About the artist, Fisher Jan
Jan Fisher is a contemporary Czech timber and a glass master. His object of interest are mainly wooden sculptures inspired by natural shapes which he turns to glass sculptures when the wooden ones are made.
Jan Fischer, who has defeated his drug addiction, is trained as a carpenter. He gained his glass art edu- cation at an internship with Mr. Vlastimil Beránek. After his internship he constantly continues to explore different possibilities of work with glass. Inspiration to his creations became from nature. His products look like leaves, wooden shields or parts of animal bodies. He firstly created a wooden sculpture from Kazachstan walnut with a rich structure and many regular notches.
He then created the twin of this sculpture from glass.