Painter Glenn Silva (2017)

For over half a century, Glenn Silva has been practicing the fine art of hand lettering. He’s done work at MIT for more than two decades, and he estimates that he’s painted the names of professors and administrators on more than 700 of the iconic glass-paned doors lining MIT’s halls.

"An Artist at Work," MIT Technology Review, 22 February 2017

Timeline: 2010s
School: School of Engineering
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Career: Arts & Humanities
Collection: Staff, WGBH/WTBS