The Hotspot Glass Studio was created by Glass artist, Dylan Cotton who has dedicated himself to the proliferation and practice of his favorite medium. Dylan began his study of glass at Alfred University in 1989. He received his BFA and went on to work in many different studios including Pilchuck School of Glass, Penland School of Crafts, Red Deer College, and Salem Community College. In 2006, Dylan received his MFA in Glass and Ceramics from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. Dylan has served as the Westport Art Center Resident Teaching Artist for the past seven years administering the “connections” outreach project, bringing new art projects and materials to underserved Bridgeport schools.