American Glass Guild




2008 Conference Schedule Overview

Thursday, July 31

2:00pm- 5:00pm   Workshop

J. Kenneth Leap:   Computer Design 

			Designing with Glass Eye

6:00pm- 9:00pm   Workshop  (cost $120.00) 

Debora Coombs:  

                        Trace & Texture: Glass Painting with Propylene Glycol


Friday, August 1

8:30 - 11:30am  Workshops  (cost $120.00 each)

Judith Schaechter:  

                                    Rethinking Stained Glass


Arthur Femenella and Roberto Rosa:


                                    Structure, Support and Installation  



J. Kenneth Leap:   Computer Design 

			Photoshop Tricks for Designers



11:30 - 1:00pm   Lunch on your Own


1:00pm   Introductions and Opening Remarks


1:30 - 2:20pm  Dr. Nicola Gordon Bowe:


                                The Life and Work of Harry Clarke



2:30 - 3:30pm   Tom Küpper: Lincoln Cathedral  


                            The Conservation of the Dean's Eye Rose Window


3:30 - 4:20pm  Artist's Panel


               "In Conversation":  Nick Parrendo and Charles Z. Lawrence. 


Moderated by Debora Coombs




4:30 - 5:30pm  Business Panel


                                  Discussion of Training and Labor Issues


Moderated by Donald Samick

Panelists: Arthur Femenella, Judith Van Wie and Carol Heidschuster


5:30 - 6:30pm   Cash Bar


6:30 - 8:00pm Dinner by AGG


                               A Tribute to Joe:   Joseph Barnes, S.A. Bendheim



8:00pm Members Slide Show


Saturday, August 2


9:00 - 9:45 am    Gene Mallard  


            Acid Etching:  Tips on Setting Up a Safe and Effective Etching Station



9:55 - 10:40 am  Arthur Femenella and Kathy Jordan


                               St. Bernard's - Restoration of Fire Damaged Windows



10:50 - 11:35  David Wilde  

                                             French Stained Glass



11:35 - 1:00 pm Lunch by AGG




1:00 - 1:50 pm   Dr. Nicola Gordon Bowe

Monumental Modernism: The Stained Glass of Wilhelmina Geddes   



2:00 - 2:50 pm   Carol Heidschuster,  Cathedral Works Manager    Lincoln Cathedral

The Role of the Clericus Fabricae



3:00  - 3:20pm  Nancy Nicholson


                                        Independent Work vs. Commissioned Work



3:30 - 4:20 pm   J. Kenneth Leap


                                            The Painted Window at 20





4:30 - 5:30pm        "State of the Art" Panel:

                                    Joseph Cavalieri, Ginger Ferrell and Tom Krepcio


Moderated by Judith Schaechter



5:30 - 6:00pm  Cash Bar 


6:00 - 7:00pm  Dinner by AGG




7:00 - 9:30pm  Auction to benefit the James Whitney Scholarship Fund and AGG educational programs


Sunday, August 3


9:00 - 9:20 am    Ellen Mandelbaum


                         Direction from the Medium Itself: Message in the Material



9:30 - 9:50 am  Lance Kasparian


                                 Early Examples of Plating in American Stained Glass




10:00 - 10:50   E. Crosby Willet


                                Willet Studios: Highlights of the First 100 Years




11:00 - 11:50  Don Samick  


                                        Estimating Stained Glass




12:00 - 1:30 pm   Lunch by AGG


                                        Sacred Partners Talk by  Bob Jaeger



1:30 - 2:20 pm   Barbara KruegerE. Scott Taylor


                                         Belcher Mosaic Stained Glass



2:30 - 2:50 pm   Ellen Miret


                                        St Mary’s Church - The Journey from 1993-2007





3:00 - 3:20pm  Diane Wright


                    Frederick Wilson and Ecclesiastical Design at Tiffany Studios




3:30 - 4:20  Geoffrey Wallace


                                        Masonry Glazing With Lime Putty Mortar




4:30 - 5:30pm   Conservation Panel  

Vic Rothman, Roberto Rosa and Drew Anderson     


                  The Proof is in the Putting - Putting it all down for posterity




5:30 -  7:00pm  Dinner on your own



7:30pm - 9:30pm  Open Roundtable


Monday, August 4

Stained Glass Tour #1


Tuesday, August 5

Stained Glass Tour #2












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