..I met a man who has a gift for creating a fantasy world with the most ancient of glassworking techniques….When he looks at you, his eyes brim with curiosity, with the will to understand. They ask questions only he can answer…Curiosity stimulates the imagination and the manual skill of all the great artists, their talent multiplies their desire for progress, the constant challenge against their own selves. Vittorio embodies an ancient musicality which, unfortunately, is on the verge of extinction.

(Silvano Tagliapietra)

…developing a fascination for Nature…he recognized that each small creatures has its own microcosm. Beyond scrutinizing the anatomy of the animals, he spent (and still spends..) endless hours studying their Habitat and Life Cycles. This scrutiny resulted in the extreme realism of his glass animals….