Over the past six years, Dafna Kaffeman has been living and working in the Netherlands. In 1997 Kaffeman left her birthplace of Jerusalem to study under the guides of Mieke Groot and Richard Mietner, in the glass department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. She then went on to receive her MFA from the Sandberg Institute also in Amsterdam. She was nominated for the Bernadin de Neeve prize given every 4 years to a young glass artist in the Netherlands and has received grants and scholarships during her art education. Kaffeman has exhibited extensively in the Netherlands, as well as Jerusalem, Germany, the United States and Portugal. You can view her work in an article published in the Summer 2002 New Glass Review 23.
Critic Residency Essay by Robin Rice