Specialties, History


With fine and meticulous detail Brian has been creating traditional, custom designs using lead, leaded glass, copper foil, and zinc since 1975. Brian specializes in skylights, lamps, and windows as well as doors for both commercial and residential buildings throughout the United States.

His background is as a ceramist and glassblower. At UCLA, as a glassblower, he was awarded the first-ever Masters Degree in 1972. He completed his formal education with a Master of Fine Arts Degree at Rhode Island School of Design working under glass artist Dale Chihuly. He currently resides in Santa Barbara, California and is doing private commission work across the country. He is a licensed contractor in California.


Established in 1975.

Welcome! If you have been looking for someone to bring your project to life then Brian McNally is the one you have been looking for! Brian McNally has been Santa Barbara’s premier custom glass artist with over 40 years of experience.

Locally owned and operated since 1976, Brian McNally has been providing excellent workmanship, reliability, and professionalism to the residents and businesses of Santa Barbara and the surrounding areas. Brian McNally has been using a technique of hand rolling to create art pieces including church stained window pieces, skylights, lamps, spiral staircases and hanging lanterns. All of Brian’s work is a one of a kind art piece!

Please call to discuss your next project! We are a fully licensed contractor in California # 769887.

Meet the Business Owner

Brian McNally

Business Owner and Licensed California Contractor

I started this business out of graduate school in 1976. My background was as a ceramics major and glass blower.  I worked on graduate degrees at both UCLA and RISD.  I worked under Dale Chihuly at RISD and received my Master of Fine Arts Degree in 1975 in glass.

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