JEFF G. SMITH   –  June 2024

Scroll down for “COMMISSIONS, EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS”, and PUBLICATIONS” (links to webpages in red)


1977 – present: Founder/President: Architectural Stained Glass, Inc., Dallas, TX > Fort Davis, TX

1985 – present: Member/Contributor: Stained Glass Association of America/Stained Glass Quarterly.

1988 – present: Member: American Craft Council and ACC Library Digital Collections.

1989-2007; 2018-present: Allied Partner: Interfaith Design Knowledge Community, American Institute of Architects. (formerly Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture).

2021 – present: Member: Partners for Sacred Spaces.


1993  Johannes Schreiter: Invitational Stained Glass Design Workshop/“Windows to Life”, A.C. Fischer Glashütte Bramsche, GmbH, Napa/San Francisco, CA

1978  Ludwig Schaffrath: Architektonische Glasmalerei, Berkeley, CA

1973-77 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; School of Environmental Design: Stained Glass/Landscape Architecture; BLA 1977

1972-73  Hendrix College, Conway, AR; biology major.

1971-72  Duke University, Durham, NC; biology major.


2024-25 4th Street Plaza Streetscape: Monumental Dichroic and Steel Sculptural Waypoints; Design/Technical Consultant to MESA Design Group; Frisco, TX

2024  Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral, Dallas, TX: Sculpted bronze doors by Michele vandenHeuvel (Albuquerque, NM) who has tasked ASG with creating stained glass for the doors, etc.

2023-24  Christ Church Anglican: Sanctuary Windows, Midland, TX

2022  Pokes Peak Windows, Private Residence, Midland, TX

2021  Rainbow with a Little Red, Private Residence, Heber Springs, AR

2020  Angelo State University, Stephens Chapel (non-denominational): Altar, Narthex & Side Windows; Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

2020  Richard Walker’s Pancake House, Del Mar, CA; also Carlsbad, CA (2019); La Jolla, CA (2014); San Diego, CA (2009); Chicago/Crystal Lake, IL (1997)

2018   St. Frances X. Cabrini Catholic Church: Multiple phases began with a Stained Glass Master Plan in 2014. Fabrication of stained glass began in 2015. The following phases have been completed to date: Altar, Cupola, Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Narthex/Baptistry, Shrines, Chapels, & Choir Windows; El Paso, TX

2017  St. Stephen Catholic Church, 4 phases begun 2008: Altar Reredos, Nave Windows, Tower Windows, Blessed Sacrament Chapel Windows, El Paso, TX

2016  Holy Cross Retreat Center: Reservation and Blessed Mother Chapels, Mesilla Park, NM

2014  Western Perspective: The Art of Jeff Smith; PBS/Basin PBS; aired nationally during spring and summer.

2014 Target: Texas Contemporary Glass; The Art Museum of South Texas; Corpus Christi; May 16 – June 29.

2012 – 2013  St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2 phases: Nave Windows, Memorial Chapel Windows,Choir Windows, Stanton, TX

2012  St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Holy Family Chapel, Midland, TX

2011  Quality in Construction Artisan Award, American Institute of Architects: Fort Worth Chapter, TX

2011  Goodfellow Air Force Base, Multi-denominational Chapel, San Angelo, TX

2010  The 2010 Artist Citation Award, American Institute of Architects/TSA, Austin, TX

2010  Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart, Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Ankeny, IA

2010  First Presbyterian Church, Jack P. Smith Memorial Narthex Window, Pine Bluff, AR

2010  Houston Fire Department: Station #37 Main Entry Atrium, Houston, TX

2009  San Antonio International Airport, New Terminals, winner PASA national artist search (the SAIA Expansion which included this project was cancelled in 2012).

2009  First Baptist Church, Multi-purpose Chapel, Midlothian, TX

2008  First Congregational Church, Round Chapel Stained Glass, Boulder, CO

2008  Hokuli’a, Residential Compound, Kailua-Kona, HI

2007  Meditation Chapel at The Point, C. C. Young Assisted Living Community, Learning & Cultural Arts Center, Dallas, TX

2007  El Tesoro de los Angeles Retreat Center Chapel, Woodland Park, CO (not built)

2007  Hunt Consolidated Corporate Headquarters, (design only), Dallas, TX

2006  Cape Cod Hospital, “Coastal Atmospheres”, Hyannis, MA

2006  Museum of the Big Bend, Alpine, TX

2005  Aurora, Meditation Chapel, Mat Su Valley Hospital, Palmer, AK

2005  Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, Nave Windows, Fort Worth, TX

2005  St. James Episcopal Church, Altar Sidelights, Alpine, TX

2004  W Hotel, Spa, Montreal, Canada

2004  Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Altar Reredos, Denton, TX

2004  Anticipating Art for Sacred Spaces (lecture), SWLC, Cheyenne, WY

2002 – 2003  St. Bridget Catholic Church,  2002: Phase 1: Main Entrance, Narthex & Chapels; 2003: Phase 2: Altar, Nave, & Clerestories,  Seattle, WA

2003  Sun Dog: SGAA Invitational Centennial Exhibition, Columbus, OH

2002  Meditation Chapel, Oncology Center, St. Vincent Hospital & Health Services, Indianapolis, IN

2001  Religious Art & Architecture Design Award (for St. Albert, Austin, TX), AIA/IFRAA, Washington, DC

2001 Aquaria Suite, Hawthorne Lane Restaurant, San Francisco, CA (not built)

2000  Beth-El Hebrew Congregation, (Tim McClure’s designs fabricated by ASG), Fort Worth, TX

2000  Glas Abha Caislean, McIvor Castle, Davis Mountains near Fort Davis, TX

2000  Resolution Suite, American Airlines Admirals Club, B Terminal, DFW International Airport, TX

NOTE:  “COMMISSIONS, EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS” prior to the year 2000 continues following “PUBLICATIONS”


2023 Anticipating Stained Glass, Stained Glass Quarterly, pp 34-43, Summer, Stained Glass Assoc. of America, Kansas City.

2019 Windows for Mother Cabrini, Church & Heritage Journal, July/Aug pages 58-60, Universe Media Group, Ltd., Manchester, England

2018 New Products: Texas Architect Magazine, September/October, Texas Society of Architects, Austin

2018 Windows for Mother CabriniStained Glass Magazine, Winter, Stained Glass Assoc. of America, Kansas City

2017 The Chapels at Holy Cross, Stained Glass Magazine, Fall, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2015 Resurrection: A Stained Glass Reredos, Stained Glass Magazine, Spring, SGAA, Kansas City

2014  Doing Good Work: Jeff Smith, Pastoral Liturgy Magazine, Nov/Dec,  p.15, Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago

2014 Western Perspective: The Art of Jeff Smith; PBS/Basin PBS; aired nationally during Spring & Summer.

2013 Fire & Water (Fire Station 37, Houston), Stained Glass Magazine, Summer, pp. 140-145, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2013 Artist Feature: Interview with Jeff Smith, CODAworx’ Installments Newsletter & Blog, April.

2013 Richard Walker’s Pancake HouseStained Glass Magazine, (San Diego), Spring, pp. 60-63, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2012 Windows for St. Ann (cover story)Stained Glass Magazine, Winter, cover & pp. 278-283, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2012  Ludwig Schaffrath: Universum in Glas, Myriam Wierschowski, ed., Glasmalerei-Museum, Linnich, Germany.

2010  Portfolio: St. Stephen Deacon + Martyr, Texas Architect, Mar/Apr;  Texas Society of Architects,Austin.

2009  Meditation Chapel (C.C. Young Senior Living Community), Stained Glass Magazine, Fall; Dawn & Twilight, Winter; SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2009  Dawn & Twilight at the Museum of the Big Bend, Winter; SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2008 Envisioning  Stained Glass, Construction Canada Magazine,  July/August, Kenilworth Publishing, Toronto, ON

2008 First Congregational Church, Stained Glass Magazine, Fall, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2006  Rethinking  Stained Glass, Laminated Glass News, May, Dupont Publishing, New York City

2005  St. Bridget Catholic Church (cover story), Stained Glass Magazine, Spring, SGAA, Kansas City

2004  Artist Profile, Stained Glass Magazine, Fall, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

2003  Environment & Art, Doing Good Work, February, Liturgy Training Publications, Chicago, IL

2003  Architectural Arts & Sculpture 18,, Madison,WI; also vols. 4-17, 1989-2003

2001  Honor Award: St. Albert the Great, International Visual Arts Award, American Institute of Architects/Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture.

2001  Designing Stained Glass with an Achromatic Palette, July/Aug., Texas Society of Architects,Austin.

2000 Lenses for Fargo, Stained Glass Magazine, Winter, SGAA, Kansas City, MO

1998  Art of Glass: Integrating Architecture & Glass, Stephen Knapp, Rockport Publishers, NYC

1996 Windows to an Aesthetic World, Kuala Lumpur Star, 9/19, Star Publications, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

1994  Anticipating Stained Glass (cover story), Construction Specifier Magazine, June, Construction Specifier Institute, Alexandria, VA

1994 Artists Respond to Architectural Environments, Toni Sikes, The Glass Art Society Journal, Seattle, WA

1992  Honor Award: The Five Books of Moses Windows, International Visual Arts Award, American Institute of Architects/Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture.

1991  Honor Award: Hope Chapel, International Visual Arts Award, American Institute of Architects/Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art & Architecture.


1999  St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church: Life of Christ Nave Windows; and Clerestory and Trinity Rose Windows, Windham, NH

1998  US Courthouse, Main entry portico: window wall, GSA Art-in-Architecture Program, Fargo, ND

1998  Plains Art Museum: Guest Lecturer Series, Fargo, ND

1998 Baptism & Communion Triptychs, ‘Passion’ Rose and ‘Faith’, ‘Hope’, & ‘Charity’ Side Aisle Windows, Hitchcock Presbyterian Church, Scarsdale, NY (Design Only)

1997  St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, Altar Reredos, Austin, TX.

1997  Richard Walker’s Pancake House, Crystal Lake, IL

1996  Sheraton International Hotel, Houston, TX.

1996  Suspended Altar Cross, First United Methodist Church, Duncanville, TX.

1996  Medical Center Hospital Chapel, Odessa, TX.

1995  Raven: Sun Thief, University of Alaska Fairbanks, National Design Competition, Fairbanks, AK

1995  St. Mary Immaculate Church, Plainfield, IL.

1995  Chapel Entry & Ceiling, St. Michael Health Care Center Chapel, Texarkana, TX.

1994  Library Atrium Window: ‘Book Portal’, Salt Lake (City) Community College, National Design Competition, Salt Lake City, UT

1994  University of North Carolina (design only), Chapel Hill, NC

1994  Eastern Connecticut State University (design only), Willamantic, CT

1994  Harris Methodist Health Services, Arlington, TX.

1994  Paul A.Dufour: A Legacy of Glass (‘Critical Mass’), LSU, Baton Rouge, LA.

1993  San Francisco Life Center:Windows To Life, San Francisco, CA

1993  ‘Dawn Chapel’, Pediatric Center for Restorative Care, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

1993  Private Residential Compound, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

1992  Honor Award, AIA/IFRAA: International Visual Arts Award (for Washington (DC) Hebrew Congregation), Chicago, IL

1992  ‘Five Books of Moses Windows’ Kreeger Lobby, Washington Hebrew Congregation, Washington, DC.

1991  AARP Corporate Headquarters, Washington, DC.

1991  Honor Award,  AIA/IFRAA: International Visual Arts Award (for Hope Chapel), Washington, DC.

1991  Hope Chapel, Texas Health/Presbyterian Hospital Center, Plano, TX.

1991  Multi-denominational Chapel, Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Lihue, Kauai, HI.

1990  Sandcastle Retreat, Clearwater, FL.                                         

1990  Worthen National Bank, Pine Bluff, AR.

1990  Dreyfus Corporation (design only), New York, NY .

1989  ‘Light Sculptures’, Utah State University, Logan, UT.

1989  Legislative Office Building,  2nd award, Hartford, CT

1988  Locke, Purnell, Rain, Harrell Law Offices, Dallas, TX.

1988  History Merchant Bookstore, Dallas, TX

1987  Elvis, Chuck Berry & Jerry Lee Lewis Windows, Hard Rock Cafe, Dallas, TX.

1987  SGAA International Juried Exhibition (‘Lightsketch #19’), Corning, NY.

1986  American Glass, Oslo, Norway and Helsinki, Finland. National Museum Purchase (‘Lightsketch #5’),  Oslo, Norway.

1986  American Federal Bank, Dallas, TX.

1985  Nytt Glas/New Glass, (‘Light Sketch #5’), Invitational exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden.

1985  Hallways and Gymnasium Windows, St. Alcuin Montessori School, Dallas,TX.

1984  Ludwig Schaffrath Retrospective, Alsdorf and Munich, (West) Germany.

1984  ‘Lightsketch #4’, acquired by The Boy Scouts of America National Service Center, Irving, TX.

1984  New Glass Review 5 (catalog pdf; page 22), international survey of “flat” and “hot” glass art, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

1984  Ellis II Maximum Security Prison Chapel, Huntsville, TX.

1984  Old Red (Dallas County) Courthouse, restoration/conservation of 2 “lunettes” dating circa 1892. 

1983  Rebirth of a Medium (‘Lightsketch #4’, ‘Lightsketch #5’, and ‘Lightskecth #7″), University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

1983  Pescomania (‘Lightsketch #1: Fish Window’, ‘Train of Thought’ and others), Matrix Gallery of Glass, Austin, TX

1982  Glass Directions, University of Colorado (‘Train of Thought’, and others), Boulder, CO.

1981  TFAA National Exhibition (‘Urgent Plea to James Watt’ and others), Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX.

1981  Christmas Exhibition (‘Torn Square’ and ‘Seems It Used To Be Alright’), Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, FL.

1980  Winfield’s ‘08 Restaurant, Fort Worth, TX.

1980  One Man Exhibition, (‘Jumpin’ J’, ‘Luna’s Jacal’, ‘Red Moonrise’, and others), Front Room Gallery, Dallas, TX

1980  Fragile Art ‘80, Portcon Glass Conference, (‘Dialogue’), Palo Alto, CA.

1979  Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, (‘The Road Not Taken’, and others), Tallahassee, FL

1978  Southeast Arkansas Arts and Science Center, One Man Show (LSU Work), Pine Bluff, AR

1977  31st Annual Louisiana State Art Exhibition, (‘Self Portrait’), Baton Rouge, LA