In 2002 Freddie Quartley won an award for the best engraved lettering in an exhibition at the Cork Street Gallery in London (judged by the Craft Council of Great Britain). She has both demonstrated and taught
glass engraving and calligraphy at Morley College London and at Art in Action. Now a Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers, she also teaches calligraphy in Oxford. Member's website
Freddie Quartley studied a pre-diploma art course in Cambridge, bookbinding at Wolverhampton College of Art, and typography at the London College of Printing. She gained a diploma
in lettering, calligraphy and illuminating after studying for two years with William Gardner FRSA. Following a career in publishing, her love of letter forms led her to begin glass engraving
in 1980 and 3 years later she was elected an Associate Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers.
She has engraved glass for several colleges in Oxford where she lives and she particularly enjoys church commissions. The church of the Holy Rood in Shilton commissioned her to do a Millennium window depicting the story of the Holy Rood which she combined with vignettes of the village of Shilton. Other churches outside Oxfordshire from whom she has accepted commissions include St Martin-in-the Fields in London, the Birmingham Oratory, and Westminster Cathedral.