Stanislav Libensky and Jaroslava Brychtova

Stanislav Libensky
Jaroslava Brychtova

Glass art

Biography
 


Stanislav Libenský

* 27th March 1921, Sezemice u Mnichova Hradiště
† 24th February 2002, Železný Brod

1937-39 Attended the Specialized School of Glassmaking in Nový Bor (Haida) and Železný Brod
1939-44 Studies at the School of Applied Arts in Prague, glass atelier under Prof. J. Holeček
1949-50 Studies at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague, glass atelier under Prof. J. Kaplický
1945-54 Lecturer at the Specialized School for Glassmaking in Nový Bor and designer for glassworks in the region
since 1954 Works together with Jaroslava Brychtová
1954-63 Director of the Specialized School for Glassmaking in Železný Brod
1963-87 Head professor of the Glass Atelier at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague
since 1982 Guest lecturer:
  • Stanwood, WA, Pilchuck Summer School
  • Kent, OH, Kent State University
  • Berkeley, CA, University of California in Berkeley
  • Detroit, MI, Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design
  • London, U.K., Royal College of Art
  • Boston, MA, University of Massachusetts, CAS
since 1984 Private studio Železný Brod

Jaroslava Brychtová

* 18th July 1924, Železný Brod
† 8th March 2020, Jablonec nad Nisou

1936-44 Real. Gymnasium Turnov
1945-51 Studies at the Academy of Applied Arts in Prague under Prof. K. Štipl
1947-50 Studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague under Prof. J. Lauda
1950-84 Designer for the national concern, Železnobrodské sklo in Železný Brod in department "Glass for architecture" which she founded (1950)
since 1954 Works together with Stanislav Libenský
since 1982 Guest lecturer:
  • Stanwood, WA, Pilchuck Summer School.
  • Detroit, MI, Center for Creative Studies
  • College of Art and Design London, U.K., Royal College of London
  • Boston, MA, University of Massachusetts, CAS

Together with S. Libenský head of numerous glass workshops

since 1984 Private studio Železný Brod