For over 30 years, Thorn Glass has provided an array of recognition gifts of glass for individuals, institutions, corporations and governments.
John accepts commissions that enable his clients to commemorate noteworthy achievements and celebratory milestones such as employee appreciation or retirement, donor recognition, congresses, openings, or award ceremonies. John collaborates with his clients to achieve a unique and elegant design that satisfies the parameters of the client's given budget and needs, whether it be for an order for a single piece or for multiples for several thousand pieces.
PAST COMMISSIONS :
CANADIAN FOLK MUSIC AWARDS
IMAX CORPORATION THEATRE OPENING PRESENTATION
WATERLOO LAW ASSOCIATION PAPERWEIGHTS
CONGRESS OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES
FOOD BANK OF WATERLOO REGION
HIGHER EDUCATION UNIVERSITY GROUP
THE REGION OF WATERLOO
Other commissions have included an Ancient Water Vessel commissioned for Morris Strong incorporating 10,000 year-old glacier water in a coloured glass bottle in 1993.
Commissions have also been executed for:
Amnesty International, Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo, the Joseph Schneider House, Nortel Corporation, Magna Corporation, the Ontario Arts Council, Imperial Oil, and the Ontario goverment, among others.