BORN Australia, 1945 Gerry Cummins
  Australia, 1952 Jill Stehn

Restorations Condition and Conservation Reports
Honorary 'Restoration' Consultancies New Commissions
Teaching Other Relevant Achievments
International Accomplishments Publications

 

RESTORATIONS

In Progress All Souls St Bartholomew / Quetta Memorial Church, Thursday Island.
Restoration of the “Endeavour”, “St Bartholomew”, “St Michael and All Angels”, “The Nativity” and “The Annunciation” stained glass windows. Approximately 5 square metres in total.
In Progress Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture.
Restoration of “Mater Salvatoris” Scottish 1890s stained glass window
1 metre high x 300mm wide.
In Progress Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Innisfail, Qld.
The fragments of the cyclone “Larry” ravaged windows are in our studio. We are looking at a major restoration programme over the next eighteen months for all the windows in the church. Estimated 140 square metres of glass. Over half the church has already been restored and reinstalled.
2010 St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Forrest, ACT.
Restoration of five 1934 Ashwin Studio fully painted and stained chancel windows viz “Last Supper” triple light, “Suffer the Little Children”, “Touch Me Not”, and two foliate windows. Approximately 11 square metres in total.
2010 Former Baptist Church, Ipswich, Qld.
Restoration of 23 leadlight 1920s windows in Heritage listed building including repair of wooden window frames and opening mechanisms.
2010 Restoration of 1850s stained glass window by unknown Belgian studio for a private residence. The dimensions of the window are 570mm wide x 1.9 metres high.
2010 Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture.
Restoration of an English lancet window with yellow shield and border fragments from the 13th to 15th century. A new eagle was painted on a clear glass plate to reinstate an eagle that was no longer discernible.
2010 Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture.
Restoration of a 19th century English head of St Peter and 16th century Lincoln’s Inn crest.
2009 - 2010 All Saints Anglican Church, Ainslie, ACT.
Restoration of two panels of 1917 Walter Tower Studio Chancel window 4.5 metres wide x 3.4 metres high.
2009 - 2010 St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Forrest, ACT.
Restoration of the fully painted and stained transept “Redemption” window executed by the Norman Carter Sydney studio in 1950. The restoration comprises four lancets each 650mm wide and 2.8 metres high and 8 lancets each 300mm x 640mm
.
2009 - 2010 St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Boorowa, NSW.
Restoration of 1880s Lyon and Cottier studio chancel “Crucifixion” window comprising three lancets each 820mm wide and 4.5 metres high. Also the nave “Sacred Heart” window comprising two lights each 600mm wide and 2.7 metres high.
2009

St Columba’s Catholic Church, Wilston, Qld.
Restoration of an R.S.Exton stained glass window comprising two lights each 830mm x 2.6m and one circular light 800mm in diameter, 24 clerestory leadlight windows 350mm x 1.55m each and five Nave leadlight windows each 415mm x 1.44m.

2009 St Mary’s Catholic Church, Ipswich, Qld.
Restoration of 32 panels each approximately 450mm x 650 mm. Installation of glass protectors for all the stained glass windows in the church.
2009 St Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of the fully painted and stained Mayne / “Ascension” chancel window executed by the famous Irish stained glass artist Harry Clarke in 1923. This is the only window by Harry Clarke in Australia and consists of one central light 780mm x 8m high, two flanking lights 780mm x 6m high, and three quatrefoils.
http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/2009/04/22/2549848.htm
2009 St Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of two R.S.Exton hopper windows from the transept. Each hopper is 600mm x 800mm and were vandalized. As part of the restoration previous badly matched replacement pieces were discarded and replaced with properly painted and stained pieces.
2009 “Temple of Peace”, Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld.
Repair and restore six leadlight windows for Heritage listed site. 900mm high x 600mm wide.
2009 Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture, Qld.
German 16th Century window featuring Saint Dominic and Saint Catherine of Siena. Restoration includes edge gluing of original glass and painting and staining modern glass to match original 16th century techniques.
2009 Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture, Qld.
A lancet with the Head of Christ by John Hardman & Co. 1860s and an English Armorial shield from the 15th Century. New pieces are being painted and intrusive modern glass is being replaced.
2008 Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture, Qld.
Restoration of two panels from one window.
One is an exquisitely painted “Coronation of the Virgin” dated 1526, and the other an “Espousal” panel dated 1725.
2008 Abbey Museum, St Michael’s Church, Caboolture, Qld.
Restoration of 16th century Flemish “God the Father” window, possibly from the Charterhouse of St Barbara, Cologne, which was pillaged by Napoleon’s troops on their way to Moscow. Restoration includes edge gluing of original glass and painting and staining modern glass to match original 16th century techniques.
2008 “Christchurch, Paddington”, Buderim, Qld. Restoration of stained glass and leadlight from the WW2 bomb ravaged Christchurch, Paddington, UK. The window is approximately 600mm wide x 1 metre high and installed in a private residence in Buderim.
2008 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Thursday Island. Restoration of “Madonna and Child” round window approximately 1150 in diameter.
2008 Presbyterian Church of St Andrew, Canberra, ACT. Restoration of the fully painted and stained transept “Warriors” window executed by the Norman Carter Sydney studio in 1948. Each of the four lancets is 650mm wide and 3.4 metres high.
2008 St Andrew’s Seventh Day Adventist Church, Bundaberg, Qld. Repair of stone damaged “Shepherd Boy”. R.S. Exton Studio/William Bustard window – 900mm x 350mm.
2008 St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gympie, Qld. Restoration of eight Chancel Edwardian leadlight windows each approximately 585mm high x 430mm wide.
2008 “Bishopsbourne”, Hamilton Hill, Qld. Restoration of fully painted and stained door surround possibly attributed to William Wailes in the 1860s. The five panels making up the surround total about 2 square metres.
2008 St Brigid’s Catholic Church, Longreach, Qld. Restoration of ten Harry Clarke Studio (Ireland) stained glass panels, each approximately 0.45 square metres.
2008 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Mackay, Qld.
Restoration of the next six 1950s Brooks Robinson (Melbourne) stained glass windows depicting the life of Christ. Each window is 2 metres high x 900mm wide.
2007 Government House, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of the famous fully painted and stained “Bruce” stairwell window. Overall dimensions 3 metres high x 1.5 metres wide.
2007 St Agatha’s Catholic Church, Clayfield, Qld.
Restoration of twelve Harry Clarke Studio (Ireland) stained glass panels, each approximately 1 square metre.
2007 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gympie, Qld.
Restoration of four Edwardian leadlight windows each approximately 1.6 metres high x 750 wide, and extensive on-site works.
2007 Church at St. Sebastian’s Catholic School, Yeronga, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of eight leadlight diamond windows each approximately1.2 metres high x 700mm wide.
2007 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Mackay, Qld.
Restoration of six 1950s Brooks Robinson (Melbourne) stained glass windows depicting the Life of Christ. Each window is 2 metres high x 900mm wide.
2006 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Goondiwindi, Qld.
Repair of vandalised Cummins & Stehn stained glass transom window.
700mm high x 1 metre wide
2006 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hobart,Tas.
Restoration of the two John Hardman (UK) Studio “Life of St Joseph” stained glass windows. Each window is 3.2 metres high x 1 metre wide.
2005 St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Toowong, Qld.
Restoration of the F.X. Zettler (Munich) “Sacred Heart” and “St Michael” stained glass windows, including repainting of ruined faces, hands and feet to match originals. Each window 3 metres high x 550mm wide.
2004 &
2005
All Saints’ Anglican Church, Clermont, Qld.
Repair and Restoration of windows damaged by hail on one whole wall of the church (three fully painted and stained windows and eleven leadlight windows) including repainting of shattered pieces.
2004 &
2005
Sacred Heart Cathedral, Townsville, Qld.
Full restoration of eighty-five (over half) of the leadlight windows and on-site cleaning of the three stained glass chancel windows.
2004 &
2005
St. Mary’s Cathedral, Hobart, Tas.
Restoration of the significant 1868 John Hardman Studio (UK) chancel window. The restoration took six months and included total dismantling, full cleaning, releading and reinstallation of the window to near original condition. There were also public access tours of the restoration studio.
16 square metres.
2004 Repair and restore 1880s Ashwin fully painted and stained glass window formerly in the original AMP Building, Brisbane, Qld.
2.2 metres high x 1.2 metres wide.
2004 St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Toowong, Qld.
Restoration of R.S. Exton/William Bustard stained glass “Magnificat” window. 1.7 metres high x 500mm wide.
2003 St. John’s Anglican Church, Burleigh Heads, Qld.
Restoration of William Bustard stained glass “Jesus” sanctuary window.
2.4 metres high x 900mm wide.
2003 “Temple of Peace”, Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld.
Repair and restore three leadlight windows for Heritage listed site.
900mm high x 600mm wide.
2003 St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Barcaldine, Qld.
Restoration of 1913 William Montgomery “Suffer the Little Children” window (1.6 metres high x 1.2 metres wide) in temporary studio in Barcaldine as a Heritage project. On-site conservation grade cleaning of six Ashwin chancel and nave windows.
2002 & 2003 St. Andrew’s Uniting Church, Cnr. Ann and Creek Streets, Brisbane, Qld.
Heritage listed building.
Brooks Robinson 1922 fully painted and stained and plated “west” windows.
“Crucifixion” – Central panel 7 metres high x 720 mm wide, and two flanking panels each 5.7 metres high x 660 mm wide.
“Nativity” – Central panel 4.2 metres high x 720 mm wide, and two flanking panels each 2.8 metres high x 660 mm wide.
Overall area 19 square metres.
2003 Moreton Bay College, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of twelve exquisitely painted and stained portraits, each 600mm high x 450mm wide. Currently mounted in Moreton Bay College library.
2002 Palace Backpackers Memorial Hostel, Childers, Qld.
Heritage listed building. Restore five panels of front door surround stained glass after fire damage. Overall area 2.5 square metres.
May - August 2002 Churchill Fellowship Stained Glass Restoration trip. Gerry was awarded the Fellowship. We toured to USA, UK, France and Germany studying advanced stained glass restoration painting techniques and general conservation and restoration techniques, as well as placing our own and general Australian stained glass principles, processes and practice in the international context.
2002 St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Dickson, Canberra, ACT.
Repair broken areas and resize “St. Patrick” and “Mary Help of Christians” stained glass windows for new site.
2002 Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Sunnybank, Qld.
Restoration of a panel of Bill Gleeson “Our Lady” window,
865mm wide x 2 metres high.
On-site stabilization of other panels of “Our Lady” and “Good Shepherd” windows.
2001 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ipswich, Qld.
Heritage listed building.
Restoration of vandalised R.S. Exton/William Bustard “John the Baptist” and “Suffer the Little Children” windows.
2000 St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, Sandgate, Qld.
Restoration and reinstallation of “Daniel” and “Mine Eyes Have Seen Thy Salvation” windows. Each 950mm high x 350mm wide.
1999 Christ Church, Bundaberg, Qld.
Removal, restoration and reinstallation of peak panel (720mm x 600mm) of one of five sanctuary windows. Intention: to establish quality of original craftsmanship, timing of restoration and accurate costing for all five sanctuary windows.
1999 Somerville House Girls’ School, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of “Beatrice” and “Portia” windows (each 2.5 metres x 660mm) and Fanlight above door (1 metre x 1.75 metres), in “Cumbooquepa”.
1999 War Memorial Library. Brisbane Grammar School, Qld.
Restoration and repair of hail damage to stained glass windows.
1998 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cootamundra, NSW.
Restoration of “St. Brigid” and “St. Patrick” windows.
Each 2.7 metres x 660mm.
1998 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Boorowa, NSW.
Restoration of “St. Joseph and St. Matthew”, “St. Angeli and St. Ignatius” and “St. John the Baptist and St. Monica” windows, each 3 metres x 600mm.
1997 & 1998 Somerville House Girls’ School, Brisbane, Qld.
Restoration of six historical chapel stained glass windows,
Each 1670mm x 450mm; Five Chapel bay windows, each 1500 x 400mm; and repainting and restoration of base of “Beatrice” window, Cumbooquepa.
1997 City of Knox, Melbourne, Vic.
Restoration of historical roundel. 350mm diameter.
1997 Christ Church, Bundaberg. Qld.
Restoration of “Good Shepherd” window, 1500mm x 600mm.
1995 Christ Church, Bundaberg, Qld.
Restoration of “Peter” and “Paul” windows, each 1500mm x 450mm.
1993 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Childers, Qld.
Restoration of nine leadlight windows, each 1500mm x 420mm.
1993 Palace Hotel, Childers. Restoration of damaged painted and stained Edwardian side panel.
1992 St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, Howard, Qld
Restoration of leadlight windows.
1992 Christ Church, Childers, Qld.
Restoration of “Crucifixion” Altar Triptych windows.
Overall dimensions 2.25 metres x 3 metres.
1990 St. John’s Anglican Church, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
Restoration of windows.
1985 All Saints Anglican Church, Tumut, NSW.
Restoration of Victorian Altar Triptych windows.
1983 Hilton Hotel, Melbourne. Vic.
Restoration of Cliveden Mansion Stained Glass Windows.

1982

St. John’s Anglican Church, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
Restoration of three Victorian Altar Triptych windows.
Overall dimensions 2.4 metres x 10 metres.

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CONDITION AND CONSERVATION REPORTS

2006 St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Gympie, Qld.
Condition report on all windows with photographs, recommendations and costs.
2006 Presbyterian Church of St Andrew, Canberra, ACT.
Condition report on all windows with photographs, recommendations and costs.
2006 St. Mary Star of the Sea, Melbourne, Vic.
Condition report with photographs, recommendations and costs, on the Mayer Studio (Bavaria) stained glass window.
2006 Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church, Innisfail, Qld.
Condition report with photographs recommendations and costs, on all windows in the church.
2005 The Abbey Museum, Caboolture, Qld.
Condition report with photographs, recommendations and costs on the Abbey’s significant collection of medieval and Victorian stained glass windows.
2004 St. John’s Catholic Church, Richmond, Tas.
Sanctuary “Pugin” window. Condition report with photographs, recommendations and co
sts.
2004 “Bruce” stained glass window, Government House, Brisbane, Qld.
Condition report with photographs and recommendations.
2004 St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hobart, Tas.
Two Hardman nave windows. Condition report with photographs, recommendations and costs.
2004 St. Mary’s Catholic Cathedral, Hobart, Tas.
Hardman Sanctuary window. Condition report with photographs, recommendations and costs.
2003 Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, Townsville, Qld.
Condition report with photographs, recommendations, priorities and costs.
2003 Abbey Museum, Caboolture, Qld.
Preliminary report on medieval and Victorian stained glass.
2003 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ipswich, Qld.
2002 Church of Christ the King, Taralga, NSW.
Condition report and Report to forward to Heritage New South Wales to assist parish in having building Heritage listed.

2002
St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Barcaldine, Qld.
Condition Report.
2001 Moreton Bay College, Brisbane, Qld.
Report and quote, Twelve English painted portraits c.1880.
2001 St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, South Brisbane, Qld.
Condition Report and Insurance Valuation.
2001 St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Brisbane, Qld.
Condition report on F.X. Zettler transept windows and Harry Clarke Sanctuary window.
2001 St. Andrew’s Uniting Church, Canberra, ACT.
Preliminary condition report, photos and video.
2000 St. Andrew’s Uniting Church, Ann Street, Brisbane, Qld.
Condition report, photos, video and quote.
2000 St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, Sandgate, Qld.
Full Condition and Aesthetic Report.
2000 St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point, Qld.
Extensive condition, photo and video report on original studio and recent restoration practices.
2000 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ipswich, Qld.
(Preliminary report)
1999 St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Toowoomba, Qld.
Safety and Condition Report on all leadlights.
1998 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Boorowa. NSW.
Inspection and condition report, Lyon & Cottier windows.
1998 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gundagai. NSW.
Inspection and condition report on six 1920 F.X. Zettler windows.
1998 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cootamundra. NSW.
Inspection and Report on West windows.

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HONORARY ‘RESTORATION’ CONSULTANCIES

All Saints’ Anglican Church, Clermont, Qld.
Christ Church Anglican Church, Bundaberg, Qld.
St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Toowong, Qld.
Christ Church Anglican Church, Mitcham, Vic.
St. Paul’s Uniting Church, Mackay, Qld.
St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Roma, Qld.
All Hallows School, Brisbane, Qld.
St. John’s Anglican Church, Cairns. Qld.
St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Lutwyche, Qld.
Uniting Church, Buderim, Qld.
St. Peter’s Anglican Cathedral, Adelaide. S.A.

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NEW COMMISSIONS

We have done numerous smaller private commissions, including domestic works, exhibition pieces, free-hanging panels, restorations and repairs.
The larger public commissions are:

In progress Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, Darra, QLD.
“ Creation” themed stained glass and leadlight Chancel window 28 square metres.
In progress All Saints’ Anglican Church, Clermont, Qld.
Fully painted “St John” window with local landscape and flora and fauna. Two metres high x 400mm wide.
2009 All Souls St Bartholomew Church, Thursday Island.
Replicate the “Torres Pilots” memorial stained glass and leadlight window. The original round window 1150mm in diameter was blown out in a storm.
2009 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Goondiwindi Qld. Fully painted window approximately 1.5 metres high x 600mm wide “Jesus touched his ear and healed him”.
2009 Church of the Holy Spirit, Auchenflower, Qld. Carmelite memorial fully painted stained glass window based on local landscapes and flora. 1.7 metres high x 545mm wide.
2008 “Tree of Life” fully painted contemporary window for private home in Buderim, Qld. The window is 500mm square.
2008 New Mater Mothers’ Hospital Chapel windows, Brisbane, Qld.
Four fully painted and stained windows based on the theme of the “Tree of Life”, including images from the five continents and Oceania to represent the Mater’s wide ethnic and multi-cultural involvement.
Overall area of four windows approximately 6.75 square metres.
2007 Church of the Holy Spirit, Auchenflower, Qld.
Memorial fully painted stained glass window based on local landscapes and flora. 2 metres high x 700mm wide.
2007 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Mount Perry, Qld.
Fully painted and stained Celtic “St Patrick” window based on the style of the famous Harry Clarke (Dublin) Studio. 1.4 metres high x 650mm wide.
2007 All Saints’ Anglican Church, Clermont, Qld.
Fully painted “St Mark” window with local landscape and flora and fauna. 2 metres high x 400mm wide.
2006 St. Raphael’s Catholic Church, Queanbeyan, NSW.
Five leadlight windows.
2006 St. John’s Anglican Church, Biggenden, Qld.
Three fully painted and stained baptistery windows and one “wheel” window.
2006 St. Clare’s Catholic Church, Tully, Qld.
Fully painted window depicting local flora and fauna.
1.7 metres high x 900mm
 2006 St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Toowong, Qld.
Three leadlight and acid etched windows for the confessional.
Each 1 metre high x 622mm wide.
2005 St. Oliver Plunkett Catholic Church, Cannon Hill, Brisbane, Qld.
Fully painted “Baptism” and “Communion” transept windows.
Each approximately 2 square metres.
2004 Uniting Church, Nambour, Qld.
Fully painted “Creation” window depicting local flora and fauna.
4.5 metres high x 2 metres wide.
2004 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Ipswich, Qld.
Four Centenary windows depicting the arrival of pioneer clergy of Ipswich in local historical settings. Each 3 metres high x 450mm.
2004 Moreton Bay College Girls’ School Chapel, Brisbane, Qld.
Four fully painted windows depicting “Faith”, “Hope”, “Love” and “Courage”. Each 1 metre high x 1.2 metres wide.
2004 St. Andrew’s Uniting Church, Maffra, Vic.
“The Living Waters”.
1.7 metres high x 650 mm wide.
2004 Lady Chapel – St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Gympie, Qld.
Six bust size portraits of saints associated with Mary’s life – Joachim, Anne, Joseph, Gabriel, Elizabeth and John the Evangelist. Each 850mm high x 520mm.
2003 Regina Caeli Catholic Church, Coorparoo, Brisbane, Qld.
Fully painted biographical window in memory of Father Pat McCormick.
1.2 metres high x 2.4 metres wide.
2003 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Goondiwindi, Qld.
“I Am The Vine, You Are The Branches”.
1.3 metres high x 650mm wide.
2002 St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Evatt, Canberra, ACT.
“Tree of Life” leadlight window. 3 metres high x 880 mm wide.
2002 Holy Spirit Catholic Cathedral, Kerema, Papua New Guinea.
Two fully painted windows: “Crucifixion” and “Holy Spirit”, each 2.2 metres high x 960 mm wide. Designed by Gerry Cummins and Martin Morobubuna.
2002 Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Sunnybank, Qld.
Fully painted Biographical window in memory of Father Tom Hegerty.
1.2 metres high x 2.6 metres wide.
2002 St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Montville, Qld.
Leadlight and lightly painted “Russell” Memorial window to design by Jennifer Andrews. 1.5 metres high x 450mm wide.
2001 Calvary Hospital, Foyer, Cairns, Qld.
Fully painted “Mission Statement” panel.
2001 St. Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace, Brisbane, Qld.
Redesigning, drawing, acid etching, painting and staining six fully painted highly detailed Heraldic House Crests.
Each panel 540mm high x 390mm wide.
2001 Caloundra Hospital Foyer, Caloundra, Qld.
Fully painted “Tranquility” window, based on local land and seascapes.
1.3 metres high x 3 metres long.
2000 Uniting Church, Buderim, Qld.
Design and supervise leadlight window – leadlighting by Annie McDonald.
2.5 metres high x 1.2 metres wide.
1997-2000 Good Council Catholic Church, North Cairns, Qld.
Four windows each 1.8 metres x 1.2 metres.
Theme: “Garden of Eden”.
1996-2000 St. Monica’s Catholic Cathedral, Cairns, Qld.
“The Creation” windows.
Twenty-four nave windows, fully painted and stained, each
6 metres high x 1.7 metres wide.
Overall area. 245 square metres.
Link to St. Monica's Cathedral site
1998 Christ Church, Bundaberg, Qld.
Two “Alpha” and “Omega” windows, each 1400mm x 420mm.
1997 Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Goondiwindi, Qld.
Two lancet windows: “Healing” and “The Trinity” approximately 1200mm x 700mm each.
1996 Private commission, Canberra, ACT.
“The Trout Fisherman’s Dream” 1200mm x 900mm.
1996 Calvary Hospital Foyer, Cairns, Qld.
Five stained glass panels depicting the history of Calvary Hospital during its first forty-five years.
Overall dimensions are 5 metres x 1.2 metres.
1995 City of Knox, Vic.
Re-commissioning of 16 skylight panels originally executed in 1984, and destroyed by fire in 1994.
1994 - 1995 St. Monica’s Catholic Cathedral, Cairns, Qld.
“Peace” window. Front door surround comprising three windows, being two flanking panels each 1.7 metres x 11 metres, and a central overhead panel of 3.5 metres x 7 metres.
This window was commissioned by St. Monica’s to commemorate fifty years of peace in the Pacific.
Link to St. Monica's Cathedral site
1993 - 1994 Somerville House Girls’ School, Brisbane, Qld.
Selected as the stained glass artist from five nationwide submissions.
Nine “Famous Women” panels each 850mm x 540mm.
Six “School Houses” Women, Composite panel 1100mm x 1500mm.
“The Creation” window, 1800mm x 2100mm.
1993 St. John’s Lutheran Church, Corinda, Qld.
Rainbow Cruciform window, overall dimensions 4610mm x 2265 mm.
  Private Library Windows, “Tuncal Park”, two landscape panels, each 630mm x 1200mm.Private Library Windows, “Tuncal Park”, two landscape panels, each 630mm x 1200mm.
1992 Christ Church, Childers, Qld.
“Christ Guiding His Church”, 400mm x 1100mm.
1991 St. John’s Anglican Church, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
“The Resurrection” window, 2100mm x 2100mm.
1990 All Saints Anglican Church, Tumut, NSW.
“I Am the Vine” window, 450mm x 1800mm.
“The Lost Sheep” window, 450mm x 1800mm.
1989 St. John’s Anglican Church, Moruya, NSW.
“Consider the Birds and Lilies of the Field….” Window.
600mm x 2100mm.
1989
St. John’s Anglican Church, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
“The Crucifixion” window. 2100mm x 2100mm.
1989 City of Hawthorn Library, Hawthorn, Vic.
“The Settlement of Hawthorn” window, 1050 mm x 2100mm.
1988 Warracknabeal Library Community Window Project, Warracknabeal, Vic.
Supervision of on site designing, drawing, painting, staining, leading and installation of three local history panels, each 900mm x 1350mm.
1988 St. John’s Anglican Church, Wagga Wagga, NSW.
“The Garden of Eden” Triptych and Rose windows.
Overall dimensions 2.4 metres x 10 metres.
1987 St. John’s Anglican Church, Moruya, NSW.
“The Sower” window. 600mm x 2100mm.
1987 Anglican Church, Inverloch, Vic.
“The Calming of the Storm” window. 600mm x 1800mm.
1986 St. John’s Anglican Church, Blackburn, Vic.
“Resurrection” window, 500mm x 2100mm.
1986 Anglican Church, Moruya, NSW.
“St. Luke” window, 600mm x 2100mm.
1986 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Crookwell, NSW.
“ Resurrection” triptych window.
Overall dimensions 3 metres x 4.5 metres.
1986 Anglican Church, Korumburra, Vic.
“ Crucifixion” window, 600mm x 2100mm.
1985 Anglican Church, Woolsthorpe, Vic.
“ Suffer Little Children” window, 900mm x 1800mm.
1985 St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Dickson, Vic.
Abstract “Communion” and “Confirmation” windows.
600mm x 4100mm each.
1985 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Crookwell, NSW.
“Last Supper” window, 800mm x 3300mm.
1984 Catholic Church, Ainslie, Canberra, ACT.
“Baptism” and “Communion” windows 900mm x 1800mm.
1984 St. Brigid’s Catholic Church, Dickson, Vic.
Abstract “Baptism” window, 600mm x 4500mm.
 1984 City of Knox, Knox, Vic.
Ceiling skylight panels.
Sixteen Environmental Panels each 1100mm x 1100mm.
1983 St. Luke’s Anglican Church, South Melbourne, Vic.
“St. Mark” window, 600mm x 2400mm.
1983 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Braddon, Canberra, ACT.
“Mary” and “St. Tavelic” windows, each 750mm x 2400mm.
1982 St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Crookwell, NSW.
“ Pentecost” and “Healing of the Sick” windows, each 800mm x 3300mm.
1981 Anglican Church, Point Lonsdale, Vic.
Family commemorative window, 600mm x 2100mm.
1981 Christ Church, Geelong, Vic.
“ Christ in the Temple” window. 600mm x 2400mm.
1980 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Braddon, ACT.
“St. Patrick” window, 750mm x 2400mm.
1980 Seaman’s Mission, Melbourne, Vic.
Commemorative window, 600mm x 900mm.
1979

St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Bendigo, Vic.
“ St. James” and “St. Cecilia” windows, 600mm x 2000mm.

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TEACHING

2004 One week painting and staining course in our own studio for twelve participants
2001 Private painting and staining tuition for one week to Japanese stained glass artist, Sanae Mori.
2001 One week painting and staining course, Ausglass Conference, Melbourne.
2001 Restoration Workshop at Holmesglen College of TAFE.
2000 & 2001 One week painting and staining course in our own studio.
1999 “Thomas Foundation Indigenous Workshop”.
A design workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from North Queensland, held in Cairns and totally funded by the Thomas Foundation. One week course, involving designing for stained glass and for large spaces.
1990 “Thomas Foundation Indigenous Workshop”.
A painting and staining workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from North Queensland, totally funded by the Thomas Foundation. One week course.
1996, 1997 & 1998 Winter School, Queensland Glass Artists Association, Eumundi. One week course.
1995 One week course for students and parents and friends, at St. Luke’s Anglican School, Bundaberg.
1984 - 1990 Annual one week course: Practical Introduction to Glass Painting and Staining at TAFE College and at Meat Market Glass Workshop, Melbourne.
1980 - 1985 Leadlighting classes in own studio.

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OTHER RELEVANT ACHIEVEMENTS

Presenting Public Seminars on Restoration: Hobart 2004, Brisbane 2000 and 2003, Adelaide 2003, and Melbourne 2001.
Committee Service: President, Craft Victoria 1981 – 1984, Vice-president Craft Council of Australia 1983 – 1985, Founding member Access Workshop 1986 – 1990.
Restoration Workshop: Melbourne 2001. Conducting Australia’s first practical three day restoration skills workshop.
Stained Glass window tours – Brisbane 2004, Melbourne at the Ausglass Conference, 2001, Brisbane 2000.
Studio visits – Informative, pre-arranged group visits to our studio – 2004, 2005 and 2006.

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INTERNATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Churchill Fellow 2002 – three months study tour of stained glass studios in USA, England and France studying international best practice conservation and restoration practices and procedures. Link to our Churchill Report

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PUBLICATIONS

Publications from 1986 to 2005 include:

Stained Glass – quarterly magazine of the Stained Glass Association of America (1996, 1997 and 2003)
The Standard (Catholic newspaper, Hobart)
A.D.F.A.S. Annual magazine – 2004.
National Trust Journal,
“ 7.30 Report” on A.B.C. T.V.
Craft Australia
Courier Mail
Sunday Mail
Somerville House Girls’ School Chapel Book
Craftlink
Catholic Leader
Catholic Weekly
Local television news items, radio and newspapers, including Cairns, Hobart, Townsville and the Sunshine Coast.

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