About The Artist
About Tim Dorland
About the Artist
Tim Dorland, born in Montana and raised in Oregon, grew up with a reverence for nature which is reflected in his art. Graduating in 1983 from Portland State University with a degree in fine art, he eventually found his way into a large stained glass warehouse and teaching facility. Soon he was working there and began to teach basic glass classes after a one year apprenticeship. Little did he know that there he would find his life’s passion in creating and teaching glass art. Tim has taught hundreds of people various glass techniques, and his glass art is held by many collectors worldwide. In 1999, Tim left hisjob at the glass warehouse to establish the T. Dorland Glass Studio .  Upon moving to New Jersey to marry and start a new life, he has also expanded his studio. Tim now accepts commissions and teaches classes in all fine art glass techniques.
 My Lifes work is not just about creating images in glass or on paper with natures inspiration. It is also about relationships with family, friends, customers and students. They are all as integral to my work as my creative impulse. I feel lucky that I can provide for my family by doing what I love. I enjoy seeing happiness and satisfaction in a customers eyes. I like the twinkle of amazement when a student sees their creation up in the light for the first time. I like feeling pride in an apprentices work well done because I know that I have touched their lives in a positive way and that inspires me, completing the circle.