For the most recent news on the windows at Visitation-St. Anne’s Shrine in St. Louis, MO click here.
The article by Dawn Gresko titled “The Soul of St. Michael’s” in the September 2016 issue of Pensacola’s Downtown Crowd Magazine featured work done by Emil Frei on Pensacola’s Basilica of St. Michael. Artist John Wheadon was interviewed about both the nine new stained glass windows installed into the church and the restoration of the original stained glass. To read the article clink on the link below and turn to page 11.
Writer Benjamin Morris tells of the long history of Emil Frei & Associates work in New Orleans in his article “On the Trail of Emil Frei: New Orleans’ Stained Glass”
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To see video coverage on our part in the renewal of St. Mary’s in Brussels, IL after a fire on Christmas Day, Click HERE
See a video and an article on work we will be doing on the Basilica of St. Michael in Pensacola, FL here.
By Trang Pham-BuiBILOXI, MS (WLOX) — The famous stained-glass windows that surround St. Michael Catholic Church at Point Cadet are coming back piece by piece. To really appreciate the beauty of the windows, you have to go inside.
The windows depict colorful images of fishermen catching fish with their nets. The company Emil Frei & Associates of St. Louis, Missouri, is rebuilding and installing the 22 lower panels that were destroyed by Katrina.
By Marvin Read
PUEBLO, CO — Ladders, binoculars, a sharp eye, a sensitive set of fingers, a genetic predisposition for his art and a near lifetime of experience: These are among the tools that Stephen Frei, 51 brings to Pueblo’s Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and other churches across the nation.
Frei was in Pueblo-and at the cathedral- this week inspecting the several priceless and irreplaceable stained-glass windows that give the church building an important part of its immense, classical charm.
By Mark Cooper
Mary Bryan Hood, director of the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, broke the news to him gently, David Frei said Wednesday.
“It was like someone calling a mother to tell her that her child was involved in an accident,” said Frei, 39, referring to a phone call from Hood after a fire wrecked the museum in June. “She said, ‘We’ve had a fire, but the windows are OK.’ ”
By Patty Andrews and Mary La Costa
In the 1920s Emil Frei ventured down the Mississippi from his studio in St. Louis to produce stained glass windows for the Ursuline Chapel in Uptown New Orleans. Now, two generations later, Stephen Frei is in town to restore his great grandfather’s work.