Meet Our Artists

What makes Northern Art Glass special is our family of artists, most whom have been working here for 15+ years, with 150+ cumulative years of experience. The atmosphere in our store is one of friendly jokes and creativity. Stories are shared while working and that's what we hope to bring to our customers and clients.

Brian has over 40 years in the field of stained glass as an artist, project manager, heritage consultant and author. He opened Rainbow Glassworks in 1978, Ottawa’s first studio to teach the art of stained glass to the world. Incorporation as Northern Art Glass in 1984, the studio expanded to become the most respected stained-glass company in the area, known for its fine craftsmanship and heritage restoration experience. 

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Mimi provides a combination of both management and technical skills at Northern Art Glass. Having a background specialized in conservation, her interests lie in traditional and digital documentation of architectural structures and artifacts.  

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Monika has over 30 years experience ranging from design and fabrication to repairs and restoration. She spends most of her time working on restoration projects for churches and various heritage buildings. She is a graduate of the Camosun College Fine Furniture Program and when not working with glass greatly enjoys woodwork.

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Vasile has over 20 years in the field of leaded glass fabrication and restoration. A designer and master glass painter including heritage replication and consolidation of paint, figurative painting and fine decoration, he is qualified in all aspects of stained/ leaded glass fabrication and heritage glass restoration. Vasile is an exhibited fine artist and an expert in oil painting portraits.

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Ryan has over 20 years experience in the field of leaded glass fabrication, restoration and site work including installation and removal of leaded glass in wood, stone and metal framing. Ryan has experience working on prestigious projects like Parliament Hill and countless heritage Churches throughout the area. He is also a talented musician and drummer. 
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Shelby has been teaching and creating figurative art for more than 15 years and has a Social Science Diploma and a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Shelby believes all art is service to humankind and her life mantra is to provide this service. She designs and fabricates custom pieces for clients here at Northern Art Glass.

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Richard’s enchantment with stained glass began in 1995 here at Northern Art Glass. He developed a passion for stained glass lamps to light up his world. He took his interest to Vancouver where he owned an art shop and taught stained glass courses. After 15 years in China he returned to NAG once again to continue his creative outlet in the colorful world of glass.

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