Victoria Balva Glass Studio is a Toronto based creative art glass studio that specializes in custom site-specific glass design & fabrication through commission and collaboration to create contemporary art glass projects of sophisticated design and craftsmanship.
Ukrainian born glass artist Victoria Balva is one of the leaders in architectural glass art who expands the horizonts of contemporary stained glass and promotes its many applications in architecture. The glass is her primary artistic forum with creative output to large-scale architectural commissions. Her stained glass, mosaics, paintings, glass sculptures can be found in both architectural setting and private collections throughout the world.
Large scale kiln-cast art glass mural in minimalistic abstract style for a chapel of a catholic school in Mississauga. Dramatic textured painting in light using thick cast glass. The challenging task was to minimize the impact of glass blocks pattern on an artwork. The work was funded by students and their parents through a school fundraising
A luxury custom-built residence with a double-height entrance foyer crowned with a beautiful oversized atrium stained and leaded glass dome skylight inspired by the Plaza Hotel in New York. The glass dome was designed with different kinds of clear textured art glasses, accented with delicate elusive colours of crystal stained glass jewels and bevelled glass. For this luxury property, we also designed a stained and leaded glass domed ceiling for a modern spa-like master bathroom ensuite
The stained and leaded glass dome The Bridle Path was featured multiple times by prominent publications such as The Wall Street Journal, National Post, The Gentlemen’s Journal