Public Art Glass

A magnificent way to enhance the architecture, our windows bring an added Aesthetic to the building.

With many added considerations, a Public piece of art is a collaborative effort where we incorporate your ideas with our experience to create a beautiful work of art. The evolution of the design is more than half of the work that goes into creating a piece of architectural art glass, and we appreciate the knowledge you bring.

Our philosophy is that our art is an evolution, progressing from rough idea to finished project. We do this through many pictures, samples and visits, making sure the project not only meets our standards, but more importantly, yours.

We know we can create a unique Art Glass Window that will bring into focus the beauty of your building.

Mellow Mushroom
Richmond, VA

We were given a design and were asked to create a window for a newly built pizza place in Short […]

Winchester Medical Center Cardiac Unit
Winchester, Virginia

Winchester Medical Center Stained Glass Flowers and Leaves ©Cain Art Glass 2016, All Rights Reserved

A Contemporary panel we created for Winchester Medical Center’s Cardiac Wing. This panel combined our flameworking, sculpturing, and beveling techniques […]

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum
Ohio State University

This project was years in the making, and an honor to be a part of. We worked with the curators […]

The Book Bindery Building
Richmond, Virginia

A European design for a traditional building. Using a light background hand blown glass from West Germany, with emerald green […]

6th Street Marketplace
Richmond, VA

The 6th street Market window was created in one piece; a ten foot diameter stained glass window. To achieve this […]

Jefferson-Pilot Building
Winston-Salem, NC

A twelve foot diameter skylight for a bank in North Carolina. With a concave bow we constructed this with a […]

Tandem Friends School
Charlottesville, VA

Every window begins with ideas. The ideas are worked through on paper, usually staring small and then enlarged to scale […]

Tandem Friends School
Charlottesville, VA

This window was created for the art room of a private school, grades 5 through 12. With the tree as […]

VIP Lounge, The Paramount Theatre
Charlottesville, VA

We designed a mirror to go between the lighting fixtures using our “antique” mirror technique. With a thin line of emerald green […]

The Ballroom, The Paramount Theatre
Charlottesville, VA

Our client did not want the brash look of new mirrors, so by contaminating silver nitrate and rolling it around […]

Leaded Glass Transom Windows

A couple of leaded-glass windows that we restored and replaced at college campuses in Virginia. “We first worked with Mr. […]