After receiving a degree in glass engraving from the Glass School in Kamenický Šenov and the Glass College in Nový Bor, Czech Republic, Jaroslav Šára continued his studies at the Faculty of Art and Design, University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem – Field of Applied Art – Natural Materials, where he gained his Master of Art degree.

He devotes himself to creating classic glass engraving and creating historical replicas of all periods, especially Baroque and Biedermeier style in the best quality by using hundreds years old, traditional methods, designs and machinery.

He is interested in applying traditional engraving techniques to contemporary glassware, decorative lighting, architecture, and other areas of applied art, with an emphasis on the aesthetic and optical qualities of glass. His goal is to use this unique craft in a new context, finding a corresponding use for it that is pure and luxurious.

As a teacher, he is involved in many educational programs in his studio and with professional institutions such as the High school of applied arts and glass in Kamenický Šenov, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Pilchuck Glass School in Washington USA, Corning Museum of Glass in New York USA, Bildwerk Frauenau in Germany and Associate Professor in Toyama City Institute of Glass Art in Japan. He is also a board member of Kolektiv Ateliers in Novy Bor, Czech republic.

He also collaborates with the best glass studios and workshops such as Kolektiv Ateliers a.s., Artel Glass s.s.l., Lasvit a.s., Sans Souci, Moser and Lobmeyr as well as artists and designers such as Marie Ducaté (France), Eliška Monsportová (Czech) and Anna Orlina (Philippines).