Jaroslav Šára

HEAD OF ENGRAVING STUDIO

After graduating from Glass School in Kamenický Šenov and the Glass College in Nový Bor with the diploma in glass engraving, MgA. Jaroslav Šára, Dis., continued his studies at the Faculty of Art and Design, University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem – Field of Applied Art – Natural Materials where he gained his Master of Art degree. He devotes himself to classic glass engraving and creating historical replicas.

He is interested in applying the traditional engraving technique in contemporary glassware, decorative lighting, architecture, and other areas of applied art with emphasizing the aesthetic and optical qualities of glass. His goal is to use this unique craft in a new context and find a corresponding use for it that is pure and luxurious.

He is involved as a teacher in many educational programmes, cooperating with professional institutions such as Pilchuck Glass School as well as in organizations focusing on general public.