About

Emma Blount

Emma Blount in 2006

Emma moved to Hunworth North Norfolk in Spring 2019, where she works as a glass painter.  She teaches a monthly drawing class in Hunworth Village Hall.

After graduating from Roehampton University in 1999 with a 2:1 degree in Art for the Community, Emma began working for herself designing and making stained glass church windows and stained glass Victorian front door windows to commission from her London studio.  Furthering her training in 2008 at top stained glass studios as part of her Award for Excellence with the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass.  Commissions included a window in memory of Churchill in Bladon in Oxfordshire. The window was unveiled in 2014 by Camilla Duchess of Cornwall.  

List of Commissioned Architectural Work

  • 2017; Christ Church, Gentleshaw, Staffordshire. Memorial window for Andrea Gibbons' father, Tony Birch.
  • 2016; Heraldic front door for Simon Owen's home in Lille, France.
  • 2015; St Martin's Church, Bladon, Oxfordshire. Designed and made a window commemorating the 50th anniversary of Churchill's death.  MC Lead Glaziers put the glass in the lead and installed the window.
    HRH The Duchess of Cornwall unveiled the window.
  • 2015; St Mary's Church, Carleton Forehoe, Norfolk, UK. Designed window.
  • 2013; St Michael's Church, Rollesby, Norfolk, UK. Designed window and painted the glass. Dave Wyman cut the glass. MC Lead Glaziers put the glass in the lead and installed the window.
  • 2013; St Paul's Church, Brixton, London. A community project. Designed window, painted some of the glass and gave workshops where congregation participated in glass painting. Keith Neiles did the fabrication.
  • 2013; St Nicholas Church, Radford Semele, Leamington Spa, UK. Designed five windows and did the glass painting. Ark Stained Glass did the fabrication.
  • 2011; Designed West window for St John the Baptist Church, Lincoln, UK. Shortlisted for The Jerusalem Prize. Fabrication planned for 2014.
  • 2011 to date: Awards Coordinator.  Appointed to this part time administration position with the Worshipful Company of Glaziers.  www.worshipfulglaziers.com
  • 2011; St Joseph's Church, Orpington, UK. Designed three windows and painted the glass.
  • 2009; Trinity St Mary's School, Balham, London. Designed and made the window.
  • 2009; Stevens Competition 2nd prize and the George & Evelyn Gee Prize for Craftsmanship in the Worshipful Company of Glaziers' awards.
  • 2008; Faith Community Church, West Chester, Ohio, USA. Designed two windows. Fabricated by Emmanuel Stained Glass, Tennessee, USA
    www.emmanuelstudio.com
  • 2008; 1st prize in the Stained Glass Association of America Conference Competition.
  • 2007; Sparham Church, Norfolk, UK.  Designed window and painted the glass.
  • 2007; Pugin Hardman and Powell in Birmingham UK. Training work placement.
  • 2007; Holy Well Glass in Wells, Chapel Studios in Watford, Canterbury Cathedral Studios, Derix Studios in Germany, Peters Studios in Germany. Training work placements as part of the Award for Excellence.
  • 2007; Award for Excellence, Worshipful Company of Glaziers & Painters of Glass.
  • 2006; Glass painting course with Jonathan Cooke.
  • 2006; British Society of Master Glass Painters; became a member. www.bsmgp.org.uk
  • 1999; Graduated with a degree in Art for the Community (Public Art) from Roehampton University, London, UK.