Eric Brown

Rockford’s Eric Brown enters “Pandora” in ArtPrize

July 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL  The last vacation Rockford resident and stained glass artisan Eric Brown, owner of the Squire Street business by the same name, took was in 2000. Brown along with his wife, Pat, were visiting Alaska to fulfill a lifelong dream of discovering our 50th state first-hand. “While there I was struck by small trees growing and living in the hostile [...]

Rockford business scores big at prestigious art glass festival

April 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The 19th annual Delphi Art Glass Festival, held recently in Lansing at Delphi’s warehouse and sales showroom, found Rockford’s Eric Brown’s Stained Glass Studio well represented. Of the 31 awards in 11 categories of stained glass creativity, Eric Brown and three of his Rockford students and one customer from Cadillac walked off with a grand [...]

Rockford artist celebrates 20th year

October 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

CLASSIC—Eric Brown stands by one of his favorite creations, a lamp valued at $18,000. It is an original Eric Brown creation, were it an original Tiffany, it would be worth millions. Not pictured: the bandaids on Brown’s fingers. When Eric Brown got sick of his regular job and quit 20 years ago, he knew he had to do something. “I never did think I could make a living [...]