Stained Glass Projects

Places of Worship

Stained glass came of age in cathedrals that began rising across Europe in the 12th century. Since Gothic times, the definition of place of worship has broadened considerably. Here you’ll see examples ranging from formal Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Buddhist churches, temples and synagogues to a chapel in an Irish castle in Texas to a…

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Public & Commercial

The commissions featured in this section include Universities, Hospitals, Banks and Government Facilities. You’ll even find an upscale Pancake House and a neighborhood Fire Station. Because of size and program, Public and Commercial projects are designed with special attention to architecture, site, views, sun angles, maintenance, and safety.

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Residential

Jeff Smith’s transition from the autonomous stained glass he cut his teeth on in school to site- and client-specific architectural installations began with Residential projects. Because of the more intimate scale of these projects, they are often able to reflect more about the personality and interests of their client.

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Autonomous

Autonomous (Free-Hanging) Stained Glass is conceptually similar to easel painting. These were the self-contained student projects that were the basis of my studies in the Fine Arts Department at LSU. Autonomous stained glass is not preoccupied with client, context or budget. They are serious, if sometimes playful, explorations – I wish I had time to do…

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Work in Progress

This page is a “window” for you to watch the progress of projects currently being fabricated at ASG.

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Close, But No...

There are times when the creative episode is cut short before a design can be transformed into stained glass. These are not happy times. It is usually best to try to let these visions go and move on. Or is it? Here for your perusal are some of those renderings.

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