Images from the "Cottier" group on flickr

Glass artists & churches

Daniel Cottier - an important figure in pioneering the Aesthetic Movement in Britain, in areas beyond the glass-painting with which he is most often associated. A talented colourist who worked with glass, furniture, ceramics and interior schemes, in Glasgow, London, Paris, New York and Australia. See Cottier on flickr.

The Spire - former Townhead Blochairn church which had Daniel Cottier decorations and Morris windows - includes some photos of them.
New Kilpatrick Parish Church - includes windows by Stephen Adam, Alf and Gordon Webster and Norman Macdougall.
Corstorphine Old Parish Church - impressive windows by Alexander Ballantine
William Morris Gallery - an online gallery of stained glass from the collection at the Walthamstow museum.

Scotland's Glass - Frank Andrew's glass-makers website including some information on Scottish Stained Glass
Glasspainter.com - The website of John K Clark, Scottish glass artist who created the Lockerbie Memorial Windows, The Piping Centre windows and Glasgow Cathedral's Millennium window.
Sadie McLellan - the Herald's obituary for this exceptional Scottish artist in stained glass.

Events and friends

Doors Open Day Clackmannanshire - a stained glass tour led by Michael Donnelly in September 2010 as part of celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the start of commercial glassmaking in Scotland
Scottish Stained Glass Symposium - conference held in May 2009, opened with a talk by Michael Donnelly on "Pioneering Days: The People's Palace Stained Glass Collection 1978-1990"
Strathclyde University Lifelong Learning - A class by Michael Donnelly traced the history of Scottish stained glass. Through a mixture of illustrated talks, videos and site visits, gave a thorough introduction to Scotland and Glasgow's unique heritage, as well as an introduction to art history through the medium of stained glass.


Alasdair Gray - writer, artist and friend.