New Dynasty Glassworks & Gallery is owned and operated by Michael Higgins and his mother Cherry Brown. Michael Higgins began glass blowing in 1999 and opened New Dynasty in the fall of 2004. New Dynasty is located at 8440-A Lee Highway in Fairfax. Classes in both basic flame working and hollow-form work are offered at New Dynasty. Private lessons are also available for glass blowers ranging in skills from beginners to advanced. Bench time in the studio is available for rent for both hobbyists and professionals. To reserve a spot in the upcoming September class call 703-560-0961 or visit www.newdynastyglass.com.