Rod Friend

Stained Glass Artist

Astrological Window
Astrological Panel

 

One of three ceiling panels (this one with astrological references) for a private house in Gloucestershire, UK.


801mm
Tree Angel
Tree Angel

This piece was commissioned and made in 1986 for the house of a healer in the UK. Its purpose is to show the presence of Being in all of nature. The central area is painted on a special, rare and costly rose-coloured glass that is made of gold and has yellow striations.



1502mm X 606mm
Fire Angel
Fire Angel

1009mm x 601mm
Frost Angel Window
Frost Angel

950mm x 530mm
Planetary Angel
Planetary Angel

Made as an exhibition panel, this is now privately owned.



610mm

Stained Glass Art

Featured Work

New windows for the parish church of Santa Ana, Alozaina, Malaga

Santa AnaThe St Anne window shows the Saint with her daughter Mary as a girl of about 11, flanked by white lilies.Photo by Alice Friend.
SantiagoThe Santiago window shows the Saint as a pilgrim walking not the Camino in northern Spain but a country road outside Alozaina, with the village clearly recognizable over his...
Tree Angel
Tree AngelThis piece was commissioned and made in 1986 for the house of a healer in the UK. Its purpose is to show the presence of Being in all of nature. The central area is painted on a...
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Stained Glass Courses

Upcoming Courses

Glass Mosaic Course

Date: TBC

Venue: TBC

Price: €60

This course is run for a minimum of 6 people and a maximum of 14. Each participant will complete the Course with a panel of finished, grouted glass mosaic that they themselves have designed and made.

This is a simple technique of selecting and bonding fragments of coloured glass to a sheet...

Glass Painting Course

Date: TBC

Venue: TBC

Price: €450

This course teaches glass painting using medieval techniques to paint, stain and fire mouth-blown glass, plus acid-etching and working with lead, designing and developing ideas.

Each student leaves with a leaded panel that he or she has made to his or her own original design.

This...

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Current Commissions

Current commissions include a glass mosaic project in Islamic geometry for Tanzania and four painted windows for a Retreat Centre in UK. Pictures of these will appear here on installation

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