Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Alexander Rosenberg

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: Philadelphia, PA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2015

Alexander Rosenberg is a Philadelphia-based artist, educator, and writer. He received a B.F.A. 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.

Rosenberg pursues his practice with artist residencies, teaching, performances, and exhibitions locally and internationally. He is the recipient of the 2012 International Glass Prize, UArts FADF Grant, and the deFlores Humor Fund Grant (MIT). He has attended artist residencies at MacDowell, StarWorks, GlazenHuis in Belgium, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Worcester Craft Center. He is a founding member of Hyperopia Projects and heads the glass program at University of the Arts in Philadelphia.



Alexander Rosenberg worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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