M. Skip Vasquez's Profile
I have been a professional stained glass artist for the past 20 years. After years of creating large custom windows, I was inspired to challenge myself with the economy of scale. The smaller format allows me to feature and highlight the interesting items I have collected over the years.
I enjoy restoring antique stained glass as well and I love to recycle old pieces into new works. I feel a deep connection to the works of the past and feel they should be preserved as much as possible for the future. Even a broken fragment can become a new artwork.
The stained glass windows I create incorporate distinctive decorative wire and solder work, wheel engravings, salvaged antiques and unusual glass and jewels. The modern glass in my pieces is typically hand-blown or hand-rolled. The pressed glass and decorative metals are…
- Born on March 29
- Joined January 31, 2008