Richard G. Marks Fine Art

Original Artwork from the Mid 20th Century
Stained and Faceted Glass Design and Craftsmanship

Fine Art

Acrylic painting (50′ x 50′)
Circa 1967

Richard’s ultimate artistic niche was liturgical stained glass design, but he never stopped painting and drawing in a multitude of mediums.

Stained Glass

St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church
Tecumseh, MI 49286
Circa 1960

Richard’s body of Stained Glass work is vast. He designed and created over 100 original stained glass works for churches and commercial projects, as well as hundreds of stained glass restoration projects.

About Richard

A young Detroit Artist attending the then “Society of Arts and Crafts”
(Now the College for Creative Studies)
Detroit, Circa 1958

Read more about Richard’s legacy, from 6 year old prodigy, to starving (but promising) artist, to career stained glass designer and craftsman.

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present wisely and earnestly”


  • Then What Happened?
    …We did make some progress though We were able to make contact with a few of the churches in the bible, including the Dominican Sisters Motherhouse in Oxford, MI. They provided us with these photos, and I believe this is one of my dad's most beautiful projects, ever. When I showed my mom the photo … Read more
  • How this thing got started…
    How the whole thing started…

About Me

Richelle Marks is the oldest child of Richard and Sandra Marks, and the (overwhelmed) archivist of her father’s legacy.

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(517) 442-8412

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