Author: Victoria Hofmo

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Victoria Hofmo was born, raised, and still lives in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, the historical heart of Norwegian New York. She is 3/4 Scandinavian: 1/2 Norwegian and 1/4 Danish/Swedish. Self-employed, she runs an out-of-school-time program that articulates learning through the arts. Hofmo is an advocate for arts and culture, education, and the preservation of the built and natural environment of her hometown, with a love for most things Scandinavian.

The wonder in capturing light

Victoria Hofmo interviews Jim Schantz, owner of Schantz Galleries in Stockbridge, Mass., about the Scandinavian glass artists on display there.

The Arctic Cathedral

Astounding with colored light

Victoria Hofmo tells of stained-glassnwindows that tell stories of Norway, in cathedrals throughout the country and in a town hall in Scotland.

Ski for light

Ski for Light pivots again

Victoria Hofmo reports on Ski for Light’s scaled-down plans for this year’s event to be virtual again like 2021 because of the global pandemic.

Karen Bit Vejle

Magic in its wake

Victoria Hofmo reports on the papercutting exhibit “Paper Dialogues: The Dragon and Our Stories” by Karen Bit Vejle and Xiaoguang Qiao.

Dyker heights

The lights of New York

Victoria Hofmo reports on the over-the-top Christmas decorations in the Dyker Heights neighborhood in New York, a top spot during the holidays.