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GK GETTING TO KNOW

Life is not worth living unless you are doing something you are passionate about. That’s the philosophy of many an artist and many a small-business owner too. It takes a drive for something more to help propel a person past challenges so they can be successful in the thing they love to do. You can see that passion for business and for artistry in the most unexpected places, including a little strip mall on the southeast corner of 41st Street and Sheridan, where the unassuming but vibrantly creative Tulsa Stained Glass and Art Event Center resides.

WITH MORE THAN 40 YEARS UNDER HIS BELT AT TULSA STAINED GLASS, RICHARD BOHM CAN EASILY SAY HE’S PURSUED HIS PASSION TO GREAT RESULTS. by Michele Chiappetta | photos by Marc Rains

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Tulsa Stained Glass was established in 1975 by owner Richard Bohm, his (now deceased) wife. Carol. and his sister Caroline, who all caught the bug for stained glass art swiftly and passionately. “My wife and my sister started in the craft first. They took classes,” says Bohm. “I was doing engineering-type work and got involved very quickly. And before we knew it, we had a small business.” Bohm’s earliest customers were mostly friends and family, with a smattering of art shows thrown in, much like many artistic hobbyists. “We started with the little sun

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