Russell Christiansen is a self-taught artist specializing in Stained Glass. He was born and raised in Kenosha, WI and retired 4.5 years ago to Southern Florida.  While working as a Sheet Metal Worker he befriended the owner of a local glass shop which enhanced his fascination with glass. He began creating Kaleidoscopes in the mid 1990’s and quickly moved into Stained Glass.

Russ has produced numerous windows, Lamp Shades, and Wall sconces and has recently completed a 24 window project for a Synagogue in Mequon. 

Russell Christiansen

We are very please that Russ is back this Season! He is a very popular Artist to visit at the lighthouse and see his works in progress.