Approved: 16.08.2006

Martin Donlin


Approved: 16.08.2006

All my work is site specific and to commission. Through image, form and text the work can, relate to the physical characteristics and location of a site, refer to the historical heritage and meaning of a site, act as a marker establishing an identity of a site, creating a scene of place, be relevant and accessible to site users, or not. Sometimes my work is intended just to create an atmosphere or

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  • Location: Telscombe Cliffs, South East
  • Activities: Public art
  • Categories: Glass, Public Art


All my work is site specific and to commission. Through image, form and text the work can, relate to the physical characteristics and location of a site, refer to the historical heritage and meaning of a site, act as a marker establishing an identity of a site, creating a scene of place, be relevant and accessible to site users, or not. Sometimes my work is intended just to create an atmosphere or ambience significant to a site.Career path Qualifications: 1987 Higher National Diploma, Architectural Glass, Swansea College of Art Teaching Experience: 1991/92 Part-time Lecturer, Stained Glass Department, Swansea College of Art Areas of work: Private commissions Public art Working with architects

CV & Education


Martin Donlin

438 South Coast Road

Telscombe Cliffs

East Sussex

BN10 7BE


Great Britain

tel: 0044 1273 579702



1959 Hockley Essex. England



1984 - 1987 Architectural Glass, Swansea.



2010 Integrated Art Project – Royal Society of Architects, Belfast

2009 Art In Airports Award, Indianapolis, USA

2008 Public Art Award, Poole

2006 Art in Health Award, Belfast

2004 Art for Architecture Church Award, Frankfurt Germany

2001 Lord Mayors Prize, Swansea. St Mary's Church.

2001 Art in Architecture Award, Oracle, Reading.

2000 Art in Architecture Award, Munich Germany.

1999 Library Association, Public Library Building of the Year Award.

1999 Healing Arts Award. National Health Service.

1999 Art For Architecture. Public Arts.

1997 Art for Health Award. National Healthcare Trust.

1996 Arts Centre of the Year Award, Arts Council.

1996 British Gas. Art For Architecture Award.

1993 Art For Architecture Award. Royal Society of Arts.

1988 Crafts Council Setting Up Grant.

1987 Sir Arthur Evans Travel Scholarship, The Worshipful Company of Glazers.

1987 Howard Martin Design Award.


Current Work 

2014 Raleigh Durham Airport, North Carolina, USA - 112 sq metres glass wall

2014 Washington Metro - Tysons East Station USA - 80 sq metre glass windows

2014 San Antonio Hospital USA - 30 sq metres glass bolted to interior wall

2013 St Wilfrids Hospice, Eastbourne - Stained glass window 5 sq metres

2013 Sacred Heart RC Church Waterlooville - 32 sq metres glass scheme

2013 New Apostolic Church, Frankfurt Germany - Stained Glass Windows 24 sq metres



2013 Tosei Heneral Hospital, Japan - wall mounted glass panels

2013 Coleridge Colledge Cambridge - 20 sq metre windows

2013 MediCo Centre, Germany - 200 sq metre scheme

2013 Dula-Werke office complex, Germany - 12 sq metre glass window scheme

2013 Dallas, Lovefield Airport USA - 50 sq metres stained glass window

2012 Michigan State University USA - 45 sq metres Stained glass windows

2012 Selwood Manor Opera House, Bath UK - 20 sq metres glass scheme

2012 Manchester Police Force, Manchester UK - 250 sq metres glass scheme

2012 Alton RC Church, Hampshire, UK - Glass Lanterns for altar and Baptismal font

2012 Belfast City Hall - Celtic myths & Legends stained glass window

2011 Aberdeen Dental School - Glass screens

2011 Sacred Heart RC Church Waterlooville, Hampshire UK - Stained glass altar window

2011 Southampton - Cenotaph War Memorial - 8 glass walls

2011 Jersey, Channel Islands - 50 qs metre glass scheme

2011 Munich-Nymphenburg, Parish Centre, Germany. Stained glass screens. 

2011 Melsungen Church, Germany. Stained glass windows.

2010 Pleasanton Art Centre, San Francisco, USA

2010 Denver Justice Centre, USA

2010 Bury Police Station - Manchester

2010 Wellington Station, Chicago USA

2010 Hetton & Silksworth Swimming Pools, Glass entrance facades

2010 Poole Police Station – Dorset, Glass screens

2010 Divine Mercy RC School, Manchester – Stained Glass Entrance

2009 Basingstoke Hospital, Glass walls and Windows

2009 Portsmouth Hospital, Glass panels bolted to walls

2009 No. 1 Southampton Row, London – Glass Entrance Canopy

2009 Rhondda Hospital – South Wales

2009 New Indianapolis Airport – Indiana USA

2009 No. 1 Heddon Street, London

2009 Knockbreda Healthcare Centre – Belfast. Enamelled glass windows

2009 International House – London. Stained glass scheme

2008 Poole Fire Station – Dorset. Enamelled glass scheme

2008 Genesis Centre – Manchester. Stained glass windows and wall plaques

2008 Abingdon School Sports Complex – Oxford. Enamelled glass wall

2007 Southampton – Office block. Stained glass scheme

2007 Chelmsford Bus Station – Essex. Exterior glass scheme

2007 Charnel House, Spitalfields – London. Exterior glass scheme

2006 Queens Medical Centre Hospital, Nottingham. Glass scheme

2006 Hammersmith Hospital, London. Suspended stained glass scheme.

2006 Health Centre, Belfast. Stained glass scheme.

2006 Kloster, Germany. Stained glass in prayer room.

2006 Hospital Chapel, Germany. Stained glass scheme.

2006 Hospital, Berlin. 15 light boxes in corridors.

2006 Ebbw Vale – Wales. Enamelled glass canopy.

2005 Dereham Library, Norfolk. Stained glass scheme

2005 South Hill Park Arts Centre – Bracknell. Etched glass screen.

2005 Secure Unit, Bristol. Stained glass main entrance.

2005 Gosport Discovery Centre. Stained glass entrance.

2005 Durham Office and information Centre. Stained glass scheme.

2005 King Ecgberts School, Sheffield. Stained glass and mirrors.

2005 Pentecostal Church, Frankfurt. Stained glass windows.

2005 New Apostolic Church, Bondorf, Germany. Enamelled glass windows.

2004 Holywood Arches Hospital, Belfast. Stained glass scheme

2004 Brewery Lane - Bridgend, Stained glass scheme.

2004 Bedford School. Stained glass windows.

2003 The Bull Ring - Birmingham, Enamelled glass wall.

2003 Landmark Place - Slough, suspended glass screen.

2002 Empire Theatre - Liverpool, Enamelled glass wall.

2002 South Hill Park Arts Centre - Bracknell, Stained glass sky-light.

2002 The Orchard Project - Basingstoke, Enamelled glass window.

2001 Dryburn Hospital Durham, Enamelled glass canopy to main entrance.

2001 North Tees General Hospital, Stockton on Tees,

cast glass bonded to hospital street,

coloured glass entrance doors and reception panels.

2001 St Joseph's RC Church, Epsom, steel and curved glass altar screen,

2001 Southampton Football Club, Enamelled glass main entrance.

2001 Dorchester Library, Acid-etched and enamelled glass main windows.

2001 Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum. Acid-etched gallery doors.

2001 RC Church, Soligen-Ketzberg, Germany. Acid-etched and gold leaf gilding.

2001 St Mary's Church, Swansea, West Window, stained glass.

2000 Cumbria Infirmary Carlisle - Etched glass main entrance.

2000 Carlton TV HQ London - Etched glass main entrance doors.

1999 Queen Mary's College Basingstoke - Etched and enamelled glass screen.

1999 Hope Hospital Salford - Etched glass and linoleum flooring.

1999 The Oracle Reading - Enamelled glass with changeable lighting.

1998 Tib Street Bridge Link Manchester - Urban Splash, Glass bridge.

1998 Oldham Mental Health Unit Oldham - Etched glass doors and linoleum


1998 Cranleigh Arts Centre Surrey - Etched glass screens.

1998 Northern Rock PLC HQ Newcastle - Enamelled glass frontage.

1998 South Holland Arts Centre Spalding - Etched glass frontage.

1998 BT House Holborn London - Etched and silver leaf panels bolted to main

entrance lobby wall.

1998 Surrey History Centre Woking Surrey - Etched glass panels suspended on

steel cables.

1997 Middlesbrough - Glass canopy in main shopping street.

1997 Harbour Lights Cinema Southampton - Enamelled glass wall.

1997 West Dorset General Hospital Dorchester - Stained glass screen.

1997 Royal Devon and Exeter hospital Exeter - Enamelled glass screen.

1997 Nottingham Media Centre Nottingham - Sandblasted glass block wall.

1996 Sunderland City TEC - Etched glass frontage.

1996 MAFF HQ Yorkshire - Stained glass windows and screens.

1996 Swansea University - Etched glass screen.

1995 Pfizer UK Sandwich Kent - Curved Etched glass screen.

1995 Euston Square House London - Enamelled glass screen.

1995 Newcastle Under Lyme Library - Etched glass doors and screens.

1995 Sunderland Arts Centre and Library - Etched glass screens and terrazzo


1995 Forum Centre Chester - Etched glass entrance.

1994 Partington Library Manchester - Etched glass window.

1994 Pitt Hill Community Centre Bradford - Etched glass entrance doors.

1993 Spen Valley High School Huddersfield - Stained glass windows.

1993 BBC Cardiff - Etched glass desktop.

1992 Woodside Ferry Terminal Birkenhead - Stained glass windows.

1992 St Lukes Hospital Bradford - Stained glass windows.

1992 Kajiwara Glass Gallery Japan - Etched and polished glass frontage to


1992 Didcot Library Oxford - Stained glass windows and etched glass stairwell.

1992 Birkenhead priory - Stained glass windows.

1991 Lichfield library - Etched glass screen.

1991 Espree Club London - Etched glass screens.

1990 YMCA Manchester - Stained glass windows.

1990 Broadgate Club London - Etched Glass mirrors.

1989 ABSA - Glass Trophies

1988 Butlers Wharf London - Etched glass mirrors.

1988 Ruskin Craft Gallery Sheffield - Sandblasted screens.