Spectrum Glass by Oceanside

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Blog, News

Spectrum Glass by Oceanside

Northern Art Glass receiving our first shipment of Spectrum Glass produced by Oceanside Glass & Tile in their brand new Mexico facility. We are happy to celebrate the addition of Spectrum glass to our glass line once again. Oceanside also purchased Uroborus Glass, previously of Portland OR. More varieties of Spectrum and Uroborus glass can be expected in the coming months.

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West Block Stained Glass

Posted on Oct 7, 2017 in Blog, Restoration

West Block Stained Glass

The West Block on Parliament Hill has been a work in progress for over 7 years. The original stained and leaded glass windows were taken out for safe keeping early in the game. Northern Art Glass removed this rose window, high above the southwest entrance, facing Wellington Street, in 2012. The window underwent a complete restoration process in 2014. Approximetly 35% of the original glass had to be either replaced, painted to match by Vasile Mosanu, or cracked panes glued together with hxtal epoxy, a museum conservation product. We recently got the go ahead to install the rose panel, the...

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Stained Glass Rescue

Posted on Oct 7, 2017 in Blog, Churches, News

Stained Glass Rescue

After more than five years of neglect, Northern Art Glass was able to access Trinity Anglican Church in Brockville to remove a treasure trove of stained glass windows ahead of the bulldozers. Home to roosting pigeons and bats, the derelict church owned by a developer, required an environmental clean-up just to enter the building. Our removal team still required full hazmat gear for safe working conditions even in 30+ degree weather. Scaffolding was needed to access 16 foot high stained glass windows. Ten windows were documented with sizes, photographs and templates before being crated and...

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Stained Glass at St. Mary’s

Posted on May 14, 2017 in Blog, Churches

Stained Glass at St. Mary’s

Four new stained glass windows, themes from the Life of Christ, installed at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Carleton Place. Future windows from the Nativity to the Risen Christ will complete the...

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A Painted Vision for an Area Church

Posted on Nov 1, 2016 in Blog, Churches

A Painted Vision for an Area Church

St. Mary comforted by Mary, wife of Clopas, two of the painted figures in progress as part of a large Crucifixion theme window designed and now in fabrication at Northern Art Glass. St. John and Mary Magdelene will be positioned on the other side of the cross. The two Marys are mocked up on an easel to determine if any further painted detail is required before leading up this section.

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Art in Stained Glass

Posted on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog, Doors and Windows

Art in Stained Glass

Stained glass is an expression of light and colour. It is a perfect medium to bring a new vision to fine art. This detailed interpretation of the “Indian Church” by renown Canadian Artist, Emily Carr, is a commission for a client. It became a time consuming labour of love, however, the finished work is a resounding tribute to the artist.

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