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  • 2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence

    2015 Grantee, National Science Foundation Antarctica Artists and Writers Program

    2015 Rubys Award, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance

    2016 Sondheim Prize Semifinalist  Exhibiting Nine Works in this Year's Artscape Festival

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

Gwynns Run Railroad Bridge

Current and Upcoming:

Spent seven weeks in Antarctica as a grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program from Nov. 2015 to Jan. 2016 (see my blog). A Ruby's Award from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance will support the creation of sculpture based on Antarctic ice formations. A larger selection of photos are posted on my Flickr site.j

Two of the photographs I took in Antarctica will be enlarged to 7 x 10 feet and exhibited at BWI Marshall Airport between May 2017 and May 2018. An additional two photographs were selected for the Antarctic and Arctic Data Consortium 2017 Calendar.

Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence photos on: Flickr. Sound Bites: Baltimore Ecosystem Study: Three scientists and I were interviewed on The Marc Steiner Show airing on WEAA-FM, Baltimore on March 3, 2016. Listen to the podcast.

News & Exhibitions

Exhibitions:

I spent two months in Antarctica in 2015-16 as a grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctica Artists and Writers Prorgram. A Rubys Award from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance will support the creation of sculptural work based on ice formations.

One of the photographs I took in Antarctica is January 2016 Cloud of the Month on the web site of the Cloud Appreciation Society. Nine works from this project will be exhibited at the 2016 Artscape Festival in Baltimore as part of the Sondheim Semi-Finalist Exhibition.

I was the 2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence. The project was the inaugural exhibition at Space Camp Gallery, 16 W. North Ave. in Baltimore in October 2015. Find works from the project and exhibition on this site and on my Flickr page.

Étant Donnés, a hand-colored photograph of a street tree in Los Angeles, was selected by Walters Art Gallery Director Julia Marciari-Alexander for Art Maryland 2014 at the Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City.

Cloud Canyons 2 was part of the Centennial Juried Exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum. John Ravenal, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Juror. A color catalog accompanied 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. Installation photos and more information.

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

Other Projects:

Sound Bites: Baltimore Ecosystem Study: Three scientists and I were interviewed on The Marc Steiner Show airing on WEAA-FM, Baltimore on March 3, 2016. Listen to the podcast.

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:

Read my articles on contemporary sculpture and photography on here.

View List of Past Exhibitions

Featured Past Projects

Watershed Moments, Baltimore, MD, 2015:

Solo show of photographs and sculpture based on my Baltimore Ecosystem Study project.

Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY, 2012

Solo show of 10 hand-colored photographs of clouds. More here.

Watershed Moments installation Watershed Moments installation

Watershed Moments (above) and Nailya Alexander Gallery (below)

Contact

Helen Glazer, Owings Mills, Maryland, USA
helen@helenglazer.com
(410) 654-0077

Marble Steps, Harlem Park

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