Recipients receive full or partial scholarships for educational opportunities, such as conferences and workshops.


Jim was a strong supporter of the American Glass Guild during its inception. Jim approached his life, his craft and his art with great passion and a high level of integrity. We hope that his zest for life and his pursuit of excellence will inspire all recipients of this scholarship to increase their understanding and love of stained glass. Since 2007 the Whitney Memorial Scholarship has handed out 68 scholarships.  

Deadline for applications:  February 28, 2014 with notification of awards by March 31, 2014.

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We would like to congratulate the following 2012 recipients:

Bradford Anderson, Troy, MI
Advanced Leadworking workshop with Daniel Maher and Nancy Nicholson at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Greer Ashman, York, UK
MA in Stained Glass Conservation & Heritage Management with Sarah Brown, York, England

Todd Beall, Monson, MA
Advanced Leadworking workshop with Daniel Maher and Nancy Nicholson at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Claire Boselie, Belgium
Painting Eddie's Head Workshop with Nick Parrendo at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Whitney Capps, EurekaSprings, CA
Design & Color workshop with CZ Lawrence at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph Cavalieri, New York, NY
A 5 day private workshop at North Lands Creative School in Scoltland with Michael Bullen & Lorna McMillan

Amanda Chau, Wilmington, DE
Painting Eddie's Head Workshop with Nick Parrendo at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Doris Cultraro, Rhinebeck, NY
A 6 day intensive painting with Debora Coombs

Nancy Gong, Rochester, NY
Private Painting lesson with Debora Coombs

Kathryn Maxwell, Quakertown, PA
Painting Eddie's Head Workshop with Nick Parrendo at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Kelley Mooers, Seattle, WA
A 5 Day Glass Painting Intensive with J. Kenneth Leap and Kathy Jordan

Dale Noelte, Middletown, RI
Design & Color workshop with CZ Lawrence at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Maria Orr, Kentwood, MI
A 5 Day Glass Painting Intensive with J. Kenneth Leap and Kathy Jordan

Celeste Parrendo, Pittsburgh, PA
Design & Color workshop with CZ Lawrence at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Meredith Pesti, Cleveland, OH
Advanced Leadworking workshop with Daniel Maher and Nancy Nicholson at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Ekaterina Reier, Bunnievel, NC
Beginning Stained Glass Painting and An Introduction to Silver Stain with J. Kenneth Leap

Dan Scott, Boise, Idaho
Techniques of painting on glass for 2 weeks at Vetrate Artistiche Toscane, Siena, Ital

Hanne Winters, Belgium
Painting Eddie's Head Workshop with Nick Parrendo at the 2012 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

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