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.