Sourcebook 2003, a publication of The Stained Glass Association of America (SGAA), will be available mid-January of 2003. The Sourcebook was created for churches, architects, liturgical consultants and others who commission, maintain or work with stained glass.
The 120-page book features articles about stained glass, selecting and working with stained glass craftpersons, stained glass repair and restoration, and the programs and membership of the SGAA. Fifty full-color pages of portfolio presentations by Accredited members of the SGAA present the height of the architectural stained glass arts.
Sourcebook 2003 is free to any church, institution or architect. To order, call (800) 438-9581 or e-mail: [email protected]
The Stained Glass Association of America is a 100-year-old not-for-profit trade association for professional stained glass artists and craftpersons that strives to foster excellence, growth and education in the field of stained and decorative art glass. We pledge to maintain the highest possible standards for excellence in craftsmanship, integrity and business practices.
The objectives of the Association are: to function as the recognized organization of distinction and to conduct its affairs in a manner that will reflect credit upon its image and craft; to maintain the highest possible standards for excellence in craftsmanship, integrity and business practices; to provide facilities offering active membership participation, extensive craft training, organizational and craft-related information, and trade-related consulting and documentary services; to research and develop new products, processes and techniques for the advancement of innovative craft expression; to act as the authoritative historian and archivist for its craft in America; and to defend and protect its craft against unwarranted regulation restricting its freedom of use as an architectural art form.
For further information about the Stained Glass Association of America, the Sourcebook or any of the other publications offered by the SGAA, please visit our website at www.stainedglass.org or call (800) 438-9581.
By Albert H. Lee