Traditional American Art Glass

Zakas Glassworks
Zakas Glassworks
was created when Bob Zakas of Stained Glass Windows, and Chattanooga based artist Alayna Kyle combined their individual talents on the restoration of Chattanooga's historic First Congregational Church in 2007.

A passion and desire to restore and preserve stained glass windows have lead Bob and Alayna to create a new studio department dedicated to the restoration and preservation of stained glass windows. The two artists have over 25 years combined experience in design and fabrication of leaded and stained glass.

Zakas Glassworks explores kiln formed glass


Zakas Glassworks also explores the use of kiln formed glass in leaded pieces, as well as painting on glass and manufacturing it's own custom slumping molds for warm glass projects.

Zakas Glassworks at You Tube  "Saving History" - Stained Glass Window Restoration
(See our Restoration Process on 'You Tube')

News Articles

Working in stained glass is a time-consuming process that won't make a man rich and will leave his hands marred with nicks and cuts, judging from one expert.


May 19th, 2008
Old Church Receives Face-Lift

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(Chattanooga Times Free Press)

Sept. 23rd, 2007
A Job With Meaning

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(Chattanooga Times Free Press)