Helen Whittaker FMGP – Award Winning International Artist

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Helen Whittaker is Creative Director to Barley Studio, York, a stained glass firm internationally renowned for both conservation and new work. She is an award-winning designer of stained glass windows and architectural sculpture in glass and copper, with over 100 commissions in prestigious ecclesiastical, offices, schools, hotels and private homes.

Helen’s website: www.helenwhittakerart.com

Helen is a Court Member (the executive body) of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers (whose existence was first recorded in 1328) and Chair of the Judges Panel for the renowned national Stevens Architectural Glass Competition. She is a Brother of the Art Workers Guild, a Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters and a Craft Scholar of The Prince’s Foundation, having received the prestigious Hancock Medal for High Achievement from the Prince of Wales.

In 2018 Helen created a new window for the RAF Club, London, which was unveiled by Her Majesty The Queen. She has exhibited at the Prince and Patron exhibition for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, and worked in collaboration with David Hockney RA on the creation of The Queen’s Window for Westminster Abbey. In 2019 Helen was selected to promote the United Kingdom Government’s international ‘GREAT Britain’ campaign to showcase British talent in the creative sector.