Kessler Studios, Inc
Designers, fabricators and installers of: Contemporary Stained Glass Windows, Contemporary Mosaic Artwork, Commercial Frames that efficiently accommodate both exterior glazing and art glass. Kessler Studios contemporary stained glass varies from rich coloration to a predominance of clear textured glasses, where soft colors are a secondary element. In addition to the simple beauty of the glass, sandblasting, etching, beveling and painting are used to create an artistic statement. Various widths of lead came are also used for artistic effect. Kessler Studios mosaics are a contemporary play of diverse earth materials, mortared securely into place. From a distance, the materials soften into a rich artistic statement. Closer viewing offers a delightful tactile experience and insight into the creative process. The pieces that comprise a mosaic catch the light, making them appear to dance across the surface.
Cindy Kessler believes that liturgical artwork must reflect the very soul of the spiritual community, and lend a sense of beauty and ambiance to the worship space. Through a process of open communication between Cindy and the client/designer/architect team, the architectural needs and aesthetic preferences are defined and woven into an artistic concept. Design style, coloration and exact material selection evolves as Cindy gently educates the client to the many possibilities within the medium.
Cindy Kessler has designed contemporary mosaics and stained glass windows since the late 1970’s. Previous commissions include places of worship, government buildings, universities, athletic centers, hospitals, libraries, corporate sites and private collections. Kessler Studios has been awarded competitive Percent for Art commissions, received an American Institute of Architects Religious Art Design Award, received a Best of Show Bene Award from Ministry & Liturgy Magazine, was awarded an Artist Fellowship Grant from the State of Ohio, and participated in a U.S. Department of Commerce Airport Trade Mission to Japan. Call Kessler Studios for a list of references and get a true sense of the company philosophy and practices. Kessler Studios maintains a Web Site showcasing the artwork of Cindy Kessler. This Internet location includes examples of past work, company history, as well as current ideas and work-in-progress.