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Joyce J. Scott Visual Arts

$50,000 Mary Sawyers Imboden Prize

Joyce Scott

Joyce J. Scott (b. 1948, Baltimore, MD) has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a Masters of Fine Arts from the Instituto Allende in Mexico. She’s best known for her figurative sculptures and jewelry using free form, off-loom bead weaving techniques, similar to a peyote stitch. Scott is renowned for her social commentary on issues such as racism, sexism, violence and stereotypes. as well as themes of spiritual healing. Scott's works are held by:

American Craft Museum, New York,
NY Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada
Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington

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