Biography | Andrej Jakab GLASS DESIGNER

Slovak glass designer and glass artist.

  • Born 15. 1. 1950 in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1965 - 1969 Secondary School Of Electrical Engineering, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1969 - 1972 Faculty Of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1973 - 1980 Optics, n.e. Bratislava, technician
  • 1989 Member of ZSVU
  • 1989 Became a freelance artist. Prolific glassmaker.

My works are included in international art collections like Corning Museum Of Glass USA; Museum Jan Van Der Togt Amstelveen Holland; Ernsting Stiftung Coesfeld Germany. Exhibited in USA, Canada, Japan and Europe, mainly in the Rob van den Doel Gallery in The Hague, Netherlands. Private Collections Sir Elton John. A major publication by Judith Miller: 20th Century Glass (London 2004, Bratislava 2005) gives a comprehensive overview of developments and technologies in the glass industry worldwide. The chapter on contemporary studio glass has profiles of 81 glass artists, including Andrej Jakab.