Happy Birthday Eugene Yoors!! Born today in 1879, in Antwerp, Belgium, Eugene Yoors was a stained glass artist and glass etcher. He studied art in Paris, served in World War I, and then settled in Antwerp where he strived to become a success at his art. His focus was on religious works, specifically the portrayal of Christ. Yoors brought new methods and color to the art of glass. He felt his art would bring him closer to God.