19th November 2020 7pm
"TIME AND TEMPERATURE: Art in conservation"
Glass Society: free Zoom lecture
Jonathan talks about glass painting, as both
restoration glass painter and glass artist
For a short time, this presentation is available
(the first five minutes were not recorded)
Please contact me for the link.
Jonathan has created five new pieces for a virtual exhibition, four of which are completed: Artist's Journey, The Red Suitcase, Companions through time and Over the Hills. The story of Journeys - Teithiau which shows works in progress and completed pieces by seven glass artists can be read here
UPDATE AUGUST 2020
An exhibition of these works is now scheduled for the Stained Glass Museum in Ely Cathedral from mid-March to end of May 2021
STAINED GLASS NARRATIVES 1980-2020
An illustrated 34 page paperback review of some of Jonathan's work from the last 40 years, including a selection of pieces currently for sale. £8, including UK postage
" A timelessness and integrity runs through all the work...
Dynamism, contemplation, emotions, humour, story-telling, movement and even music - they are all there, captured in glass but with your lively line and use of vibrant and soft tones, they are not static but moving towards us or inviting us in ..."
GLASS PAINTING WORKSHOPS
Next Swansea courses: 29th March - 4th April 2021 are now fully booked.
Booking is now open for September 2021 please contact Owen Luetchford
Next courses in Jonathan's studio are planned for April 2021 - contact him for details.
"ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MASTERCLASS"
Feedback on Swansea courses September 2019
“Really great! I enjoyed every minute and learned so much. Have learned a lot not only about glass painting, but the history, construction of windows in the past and present.”
“I loved the course and Jonathan Cooke and can recommend it highly.”
“Fabulous. Incredibly enjoyable and I feel I have learned so much. Jonathan is a wonderful teacher – his knowledge and expertise are second to none and his enthusiasm and ability to communicate his skills are rich and wonderful.”
“I had an amazing experience on the course. Jonathan was brilliant and the AGC were always available to help. 5 star experience.”
Jonathan's demonstration pieces Swansea courses 2019
STAINED GLASS EDUCATION: June 2019
As part of Embsay St Mary's "Looking both Ways" project, Jonathan spent a day giving three age-appropriate demonstrations on how to make a stained glass window, seen here with his favourite badger brush!
Image courtesy of Peter Edwards
CLIFFE CASTLE GRAND STAIRCASE WINDOW
The grand staircase window at Cliffe Castle, Keighley was completed in November 2018 for Bradford Museums. A unique project combining conservation, restoration and new design, it was officially 'opened' on March 3rd 2019. The leaflet features a detail from one of Jonathan's new panels.
8" x 13": grisaille, stain, enamel
Jonathan Cooke 2019
YORKSHIRE POST FEATURE
Jonathan and his work were featured in the Yorkshire Post Weekend magazine in March 2019.