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M. Stephen Glaze

Professor, SCA

Studio Art/Teacher Licensure

(434) 582-2439


  • PhD in Art Education (Curriculum Development), Florida State University
  • MA in Studio Art (Painting/Sculpture), Mississippi College
  • BA in Studio Art (Painting/Sculpture), Mississippi College


Steve Glaze serves as a full-time undergraduate and graduate professor at Liberty University. Glaze began his career as a freelance artist, selling his work at various art galleries in the South, and through a personal art business. Subsequently, he pursued a terminal degree in Art Education providing him opportunities to teach on a college level. After 30 years of teaching at Judson College, and Mississippi College, Glaze transitioned into the Studio and Digital Arts Department at Liberty University as a full-time professor. Today, Glaze enjoys exhibiting two and three-dimensional artwork in the surrounding area. He also is passionate about communicating biblical principles through his art and teaching.

Professional Membership

  • National Art Education Association
  • Lynchburg Art Club

Edited Works (A Few Notable Personal Works of Art)

  • “Heartbeat of an EMT”: Commissioned oil painting for the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians organization (reproduced as a print and sold nationally with proceeds to support EMTs).
  • “Fallen Fire-Fighter Monument”: Life-size public monument for the Jackson Fire Department (Jackson, Miss.) in bronze to honor fallen firefighters.
  • “Jackson Academy Raider Monument”: Commissioned four-foot bronze monument for Jackson Academy Football Field (Jackson, Mississippi).

Research Interests

  • Foundational Principles of Drawing
  • Surface Decoration Techniques in Ceramics
  • Historical and Contemporary Symbols in Christian Art

Courses Taught

  • Drawing I
  • Ceramics I and II
  • Graduate Ceramics
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Graduate Arts and Crafts
  • Art History I
  • 2-D Design
  • 3-D Design
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