viernes, 10 de julio de 2009

Boris Shpeizman








Boris Shpeizman nació en Leningrado, URSS; terminó la Facultad de Odontología, y en 1988 se trasladó a Israel. Después de 10 años de trabajar como dentista cambió todo por las artes del vidrio soplado.Durante los últimos 6 años ha estudiado diversas técnicas de Soplado de Vidrio en: Israel, EE.UU. y el checo. Actualmente enseña en la Academia Bezalel de Arte y Diseño y trabaja en su estudio TrioVetro en Tel Aviv.
Les dejo el link en donde subió un video.(el vidrio da para todo)

Boris Shpeizman was born and grew up in St. Petersburg (aka Leningrad), USSR. At age of 17 started to learn at MedicalSchool, department of Dentistry. While being a student he became an activist in a movement for human rights and democracy in the USSR. As a result of this activity he was under risk of arrest and used first possible opportunity to immigrate to Israel.
After few “quiet” years of working as a Dentist he started to paint and then sculpture. In 2005 Boris got a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art, department of Ceramic and Glass Design. Subsequently he closed his Dental Clinic to devote all his energy to Glass Blowing.
During his relatively short carrier as a Glass Artist he was awarded International prestigious scholarships and awards. His works were exhibited in galleries and museums in Israel, US and UK. Currently Boris is working as a Lecturer at Bezalel Academy of Art and in his Glass Studio in Tel Aviv, Israel.