Award Nomination Submission for 2020

The deadline for the 2020 award nominations is February 1, 2020.

The Board of Directors of the AGG seeks nominations from its members for the 2020 awards in the categories listed below. 

Members should send their nominations to, with “AGG Award Nomination” in the subject line or use this on-line form. Please include information about the person you are nominating and why you feel they deserve to be honored.  Awards will be presented at the American Glass Guild Conference.

Awards (see description below)


The AGG Joseph Barnes Award was established by the American Glass Guild in 2008 and is a service award presented to individuals who serve the glass community with a kindness toward others and an enthusiasm for the glass industry.  Artists, conservators, craftspeople, art historians, etc., are eligible. 


The AGG Nicholas Parrendo Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2013 and acknowledges distinguished accomplishment and serviceover the whole of a careerby those in the stained-glass field.   Recipients inspire us with their vision, achievement, standards and leadership.  Artists, conservators, craftspeople, art historians, etc., are eligible. 


The AGG Inspiration Award was established in 2014 and is awarded to individuals or groups finding creative ways of promoting stained glass within their communities or to the general public.It honors individuals or groups that have made a difference in their own life and have inspired others along the way.


The AGG Excellence in Conservation Award was established in 2009 and is awarded to individuals who strive for high standards in the field of conservation. It isan opportunity to highlight some of the incredible and innovative stained conservation successes, as well as recognize and thank stained glass artists for their hard work and dedication to saving past work.

AGG Committees

Board of Directors
Kathy Jordan, President
David Fode,Vice President
Cynthia Courage, Secretary
Carol Slovikosky, Treasurer

   Vic Rothman

   Amy Valuck

   Dan White

   Troy Moody

   Donald Burt


AGG Senior Advisors

E. Crosby Willet

Sylvia Nicolas

Patrick Reytiens

Jean-Jacques Duval

Barbara Krueger

Jack Cushen

Ellen Mandelbaum

Saara Gallin

Carol Slovikosky, Chair
Janet Lipstreu
Joseph 2Bears

2020 Conference
Tony Glander, Conference Chair
Tony Glander, Program Chair

J. Kenneth Leap, Chair
Judith Schaechter

David Fode, Chair

Melissa Janda

David Crane

Graham Fox

Jenna Lambrecht

Art Femenella
Tony Glander

Don Burt, Chair
Carol Slovikosky

Long Range Planning
Maria Serpentino, Chair

Marketing and Publicity
Daniel White
Tony Glander
Patrice Schelkun

JW Phillips

Greg Stefan

 Troy Moody

Tony Glander

JW Phillips 

Daniel White, Chair

JW Phillips

Bulletin Board
Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Nominating Committee
Maria Serpentino, Chair

Amy Valuck, Auction Chair
Kathy Jordan, President
Daniel White

Tony Glander
Kathy Jordan, President

Juried Exhibition: American Glass Now