Bengt Hokanson & Trefny Dix, Hokanson-Dix

Durango, CO

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

Hokanson-Dix Glass was established in 1996 under the name Boar Glass Studio. The artists, Bengt Hokanson & Trefny Dix, are known for their distinctive blown glass vessels and mixed media sculptures.  Their blown glass has been influenced by contemporary Italian and Swedish glass blowing, abstract painters such as Rothko, Gorkey, Matisse, minimalist sculpture, world textiles, forms and color patterns in nature.

Bengt Hokanson graduated from Tulane University with a degree in Anthropology and a minor in Glass. After graduating, Bengt worked for glass artist, Gene Koss, and attended both Pilchuck Glass School as a student and a teaching assistant, as well as The Corning Studio.

Trefny Dix graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a BFA in sculpture and a BA in Art History. She has been a student at Pilchuck Glass School, The Corning Studio, and New York’s Art Students League.