"Dorothy Lenehan founded Lenehan Architectural Glass in 1995 after a years-long tenure with Narcissus Quagliata’s acclaimed glass studio in Oakland, including 10 years as studio manager. While with Quagliata, Lenehan executed several major internationally acclaimed architectural works and served as technical advisor for large glass installations in galleries around the world including the Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City, the Museo Italo-Americano, San Francisco, the Oakland Museum, Oakland, California, the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, the Glasmalerei Museum Izukogen, Shizuoka-Ken, Japan, the Galleria Ca D'Oro, Rome, Italy and the Centro Nacional de Vitreo, La Granja, Spain. As a technical advisor, she is responsible for all aspects of gallery installation project management including, budget, transportation of artwork, hiring contractors and removal at the end of the exhibition.
Over the years, Lenehan has become an innovator in glass manipulation, devising creative fusing and painting techniques that distinguish her work. She has designed and installed several pieces for major corporate clients, including Macy’s Union Square, Pacific Bell, Charles Schwab, HP Pavilion, Affymetrix and Soma Grand on Mission Street in San Francisco.“