Introduction to Cane & Murrine with Matt Paskiet
About the Artist
Matt Paskiet began his study of Glass Blowing at the Toledo Museum of Art and further pursued his studies at Pilchuck Glass School in Washington State, as well as Fundacio Centre del Vidre de Barcelona. After his training, Mr. Paskiet refined his skills by assisting esteemed glass artists Dale Chihuly and Dino Rosin. Ready to practice all he had learned, he returned to Toledo where he has been creating his glass for over 22 years. His work is a reflection of his unique vision, and passion inspired by his love of nature and spirituality.
Artist Statement: “Only through trial and error did I finally realize the passion in my life: Glass and the possibilities available with glass as timeless art. As I grow with the medium, my respect grows for it as well. I have only scratched the surface of my imagination and application; the possibilities are endless.”