• Phone: 207.774.4154 Toll Free: 800.773.4154 Fax: 207.347.3302

About Us

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The Phoenix Studio was established in the Mariners Church above the Old Port Tavern, during the revival of the Old Port area of Portland, ME in 1976. There was a fire in the shop below and the studio was lost. After relocating to the base of Munjoy Hill, a car parked in an alley caught fire, which again claimed the studio. We are now located at 630 Forest Ave in the historic Woodfords section of Portland. We have been fire-free since 1988.

We are a family owned and operated business, now, with two generations of experience. Together the studio has over 100 years experience creating and restoring fine art glass.

 

We are Phoenix Studio

It is our mission to provide the best in service for our customers needs. Whether design, repair, restoration, or supplies our knowledgeable staff is here to assist you. Through education and hands on experience we have a working knowledge that will meet your needs for any glass project. We practice time tested methods fused with the new technologies of today to protect and produce our glass treasures.

At Phoenix Studio we believe that all existing stained and leaded glass works are the treasures of our heritage and that they must be preserved for many generations to come. That is why we strive for excellence for every project we work on. Education, quality craftsmanship, and integrity is how we achieve that excellence.

Jane Croteau (owner/operator), head of new commission work and operations attended Elmira College and graduated from the University of Southern Maine. She has been working glass since 1980. Jane is also a painter and printmaker. If you would like to see some of her works please visit www.janecroteau.com
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Lance Croteau (owner/operator), who heads the restoration department, is a graduate of Boston Universityand the University of Southern Maine. He is an art glass restoration scholar and has been involved with hundreds of restoration projects for the Phoenix Studio since 1988.
Nathaniel – Shop Manager – works in our restoration and hot glass department. He is the resident sand etching/carving artist. Nat graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston diploma program.
 
Roxie – Production Manager – has been working in glass since 1985. She works on all phases of fabrication from design to final cleaning. Roxie is also a course instructor 

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