collaboration with the most famous contemporary artists of that time, such as Picasso, Chagall, Jean Cocteau, Le Corbusier, to name but a few, who used to attend his furnace. His innovative idea consisted in creating their works of art using brand new working techniques and methods. Such an experience allowed Loredano to deal with prestigious works and Dino to refine his style based following his brother.
In 1975 Loredano became aware of his solid artistic skills in the field of glass working and decided to make his dream come true: he opened his own workshop to transform his ideas into new personal works of art. He then asked his brother Dino to join him in this initiative.
From that moment Dino started developing his creative skills and, at the same time, refined his working techniques, personally taking care of each phase of the productive process: combining raw materials, fusing the glass composition, working in the furnace according to his ideas and inspirations, and the cold working process, in which he succeeds to express himself at his best, showing his unique abilities and skills. He is famous for carving and mill-grinding his glass sculptures, indeed, he is one of the best artists in this sector at an international level.
In 1988, he is invited to teach hot glass working together with Loredano and William Morris, a US glass artist, at Pilchuck Glass School in the State of Washington, U.S.A., an institute he is still collaborating with.
Unfortunately, in 1991 a sad tragedy strikes the Rosin brothers. Loredano, his beloved brother, prematurely passes away in the waters of the Venice lagoon, following a fatal accident at sea. Only after many months, thanks to the support of his son Diego, who in the meanwhile graduated in design from the Venice State Institute of Arts, and with the help of his skilled collaborators, Dino manages to overcome this sad period and focusses again on his creations, even with stronger and deep committment.
Dino Rosin, together with his brother Mirco, who is responsible for the organizational and administrative tasks, presently works at his own company: "DINO ROSIN ARTE STUDIO s .r .l .", where every day he forges his amazing sculptures.
Master Dino is always glad to train new talents, including his son Diego, who after completing his studies, decided to enrol in the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, helping his father in the creation and execution of new models.
The best works created by master Dino are presently being exhibited at numerous and important art galleries worldwide.
Furthermore, Dino participates in various live demonstrations: New York Experimental Glass Workshop, lnc. Brooklyn, NY (1993); California College of Arts & Craft - Berkeley, CA. (1993)...×

Oscar Zanetti

Oscar Zanetti was born in Murano, Venice in 1961.

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Oscar Zanetti was born in Murano, Venice in 1961.
His family is well known and for many generations has lived on the island. Among the most outstanding family members was Abbot Vincenzo Zanetti (1824-1883), founder of the Murano Glass Museum and writer of the only guide-book of the island (1869).. Besides founding the glass museum he developed a number of researches regarding glass pastes extremely important for the years to come.

Oscar began working at the age of fourteen while attending the Istituto D' Arte in Venice. Like many apprentices, he started out as an assistant or "serventino" and ultimately achieved the status of Maestro in 1989.

His technique was perfected when he worked with other prestigious studios in Murano (Venini, La Murrina and Barovier & Toso) before joining his father the late Licio Zanetti.
In 1990 his father Licio retired leaving him the family business. Free from his father’s artistic influence Oscar adds his own personal touches to the furnace’s work whilst continuing in the Murano tradition.

Over the years Oscar has also collaborated arduously with many artists producing truly outstanding fine artwork. These are some of the names he has collaborated with: Stefan Szczesny, Elvira Bach, Bruno Pedrosa, Margherita Serra, Eva Moosbrugger, Federica Marangoni, Julie Lazzarus, Wolfgang Mussgnug, Rodica Tanasescu Vanni.

Oscar participates at many international shows where he presents his best creations: Milan, Paris, New York, High Point, San Francisco, Atlanta, London and Frankfurt. He has also participated at the “Venezia Aperto Vetro”, the most important show for Venetian glass in Venice.×

Giancarlo Signoretto

He was born in Venice in 1962.

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He was born in Venice in 1962.
He began to work with glass at the age of 14, following the footsteps of his brother, PINO SIGNORETTO, master glassmaker of international fame. He has continued to work in numerous glass factories and workshops in Venice.

1989 He opens his own furnace on Murano to experiment with his own artistic ideas.

1990 He works in conjunction with the painters Leismuller, De Vittori, Bradley, Licata and Valle.
He exhibits his works, realised by the drawings of Licata and Valle, in Paris (Galleria Scremimi) and then in Milan, Singapore, and Amsterdam.
He leaves for Detroit, invited by the Centre of Creative Studies to teach technical courses on glass work, and exhibits his creations.
He creates a “Black Madonna,” and gives it as a personal gift to Pope John Paul II.
He obtains a honorary degree at the College of oprometry in San Giovanni Lupatoto.

1991 He participates in the Biennale of the “Murano Prize” and wins two prizes thanks to his works inspired by drawings made by Brunori.

1992 He decides to leave for France in search of new experiences and artistic collaborations. Creates glass sculptures drawn from original works by Krunic.

1993 He is chosen by the French National Ministry of Education to teach a course on raising awareness of glass art at the Eze School.
He creates pieces inspired by the drawings of children, and displays them at the exhibit “L’Arte Insieme” (Art Together); the charity sale is dedicated to fighting childhood leukaemia.
He begins collaboration with Marc Estel.

1994 Artistic collaboration with Tessarolo.
Bas relief in glass of the village, on display in the town of Eze.
He creates the decoration for the doors of a church in Bosnia with the sculptor Dado (the Ten Commandments).

1995 He opens “L'île du tresor,” (Treasure Island), a permanent exhibit in Eze.
He creates various trophies, including the Palme d'Or for gastronomy in Cannes.

1996 He exhibits an aquarium, “Fishes of Glass,” at the Monaco Oceanography Museum.
He collaborates with the tennis player Michael Stich to create a symbol of his charitable organization which helps children sick with AIDS.
He creates sculptures for the painter Cesaretti.

1997 He is invited by Cesaretti to the “Triangle d'Art” (The Art Triangle) in Castillon.
He creates pieces for the artists Marc Estel and Eduard Finne.

1998 He creates various trophies in glass for the international Open junior tennis tournament of Cap d'Ail (ATP).
He exhibits works in the gardens of “Chevre d'Or” (Golden Chevre) in Eze.
New participation in the “Triangle d'Art” (The Art Triangle).

1999 Trophy for the international junior tennis tournament of Cap d'Ail (ATP).
Collective exhibit on the theme of Africa at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.

2000 Trophy for the international junior tennis tournament of Cap d'Ail (ATP).
He exhibits at Settimo Torinese.
He creates a symbol that he personally delivers to the President of the well-known automobile brand, Otsuky.

From 2000 to 2002 he collaborates with various designers and artists all over the world.

In 2002 he returns to Murano to collaborate with various local factories, among which that of his famous brother PINO SIGNORETTO.

Today he collaborates with the Abate Zanetti School of Glass as an instructor of all Muranese techniques of glass working.×

Pino Signoretto

He was born in Favaro Veneto on 28th September 1944.

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He was born in Favaro Veneto on 28th September 1944.

1954 Signoretto starts working at a chandelier and party favour factory.

1959 Signoretto works with the great master Alfredo Barbini as well as with other masters, including Livio Seguso, Ermanno Nason, and Angelo Seguso.

1960 Signoretto becomes master glassmaker.

1961-77 Signoretto works in a furnace and achieves a full knowledge of the glass working techniques.

1978 Signoretto opens his studio in Murano.

1978-84 Signoretto collaborates with artists and architects, such as Dalì, Vedova, Licata, Kruft, Dal Pezzo, Vitali, Pomodoro, Willson.

1985 Upon invitation, he goes for the first time to Aomori, Japan.

1989 Second visit to Japan: demonstration before the Imperial Family. He permanently exhibits some sculptures at the Museum of Venetian Art in Otaru, Japan. Signoretto creates some sculptures for Dale Chihuiy, Seattle, U.S.A. He teaches at Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle, U.S.A.

1990 Signoretto creates glass trophies for the European Basket Championship, Paris, France and for N.B.A., U.S.A. He teaches at Tulane University, U.S.A. He teaches at Aomori Otaru, Japan. He teaches at Toyama School of Glass, U.S.A. He teaches at Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle, U.S.A.

1991 Signoretto creates a first set of sculptures for Jeff Koons, exhibited at Sonnabend Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Signoretto teaches at Rochester Institute of Technology, Massachusetts College of Art, U.S.A. He participates and gives a demonstration at G.A.S. Conference in Corning New York, U.S.A. He teaches at Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle, U.S.A.

1992 Signoretto creates a set of sculptures with Jan Vercruysse, exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rivoli, Turin.
Signoretto creates some sculptures with Elizabeth Murray, Kiki Smith, Raimund Kummer. He teaches at Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle, U.S.A.

1993 Signoretto designs and creates 12 large fountains - Hotel American Gei Ken, Japan. He teaches at the Experimental Glass Workshop, U.S.A. Demonstration at Massachusetts College of Art, U.S.A. He teaches at Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle, U.S.A.

1994 Speaker at G.A.S. Conference, Oakland, U.S.A. He teaches at New Orleans School of Glasswork, USA. Exhibition at Galene Differences, Paris. He teaches at Pilchuck School of Glass Seattle, USA. Exhibition at Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1995 Exhibition at Christy Taylor Galleries, Florida, USA. Exhibition at Galleria San Nicolò, Venice. Participation in the exhibition organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Venice, “L'Art du verre à Murano au XXème siècle” (Glass Art in Murano in 20th century), Paris, Passage de Retz, France. Participation in the exhibition “Maestri vetrai creatori di Murano del '900” (Master glassmakers, the creators of Murano, in 20th century), Comacchio, Ferrara. Participation in the exhibition in favour of Unit Foundation for AIDS, Godparent House, Florida, USA. He takes part in the creation of a glass house at Pilchuck School of Glass during his teaching period.

1996 Signoretto designs and creates some glass handles exhibited at Pull of Beauty - Storefront for Art and Architecture, U.S.A.
He collaborates with Martin Bradley in the project “La scacchiera in vetro” (The glass chessboard). He creates for Mariagrazia Rosin the set of sculptures “Il giardino del corpo"
(The body’s garden) - Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf im Eherenhof, Germany. He designs and creates some glass animals exhibited at Portia Gallery of Chicago, U.S.A. He works with the painter Eulisse and professor Gaspari. Signoretto designs and creates glass sculptures of insects, then installed in the Winter Garden Korpus Il at Kremlin in Moscow. He collaborates with Raimund Kummer and G. Kruft.
He creates a set of sculptures with Jan Vercruysse, exhibited at:
- Brooke Alexander, New York, U.S.A.
- Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
- Rivoli Castle, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli, Turin.
- Studio for Contemporary Art E. Di Grazia, Torre Pellice, Turin.
Signoretto creates a chandelier with Dale Chihuly and Lino Tagliapietra. He creates a set of glass sculptures of animals with Kiki Smith, exhibited at Pace Gallery, New York. He creates a set of sculptures with Mare Quinn, exhibited at White Cube, London. He designs and creates some glass animals with Portia Gallery, Chicago, he exhibits them at the international exhibition Sofa, Miami 1996.

1997 Signoretto continues his collaboration with Quinn and Bradley. He creates a set of glass fish and marine animals with Dale Chichuly. He creates some sculptures for Timo Sarpaneva. Signoretto creates a glass pantheon made of eight two-metre pillars and a fountain in the middle. He exhibits 2 sculptures at Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle. He teachers at Pilchuck School of Glass, Seattle.

1998 Signoretto takes part in various conferences at California College of Arts and Crafts. He participates in the glass exhibition “Translucent and Opaque; contemporary glass”, Port of Seattle, 1998. He creates a statue of Mickey Mouse for Walt Disney Italia.

1999 He creates a giant horse for Biennale 1999, Venice Film Festival, Venice. He takes part in G.A.S. Conference 1999, Tampa, U.S.A. He creates a full-size glass accordion. He teaches at Jacksonville University, U.S.A. He continues his collaboration with artists such as Chihuly, Kruft, Kummer Vercruysse, and Sarpaneva.

2000 He participates in The Glass Sanctuary A Master and his apprentice Carlsbad California, U.S.A.
He takes part in the exhibition “Il legno in vetro” (Wood made of glass) with the collaboration of Livio De Marchi, Venice. He teaches at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina, U.S.A. He completes the sculpture “A sacred allegory for the Hindu Temple”, Cincinnatti, U.S.A.
He builds up a house completely made of glass in the woods of the Swiss Alps.
He exhibits some sculptures at the exhibition DALI' & Murano Artists at St. Mark Museum, Venice.
He continues his collaboration with Portia Gallery, Chicago, U.S .A. and with the artists Chihuly, Kummer and Vercruysse.

2001 Signoretto teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice. He creates 700 snowballs exhibited at Gallery De Pury & Luxembourg of Zurich, Switzerland. He teaches at the Glass Workshop of Esashi, Japan. He teaches at San Servolo International Glass Workshops in S. Servolo island, Venice, Italy. Signoretto opens his new furnace in Murano in F.ta Serenella 3. He makes some sculptures for the furniture firm OAK of Cantù, Italy, which will be installed in a Saudi Arabian palace. He continues his collaboration with Chihuly and Kummer.

2002 Signoretto exhibits two sculptures at Habatat Gallery, U.S.A. He teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice for the second year in succession. He teaches at the Glass Workshop of Esashi, Japan. He takes part in GAS Conference of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He teaches at the lnternational Glass Workshops of Esashi, Japan. He teaches at San Servolo lnternational Glass Workshops in S. Servolo island, Venice, Italy. He is awarded with the prize “Gallo d'oro di Murano” as Muranese person of the year.

2003 Signoretto creates a glass coat hanger with glass coats exhibited at Gallery Housang Rachtian in Venice. He creates a glass and gold leaf pig for the fourth to arrive at the 2003 Venice Historical Regatta. He takes part as a speaker in GAS Conference, Seattle. He creates a set of chandeliers with marine subjects, exhibited at Florian in Venice, in collaboration with Maria Grazia Rosin. He creates a set of 100 fantasy shoes for the Japanese designer Hiroko Ueiki, which will be exhibited in a travelling exhibition in Japan. He is still the reference master glassmaker and the implementer of the ideas of various artists, such as Dale Chihuly, Aldo Mondino, Sandro Chia, lnge Manzù, Anne and Patrick Poirier, Raimund Kummer, Mare Quinn, Manolo Valdés, and Janì Vercruysse.
Signoretto teaches at San Servolo International Glass Workshops in S. Servolo island, Venice, Italy. He creates two glass and gold leaf St. Mark lions, which are given as a prize to ballet dancer Carla Fracci and to architect Renzo Piano on the occasion of "Una vita per la musica 2003" (A life for music 2003) Prize. He creates a glass phoenix, which is given to the President of the Italian Republic Mr Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, on the occasion of the reopening of the Grand Theatre La Fenice.

2004 Signoretto is the Master manager and the executor of the project “Le Ali di Venezia” (Wings of Venice), consisting in two glass and metal wings
with a length of 15 metres placed on a water pool opposite the ancient customs office of the former Venice Republic (Serenissima). He is asked to be the consultant and creator of a future bridge completely made of glass in Japan. He creates two 3-metre long glass eyes for the artist Raimund Kummer. He creates a glass statue of the Virgin Mary for the opening of S. Giuliano Ecological Park, Venice. He creates the glass prizes for the "Gran Galà del Ciclismo" (Grand Gala of Biking), awarded to the biker Damiano Cunego, winner of Giro d'Italia 2004 (Biking Tour of Italy). He creates more glass and gold leaf St. Mark lions for "Una vita per la musica" (A life for music) Prize. He creates a solid glass statue of Jesus Christ with a height of about 170 centimetres, which is placed in the Cathedral of Montevarchi, Italy.
He creates a set of sculptures for the American artist Richard Lee Birt. He creates a set of glass sculptures exhibited at the
Glass Museum of Nagoya Port Italian Village, Nagoya, Japan.
He is invited as a special guest by Corning Museum of Glass to Corning NY and creates glass sculptures before a public of about 5,000 people. He continues his collaboration with artists like Aldo Mondino, Anne and Patrick Poirier, Sandro Chia, Jan Vercruysse, Mare Quinn, Hiroko Ueki, and Dale Chihuly.

2005 He creates 25 glass pigeons for the Dutch artist Maria Roosen, exhibited at Brussels National Library, Belgium. Among his sculptures are some blown glass clowns with a height of 150 cm. He creates a set of sculptures in collaboration with Mauro Bonaventura, exhibited at the gallery "VETRO & ARTE" (Glass and Art), Venice.×

Giuliano Ballarin

Master G. Ballarin starts working in 1962 together with his father...

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Master G. Ballarin starts working in 1962 together with his father, from whom he learns most of the secrets of working glass following the most typical tradition of this art.

After a long apprentice he learns how to continue the tradition of a familiar activity coming to a turning point thanks also to the collaboration of the most important glass masters and designers of the time.

Master G. Ballarin is now one of the few glass masters whose skill and ability allow him to realise any piece of glass work such as vases, bowls, animals, sculptures, figurines with particular attention on contemporary and modern art.×

Luca Vidal

Luca Vidal was born in Venice on 1st July 1976.

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Luca Vidal was born in Venice on 1st July 1976. At the age of 14, he starts learning the glass working techniques from master glassmaker Imperio Rossi, at Vetreria DIPI in Murano.
After an 18-month apprenticeship, he moves to Effetre International in Murano and collaborates for about 7 years with the master glassmakers Giancarlo Tagliapietra, Silvano Molin, Luciano Pavanello, Angelo Rossi, and Afro Celotto. In 2000, after collaborating for NOR GLASS with master glassmaker Dino Vio, he perfects the filigree, murrina and tile techniques at Vetreria Schiavon. In 2001, together with the masters Giancarlo Tagliapietra and Afro Celotto, he establishes "POLYCHROMY" in Murano, a glass-making workshop specializing in the production of contemporary artistic glassware.
Starting from 2009, he continues and further develops the business of POLYCHROMY with the only help of the master Giancarlo Tagliapietra.
Over the past few years, Luca Vidal has assisted master Pino Signoretto in the implementation of some important works and has created glass works for some internationally known designers, such as Luca Scacchetti, Gino Forti, Giorgio Cugliari, Carlo Buzzachera, Cazal, and Egidio Castelli.
He travels extensively throughout the United States of America (San José, San Francisco, New York, Dallas, New Orleans, Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Louisville, Houston, Monterey, Carmel, Palm Beach and Naples) to give practical demonstrations and classes on how to create blown glass items. His glass creations are exhibited at the most prestigious galleries in the USA, Canada, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Italy.×

Vetreria Ducale also collaborates with other masters, including Mirco Bastianello, Andrea Tagliapietra, Enrico Camozzo, Sergio Costantini, Mario Badioli, and Marcello Passarotto