Hyperprism is Public Art and a Modern Reflection on Stained Glass

November 20, 2016 by: Ben Heimsath

In this age of high tech lighting and special effects, it can be easy to overlook the simple magic of light transformed though glass. Hyperprism is nothing more than glass prisms refracting light into its component colors. The work is anything but simple, as several thousand glass prisms arranged in a spiral pattern and fixed between two sheets of aluminum come alive in strong sunlight.   From ... Read More

Liturgical Arts / Stained Glass

Mid Century Modern Art Glass Needs Help

March 01, 2016 by: Ben Heimsath

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Southeast Austin was recently vandalized. The perpetrators didn’t get inside or run off with anything, but what they damaged took a heavy toll. The beloved art glass that was designed with the original building had been hit by what looked like bullets from a pellet gun. One panel is shattered, another is cracked beyond repair. We’ve been helping the congregation ... Read More

Austin / modern architecture / Stained Glass