Cedar Prest

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Cedar Prest (born 1940 Melbourne, Australia), is an Australian stained glass artist based in Aldinga, South Australia. She was made a member in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 1987 for service to the art of stained glass and to the community particularly youth.[1]


She has a B.A. and Dip.Ed. from the University of Melbourne (1961) and also studied drawing at the National Gallery of Victoria Art School at night, then completed a post diploma in stained glass at Hornsey College of Art, London (1966). She received an Australia Council grant to study the contemporary architectural glass masters in Germany (1975) from which came a community glass project at Parks Community Centre in 1979-80.

Further study was undertaken in 2002-2003 on a Churchill Fellowship at the University of Creation Spirituality in Oakland, California. She then applied this as a labyrinth facilitator at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, 2002 with a follow up workshop in Chartres Cathedral in 2004.


Further reading[edit]

  • Britton, Stephanie; South Australian School of Art. Gallery (1987), Artists' visions of South Australia : visual arts residencies and commissions in regional areas ; Barry Goddard in Whyalla, Debra Porch in Mt Gambier, Cedar Prest in Whyalla, Linda Marie Walker in Berri, College Gallery, South Australian School of Art, ISBN 978-0-86803-014-2 
  • Crocker, Robert (March 1998), "Cedar Prest: community art and spirituality", Artlink, 18 (1): : 61–63, ISSN 0727-1239 
  • Hersey, April (June 1980), "Community glass", Craft Australia (2): 14–16, retrieved 2 February 2013 
  • Ioannou, Noris (January 1993), "A sense of place: Cedar Prest, architectural glass artist", OZ Arts Magazine (5): 38–41, retrieved 2 February 2013 
  • Zimmer, Jenny (January 1978), "Cedar Prest", Craft Australia (4): 18–22, retrieved 2 February 2013 


External links[edit]

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