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Joseph Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award
The Board of Directors of the American Glass Guild is seeking
nominations from its members for the annual Joseph Barnes Lifetime
Achievement Award. The award was established by the AGG in 2008 to
acknowledge distinguished accomplishment and service by those in the
stained-glass field. Artists, conservators, craftspeople, art
historians, etc., are eligible. Recipients inspire us with their
vision, achievement, standards and leadership.
Deadline for Nominations is December 31st, 2012
Members should send their nominations by December 31, 2012 to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “2013 Barnes Nomination” in the subject line. Please include several paragraphs about the person you are nominating and why you feel they deserve to be honored. The next award will be presented at the May 2013 conference in St. Augustine, FL.
2012 – Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award
2011 – Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award
Over his forty years in glass, Dan has touched thousands of students, artists, colleagues and collectors with his deep generosity, intelligence, artistry, creativity and free spirit. It is for these myriad reasons that the American Glass Guild recognizes Dan Fenton for the 2011 Joseph Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award. Dan embodies the same work ethic, love of his fellow man and dedication to the craft that we have all come to love in Joe Barnes.
2010 – Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award
Senior Advisor, in recognition of his many contributions to the art of
stained glass. Rowan is best known for his extensive work at the
National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. for which he made his first
window at the age of 16.
2009 – AGG Achievement Award for Excellence in Conservation
integrity and high standards in craftsmanship and conservation set the
bar very high. He trained many well-known conservators and
completed over 170 major commissions during his career.
2009 – Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award
Senior Advisor, in recognition of his artistry in glass and his many
years educating and encouraging other stained-glass artists.
2008 – Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award
recognition for his many years of service to the field. He served
as the unofficial “Chairman of the Board” of the Stained
Glass Division at S.A. Bendheim, Co. in Passaic, NJ and earlier at Leo
J. Popper and Sons in New York City.