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Andrea Zilio
Andrea Zilio
Personaggi and Caragoi, Andrea Zilio
Personaggi and Caragoi, Andrea Zilio
 
 
 
 
Toots Zynsky
Toots Zynsky
Bilico, Toots Zynsky
Bilico, Toots Zynsky
 
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Glass in Venice Prize

2013 Edition

 
Works by the prize-winning artists
Works by the prize-winning artists displayed in the foyer of the Palazzo Loredan premises of the Istituto Veneto
 

Second edition to Andrea Zilio and Toots Zynsky

27 september 2013, ore 17.30, Palazzo Franchetti
Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

Prize Committee
Gabriella Belli, director of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
Rosa Barovier, glass historian
Sandro Franchini, cancelliere of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti

The second edition of the Glass in Venice Prize will be awarded on 27 September 2013 by the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti to the glass master of Murano, Andrea Zilio, to acknowledge his care and sophistication in his use of glassmaking techniques, true to the traditions of Murano glassmaking, of which he is unquestionably one of the most important representatives and to Toots Zynsky, for the excellent quality of her artistic production where glass is enhanced through absolutely original techniques and ideas, with an exceptionally elegant result. In addition, the prize is an ideal link between her research on expression and techniques and the city of Venice and its glass traditions in Murano, thus acknowledging her role as one of the protagonists of international glasswork.

Sponsored by the
Comune di Venezia
Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

Andrea Zilio born in Venice June 27, 1966 and currently resides in Murano. 
His greatpassion for the subject-glass led him, in a short time  to obtain the status of First Teacher in Glass Amphora.
Passionate performer of the antique models with an extraordinary fineness of hand, began soon the realization of works designed by him, in which enhances the traditional techniques in a modern complex, as reticello incalmo zanfirico, etc. submerged.
(Artist's page)

Toots Zynsky’s distinctive heat-formed filet de verre (glass thread) vessels enjoy a widespread popularity and deserved acclaim for their often extraordinary and always unique explorations in color. Defying categorization, her pieces inhabit a region all their own, interweaving the traditions of painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts. Mary Ann Toots Zynsky was born in 1951 and raised in Massachusetts. 
(Artist's page)


Toots Zynsky, Gian Antonio Danieli and Andrea Zilio
Toots Zynsky, Gian Antonio Danieli and Andrea Zilio