Maritime Museum

Handmade glass, paint and lead,
Photographer, Roland Paschhoff



Leaded glass, 2400 x 4000mm,
Photographer, Roland Paschhoff


Maritime Museum

Handmade glass, paint and lead,
Photographer, Roland Paschhoff



Handmade glass, paint and lead,820x127mm,
Photographer, Roland Paschhoff


Peadar Lamb

Peadar Lamb makes one-off architectural stained glass panels and light boxes for exhibition. The son of painter Charles Lamb and great great grandson of pre-raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown, Lamb’s heritage plays an important role in his practice. He combines traditional techniques, little changed over the centuries, with a contemporary aesthetic, to produce unique and colourful pieces.

In his current body of work, Lamb uses acid-etching, painting and staining on handmade glass. He aims to disguise the complexity of composition and technique in his work in order to create pieces of simplicity and purity. Taking the aspect and light conditions of a site into account before commencing work on a commission, Lamb believes that a finished piece will enhance and transform the new space in which it is installed.

Lamb was born in  Dublin in 1966. He attended Dún Laoghaire College of Art and Design from 1984-5, and went on to study at the National College of Art and Design, graduating in 1988. After completing further studies in the UK, Lamb returned to Ireland to set up his own studio.


American College, Ireland
Office of Public Works, Tokyo, Japan
Mater Hospital, Dublin
ESB Head Office, Dublin
National Museum of Ireland
Office of Public Works, Lisbon, Portugal
Office of Public Works, Dublin Zoo
Irish Repertory Theatre Company, New York
The National Maritime Museum, Co. Dublin
The Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford,
Private Collections: Ireland, England, Wales, Denmark, Bahrain, USA and Japan

Selected Awards

2012 Per cent for Art, Waterford Regional Hospital, Co. Waterford
2009 American Ireland Fund
2008 Arts Council, Travel/Training Award
2008 Per cent for Art, Dublin Zoo
2007 Per cent for Art, County Library, Leitrim
2006 Per cent for Art, Archbishop Ryan Senior School, Dublin

Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2009 The Wake, Cork Docklands, Cork
2005 Edges and Boundaries, Hunt Museum, Limerick
2004 Ink on Paper, The Market House, Monaghan

Group Exhibitions and Fairs

2012 From Pupil to Master, Solomon Gallery, Dublin, Engaging with Glass, Travers Gallery Tacoma, Seattle, USA
2011 Engaging with Glass, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Perceptions of Contemporary Craft, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Irish Craft Portfolio, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin; National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Contemporary Irish Glass, Kenny Gallery, Galway
2010 Irish Craft Portfolio, Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin, The Light Fantastic, Village Theatre Gallery California, USA
2009 The Light Fantastic, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Virginia; Coral Springs Museum of Art, Florida, USA
2008 European Glass in Context, Bornholms Kunstmuseum, Denmark                                 
2007 Light Fantastic, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny




Contact Details:

Peadar Lamb
3 Saint Patrick's Terrace
Lower Glanmire Road
Cork City

T. +353 87 2717782
E. info@peadarlamb.com