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Landscape Art, Helen Glazer, Antarctica, Canada Glacier from Lake Fryxell, Photograph, 2015/2017


Helen Glazer (b. 1955)
Canada Glacier from Lake Fryxell, Antarctica
American: 2015/2017 (photographed/printed)
Archival pigment print with UV laminate, ed. 1/1
32.5 x 50 inches, overall
33.75 x 51.25 inches, white wood frame

Photograph of a section of the massive, spired 60-foot-high side of the Canada Glacier in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, photographed from the frozen surface of Lake Fryxell. Glazer photographed the Antarctic landscape as a grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program in 2015, for a project titled Walking in Antarctica. She also made a 3D scan of this side of the Canada Glacier which she produced as a sculpture. The sculpture and other works from the project may be viewed on her website (see References below).

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A 2015 grantee of the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, Helen Glazer exhibited her Antarctica project in a 2017-18 solo show at the Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, funded with project grants from the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance and Puffin Foundation. The Antarctica project has been the subject of features and interviews in local publications and media and US-based websites with an international audience. Two 7′ x 10′ photographs were displayed at BWI Airport in 2017-18. Past group shows include the New York Hall of Science (2017-18), Baltimore’s Artscape festival (2016 & 17), and the Delaware Museum of Art (2012-13). Glazer was 2014-15 Baltimore Ecosystem Study artist-in-residence, a 2017 finalist for the MD-DC-VA Trawick Prize, and 2012 recipient of an Individual Artist Award in photography from the Maryland State Arts Council. She had a solo show of her photographs at Nailya Alexander Gallery, New York, (2012). She has a BA in Art cum laude from Yale University and an MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art.


“Bio.” Helen Glazer. 2018. (16 January 2019).

“Walking in Antarctica.” Helen Glazer. 2019 (16 January 2019).

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