Salem Community College Instructor to Appear on Netflix Reality Show ‘Blown Away’

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By: SNJ Today Staff

Salem Community College Glass Art instructor Alexander Rosenberg (right) – pictured demonstrating at SCC’s Glass Education Center in the spring — will compete in the Netflix reality show “Blown Away,” which debuts on July 12. Photo courtesy of Salem Commun College

CARNEYS POINT, N.J. – A Salem Community College glass art instructor, Alexander Rosenberg, will compete in the Netflix reality show, Blown Away, which debuts today.

According to Netflix, Blown Away will feature 10 glass artists competing in glassblowing challenges for a $60,000 prize and “the title of champion.”

Rosenberg is a Philadelphia-based artist, educator, and writer who received his bachelor’s of fine arts degree in glass from Rhode Island School of Design and Master of Science in Visual Studies from MIT.

He earned 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.

Rosenbergs most recent project, “A Climber’s Guide to Eastern State Penitentiary; or East State’s Architecture and How to Escape It,” is on display at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia.

To check out more of his work visit alexanderrosenberg.net.



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