JoeL C. Merritt
JoeL is a San Diego native who began
working in stained glass in 1996.
What started as kitchen cabinet door
upgrades in his condo turned into a hobby
building pieces for family and friends.
A self taught enthusiast, he has
continued to enhance his skills
and knowledge over time.
In June of 2021 he juried into the
Spanish Village Art Center.
In May of 2022 he retired from the
automotive parts career he enjoyed for
38 years to devote more time to his art.
In October of 2022 he juried into the
San Diego County Art Mart Association.
In January of 2023 he became an Instructor
at the San Diego Craft Collective.