Dr. Joyce J. Scott , MD. is best known for her figurative sculpture and jewelry using bead weaving techniques, as well as blown glass and found objects.
She earned her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, MFA from the Instituto Allende in Mexico, and was conferred honorary doctorates from The Maryland Institute College of Art and California College of the Arts.
As an African-American, feminist artist, Scott unapologetically confronts difficult themes as diverse as her subjects which include race, misogyny, sexuality, stereotypes, gender inequality, economic disparity, politics, rape, and discrimination.
Scott’s work is included in many important private and public museum collections worldwide from the encyclopedic collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY and The Smithsonian Collection in DC, Scott has been the recipient of countless commissions, grants, awards, and prestigious honors, she is represented by Goya Contemporary Gallery.