Helen Whittaker MA AMGP designs and makes stained glass windows and architectural sculptures in copper and glass. Helen uses figurative glass painting and traditional glazing techniques combined with striking geometric designs and modern abstract forms.

Helen welcomes new commissions for Barley Studio to design stained glass and sculpture for secular architectural settings as well as church windows and ecclesiastical artworks. She teaches in schools, works with community groups and lectures to professional organisations on the subject of stained glass. Helen is also a lecturer at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts located at The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment in London. Contact Helen for more information.

Barley Studio cover all aspects of stained glass and related metalwork: conservation, restoration and design of stained glass windows; environmentally protective 'isothermal' glazing systems; period style plain glazing; restoration and supply of ferramenta and opening casements; stainless steel wire guards; consultation, surveys and reports.



Helen's figurative and representational glass painting is admired in new commissions in many sites in the UK and overseas as well as in restoration work with Barley Studio. See Figurative Stained Glass Portfolio...



Helen's geometric and abstract work utilises rich colours and textures in designs for both ecclesiastical and secular settings. See Geometric Stained Glass Portfolio....



Extending artwork from the two dimensions of stained glass into sculpture has been a passion for Helen as she aims to engage the public more directly with her work.
See Sculptural Portfolio...