Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Learn to Fly

Brian Glaze
Sinking Spring, PA
Stainless steel and steel
11′-6″ x 8’ x 4’-6″

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Artist Comments

Learn to Fly found inspiration from the photographic studies of Eadweard Muybridge’s “animal locomotion.” My sculpture captures moments in time that may seem to be overlooked or simply not capable of being witnessed by the naked eye. Starting with the base of the structure, Learn to Fly is meant to portray a release of energy, continuing through a number of alterations, which convey different angles, directions and size. The final destination is the smaller element, which is unattached to the main composition, inviting the viewer inside the space framed by both elements.

-Brian Glaze

About the Artist

Brian Glaze holds a B.F.A. in sculpture from Kent State University, Ohio and an M.F.A. in sculpture from Bowling Green University, Ohio. His artwork includes found objects, welded and cast metals, interactive technologies, Electroacoustic audio, and video projection. Currently he resides in Reading, Pennsylvania and teaches sculpture and new media at Albright College. He continues to research on subjects pertaining to material treatment, personal and social concepts, and continued observation of his surroundings.

Brian has exhibited nationally and internationally relating to sculpture, installation, interactivity, and time-based artwork. Notable exhibitions include the UFVA New Media Exhibition at Emerson College, Boston, MA; the Berlin Project in Germany; and the ArtVenice Biennale 3 in Italy. Residencies have spanned from the former Banff New Media Institute (the Banff Centre), Canada to Harvestworks Digital Media Center, New York City.


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