Ray Pilarski (December 1, 1946 - present) is a glassmaker in Heath, Ohio. He opened his own business, Village Craftsman Stained Glass Studio, behind his home after quitting his job in the field of art education at Jefferson County Technical College in Steubenville. Though stain glass is his primary medium, he has also worked as a painter and illustrator. As of the time of this writing, he has been working with stained glass for over 35 years. 
- Jeff Bell, “Stained glass artist puts together beautiful puzzles,” Newark Advocate (Newark, OH), May 7, 1991.