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Biography: Davide Penso

Davide Penso
Davide Penso

Davide Penso grew up working in a studio on Murano. In 1992, he opened his atelier and began his journey with glass. Penso designs and creates with a contemporary and innovative style. His work has been exhibited internationally in Tokyo Gallery, Saint Mark’s Civic Museums Correr, Fortuny, and the Guggenheim Museum in Venice. He has collaborated with Venini, Giorgio Vigna, Nason & Moretti, and Pelikan. Penso finds a balance between the commercial and the artistic, creating numbered collections and one-of-a-kind commission pieces. He has taught flameworking at the Abate Zanetti School of Glass in Murano since 2001, and has been a lecturer at Boston University’s School of Visual Art since 2009.