Glass Expressions Stained Glass Studio

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In Person Studio Tour!

This is going to be an in person show.  You can actually touch things!

Lael & Andi are excited to join about 20 other local artists as part of the 4th annual studio tour in north Seattle October 17-18, 10am to 5pm. Due to Covid, this year it will be out in artists' yards or open garages with masks, hand-sanitizing, and social distancing. We'll be at site #2, 5415 Greenwood Ave N, and will have several new pieces. We're all looking forward to talking to you about how our work was inspired and created. For a printable map, demo and artist info go to 

Shop Status as of Sept 4, 2020

Glass Expressions will be OPEN 
Noon-3pm  Tuesday - Saturday
Note: Closed Saturday Sept 5

Closed Sunday & Monday
Sitka Living is open Wed - Mon Noon-5pm
They can sell supplies, but no glass cutting.

We are still offering curbside pickup if you need supplies if you prefer.
 Call: 206-242-2860 or email: to arrange your order.


Stained Glass Classes
We will be opening classes Wednesday through Saturday, Noon-3pm.
Only three people per day will be allowed for now.
​Classes are filling up fast so please call if you are interested in attending.

Prices have changed:
Memberships are still $200, now for Three Months.
New Students will be $200 for a Six Week Class
All other classes are on hold for now.

Check back for current status as things will change as conditions warrant.    All specialty classes are cancelled until further notice.
Please do NOT come in if you are sick or have been in contact with anyone displaying symptoms.
We respectfully ask that you wear your mask when you are in the store.

Look What Kathy's Been Up To!

Watch Kathy teach Stained Glass on YouTube!  Look for  The Glass Classroom and subscribe today!



Shop Hours as of 6/9/2020
OPEN for limited walk-in shopping Hours: 12-3pm Tues-Sat.

Call or email to make an APPOINTMENT to order and curbside pickup at other times.
Closed Saturday thru Monday
Supplies other than class can be purchased during Sitka Living open hours.


Sitka Living

We are sharing our space with this great new furniture, decor and gift shop!

Sitka Living is OPEN for walk-in shopping 12-5pm.  Wednesday-Monday
You can also shop online!

Welcome To Glass Expressions

Glass Expressions is a full service stained glass studio.  We do custom stained glass windows, repairs and teach classes.  We carry a full line of tools and supplies for stained glass, fusing and glass beadmaking.  And we've got lots of glass! 

Glass Expressions has been in business in Burien since 1974.  Kathy Johnson has owned it since 1983, and Lael (Smidt) Bennett has been a partner since 1993.

How to find us:

We are located in Burien just south of Seattle, Washington, directly west of SeaTac Airport.  Follow Hwy 518 to its end.   Turn Left onto 1st Ave S, go to second stoplight, turn right onto 152nd, go six blocks and we are on the right side of the street next to Miller Paint and across from Key Bank.

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