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 lighting installations and light art history from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008. In addition to his professional activity as principal of Flux Studio, Glenn Shrum is an active member of the international lighting design and education community. He is currently US coordinator of the Professional Lighting Designers' Association and part-time faculty in the MFA Lighting Design program at Parsons The New School for Design School of Constructed Environments in New York City. Recent projects include Villa I Tatti Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies in Florence Italy, The National Children's Museum outside of Washington DC and the National Aquarium, Baltimore.