Alexander Rosenberg

  • The Built / Unbuilt Square (2017)

    The Built / Unbuilt Square (2017)

    Site-specific installation. Modified coin operated binoculars, steel, cement, aluminum, I-pads, optics, augmented reality software, high-capacity battery packs, black paint, wood, glass, Rittenhouse Square.
  • Almost Middle 'C' (2013)

    Almost Middle 'C' (2013)

    Dimensions variable. Altered 103-year-old upright grand piano, blown glass, performance
  • Lantern​ ​Room (2016)

    Lantern​ ​Room (2016)

    Dimensions variable. Neon sign, hardware, transformer, microcontroller, sensors, beating heart
  • HYPERPYREXIC (2014)

    HYPERPYREXIC (2014)

    Dimensions variable. Hand blown soda-lime and borosilicate glass, etched found sheet glass, collected bound and photocopied texts making up “fever library,” candles, nichrome wire, variac, mild steel, plywood, electronic components, dry gin, wintergreen oil, shadows, heat.
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Alexander Rosenberg

Medium shot of Alexander Rosenberg carefully creating a glass goblet

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 MIT. 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, 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, Radical Heart (Detroit), and Worcester Craft Center. His writing has been published in Glass Quarterly Magazine, The Glass Art Society Journal, and the Art Blog. He was a founding member of Hyperopia Projects (2010 – present), headed the glass program at University of the Arts (2010 – 2017), and was an artist member of Vox Populi gallery (2012 – 2015).