David Licata

David Licata uses a range of traditional chainmail techniques and patterns to produce his wearable art pieces in torchworked borosilicate glass.

“My work questions the idea of protection and finds beauty in the fragile forms. -David Licata

An artist from White Plains, New York, David is a graduate of Cranbrook Academy of Art with an MFA in Metalsmithing and a BFA in Sculpture and Art education from SUNY New Paltz. He has over ten years of various glass working experience working in studios such as Adeptus Arts, Salusa Glassworks, Wheaton Arts, Peters Valley and the Brookfield Craft Center. David has taught workshops at Silvermine Art Center.

Exhibitions

National: SOFA NY & Chicago, Glass Weekend

International: at Talente 09 in Munich, Germany. 

 

Current Work

Yellow Necklace 
Torch worked borosilicate glass. sterling silver chain and clasp. Approximately 25" long. Approximately 2 x 2" wide. 
Exhibit: Pattern, Rhythm, Repetition 


Past Work

 

Blue Necklace
Blue torch worked borosilicate glass, on a blue satin cord. Approximately 24" long. Largest link measures 2 x 3/4 x 1/4". 
Exhibit: Pattern, Rhythm, Repetition 
 
Green Earrings
Dangling earrings in green and clear torch worked borosilicate glass. 2 3/4 x 1 x 3/8". 

Light Purple Earrings
Dangling earrings in torched-worked borosilicate glass. Sterling silver ear wires. 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 3/8".