Hand-colored photographs and painted relief sculptures
inspired by the natural world.

Cloud Canyons 2 photograph Trees, Los Angeles photograph

Group Show, Delaware Art Museum (2012-13)

Solo Show, Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York City (2012)

Individual Artist's Award in Photography from the Maryland State Arts Council (2012)

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News & Exhibitions


Cloud Canyons 2 is part of the Centennial Juried Exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum through January 13, 2013, John Ravenal, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Juror. A color catalog accompanies the exhibition.

Temporary Presences, a solo show of 13 of my hand-colored photographs, was at the Nailya Alexander Gallery June 14 to July 20 in New York City. See installation photos and read more.

A Plane Passes By was exhibited in Digital 2011: The Alchemy of Change at the New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY, September 3, 2011 - February 5, 2012. Jurors: Robert Devcic, owner-director of GV Art London gallery and Philip Ball, writer of popular science books (including some of my favorites: Branches, Shapes, and Flow).

Angler Panorama 2 was in the 1st Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Exhibition at University of Maryland, University College in Adelphi, August 1 - October 16, 2011. Read this review on Examiner.com.

Five hand-colored photographs were in Photo 11: Annual Juried Mid-Atlantic Photo Exhibition at Artisphere. Ran through September 11. Reviewed in Washington Post.

Blue Venus and Animal, Vegetable or Mineral are on loan until 2013 to the American Embassy in Lima, Peru, as part of the U.S. State Department Art in Embassies Program.

Side Projects:

Co-organized and showed my work at an art-science presentation that helped kick off the International Sculpture Center 2012 Conference in Chicago.

My photograph of greater kudus courting is included in the 2nd edition of Principles of Animal Communication. See it here.

In September 2010 I traveled to East Greenland and photographed the rock formations and icebergs sculpted by wind, water, and geologic activity. Along with my other travel photographs, they're on Flickr.

Writings on Art:

I'm an occasional contributor to Artes magazine. Read my articles on contemporary sculpture and photography here.

View List of Past Exhibitions

Featured Past Projects

Hillyer Art Space, International Art & Artists, Washington, DC:

Exhibited 13 hand-colored photographs of clouds in February 2011.


An exhibit of seven of my wall reliefs appearing at the Bloomingdale's at White Flint Mall in Kensington, MD, on the main floor, September 6 - October 9, 2007, as part of a nationwide store event with the theme "Artrageous." (below right) More information and photos.

Bloomingdale's exhibit

Bloomingdale's installation detail

Hillyer Art Space, 2011


Two public art projects combining art and astronomy (pictured below). Read more in the Murals section.

Detail of mural

Detail of indoor relief mural
(Photo by Jeff D. Goldman)

Outdoor mural

Outdoor mural in the "Sowebo"
section of downtown Baltimore.

About the Artist

Wall relief by Helen Glazer on exhibit

Clearing Skies: Tower (2011) archival pigment print, hand-colored with pastels,
40 x 18 inches


View an interactive resumé.

Artist's Profile:

In March 2004, writer Geoffrey Himes, whose credits include the Washington Post and National Public Radio, wrote a profile which goes into my artistic development over the years, working process and conceptual framework. Read it here.


Helen Glazer, Owings Mills, MD, USA
(410) 654-0077

Angler Panorama 2

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