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Past Conferences: 2009 2008 2007 2006


2008 American Glass Guild Conference

Many thanks to everyone who made the 2008 American Glass Guild Conference
such a huge success! 


Conference Preprints publication still available

The 2008 Conference Publication is still available for only $20 (includes shipping). Get your copy of the 160-page, illustrated conference papers. Click here to view and print an order form in PDF format.

Included in the publication:

  • Nicola Gordon Bowe: A New Byzantium: The Stained Glass Windows by Harry Clarke (1889-1931) in the Honan Chapel, Cork, 1914-1917 and
    Brooding Monumental Expressionism and Skilled Craftsmanship: The Stained Glass of Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955)
  • Arthur Femenella and Kathy Jordan: St. Bernard’s – Restoration of Fire Damaged Windows
  • Carol Heidschuster: The Role of the Clericus Fabricae – Works Manager – at Lincoln Cathedral, England
  • Lance Kasparian: Early Experiments with “Plating” in 19th Century American Stained Glass
  • Barbara Krueger: Belcher Mosaic Stained Glass
  • H. Tom Küpper: The Restoration & Conservation of the Dean’s Eye Rose Window
  • J. Kenneth Leap: The Painted Window at 20
  • Gene Mallard: Setting Up an Etching Station in a Glass Studio and the Safe Use and Handling of Hydrofluoric Acid
  • Ellen Mandelbaum: Form and Freedom in My Work
  • Ellen Miret: Artists Statement
  • Nancy Nicholson: Independent Work vs. Commissioned Work
  • Donald Samick: Estimating Stained Glass
  • E. Scott Taylor: Memorial Window for Pegram’s Battalion
  • Geoffrey Wallace: Traditional Method of Masonry Glazing
  • David Wilde: French Stained Glass
  • E. Crosby Willet: Willet Studios: The First 100 Years
  • Diane Wright: Frederick Wilson and Ecclesiastical Design at Tiffany Studios

Order yours today while they are still available!


Photos from the 2008 Conference

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Photos from Jon Erickson:

Photos from Vic Rothman:


2008 Conference Highlights

Thursday, July 31

Workshops:
J. Kenneth Leap Computer Design - Designing with Glass Eye
Debora Coombs Trace & Texture: Glass Painting with Propylene Glycol

Friday, August 1

Morning workshops:
Judith Schaechter Rethinking Stained Glass
Arthur Femenella and Roberto Rosa Structure, Support and Installation
J. Kenneth Leap Computer Design - Photoshop Tricks for Designers
Lunch
Introductions and Opening Remarks
Dr. Nicola Gordon Bowe The Life and Work of Harry Clarke
Tom Küpper Lincoln Cathedral - The Conservation of the Dean's Eye Rose Window
Artist's Panel: "In Conversation" Nick Parrendo and Charles Z. Lawrence. Moderated by Debora Coombs.
Business Panel: Discussion of Training and Labor Issues Arthur Femenella, Judith Van Wie and Carol Heidschuster. Moderated by Donald Samick.
Cash Bar
Dinner by AGG A Tribute to Joe: Joseph Barnes, S.A. Bendheim
Members Slide Show

Saturday, August 2

Gene Mallard Acid Etching: Tips on Setting Up a Safe and Effective Etching Station
Arthur Femenella and Kathy Jordan St. Bernard's - Restoration of Fire Damaged Windows
David Wilde French Stained Glass
Lunch by AGG
Dr. Nicola Gordon Bowe Monumental Modernism: The Stained Glass of Wilhelmina Geddes
"Carol Heidschuster, Cathedral Works Manager, Lincoln Cathedral" The Role of the Clericus Fabricae
Nancy Nicholson Independent Work vs. Commissioned Work
J. Kenneth Leap The Painted Window at 20
"State of the Art" Panel Joseph Cavalieri, Ginger Ferrell and Tom Krepcio. Moderated by Judith Schaechter
Cash Bar
Dinner by AGG
Auction to benefit the James Whitney Scholarship Fund and AGG educational programs

Sunday, August 3

Ellen Mandelbaum Direction from the Medium Itself: Message in the Material
Lance Kasparian Early Examples of Plating in American Stained Glass
E. Crosby Willet Willet Studios: Highlights of the First 100 Years
Don Samick Estimating Stained Glass
Lunch by AGG Sacred Partners Talk by Bob Jaeger
Barbara Krueger, E. Scott Taylor Belcher Mosaic Stained Glass
Ellen Miret St Mary’s Church - The Journey from 1993-2007
Diane Wright Frederick Wilson and Ecclesiastical Design at Tiffany Studios
Geoffrey Wallace Masonry Glazing With Lime Putty Mortar
Conservation Panel Vic Rothman, Roberto Rosa and Drew Anderson - The Proof is in the Putting - Putting it all down for posterity
Dinner on your own
Open Roundtable

Monday, August 4

Stained Glass Tour #1

Tuesday, August 5

Stained Glass Tour #2