During January and February 2021, three of Jonathan's small original works will be seen as never before, on the Big Screen in Bradford's Centenary Square, as part of an ongoing initiative between Bradford UNESCO City of Film and Colin Neville's Not Just Hockney project.
Stained Glass Museum dates 8th March - 21st May
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
Further tour dates are planned for 2021, and the site will be updated as details become available.
Companions through time: detail, work in progress
for Journeys- Teithiau exhibition
19th November 2020 7pm
"TIME AND TEMPERATURE: Art in conservation"
Glass Society: free Zoom lecture
Jonathan talks about his glass painting, as both
restoration glass painter and glass artist
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 fully booked.
Booking is now open for September 2021 please contact Owen Luetchford
Next courses in Jonathan's LS21 studio are planned for April 2021 -
please 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.