Helen Glazer graduated cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in art and earned an M.F.A. in painting from the Mount Royal Program at the Maryland Institute, College of Art, also attending the renowned Skowhegan School of Art. She has exhibited her work nationally, including a solo show of hand-colored photographs in 2012 at the Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, and has completed two mural commissions. She is a past grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program and recipient of an Individual Artist's Award in Photography from the Maryland State Arts Council. Her works are in numerous private and public collections. Helen has also published articles about artmaking and artists, in magazines and journals such as Artes, Artpapers and Feminist Studies, as well as over 30 catalog essays about artists for the Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, where she was exhibitions director for 12 years and shepherded the exhibitions program to regional prominence. She created a self-guided tour of the Smithsonian Institution museums on the theme of mythology as a Fellow in Museum Practice in 1994-95. In 1998, Helen left her position at Goucher to concentrate on her own artwork.

See resumé below. | Read a profile by Geoff Himes.
Shown above: Installation shot of solo show at Nailya Alexander Gallery.

 

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Current and Upcoming Exhibitons:

2017 Solo Exhibition, Antarctica: Above, Below and Within the ice. Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. (Oct.-Dec.).
2017 BWI Marshall Airport Exhibit. Two works enlarged to 7 x 10 feet to be displayed in airport. Jurors: Yumi Hogan, Jinchul Kim, Rex Stevens, Tony Shore, Zoë Charlton (May 2017-18).
2017 Sculpture REMIX 2017: Craft/Technology/Art. Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD. (April 8-30). Allison Nance, Juror.

Recent Awards:

2015 Antarctic Artists and Writers Program Grantee from the National Science Foundation, to take photographs of the landscape in Antarctica for seven weeks in 2015 as raw material for prints and 3D digital sculpture.
2015 Rubys Award from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, for producing work related to the Antarctica project.
2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence
2013 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Fellowship Award in Photography

Past Solo Exhibitions:

2015 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Exhibition (solo), Space Camp Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
2010-13 U.S. Embassy, Lima, Peru. Two sculptures on display under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies Program. Curator: Sarah Tanguy.
2012-13 Inaugural Exhibition, Full Circle Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
2012-13 Centennial Exhibition, Delaware Art Museum. John Ravenal, Juror.
2012 "Temporary Presences." Solo show. Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY.
2011 Clouds InFormation. Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.
2007 Artrageous: Works by Helen Glazer Bloomingdale's, White Flint Mall, Kensington, MD.
2002 Helen Glazer: Wall Sculptures District Fine Arts Gallery, Washington, DC.
1997 The Making of Two Murals Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD.
1989 School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD.
1983 Tuttle Gallery, McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD.
1980 Fells Point Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

Past Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016 35th Anniversary Exhibition. Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
2016 Sondheim Semi-Finalist Exhibition, Artscape Festival, Baltimore, MD. Jurors: Tim Griffin, Rujeko Hockley, Mia Locks. Curator: Kim Domanski.
2016 Cartes Blanches, Delaplaine Art Center, Frederick, MD. John Shipman, Juror.
2015 3DX (3D printing exhibition), Aloft BWI Hotel, North Linthicum, MD. Curator: Stephen Bradley, Assoc. Professor of Visual Arts, UMBC.
2015 Transformation. Carroll Museums, Baltimore, MD. May 1-June 14.
2014 Art Maryland 2014. Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott, City, MD. Juror: Julia Marciari-Alexander, Executive Director, Walters Art Museum.
2014 ZØ: Digital Fabrication and the New Language of Materiality, Group show at Gallery 788, Baltimore of sculpture made from photographs on CNC router using 3D digital imaging technologies.
2011-12 Digital 2011: The Alchemy of Change. New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY. Jurors: Robert Devcic and Philip Ball.
2011 1st Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Exhibition. University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD (Helen Frederick, Helen Jackson and Evangeline J. Montgomery, Jurors).
2011 Photo 11: Annual Juried Mid-Atlantic Photo Exhibition. Terrace Gallery at Artisphere, Arlington, VA (Amanda Maddox, Juror)..
2011 Genesis at Green Spring Station. JLP Gallery, Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD.
2010 Porous Borders Historical Society of Washington, DC. Jayme McLellan, Juror.
2010 Sculpture in the 21st Century Towson University Art Gallery, Towson, MD.
2010 How Did You Do That? A Sculptors Inc. Exhibition Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD. Jed Dodds, Curator.
2009 Two-Person Show Steven Scott Gallery at the Intercontinental Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore, MD.
2009 Painting in Space (A show of painted sculpture.) Sarah Silberman Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Joan Danziger, Curator.
2009 Group Shows Steven Scott Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
2008-09 The Sky Is Not the Limit Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD. Curator: Felix Angel, Curator, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC.
2008-09 Penned Artscape 2008, Baltimore, MD (2008) and Lump Projects Gallery, Raleigh, NC (2009).
2008 Atmospheric Conditions Steven Scott Gallery, Owings Mills, MD.
2008 Selections from the WPA Art File Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC.
2006 Micro Monumental Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC and International Sculpture Center Conference at Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. Juror: Kristin Hileman, Hirshhorn Museum.
2006 1st International Arts Pestival (sic) London Wetland Centre, London, England.
2006 The Family Experience Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL.
2005 Kuumba: Creativity Artscape Festival Exhibition at Eubie Blake Cultural Center, Baltimore, MD.
2005 Monumental Micros Lynn Art Center, Lynn, MA.
2004 Monumental Micros Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC and Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2002-03 Sculpture at Mill River's End Mill River Gallery, Ellicott City, MD.
2002 Hand-Pulled: The Contemporary Print Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA. Juror: Joann Moser, National Museum of American Art.
2001 Wildflower Artscape 2001: School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD. Curator: Gary Kachadourian.
2001 Ars Viva '76 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT. Curator: Nancy di Benedetto.
2001-02 2001: A Sculpture Odyssey, Mill River Gallery, Oella, Maryland.
2000-02 Snapshot an exhibition of 1,000 snapshots by artists from around the world originating at The Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, and traveling to the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT and the Arcadia University Fine Arts Gallery, Glenside, PA.
1998-02 What's So Funny? originating at Marsh Gallery, Richmond, VA and touring the State of Virginia under the auspices of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Juror: Nicholas Roukes.
1997 Made at the Mill Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD.
1995 Philadelphia International Contemporary Art Competition of the Old City II Rodger LaPelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Juror: Patrick Murphy, ICA.
1995 Griffin Gallery, Miami Beach, FL. Curator: Jonathan Green.
1994 Bedtime Stories, Dreams and Nightmares Artscape '94, Baltimore, MD. Curator: Luis Flores.
1992 Angry Love Arts Festival of Atlanta, GA and Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL. Curators: TABOO Collective.
1992 Humor as a Subversive Act Artscape '92 Baltimore, MD. Curator: Peter Walsh.
1991 1708 E. Main Gallery Juried Exhibition Richmond, VA. Juror: Marilyn Zeitlin.
1990 Three Maryland Women Artits Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD.
1989 Animals Steven Scott Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
1988 Inaugural Exhibit Steven Scott Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
1988 Consonances Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC.
1987 Artists Today Touring Exhibit Toured Maryland, sponsored by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Received Award. Juror: Joann Moser.
1987 Image/Identity: Self-Portraits by Maryland Artists Traveling exhibition organized by Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. Curator: Martha McWilliams.
1986 Three-Person Show Gallery Proper, New York, NY.
1985 Moving Parts Glen Echo Gallery, Glen Echo, MD.
1985 Shelter Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC.
1984 A Half Century of Baltimore Women Tuttle Gallery, McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD.
1983 Sound Shore Gallery Port Chester, NY.
1981 Rutgers National Works on Paper Exhibition Rutgers University, Camden, NJ. Jurors: Lloyd Goodrich, Louise Bourgeois, Jan van der Marck.
1981 Chautauqua National Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY. Received first place purchase award. Juror: Nancy Hoffman.
1980 Maryland Biennial Baltimore Museum of Art. Juror: Holly Solomon.
1980 Gallery K Washington, DC.
1979 Maryland Arts Council Traveling Exhibition Jurors: Diane Brown, Lincoln Johnson, Charles Wyrick.
1979 Inaugural Exhibition School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD.
1979 Three-Person Show Arts Tower Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
1976 Maryland Biennial Baltimore Museum of Art. Juror: Nancy Graves.

Selected Print, Radio and Online Publications

• 2017 Two photograhps included in 2017 calendar for Antarctic and Arctic Data Consortium.
• 2016 "Sound Bites: Baltimore Ecosystem Study." Radio interview, The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA-FM, Baltimore. 3 March 2016.
• "January 2016 Cloud of the Month: Photograph by Helen Glazer." Cloud Appreciation Society.
• 2015 Photographs featured in "Erebus Ice Tongue Caves." R. Hyzer, Ed. Atlas Obscura.
• 3 August 2012. "Helen Glazer 'Temporary Presences.'" Actuphoto.
• 31 July 2012. "Temporary Presences - Helen Glazer." Le Journal de la Photographie.
• 14 June 2012."Helen Glazer: Temporary Presences Opens at Nailya Alexander Gallery in New York." Art Daily Newsletter.
• 13 June 2012. Roalf, Peggy. "The DART Board." Design Arts Daily.
• 2011. Review, Photo 11. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, Washington, DC. Aug. 11.
• 2011. Review, Biennial Maryland Regional Exhibition. Al Zaruba, Examiner.com. Aug. 10.
• 2009. (Illus.) Skowhegan School of Art Newsletter Fall 2009. New York, NY.  p. 30.
• 2006. Feature, Pest in show. Helen Brown, The Independent, London, England.
• 2006. Review, Micro-Monumental. Kriston Capps, The City Paper, Washington, DC.
• 2005. Featured Salon Artist of the week, Artworks This Week. Maryland Public Television.
• 2004. Interview, Relief Work: Geoffrey Himes, Patuxent Publishing, Owings Mills, MD. (illus)
• 2003. Skowhegan School of Art Newsletter Fall 2003. Animal, Vegetable or Mineral reproduced on p. 19.
January 2003 issue Sky and Telescope Magazine Two Bears and Variations featured on page 12. Read more here.

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