Glenn Weiss is the Director of the Public Art Program of the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Florida and a conceptual artist. As an artist, Weiss responds to particular place with interjections designed to critique standard human observations and habits regarding that place. Photographically, he records multiple occurrences of the same process acting in the same place at the same time. Much of his work engages horizontal land surfaces. As a public art manager or consultant, Weiss spent 25 years assisting counties, cities, museums and community organizations improving their civic spaces with public art.
He has managed public art program including NYC’s Times Square and written several master plans. As a writer, he blogged the “AestheticGrounds” column for ArtsJournal.com. He has taught architecture and urban planning at Florida Atlantic University and University of Washington.