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.

Barneblad: No strings attached

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Superhelga, and learn about her online children’s workshops on how to build
puppet trolls for Scandinavia House.


Innovative learning

Lori Ann Reinhall learns more about The Ridge Creative Center, directed and founded by Victoria Hofmo, one of our contributing authors.

A pictorial journey in Bergen

Bergen-based artist Marianne Skjelbred takes the readers of The Norwegian American on a pictorial journey of her hometown.

Calgary Library

Norway Design: symbiosis with nature

New York City’s annual Design Pavilion, held virtually in 2020, included a three-part panel, “Norway Design,” with top Norwegian designers.