Capturing the variety of forms that the landscape takes in response to the conditions of its specific environment, I focus attention on places that are often overlooked or inaccessible to bring awareness to the fragility of the ecological balance of the environment. I work with photographs and photo-based sculptures from 3D scans of landscape forms. Produced individually and in interaction with scientists, artwork from my projects are exhibited in public, private and academic institutions; accompanying programs bring these topics to life for audiences of all ages.

Walking in Antarctica installation Antarctica ice cave photo at BWI airport corridor
Bird Ventifact sculpture

See a video of the process of the making of this sculpture.

Current and Upcoming Projects:

On view now through Dec. 18th, Helen Glazer: Walking in Antarctica at Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD (above left). 33 photos, 4 sculptures and an audio tour based on photographs I took in Antarctica in 2015 as a grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctica Artists and Writers Program. Reception & Gallery Talk: Tues., Nov. 14, 6 to 8 p.m. A free audio tour is available via wifi in the gallery.

Can't get to Baltimore? Listen to the exhibition audio tour.

Two photographs from an Antarctic ice cave have been enlarged to 7 x 10 feet and are being exhibited at BWI Marshall Airport between June 2017 and June 2018 (above right).

News & Exhibitions

Exhibitions:

Walking in Antarctica, my solo show of the Antarctica project in Baltimore, has been featured in the October 2017 issue of Baltimore Style (p. 30), was an Editor's Pick in the Fall Arts Preview in the October 2017 issue of Baltimore Magazine (p. 123), and was featured in an online article at Baltimore Fishbowl by Rachel Bone. I was the subject of on an interview by Susan Ingram in the Baltimore Jewish Times.

I spent two months in Antarctica at the end of 2015 as a grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctica Artists and Writers Prorgram. A Rubys Award from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance and a grant from the Puffin Foundation have supported the creation of sculptural work based on ice formations with accompanying audio tour for a solo exhibition in October-December 2017 at Goucher College's Rosenberg Gallery.

A photograph of the Canada Glacier from Lake Fryxell, one of 162 source photos for a 3D scan was exhibited along with a sculpture of the glacier made from that scan at the Trawick Prize Finalists Exhibition of the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District, Bethesda, MD, in September 2017. Eight finalists were chosen from 370 entrants from MD, VA and DC.

Two photographs from an Antarctic ice cave have been enlarged to 7 x 10 feet to be exhibited at BWI Marshall Airport between June 2017 and June 2018.

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.

View List of Past Exhibitions

Featured Past Projects

Watershed Moments, Baltimore, MD, 2015:

I was the 2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence. The project was the inaugural exhibition at Space Camp Gallery in Baltimore in October 2015. Find works from the project and exhibition on this site and on my Flickr page. Three scientists and I were interviewed on The Marc Steiner Show airing on WEAA-FM, Baltimore on March 3, 2016. Listen to the podcast.

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

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Helen Glazer, Owings Mills, Maryland, USA
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