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Helen Glazer

3413 Nancy Ellen Way
Owings Mills, MD 21117, U.S.A.
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Recent Solo Exhibitions:

2017  Solo Exhibition, Antarctica Project. Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. (opens October).     
2015  Watershed Moments: Helen Glazer, 2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence. Space Camp Gallery, Baltimore, MD.    
2012  Solo Show: Temporary Presences.  Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY. 

2011  Clouds InFormation (Solo Show).  Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017     BWI Marshall Airport Exhibit. Two works enlarged to 8' x 12' to be displayed in airport for 6 months between Nov. 2016 and May 2018. Jurors: Yumi Hogan, Jinchul Kim, Rex Stevens, Tony Shore, Zoe Charlton.

2016      35th Anniversary Exhibition. Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD (opens October).

             Sondheim Prize Semifinalist Exhibition, Artscape 2016, Baltimore, MD. Jurors: Tim Griffin, Rujeko Hockley, Mia Locks. Curator: Kim Domanski.

             Cartes Blanches, Delaplaine Art Center, Frederick, MD. Juror: John Shipman.

2015     Watershed Moments: Helen Glazer, 2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence Project. Space Camp Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

             Transformation. Carroll Museums, Baltimore, MD.

2014    Art Maryland 2014. Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD. Juror: Julia Marciari-Alexander, Executive Director, Walters Art Museum.

           ZØ: Digital Fabrication & the New Language of Materiality. Gallery 788, Baltimore, MD.

2012-13   Premier, Full Circle Gallery Inaugural Show. Baltimore, MD.

               Centennial Exhibition. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE. Juror: John Ravenal, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. (120-page catalog)

2012         Solo Show: Temporary Presences.  Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, NY.

2011-12     Digital 2011: The Alchemy of Change. New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY. Jurors: Robert Devcic and Philip Ball.

2011    Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibition. University of Maryland, University College. Jurors: Helen Frederick, Helen Jackson and Evangeline J. Montgomery. (40-page catalog)

           Photo 11: Annual Juried Mid-Atlantic Exhibition, Artisphere, Arlington, VA. Juror: Amanda Maddox.

           Genesis (Outdoor Sculpture Show).  Green Spring Station, Lutherville, MD. Curator: Susan D. Isaacs.

           Solo Show: Clouds InFormation. Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.

2010-13     U.S. Embassy, Lima, Peru.  Two sculptures displayed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies Program.  Curator: Sarah Tanguy.

2010       Sculpture in the 21st Century. Towson Univ. Art Galleries, Towson, MD.

               Porous Borders. Historical Society of Washington, DC.  Juror: Jayme McLellan.

               How Did You Do That?A Sculptors Inc. Exhibition. Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD. Curator: Jed Dodds.

2009         Painting in Space. Sarah Silberman Gallery, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD. Curator: Joan Danziger.2008-09         The Sky Is Not the Limit. Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD.  Curator: Felix Angel.

Penned. Artscape 2008, Baltimore, MD (Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art) and Lump Gallery/Projects, Raleigh, NC.

2008         Selections from the Washington Project for the Arts Registry. Katzen Arts Ctr. Museum, American Univ.  Curator: Kathryn Wat, National Museum of Women in the Arts.

2007         Artrageous. Solo exhibition at Bloomingdale’s, Kensington, MD. (Nationwide store event in which Bloomindale’s department stores exhibited works by local artists.)

               9x10 #4. William W. Parker Gallery, Washington, DC.  Sponsor: Washington Project for the Arts.

2006         1st International Arts Pestival [sic]. London Wetland Centre, England. Curator: Bridget Nicholls.

               Micro-Monumental. Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, DC; International Sculpture Ctr. Conference, Xavier Univ., Cincinnati, OH. Juror: Kristen Hileman, Hirshhorn Museum.

               The Family Experience, Florida State Univ. Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL. Curators: Viki D. Thompson Wylder and Marcia L. Rosal. (40-page catalog)

2005         Kuumba: Creativity, 3-person show, Eubie Blake National Jazz Inst. & Cultural Ctr., Baltimore, MD.

2004   Monumental Micros, Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC.

2002   Hand-pulled: The Contemporary Print, Target Gallery, Alexandria VA.  Juror: Joann Moser, Senior Curator, National Museum of American Art.

           Helen Glazer: Wall Sculptures.  Solo Show. District Fine Arts Gallery, Washington, DC.

2001   Wildflower. Artscape 2001, Baltimore, MD.  Curator: Gary Kachadourian.

           Ars Gratis ‘76. Yale Univ. Art Building Gallery, New Haven, CT.  Curator: Nancy di Benedetto.

2000-02     Snapshot. The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; Arcadia Univ. Gallery, Glenside, PA.  Curators: Adam Lerner and Gary Sangster.

1998-02    What’s So Funny?: National Works on Paper Biennial. Marsh Art Gallery, Univ. of Richmond, VA. Toured by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to various sites. Juror: Nicholas Roukes.

1997   The Making of Two Murals (solo show). Montpelier Cultural Arts Ctr., Laurel, MD.

          Made at the Mill. Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD.

1995  Philadelphia International Contemporary Art Competition of the Old City II. Rodger LaPelle Gallery, Phila., PA.  Juror: Patrick Murphy, ICA.

1992   Angry Love. Arts Festival of Atlanta, GA; Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL. Curators: TABOO.

          Humor As a Subversive Act. Artscape '92, Baltimore. Curator: Peter Walsh.

1991   1708 E. Main Gallery Juried Exhibition. Richmond, VA.  Juror: Marilyn Zeitlin.

1989   Solo Show. School 33 Art Ctr., Baltimore.

1988   Inaugural Exhibit. Steven Scott Gallery, Baltimore.

           Consonances. Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, DC.

1987   Artists Today Touring Exhibit*. Organized by Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission.  Juror: Joann Moser, Senior Curator, National Museum of American Art.

           Dog Days Show. Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Washington, DC.

           Image/Identity: Self Portraits by Maryland Artists. Traveling exhibition organized by Maryland Art Place, Baltimore. Curator: Martha McWilliams.

1986   Introductions. Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC

           Three-Person Show. Gallery Proper, New York, N.Y.

1985   Moving Parts. Glen Echo Gallery, Glen Echo, MD.

           Shelter. Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC.

1984   Maryland Landscape Invitational. Montpelier Art Ctr., Laurel, MD.

1982   Grace Hartigan Selects. Art Gallery of Fells Point, Baltimore.

1981   Rutgers National Works on Paper Exhibition. Rutgers Univ., Camden, NJ. Jurors: Lloyd Goodrich, Louise Bourgeois, Jan van der Marck.

           Acquisitions for Hyatt Regency Crystal City. Arlington Arts Ctr., Arlington, VA. Juror: Howard Fox.

           Chautauqua 24th Annual National Exhibition*. Chautauqua Art Assoc. Galleries, Chautauqua, NY. Juror: Nancy Hoffman, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, NY.

           MD-Nat’l Capital Park & Planning Commission Artists Today Touring Exhibit*. Juror: Robin Greene.

1980   Maryland Biennial. Baltimore Museum of Art. Juror: Holly Solomon, Holly Solomon Gallery, NY.

           Gallery K. Washington, DC.

           Solo Show. Fells Point Gallery, Baltimore.

1979  Maryland Arts Council Traveling Exhibition. (5 sites)

1978  Three Person Show. Arts Tower Gallery, Baltimore.

1976  Maryland Biennial. Baltimore Museum of Art. Juror: Nancy Graves.

Commissions, Honors & Awards

2016      Sondheim Prize Semifinalist, Baltimore Office of Promotion and Tourism.

2015     Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, National Science Foundation (7-week residency in Antarctica).

            Rubys Award, Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, Baltimore, MD ($9,500 project grant).

2014-15   Baltimore Ecosystem Study Artist-in-Residence, Baltimore, MD.

2012        Individual Artist Award in Photography, Maryland State Arts Council ($3,000).

1997        Print commission for “Made at the Mill” inaugural portfolio. Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD.

1996-97  Mural commission: "Touch the Stars." 9’ x 24’ painted cast plaster relief in school lobby, Department of Education, Baltimore, MD.

1993      Mural commission: "Two Bears and Variations." 28’ x 60’ painting on exterior wall, Mayor's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture, Baltimore.

1988       Works in Progress Grant. Maryland State Arts Council.

1987       Juror's Choice Award. Artists Today Touring Exhibit.

1986-89 Cityarts Grant. City of Baltimore (except in 1987).

1981      Chautauqua Art Assoc. First Prize, $1,000 Purchase Award.  Juror: Nancy Hoffman.

            First Prize, Artists Today Touring Exhibit.

1980-82    Studio Artist Residency. School 33 Art Ctr., Baltimore.


B.A. cum laude in Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

MFA, Mt. Royal School of Art, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD.