Hunt Stained Glass Studios
Artist and Owner, Nicholas Parrendo spent his entire career, from employee to owner at Hunt Stained Glass Studios. Hired by George Hunt in 1950, Nick apprenticed under the supervision of artists Helen Carew Hickman and Charles Morris, creating sketching, drawing, presenting and executing artistic jeweled inspirations of vivid color, gracing churches, chapels, synagogues, hospitals, restaurants, universities, businesses, and residences across the country. Nick received the SGAA Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999, the SGAA Excellence in Education Award in 2004 and served as Senior Advisor for the AGG, receiving the Joseph Barnes Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. His esteemed service to the art and craft of stained glass is evident in the many endeavors he has undertaken throughout his more than 60 year career. To view the Pittsburgh Post Gazette feature on Nick, click here.
Master Artist Nicholas Parrendo
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Artist Celeste Parrendo
Artist, Celeste Parrendo (daughter of Nick Parrendo) is a graduate of Edinboro University, with an extensive background in the fine arts, and scenic painting for movies and theater. She joined Hunt Stained Glass Studios as a contributing artist in 1987.