Movement of Light and Color:


Saturday, February 10, 12-4 pm
Maximum enrollment: 10 students
Locations: OKCMOA and Prairie Arts Collective in the Paseo Arts District,  3018 Paseo, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
$71.25 Members/$95 non-Members

This one-day workshop is designed to let people get a feel for the basic steps of working with stained glass. The day will begin at noon the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, where we will tour the  glass on view as part of the special exhibition Dale Chihuly: Magic and Light. Artist Patrick Patterson will provide insights on the artist as well as speak to technical aspects of the glass on view. Then, we will move to Prairie Arts Collective in the Paseo Arts District.

At their studio and gallery, artist/owner Shawn Patterson and assisting co-owner Patrick Patterson will walk students through the creation of a stained glass piece, including selecting glass, grinding, foiling, and soldering. The workshop portion will run roughly from 1 to 4 pm. This is perfect opportunity for people who are interested in stained glass and haven’t had a chance to try it out.

About Shawn Patterson

Before recently returning to Oklahoma City from the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, Shawn Patterson owned Zenglass Studio, a successful stained glass retail store where she put into practice over 30 years of experience in creating original stained glass art and providing materials and instruction for aspiring valley stained glass artists. As a respected artist in the Shenandoah Valley, Shawn Patterson is known for her creative original stained glass designs. Her individual style of stained glass has brought beauty and inspiration to local residents, retailers, parishioners and even monks. Shawn is a proficient glass artist with extensive experience in historic restoration, participating in the restoration of the Tiffany windows at the Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis MD. She was an active member of the Retail Art Glass Suppliers, contributing an article to their 2004 Art Glass brochure.


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