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Certified artist at the National School of Applied Arts and Crafts

(Ensaama Olivier de Serres - HESAM Université) Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Métiers d`Arte et des Arts Appliqués, in Paris, France

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With vast experience and execution of work carried out in the most prestigious and emblematic monuments of great artistic construction beauty, such as:

Palácio de Alexandre Dumas (Marly-le-Roi)
Capela Notre Dame de Grâce de Honfleur
Igreja Notre Dame (Chateou)
Catedral d`Orleans
Basílica de Lisieux
Igreja de St. Sornin

With the privilege of increasing your skills and mastery over Stained Glass, by carrying out work in collaboration with renowned masters:
Louis René Petit, Martial Mayel, André Ropion

(Here is a special thanks to the excellent guidance and teaching of these great Masters mentioned above)

Horácio Viegas is a renowned stained glass artist. With works carried out in practically every corner of the world

The dimension, translucency and texture that you can achieve with stained glass enhance the beauty of your works

You can examine below the trajectory of some of the best works carried out and reconstructions of stained glass, as well as the entire journey and life story of this great master of stained glass, Horácio Viegas

You can purchase stained glass of all sizes, at Horacio's store in Faro, Algarve

For home stained glass is usually smaller and more affordable

Everyone deserves to have beautiful, perfectly colored, aesthetically pleasing and inspiring stained glass in their home

Stained Glass Master Horácio Viegas

Date of birth: 21-01-1956

Taxpayer nº 154517887

  • 1975/2001
    Academic qualifications

    1975 - Additional course in Mechanotechnics (Faro Industrial and Commercial School)
    1976 - Diploma Supérieur de l`Alliance Française
    1982 - Certificate from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Métiers d`Arte et des Arts Appliqués
    2001 - Certificate of the Initial Pedagogical Training Course for Trainers

  • Professional Experience

    1976 - Beginning of professional experience in the art of stained glass with the Master of stained glass André Ropion.
    Specialization in painting and engraving on glass, according to the techniques used in different centuries.
    1977/78 - Attends several art schools in Paris
    26 Rue du Mont-Cenis - Paris XVI
    113, Rue Championnet - Paris XVIII
    18, Rue Ste Isaure - Paris XVIII
    Trainer of the Pedagogical training course in the area of ​​Stained Glass (IEFP-Institute of Employment and Professional Training)

  • 1976-1980
    Works carried out in collaboration with the Masters: André Ropion, Guy Méliava, Emmanuel Chauche

    - Stained glass dome for the Ministry of Defense in Caracas (Model by Venezuelan painter Bracho. 280 m2)
    - “Dalle de verre” (72m2) R.A.T.P. Paris la Defense (Model by Mathieu Bachelot and André Ropion)
    Mosaic works by the authors:
    - Fred Zeller (40m2)
    - Henri Mthieu (35m2)
    - Dollet (12 m2)

  • 1981-1986
    Works carried out (in collaboration with Master Emmanuel Chauche):

    - Ste. Marguerite Church (Le Vésinet) (model by Emmanuel Chauche)
    - Ste Leonard Church (Croissy/Seine) (model by Emmanuel Chauche)
    - Notre Dame Church (Chateou) (model by Emmanuel Chauche)


    - Ste Marguerite Church (le Vésinet); stained glass windows by the painter Lobin (120 m2) (1864-1905)
    - Chapel st. Léonard, 12th century, reconstruction of an 18th century stained glass window

  • 1986/1992
    Start of activity as a liberal profession in Paris

    - Execution of various stained glass windows for painters, such as:
    - Manuel Quintana (Venezuela)
    - Arana (Puerto-Rico)

    Joint work with several stained glass masters:
    - Louis René Petit (Orleans)
    - Martial Mayel (Honfleur)
    - André Ropion

  • Works created (models by the authors mentioned above):

    - Beaugegency Castle
    - Church of St. Sornin
    - Bayeux Cathedral
    - St. Raphael Church
    - Church of Salbris
    - Sénanque Abbey
    - St-Jean-du-Doigt Church
    - Abbey of Paray-le-Monial
    - Montier-en-Der Abbey


    - Ste Marie du Mont Church
    - Du Canteleu Church
    - Lisieux Basilica
    - Notre Dame de Grâce Chapel in Honfleur
    - Caen Cathedral
    - Bayeux Cathedral
    - Orléans Cathedral
    - Reconstitution of the stained glass windows in the palace of Alexandre Dumas (Marly-le-Roi)

  • 1993
    Start of activity as a liberal profession in Portugal

    - Creation and restoration of numerous stained glass windows for individuals, institutions, commercial locations
    - Bar Gulbenkian (Faro)
    - Pastelaria Tavira Romana (Tavira)
    - Pastelaria Tavirense (Tavira)
    - Café Atalaia (Faro)
    - Gargalo Restaurant (Faro)
    - Irish Bar (Vilamoura)


    - Chapel of the Santa Casa da Misericórdia (Torre-de-Natal Faro)
    - Chapel of the Centro Bem Estar (Olhão)
    - Moncarapacho Mother Church
    - Church of Our Lady of the Rosary (Olhão)
    - Church of Our Lady of the Navegantes (Culatra)
    - Church of Gueifães (Maia)
    - Church of S. Pedro (Faro)
    - Cowboys Church
    - Martinlongo Church
    - Church of Pias
    - Chapel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Faro
    - Crato Church
    - Flor da Rosa Church
    - Chapel of Herdade dos Grous (Beja)
    - Church of S. João da Venda
    - Church of S. Lourenço (Almancil)
    - S. Lourenço multipurpose room (Almancil)
    - Church of Nossa S. da Luz (Santa Clara Velha)
    - Chapel for the N. S. das Candeias Work (Olhão)
    - S. José Seminary of the Diocese of Algarve
    - Alvares Church
    - José Rosa & Filhos Mortuary Chapel (Loulé)
    - Chapel of S. Miguel (0lhão)
    - Cathedral of Faro
    - Main Church of Portimão
    - Olhão Chamber
    - Home for the Elderly (Portimão)


    - Moncarapacho Parish Church
    - Carmo Church (Faro)
    - Church of S. Pedro (Faro)
    - Secil (Setúbal)
    - Church of Antas (Porto)
    - Carmelo de N. S. do Mundo (Patacão, Faro)
    - Banco Portugal (Faro)

  • Displays:

    1981 - Center International du Vitrail (Chartres)
    1982 - Château de Neil (Haute Vienne)
    1985 - Chapelle St.Léonard (Croissy / Seine)
    1985 - Salon d´Automne, Grand Palais (Paris)
    1986 - Salon of Independent Artists, Grand Palais (Paris)
    - Galerie Alma (Paris)
    - Galerie de la Defense (Paris)
    1987 - Maison de la Culture de Nevers
    - Permanent exhibition in Honfleur (Normandie)
    1989 - Château de Beauregard (Caen)

  • 1994 - 2015
    Annual Exhibitions

    - Lisbon International Fair (FIL)
    - Artesanatus (Porto)
    - Feira da Serra S. Brás de Alportel
    - FATACIL (Lagoa)
    - FAARM (Moncarapacho)
    - Santarém
    - Seia
    - Portel
    - Loulé
    - Tavira
    - Gibraleon (Spain)
    - Cartaya (Spain)
    - Rociana del Condado (Spain)
    1999 - Participation in the National Crafts Competition (FIL) Prize: (Honorable Mention)
    2000 - Escola E.B. 2, 3 João da Rosa (Olhão)
    - Faro Shopping (Faro)
    2009 - Albufeira Secondary School