Hear 2019 Smithsonian Visionary Artist Joyce J. Scott speak on the campus of Lawrence University.
Joyce J. Scott is an African-American artist, sculptor, quilter, performance artist, installation artist, print-maker, lecturer and educator. cott is best known for her figurative sculptures and jewelry using free form, off-loom bead weaving techniques, similar to a peyote stitch.
Scott was recognized in 2016 as a MacArthur Foundation Fellow and named a Smithsonian Visionary Artist in 2019. Her work is included in the current exhibition, Reflecting Perspectives: Artists Confront Issues of Diversity and Inclusion, at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. Scott’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Baltimore Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Corning Museum of Glass and many other renowned institutions.
This event is made possible by possible by grants from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and the WI Arts Board, and Rotary Club of Appleton.