JILL
SCOTT

Ark Hand blown Murano glass, beads, thread, wire, repurposed objects 31 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 6 inches ©Joyce J. Scott, Courtesy Goya Contemporary Gallery

Araminta with Rifle and Vévé, 2017 Painted milled foam with found objects, blown glass, mixed media appliqués, beads Dimensions for this work are variable. Figure approx. 132 x 60 x 60 inches Rifle approx. 78 x 6 x 3 1/2 inches. Vévé approx. 60 x 42 x 1 inches Created at the Johnson Atelier at Grounds For Sculpture in New Jersey ©Joyce J. Scott, Courtesy Goya Contemporary Gallery, Photo: Ken Eck

War Woman I, African sculpture, thread, wire, dice, cast glass guns 30 x 18 x 18 inches Courtesy of Goya Contemporary Gallery & the artist

Ark Hand blown Murano glass, beads, thread, wire, repurposed objects 31 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 6 inches ©Joyce J. Scott, Courtesy Goya Contemporary Gallery

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 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.