Consuelo Reguera Ramos carries out stained glass windows in an artisanal way. She undertakes the tasks of their design, elaboration and on-site implementation. She is also dedicated to the reinterpretation, conservation and restoration of historic or current stained glass windows.
She carries out her works with artisanal glass, grisailles, enamels and silver stain, which are assembled with lead and tin. The pieces are fired at 630ºC with the aid of specialized tools. She uses lead-related techniques both in the manufacture and the restoration of stained glass windows – following the protocol of intervention for Conservation and Restoration of the Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi. The entire process is carried out following the traditional method – which has not changed in centuries – except for some digital-type technical incorporations for the development of projects and re-dimensioning. Some slight changes have also been introduced regarding the firing process, carried out today in electric ovens with an extremely exact control over temperature, which enables great precision, avoiding mistakes and variations between one piece and another.
Personal learning about stained glass windows at the Glassworks “Cristalería ART-BLAC” in 1990.
She graduated in Visual Arts, specializing in Artistic Stained Glass Windows, from 1992 to 1996 at the School of Arts and Artistic Crafts in León.
Higher studies focused on Conservation and Restoration, specializing in Painting, between 2011 and 2015 in León.
From 1997 to 2002, she carried out stained glass window courses for the Town Council and Provincial Council in León.
From 2002 up to today, she is a teacher in the area of Stained Glass Windows in the Municipal Workshop of Visual Arts in León, with an average of about 50 students per course, from October to June.