Stevens Competition Winners 2019

Students and emerging architectural glass artists were honoured on 30 May 2019 at a prize-giving ceremony at Glaziers’ Hall as the winners of the Company’s prestigious Steven Competition for Architectural Glass were announced.  Entrants were asked to design a stained glass panel for the patient reception and waiting area of the new proton beam therapy centre at University College Hospital, part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), a commission worth up to £12,000

Entrants were required to submit a full design and commission budget on paper and to make a small sample panel of part of the window to demonstrate their craft skills and to show how the design might work in practice.

first prize

The winner of the First Prize (the Brian Thomas Memorial Prize) of £2,000 was James Cockerill whose sample panel is shown on the left.  James also won the George and Evelyn Gee Prize for Craftsmanship (£300).





The UCLH commission was awarded to Hilary Ruxton from Tonbridge Adult Education Centre.  Hilary’s sample panel is shown on the left




second prize

Second Prize (£1,200) was awarded to Aurélie Haugeard of Barley Studio.

third prize

Third prize (£600) was awarded to Hilary Ruxton (Tonbridge Adult Education Centre)


Charlotte Roden of Barley studio was commended, and was awarded £300.

A full list of the winners in all categories can be found here