David Beliën



2000 Greduated from Art Academy in Tilburg (NL)

2003 Secondary School for Applied Arts in Glass, in Železny Brod,(CZ)

2004-2008: Working freelance and assisting in several studio’s in Czech, (school in Novy Bor, Skelna Hut in Hrdejovice) and Netherlands (GlassMuseum Hoogeveen, van Tetterode Glass Amsterdam) and Belgium (Het Glazen Huis, Lommel) – (2007) founding DAoGlas .

2008-2009: Study trip to Orrefors, KostaBoda in Sweden Visiting Bertil Vallien studio, Transjö Glasshytan. Started working at Hotmarks Glasblazerij in Orvelte (NL).

2009-2010: Experience Trip to Maui – Blowing Lava on Big Island Hawaii (watch on youtube) – Experience trip to Portland – Blowing glass at Elements glass Portland (OR) Eugene Glass school (OR) and Lincoln City Glass centre (OR)

2010-2011: Working at Lincoln City Glass centre (OR) – Hotmarks Glasblazerij in Orvelte (NL) – Van Tetterode Glass in Amsterdam (NL)- start working at Nationaal Glasmusuem Glasblazerij in Leerdam (NL)

2011-2012: Working at Nationaal Glasmuseum Glasblazerij in Leerdam (NL) – Van Tetterode Glass in Amsterdam – Internship Private studio in Makawao on Maui (HI) – Makai Glass, Hailemaile on Maui
2014-2015: Experience Trip to Maui and SanDiego (CA) – blowing glass at SDGlassblowing, Starfeather studio and ArtHell studio.

2012 – 2018: Mainly working at the National Glassmuseum in Leerdam and Van Tetterode Amsterdam).