Glenn Shrum – 40 Under 40

Glenn Shrum

Parsons School of Design

Spanning the fields of design and art practice, Glenn Shrum’s work with light places him at the center of converging professional disciplines. Originally trained as an architect, Shrum received a Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis on light-space installations and light art history from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008.

In addition to his professional activity as principal and founder at Flux Studio, Glenn is Assistant Professor of Lighting Design and former director in the Master of Fine Arts Lighting Design program at Parsons School of Design in New York City. His activity in the international lighting design community includes a position at the US coordinator of the Professional Lighting Designers’ Association from 2009 to 2011 invited lectures in Turkey, Spain, France, Colombia, Mexico, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Canada, and throughout the USA. Current Flux Studio projects include National Aquarium (USA), Asian Art Museum (San Francisco), National Gallery of Art, National Cryptological Museum (USA), and light art commissions.