Davide Penso was born in 1965, in Venice, growing up
and working in his studio in Murano. After his studies he decides to
dedicate himself to “still life” photography for two years. In ’92, he
opens his atelier and begins his journey with glass. Designing and
working the material personally, he creates jewels with a contemporary and
innovative style from the outset.
The success of his works are found reflected over the years through the
international collective and personal exhibitions (Tokyo Gallery, Saint Mark’s
Civic Museums Correr, Fortuny, Guggenheim of Venice). Collaborations with
illustrious names such as Venini, Giorgio Vigna, Nason & Moretti,
Pelikan. Trying his experience also in the field of high fashion with
collections for major brands (Max Mara). From 2001, he teaches glass
lamp-working and collaborates with Abate Zanetti School of Glass in Murano, and
since 2009, is a lecturer for Boston University school visual art. August 2014
teaching at Corning Glass Museum New York.
February 2017 Special guest at
Festival of glass Drysdale Australia,
March 2017 special guest lampworker Gatherin (isgb) Las Vegas.