Katie Witzig

Katie Witzig

Newark, NJ, USA


GlassRoots, located in Newark, NJ, provides multiple opportunities for at-risk youth, ages 10-18, to realize their potential through the creation of glass art. As the only non-profit “hot shop” for young people in the greater New York metropolitan area, GlassRoots provides a nurturing environment in which otherwise underserved children can achieve self-esteem and creative expression while also learning basic business skills and valuable life lessons through the exploration of the unique art forms of glass making


  • kilnforming
  • coldwork/engraving
  • casting
  • glassblower
  • accept commissions
  • beadmaking
  • fusing/slumping
  • flame/lampworking
  • architectural/public


Business Name:
GlassRoots, Inc.
10 Bleeker Street
Newark, NJ 07102