Swansea College of Art Stained Glass Archive

Swansea College of Art's unique glass archive, dating back to the 1940s contains examples of designs and glass works which illustrate both the traditional and contemporary techniques of stained glass for the built environment.


  • Glass paint and lead on streaky glass. Artist - Krisha Beynon.
  • Flashed glass, leaded.
  • Flashed glass acid etched, leaded, possibly glass paint
  • Flashed glass acid etched, leaded.
  • Glass paint and lead. Probable artist Howard Martin.
  • Flashed glass, acid etched, glass paint and silver stain.
  • Leaded opal glass. Artist Keith Brettle.
  • Leaded Glass
  • flashed glass acid etched, silver stain and lustre. Artist Lisa Burkl.
  • Leaded Glass
  • Flashed glass acid etched and glass paint, leaded. Artist Chris Woodley.
  • Flashed glass acid etched, leaded. Artist possibly Sue Wilcox.
  • Panel for live competition for Swansea Archive Department. Screen printed enamel.
  • Panel for live competition for Swansea Archive Department. Screen printed enamel.
  • Leaded glass and glass paint.
  • Flashed glass acid etched and glass paint, leaded. Panel for St Mary's church Millenium window, Swansea. Artist Martin Donlin.
  • Glass paint and lead.
  • Fused glass panel.
  • Fused glass and lead. Artist Sean Hale. Possibly for St Mary's church Swansea, royal wedding window.
  • Stained glass panel
  • Leaded Panel
  • Leaded panel

The Glass Archive, researched and compiled by Marilyn Griffiths, provides an opportunity to access a store of examples to inspire students develop their own creative practice.

Looking back at the contemporary designs of previous bright young artists can be stimulating, awakening the creativity of today's students.

For further information please contact the glass team.