Lantern Room, 2016. Dimensions variable. Neon sign, hardware, transformer, microcontroller, sensors, beating heart. Courtesy of the artist.

 
 

Alexander Rosenberg is a Philadelphia-based artist, educator and writer. He received a BFA in glass from Rhode Island School of Design and Master of Science in Visual Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His artistic practice is rooted in the study of glass as a material, in conjunction with broad interdisciplinary investigation crossing over into many other media and research areas. 

Alexander pursues his practice with artist residencies, teaching, performances, curatorial projects, and exhibitions locally and internationally. He is the recipient of the 2012 International Glass Prize, The Esther & Harvey Graitzer Memorial Prize, UArts FADF Grant, and the deFlores Humor Fund Grant (MIT).  He has attended artist residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Urban Glass,Vermont Studio Center, StarWorks, Pilchuck Glass School, GlazenHuis in Belgium, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Worcester Craft Center.  His writing has been published in Glass Quarterly, The Glass Art Society Journal, and the Art Blog.  He is a founding member of Hyperopia Projects and heads the glass program at University of the Arts.