NAG Glass Solutions (NGS) — Restoration

Stunning Painted Glass Mural by Frederic Back

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Stunning Painted Glass Mural by Frederic Back

Acclaimed around the world, the works of Frederic Back never fail to impress and this privately commissioned 10’ x 10’ art glass mural is no exception. It was designed in 1963 by Back who became one of Canada’s most celebrated artist and director of short animated films. ⁠Nominated for four Academy Awards, winning two for his 1981 film ‘Crac’ and the 1987 film ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’. The mural was commissioned for the Motel Deville, Ottawa, as it was known at the time, and presently as the Concord Motel. ⁠This rich mosaic features a stunning boreal forest, home to the...

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St. Isidore Catholic Church

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St. Isidore Catholic Church

St. Isidore will be opening it’s doors mid-December. The new building is larger, brighter and energy efficient; radiant heating in the floor and low - E thermal panes in every door and window for starters. The parishioners will be celebrating Christmas in a stunning new church. Northern Art Glass is contributing memories from the original church. We are presently installing 40 windows from the first 100+ years of St. Isidore complete with dedications from the founding families, many of whose descendants are still worshiping at the church. The stained glass panels have been cleaned, refurbished and resized to fit new...

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Stained Glass Rescue

Restoration Stained Glass

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 transported to storage at St....

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Crysler Window – War of 1812

Restoration Stained Glass

Crysler Window – War of 1812

The windows are dedicated to John Crysler whose farm was a battlefield during the War of 1812. Northern Art Glass recently restored them for Upper Canada Village where they are on permanent display.

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Stained Glass Inspired by C. R. Mackintosh

Restoration Stained Glass

Stained Glass Inspired by C. R. Mackintosh

This window was restored by Northern Art Glass at the same house as the previous photo.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the famous Scottish architect and Art Nouveau designer was famous for this rose pattern. This window from the turn of the century certainly was inspired by Mackintosh.

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