Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Tuition: $ 900.00
Members receive a 10% discount
- 770 sq. ft. air conditioned shop
- One 30" Sommer and Maca flat lap pumice wheel
- Two 36" Steinert variable speed flat grinding wheels
- Two Bohemia BMK1 lathes
- One Merker GNH engraving lathe
- And more...
About the Instructor(s)
Frantisek Janak attended began learning glass art as a 15-year-old apprentice at Bohemia Glassworks. After one year of experience he moved to the Secondary School of Glassmaking in Kamenicky Senov, attending the department for glass carving and cutting for four years. After one year as headmaster at Bohemia Glassworks, he moved to Prague and worked for three years as a series production glass cutter. In 1975 Frantisek was accepted for studies at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague under professor Stanislav Libensky. He has been awarded several prizes at international competitions and his work is presented at many public and private collections internationally. In additional to teaching and lecturing around the world, Frantisek now creates mold melted glass sculptures in his studio in Blazejovice, the Czech Republic.