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One of a kind custom design stained glass as well as other glass art methods and the restoration of stained glass. Inquiries regarding leaded, beveled, etched sand carved, and fused glass techniques are invited. Other methods, technical questions,history of the art and supply source inquiries also welcome. Information on the pro's and con's of protective glazing of stained glass windows. Visit for more complete information.

Experience in the area

Over forty years experience in a wide range of techniques that include "stained glass", wood working and metal fabrication. Have worked from my own full service studio since 1977. Many major residential, commercial and religious installations from Charlottesville, Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia to San Diego California as well as much of the State of Texas


Professional Affiliate,Certified Trainer, and Preferred Provider for the American Institute of Architects, AIA, Dallas, Texas. I have served on the Board of Directors of both the Texas Fine Arts Association and the Texas Visual Arts Association


Bachelor of Fine Arts, The University of Texas, Tyler. Master of Fine Arts, The University of North Texas, Denton. Just a few hours short of a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Awards and Honors

Many first place and best of show awards in both stained glass and fine arts competitions. Steady commission work for the past ten years has obviated any recent competitive activity.

Past/Present Clients

Most recent major commissions are for American Airlines CR Smith Museum; JFK Airport Terminal 8 stained glass; TXU Energy Plaza Thor stained glass. The Mansion at Turtle Creek, Dallas and and St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Terrell, Texas

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2016-05-01 reinforced lead came:

Janet,  First of all, there are really very few rules here, so I will respond based on my experience.    Zinc rebar is a joke in much the same way the "re-strip " product is. It is simply inadequate for

2015-11-20 installation:

Janet, I apologize for the delay. My wife had hip replacement surgery and I have been out of pocket for a couple of weeks.    Actually, there are several questions here. I will try to answer based on my

2015-09-01 Identify a stain glass window:

Mike,     I don't want to be insensitive to you in the response, but I do not think this is actually glass. But, first of all, the picture is quite small and much detail is not there with which to base

2015-06-25 Antique stained glass door:

Tami,  There is a general perception that the extra measure of covering leaded/stained glass inserts or windows with a sheet of clear glass is necessary for the protection of the art glass work.  In some

2015-06-10 Dalle De Verre Windows:

 John,  Pricing will depend to a degree on the colors and the ratio of glass to surface area. I don't  want to seemingly avoid the question, but would rather give this on a personal basis. The problem


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