Robert John Crear McCartney (1931-2016). McCartney’s career was set by a visit to Chartres Cathedral where he saw the stunning ‘La Belle Verrière’. He returned to Glasgow determined to study stained glass, and instigated the creation of a course at the Glasgow School of Art. After time as manager of the Stained Glass Studio at Pluscarden Priory and teaching, he became a freelance artist in 1988.
200 Scottish Stained Glass Artists by Rona H Moody in The Journal of Stained Glass, Scotland Issue, Volume XXX, 2006
Crear McCartney obituary by Allison Robertson, The Scottish Herald