An essay by Douglas Hogg

The following essay has been written by Douglas Hogg. It can either be read as one paper, as shown below, or viewed in 10 parts, each with an illustrative image, map and artist biographies, in a format similar to the other entries on the website.

Douglas Hogg FMGP

Douglas Hogg DA (Edin) FMGP FSA (Scot) studied Stained Glass with Drawing and Painting at the Edinburgh College of Art 1966-1972, becoming head of the Stained and Architectural Glass degree course there from 1979-2000.

A head and shoulders image of Douglas Hogg FMGP

Douglas Hogg FMGP

Solo exhibitions include Past and Present Futures at Glasmalerei Peters Gallery, Paderborn, Germany and Non-Commissioned Offerings at the Cochrane Gallery, London. Invited group shows include Glass, Light and Space at the British Crafts Council Gallery, London, and Lumière du Monde, currently showing at the Galerie du Vitrail, Chartres, France, a touring European collection.

Commissioned works include a Staircase Wall Installation at the Edinburgh City Chambers and The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Window at the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy in Central London 2012. He was installed as a Freeman of the City of London in 2007 and in 2016 was given recognition by the Radcliffe Trust for his contribution to Glass in Architecture.

For further information see Douglas Hogg - the colours of Light and the Edinburgh College of Art - Transition Exhibition Catalogue PDF which also details the work of some of the students he influenced while teaching at the ECA.

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