About Us:


Our Company


Femenella & Associates is committed to providing our clients the ability to make informed decisions regarding the care and restoration of their historic stained glass and wood windows and the design and fabrication of new windows. The President of the firm, Arthur Femenella Sr., brings to every project the knowledge obtained from 38 years of practical experience conserving complex and artistically important stained glass windows and wood frames for museums, educational institutions and ecclesiastical buildings. Arthur Sr. is joined by an excellent team with a long history of completing challenging projects at the highest level of craftsmanship, while remaining on budget and on schedule. 

Contracting Services

Femenella & Associates can contract directly with you or your firm to provide design and fabrication services for a new project, or conservation and restoration services for historic stained glass, wood windows and steel windows. We have extensive experience restoring and maintaining protective glazing systems, steel ventilators, steel windows, wood windows and frames, as well as fire and storm damaged windows.            

Consulting Services

Femenella & Associates can determine the present condition of your stained glass, specialty glazing, wood windows or steel windows.  After the consultation, Femenella & Associates will then work with you to plan for their restoration and long-term  preventative maintenance of your existing windows, or work with you to plan and design your new window project. We are also willing to assist your organization with fund-raising, as well as provide educational opportunities for your group and the community.


Our People

Arthur J. Femenella, President and Senior Consultant

Arthur Femenella Sr, is committed to excellence in the field of historic window restoration.  As a veteran of the Viet Nam War where he served as a military policeman with a top security clearance. Arthur Sr. started in stained glass in 1968 as a craftsman, serving his apprenticeship at the Greenland Studio in New York. In 1981, he became the co-owner and vice-president of this prestigious restoration studio. In 1988, Arthur Sr. sold his interest in the Greenland Studio to open his own consulting firm as well as becoming the Vice-President and co-owner of the Jack Cushen Studio, also of New York. Both studios gained national recognition for excellence in the field of stained glass conservation. In 1993, Arthur Sr. consolidated his efforts and formed Femenella & Associates, Inc., the present firm.

Arthur Sr. divides his time between supervising major restoration projects, consulting, lecturing and writing for numerous national magazines. His projects have included works by Louis Comfort Tiffany, John LaFarge, Frank Lloyd Wright, Maitland Armstrong and other artists of equal importance. Arthur Sr. enjoys solving difficult problems, especially when the objective is to restore beauty and grace to a work of art that has been ravaged by time and the elements. Arthur Sr.'s practical experience, science background, and creative problem-solving abilities make him unique in the field.

Arthur Sr. has written over forty articles on stained glass restoration. He is a past Restoration Editor for Stained Glass Quarterly and the Restoration Consultant for Glass Art magazine; a past Board member and past Chair of the Restoration Committee of the Stained Glass Association of America; and sat on the Board of Governors for the Restoration Committee of the Census of Stained Glass Windows in America. Arthur Sr. is a founder, past president and Vice-President of the American Glass Guild, Inc. a not-for-profit group dedicated to stained glass education.  Additionally, he was the consultant to the Protective Glazing Task Force. This was a group of architects, engineers, and preservationists charged by the Department of the Interior to develop national guidelines for the fabrication and installation of protective glazing across the United States. Arthur Sr. lectures and teaches seminars on restoration across the country.

Professional Affiliations:
           
Arthur Sr. is a member of the Association for Preservation Technology International, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the American Institute for Conservation of Historic Works, the United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic Works, The British Society of Master Glass Painters, and numerous other preservation groups.

Education:

Arthur Sr.’s formal education is in the sciences, majoring in physics at City College of New York. After 110 successful credit hours of study, Arthur Sr. left to follow a career in stained glass.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Patrick J. Baldoni, Executive Vice-President and Senior Project Manager

Patrick J. Baldoni is the Vice-President and Senior Project Manager for Femenella & Associates. He has extensive experience in the field starting with his work as a craftsman on the Princeton University Chapel Project in October 2000. Patrick is very successful with projects that have challenging schedules and logistics. He is an outstanding communicator and coupled with his extensive background in estimating and project management, provides our clients with the leadership necessary to achieve their project goals. Patrick’s expertise ensures complete client satisfaction throughout the entire process.

Notable Projects:

Patrick was the Project Manager for the following: Temple Emanu-El – NYC; Emma Willard School – Troy, NY; The Belasco Theater – NYC; Seton Hall University Chapel – South Orange, NJ; Eldridge Street Synagogue – NYC; St. George’s Episcopal Church – Rumson, NJ; Church of St. Francis Xavier – NYC.

Education:

Villanova University – Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
NYU – Diploma in Building and Construction Management

 

 

 

Arthur J. Femenella, Jr., Vice President and Project Manager

Arthur Jr. is the manager of sales and is also involved in project management. Given his father's dedication and love of stained glass, Arthur Jr. grew up in the environment, and learned about the trade and assisted on jobs in a variety of different roles.


A graduate from the University of Vermont, Arthur Jr. has a degree in Community Development and Applied Economics. While attending as a two-sport student-athlete (Ice Hockey and Lacrosse) he was the recipient of the Jeff Stone Memorial Award. The Jeff Stone Memorial Award recognizes exceptional contributions by a male and female student-athlete, in any class, in the area of community service and leadership and is presented in memory of Jeff Stone. Jeff Stone was an outstanding tennis player at UVM who died tragically in 1984.

His leadership abilities are best illustrated by his membership in the U.S. National U-18 Ice Hockey Team, his being drafted into the NHL, and as co-captain, playing with the Sioux City Musketeers (and winning the USHL national championship in 2002).

In addition to his role with Femenella & Associates Arthur Jr. is also continuing his education, taking courses on historic preservation at Drew University with a goal to complete his certificate studies on Historic Preservation.

Notable Projects:


Arthur Jr, was involved with the following: Temple Emanu-El – NYC; Park Lane at Seaview – Saten Island NY; Princeton University Chapel – Princeton, NJ; St. Patricks Cathedral – Manhattan, NY; Our Lady Star of the Sea – Cape May, NJ; The Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury, NJ

Education:

University of Vermont – Bachelor of Arts in Community Development and Applied Economics with a concentration in public communications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maris Franco, Project Manager

Maris Franco is Project Manager for Femenella & Associates, Inc. and has been with the firm since 2010. Ms. Franco helps coordinate and oversee various project aspects, working together with the Femenella team to facilitate seamless collaboration with numerous and varied clientele to ensure that progressive improvements are made with every project.

Notable Projects:


Brooklyn Courthouse & Post Office – Brooklyn; NY, Eldridge Street Synagogue – NYC; Church of St. Francis Xavier – NYC; Felician College – Rutherford, NJ; Grace Episcopal Church – NYC; Carnegie Hall – NYC; Carnegie Mansion – NYC

Education:

Montclair State University – Bachelors of Science in Psychology

 

 

 

 

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