Fall/Winter 2017 Glass Workshops with Dorothy Hafner


With Dorothy Hafner, a leading American glass artist,
in her SONO studio.


The Hafner Creative Space was founded in 2009 by Dorothy Hafner, a leading American glass artist. Her works are in over 20 museum collections worldwide and published in over 60 books on Art, Craft, and Design.

Hafner enjoys teaching and sharing her craft with professionals and amateurs alike in her expansive SONO studio, minutes away from Norwalk’s exciting restaurant and nightlife district.

Workshops at all levels are offered including private classes and group parties.


Fall/Winter 2017

NEW! A Glass Fusing Experience – 2-hour introduction

Join the excitement! See all the steps of the glass fusing process and learn glass cutting. Then make your own glass plate in sparkling colors. A great activity to share with friends, family and for corporate team building events.

Wednesday evenings 6-8 pm
Saturdays 1-3pm

Color, Color, Color – 1-day workshop

Explore glass fusion with an emphasis on design and creative color applications. Students choose from over 60 transparent colors that can be overlaid to create their own unique tints and tones. Precision glass cutting is taught. Lively critiques and group discussions round out the experience.

Saturday September 16 10-4pm
Saturday September 30 10-4pm
Saturday November 25 10-4pm
Saturday December 9    10-4pm
Saturday January 13 10-4pm

The Elements of Inspiration – 3-day intensive workshop

Hafner’s “visual brainstorming” exercise launches the program, providing students with steps and methods for creating their own dynamic designs with lively color play and personally meaningful abstractions in fused glass.

All steps of the process are covered including Hafner’s precision glass cutting techniques for straight and curved lines.  Critiques, group discussion and printed handouts round out the experience.

Saturday – Monday October 14-16 10-5pm
Friday – Sunday November 10-12  10-5pm

Design, Inspiration and Realization - 6-week workshop

Drawings, paintings and words are used as creative springboards.  Students learn Hafner’s exciting methods for harvesting from their own imaginations and areas of interest. The dynamics of design, color and line are fully explored as well as the language of abstraction.

Choose from over 60 colors to mix, match and overlay to create your own tints and tones.

Demonstrations, one-on-one critiques, lively group discussion and print hand-outs round out the program

Tuesdays  Begins September 12   10-1pm
Rolling enrollment ongoing

Materials, tools, and firing for class projects are included.  Those over the limit may be subject to additional charge. Open shop time may be booked for enrolled students. Advance registration required.  48 hr cancellation notice required to allow for rescheduling.


To register, purchase a gift certificate, or plan your next party please phone or email:

Address – 223 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk CT 06854

Email – info@dorothyhafner.com

land - 203-292-5995

cell - 646-334-8415

URL – www.dorothyhafner.com