Biography

“I like to illustrate emotionally-charged situations; to make narrative images about those situations too improbable or impossible to be fiction. The kind of absurd situation that could only occur in reality and humor is the perfect reflection of this reality.”

Glenn Eden attended DeKalb Community College in Clarkston, GA where he received an A.A. in 1971, twenty years after his birth. He is the recipient of the1987-88 SECCA/RJR Southeastern Artists Fellowship at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, as well as, the Artists Grant for the Bureau of Cultural Affairs, Atlanta, GA in 1980. His solo exhibitions include DeKalb Community College, Clarkson, GA; Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA; Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, SC and the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC. Eden’s work is notably included in several permanent collections, including the HIGH Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC and the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA. In the corporate world, Eden’s work can be viewed at the Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, GA; the Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, GA and the National Bank of Georgia, Atlanta, GA.

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