Stained glass | 20-06-2024

Glass artist Helen Whittaker awarded MBE in King’s Birthday Honours List

Stained glass artist and creative director at Barley Studio in York, Helen Whittaker MA FMGP, has been awarded an MBE in HM the King’s Birthday Honours List. She receives the award for ‘services to the creation and conservation of stained and architectural glass art’.

Helen commented, “To have the opportunity to do something you love, protecting the past and creating a future, is a joy in itself. To receive this MBE from King Charles, a great advocate for traditional art and craft skills throughout the UK, is truly an honour. I am grateful to all of the people who have put me forward for this award and to the wonderful team at Barley Studio for their support over the past 25 years.”

Image: Helen Whittaker at work at Barley Studio.

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