Wilson Studios


Etched art glass to last a lifetime

by Shirley Wilson

Wilson Studios is a full-service etched glass workshop and gallery, specializing in custom designed sandblasted shade etching, deep carving and glue chipping.

  • Commercial

  • Residential

  • Personalized Gifts, Keepsakes and Trophies

Art glass from Wilson Studios is featured in many custom homes and commercial buildings. Installations include interior, exterior, shower and pantry doors, mirrors, bar backs, cabinets and tables. Every design is unique and created by Shirley Wilson to fulfill her client's vision in glass.

Visit the gallery to see samples of the wide range of custom art glass produced by Wilson Studios.


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All estimates are free and flexible according to materials and scheduling.

Shirley Wilson

19431 Village Dr., Suite A
Sonora, CA 95370

MAIL: PO Box 417
Standard, CA 95373

phone: 209 588 1969
cell: 209 770 1900

From Our Customers

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Shirley Wilson was commissioned to create two large etched glass windows at the entrance to “Seven Sisters”, the fine dining restaurant located in the Black Oak Casino Resort. The windows were to reflect the Tribe’s acorn gathering and use of basketry in their traditional setting and to set the tone and ambiance of the entrance of the restaurant.
Shirley not only produced a remarkable piece of art in terms of the scene portrayed but captured the spirit of the Tribe within her etching. Guests visiting “Seven Sisters” are immediately aware that these glass etchings alone reflect the Native American influence of the restaurant without needing anything further within. Shirley’s patience and attention to detail in finishing her work clearly display her artistic talent and dedication in producing a memorable product.
— Ron E. Patel

We love and continually enjoy the glass (Shirley) did for our front door area. Alex and guests marvel as well.
— Steve and Valerie

What a wonderful, magical bowl! It will be treasured forever. Thank you for your gift.
— Liz

Rarely does one find an artist with the clarity of vision, the talent to create the finished product and the positive good nature to be a pleasure to work with. I am pleased to share that Shirley Wilson is that consummate artist and business person.
I have worked with Shirley for more than 20 years on projects. I have always been pleased by the quality of her work and her ability to meet deadlines.
I highly recommend Wilson Studio for your etched glass project and would be happy to discuss her exemplary further, should you desire.
— Gail M. Witzlsteiner

Success!!! I installed the glass on Tuesday, while Shelley was at work. The door goes from our master bath to our back deck. With the Christmas lights shining behind the glass door, it looks spectacular and fits perfect. Great job!
P.S. You can not be seen sitting on the ‘throne’ anymore. Mission accomplished! LOL
— Steve Henley

Just wanted to send a quick note to say how pleased our Pastor and his wife were with their beautiful platter! You are such a talented and beautiful lady
— Tricia
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The kids got their champagne flute today.I am so pleased. Thank you
— Shirley Hubbard

Over the last several years I have had the pleasure and privilege of having three custom etched glass windows created for my home by Shirley. Each design is intricate and unique and holds special meaning for me. For each window I started out with a particular idea of what I had in mind for what the finished window might look like. Looking through Shirley’s portfolio of work, sharing my ideas, and a few pictures put the creative process in motion. Shirley takes what exists as an idea in someone’s mind and sketches it onto paper, then etches and carves it into a one of a kind glass art piece. Collaborating with Shirley during the process was exciting. I have to admit that I am very particular and love details, so I wasn’t sure how it would be to exactly what I wanted in terms of design. Each time I got to see the initial sketch for one of the windows, I felt that Shirley had worked with my ideas to create what I envisioned. Most of the changes that I made were small. Shirley is so patient, it was easy to make suggestions and ask questions about what might work.
— Genice Valentino-Wickum

We can’t thank you enough for your beautiful artistry. You are a delight to work with. I posted some pictures on Facebook and am getting amazing reactions and appreciations for your work.
— Mike

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I will not compromise quality for time and do my best to work with my clients realistic time schedules. I enjoy taking the ideas of my clients and first, putting them on paper, doing up a drawing that we can work with until we get it to exactly what they have imagined or better. I will then turn that drawing into a beautiful piece of sandblasted or carved art glass that will hopefully bring them pleasure for a lifetime.