By Cecile Oreste
Although Glenn Fry had a successful career as an advertising graphic designer and art director, he felt that his creativity was not being fully utilized.
“Advertising is very specific and business minded,” said Fry. “Companies are focused on money and often play it safe rather than doing something creative and different.”
Tired of the corporate advertising world, Glenn decided to move to the District and pursue his passion for art full time. After settling in Logan Circle, he enrolled in classes at the Corcoran College of Art and Design and the Torpedo Factory’s Art League. Classes helped bring Fry back into the artistic mindset and he began developing the unique style that he brings to his silkscreen works.
“The transition into the art world has been a lot of work, but has also been very fulfilling,” he said. (more…)