BIOGRAPHY

Born 1948 in Baltimore, MD

Lives and works in Baltimore, MD

 

EDUCATION

1976

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

1971

Instituto Allende, San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico (MFA)

1970

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (BFA)

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

(upcoming) Joyce J. Scott, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

Joyce J. Scott: It's Still Happening in 2018, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

2017

Joyce J. Scott: Harriet Tubman and Other Truths, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton Township, NJ

2016

Joyce J. Scott: Generations, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (Catalogue)

Baker Artist Award: Joyce J. Scott, Mary Sawyers Imboden Prize, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Joyce J. Scott, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

2015

Joyce J. Scott: Truths & Visions, Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Joyce J. Scott: Truths and Visions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

2014

Can’t We All Just Get Along?, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (Catalogue)

Maryland to Murano: Neckpieces and Sculptures by Joyce J. Scott, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

2012

On Kilter, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (Catalogue)

Joyce J. Scott: A Solo Exhibition of Prints, Film, and Performance, The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2011

Prospect .2, Joyce J. Scott, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA

Prospect .2, Joyce J. Scott, Newcomb Gallery at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2010

Li’l Lies and Purty Thangs, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (Catalogue)

McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

The Wine Dark Sea, The Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College, Annapolis, MD

Love Letters, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2009

Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women, and Art, UC San Diego University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women, and Art, Tijuana Cultural Center Tijuana, Mexico

2008

Joyce J. Scott: PAINFUL DEATH/PAINLESS LIFE, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (Catalogue)

Joyce J. Scott in Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, Tampa University, Tampa, FL

2007

Kickin’ It with Joyce J. Scott, Houston Center for Contemporary Art, Houston, TX

Kickin’ It with Joyce J. Scott, Polk Art Museum, Lakeland, FL

Joyce J. Scott: Breathe, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (Catalogue)

2005

Joyce J. Scott, Selected Sculpture, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Joyce J. Scott, Dirtwork, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

This Hand Washes That Hand Too, Mesa Contemporary Arts at the Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ

2004

Kickin' It with Joyce J. Scott, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Joyce J. Scott, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Joyce J. Scott, Selected Sculpture, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Joyce J. Scott, Walter Gropius Artist, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Still Alive in 2004, Ward Center for the Arts, St. Paul Schools, Brooklandville, MD

2003

Joyce J. Scott, Untethered, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

What a Long, Strange, Bumpy Trip it’s Been!, Sculpture & Monoprints by Joyce J. Scott, Center of Contemporary Arts (COCA), St. Louis, MO

2001

Joyce J. Scott, In Search of Self-Unfathomable, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

Joyce J. Scott, Journeys, Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Joyce J. Scott, WTC Series and Sculpture, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

2000

Joyce J. Scott, Kickin' it With the Old Masters, Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore, MD (catalogue)

Life After Fifty, Noel Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Treacherous Tickles: Recent Sculpture & Prints, Main Gallery, University of Texas, El Paso, TX

Joyce J. Scott, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

1999

Incognegroism, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, NY

Joyce J. Scott, A Muse, American Craft Museum, New York, NY

Joyce J. Scott, The Radiance of What Is, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

Joyce J. Scott: New Lithographs and Monoprints, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

1998

Things That Go Bump in the Night, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Things That Go Bump in the Night II, Gallery 181, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

Habitat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL

1997

Extended Foreplay, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

Joan Rapp Gallery Scottsdale, AZ

Joyce Scott, Selected Sculpture and Prints, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL

1996

Joyce Scott, Mixed Bag, Leedy Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO

High Gloss, Houston, TX

Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1995

Images Concealed, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)

Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

Joyce J. Scott, The Hand and the Spirit, Scottsdale, AZ

1994

Hard Choices, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO (catalogue)

Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oaks, MI

Okun Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1993

City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, NC

Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

1992

Dimensional Objects & Jewelry, Politics of the Body, Esther Saks Fine Art, Ltd., Chicago, IL

Joyce J. Scott, Brooklyn College of Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (traveling, catalogue)

Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD

Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Jenkins Fine Arts Center, Greenville, NC

Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1991

I-con-no-body / I-con-o-graphy, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (catalogue)

New Work, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1990

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD

Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

1988

Through the Veil, Textile Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

1985

Dreamweaver, The Cultural Center, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL

1981

Something Got a Hold on Me, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC

 

SELECTED TWO PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

After the Fall, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

PhilAesthetic: 40 Years of Collecting African American Art, African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Current Reflections on the Natural & Manmade, Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

human· NATURE, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Both Sides Now: Joyce J. Scott & Sonja Clark, Tulsa, OK

POWER, Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles, CA

Dark Humor: Joyce J. Scott & Peter Williams, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD

Tell Me More, Unique Perspectives on Our Collective Human Experience, McColl Center for Art & Innovation, Charlotte, NC

Guns, Violence and Justice, Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

I.M.A.G.I.N.E Peace Now, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Current Reflections on the Natural and the Manmade, Landmark Arts Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2016

Baltimore Rising, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Generations: Joyce J. Scott | Sonya Clark, Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Impact! The Legacy of the Women's Caucus for Art, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC

Renee Stout: Circle of Friends, Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC

Another Better World, Bas Com Art Center, Highlands, NC

Dark Humor, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

2015

Represent: 200 Years of African American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA

WPA: 40th Anniversary – Washington Produced Artists, Washington DC

Passing from One Hand, Betty Cooke, Joyce J. Scott, Shana Kroiz and a Tradition of Metalsmithing and Jewelry in Baltimore, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD

Common Wealth/Art by African American Artists in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Bead, Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA

Schmuck 1970–2015: Sammlung Bollmann. Fritz Maierhofer, Sammlung Bollmann Collection, MAK Museum of Applied Art, Vienna, Austria

2014

The Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

Unique by Design: Contemporary Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund: Second Act, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC

Multiple Eposures/Jewelry and Photography, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

Unveiled: Works from the UMUC Art Collections, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD

2013-14

Ashe to Amen: African-Americans and Biblical Imagery, Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York, NY; Traveling Exhibition: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD; Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN

2013

Glasstress: White Light/ White Heat, 55th international Venice Art Biennale, Palazzo Cavalli, Venice, Italy

Fear Strikes Back, DC Arts Center, Washington, DC

Dazzling Dancing Beads, North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND (Travelling exhibition)

Reloading the Canon: African Traditions in Contemporary Art, James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Artist to Artist, McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC

Philosophy of Figure, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

2012

Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists, developed and organized by the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, MD

Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists, Museum of Fine Art, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

Glasstress Beirut, Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Glasstress New York: New Art from the Venice Biennales, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

2011

Congress Taipei-International Craft Design Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan

OPEN MIND, International Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition-History and the New Material, Sungkok Art Museum, Sungkok, Korea

Prospect .2 US Biennial, Joyce J. Scott & Nick Cave, Newcomb Gallery at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD

CORRIDOR, The Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC

2010

Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, WA

Synderman/Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Craft in America, Silver Dollar City's 50th Anniversary, Branson, Missouri

BROOCHING THE SUBJECT: ONE OF A KIND, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

The Harvey Gantt Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

Loot, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

Global Africa, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

2009

Intrinsic Trio: Sanford Biggers, Sam Gilliam, Joyce Scott, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

NuVoodoo, Traveling Exhibition, African American Art Conference, West North Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Art Under Glass, Baltimore Conservatory, Baltimore, MD

2008

A People's Geography: The Spaces of African American Life, The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, MD

Accumulation: Joyce J. Scott, Madeleine Keesing & Line Bruntse, York Arts, York, PA

2007

Kickin’ It with Joyce J. Scott, Houston Center for Contemporary Art, Houston, TX

Kickin’ It with Joyce J. Scott, Polk Art Museum, Lakeland, FL

Glassware, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

2006

Basket [R]evolution/ Unique Baskets and Vessels, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Shine On, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Women’s Glass, From Michigan Artists and Collections, University of Michigan-Dearborn, Dearborn, MI

Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY (catalogue)

Beads, Pismo Fine Art Glass, Denver, CO

LOOT! 2006, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

Making Sense, Robert Lehman Gallery at Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Dynamic Glass, The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ

National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

In the Extreme, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore MD

Handmade/ Fine Art Craft and Design, New World School of the Arts Gallery, Miami, FL

At Freedom¹s Do/ Challenging Slavery in Maryland, The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

African- American History and Culture, The Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD

2005

Joyce J. Scott, Selected Sculpture, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

Joyce J. Scott, Dirtwork, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Artist’s Salute Artpace, Christie’s Auction House, New York, NY

The Arts of Crafts in America, Chautauqua Center for the Arts, Chautauqua, NY

Bodies of Evidence: Contemporary Perspectives, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Collection Remixed, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY (catalogue)

Little Rascals / Images of Children in Contemporary Art, Linda Ross Contemporary Art & Projects, P.F. Galleries, Royal Oaks, MI

Soft Openings, The Katzen Gallery, American University, Washington, DC

Searching for Self, Loyola College, Jolio Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

10 African-American Artists, Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)

2004

An Exploration of Polymer Clay, Kentucky Museum of Art & Design, Louisville, KY

Sexing the Myths: Arts of Rebellion, Resource Center for Activism and Arts, Washington, DC

2003

Chess, Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)

Conversations, Evergreen House of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Happy Sooja, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington, DC

Jewelry Hard and Soft / Plastic Fiber Glass, Society of Arts & Craft, Boston, MA

Jewels & Gems, Renwick Gallery, American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Magic Markers: Objects of Transformation, Des Moines Art Center, Edmundson Art Foundation, Inc., Des Moines, IA

Select WPA, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (catalogue)

Thinking with Blood, Conflict & Culture in the American South, Running Films, Inc., Kuttawa, KY (traveling, catalogue)

Threading the Eye, Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Women in the Arts / My Life in Art, Hood College, Frederick, MD

2002

The Artful Teapot: 20th Century Expressions from the Kamm Collection, Curated and Distributed by Exhibitions International, New York, NY (traveling, catalogue)

The Big Picture Take III, Auction & Exhibition, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD

Glass Now 2002, The National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Joyce J. Scott / Hot Flashes, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Migrant Workers for the Arts: Prints & Sculpture by Joyce J. Scott, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

National Black Fine Art Show NYC, Noel Gallery, Charlottesville, NC

Threads on the Edge, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Traditions / Generations: The Intricate, Irreverent & Irrepressible Quilt & Beadworks of Mother/Daughter Artists Elizabeth Talford Scott & Joyce J. Scott, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, NC

True Colors: Mediations on the American Spirit / An Artistic Response to 9/11, Meridian International Center, White-Meyer Galleries, Washington, DC

2001

Broaching it Diplomatically: A Tribute to Madeline K. Albright, Schmuck Museum, Pforzheim, Germany

Exploring Identity: Work by Contemporary African American Women, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, VA (catalogue)

Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art by African Americans, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

A Shriek form and Invisible Box, Meguro Museum, Tokyo, Japan (Catalogue)

2001: American Craft Odyssey, James Renwick Alliance/Craft Auction, Washington, DC, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI (traveling, catalogue)

2000

Beadwork in America: A National Invitational Exhibition, Haydon Gallery, Nebraska Arts Association, Lincoln, NB

Biennial 2000, Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE (catalogue)

Les Arts Decoratif Contemporains, Kent Fine Arts, New York, NY, Kent, CT, Paris, France

The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self-Portraits by 60 Women Artists, D.C. Moore Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Progress of the World’s Women (An International Art Exhibition), The United Nations, New York, NY

Pure Vision: American Bead Artists, Exhibits USA, National Traveling Exhibition (catalogue)

Women Designers in the USA 1900-2000: Diversity & Differences, The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York, NY (catalogue)

1999

Borderscapes (with Susan Plum), Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Stereo Typical Errors (with Michael Ray Charles), Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton FL

Re/Righting History, Counter Narrative by Contemporary African Artists, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

1998

Centennial Exhibition: Fiber, The Society of Arts and Crafts Boston, MA

Exposed Treasures, The Tuttle Gallery, McDonogh School, Baltimore, MD

Glass Today, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Jewelry Moves: Ornament for the 21st Century, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

1997

Craft, Richard Salmon Gallery, London, England (traveling, catalogue)

Celebrating American Craft, The Danish Museum of Decorative Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (traveling, catalogue)

Recent Glass Sculptures: A Union of Ideas, Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee, WI

Extended Foreplay, Susan Cummins Gallery Mill Valley, CA

Stitchers & Beaders; America’s Best, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

Threads: Fiber Art in the 90s, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ (catalogue)

1996

Signs & Symbols: African American Quilts from the Rural South, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, NY (traveling, catalogue)

Breaking Barriers, Recent American Craft, American Craft Museum, New York, NY (traveling, catalogue)

The 14th International Glass Invitational, Habitat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL

Bearing Witness: Contemporary works by African American Women Artists, Spellman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA (Traveling, catalogue)

The Ubiquitous Bead II & The Rebellious Bead, Bellevue Museum of Art, Bellevue, WA

Baubles, Bangles & Beads: Jewelry from the Collection, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

1995

Elizabeth T. Scott & Joyce J. Scott, Tubman African American Museum, Macon, GA

Hand Me Downs- Innovation with a Tradition, African-American Cultural Center, Charlotte

Relatively Speaking/Mothers & Daughters in Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, NY (traveling, catalogue)

Division of Labor: Women’s work in Contemporary Art, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

Breaking Barriers, Recent American Craft, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (traveling, catalogue)

1994

Outside the Frame: Performance and the Object, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH (traveling, catalogue)

Bad Girls, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (catalogue)

World Glass Now ’94, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan (catalogue)

Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African American Craft Art, National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, Wilberforce, Ohio (traveling, catalogue)

1993

Subversive Crafts, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (catalogue)

Outcry: Artists Answer AIDS, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI (traveling, catalogue)

Hats! Ahead of Fashion: Hats for the 20th Century, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)

USA Today in Fiber Art, Nederlands Textiel Museum, Tillburg, The Netherlands (catalogue)

1992

Modern Jewelry: 1964 to the Present – The Helen Williams Drutt Collection Museum of Applied Art, Helsinki, Finland

The New Narrative: Contemporary Fiber Art, Visual Arts Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (traveling, catalogue)

Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Elizabeth & Joyce J. Scott, Afro-American Historical & Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)

1991

Places with a Past: New Site Specific Art, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, SC (catalogue)

Beauty is a Story, the Kruithuis Museum, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands (catalogue)

Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA (catalogue)

1990

American Dreams, American Extremes, The Kruithuis Musuem, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Art in Fashion/Fashion in Art, New Orleans Contemporary Arts, New Orleans, LA

Southern Black Aesthetic, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC (traveling, catalogue)

1989

Pyramid/Brandywine Print Show, Place, Baltimore, MD

Elizabeth T. Scott/Joyce J. Scott, Family Traditions/Recent Works, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Stitching Memories: African American Story Quilts, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA (catalogue)

Structure and Surface: Beads in Contemporary American Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

1988

Art as a Verb, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD (traveling, catalogue)

International Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland (catalogue)

The Eloquent Object, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK (traveling, catalogue)

1987

Tangents: Art in Fiber, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD (traveling, catalogue)

Art in Black America, Terada Warehouse Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1986

Crossing Over/Changing Places, United States Information Services (traveling, catalogue)

Other Gods: Containers of Belief, Fondo del Sol Visual Art Center, Washington, DC (traveling, catalogue)

1985

Arts of Adornment: Wearable Art from Africa and the Diaspora, Gallery Association of New York State (traveling)

1984

Linda DePalma & Joyce J. Scott, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Art Against Apartheid, The Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY

Three Generations of African American Quilt Makers, the Scott-Caldwel Family, Fondo del Sol Visual Art Center, Washington, DC (traveling, catalogue)

1983

Ritual & Myth: A Survey of African American Arts, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY (catalogue)

1982

Surface/Structure: Fiber of African American Arts, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY (catalogue)

1981

Good as Gold, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (traveling, catalogue)

1980

Sculpture 1980, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (catalogue)

1979

Contemporary African American Crafts, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN

1976

Maryland Biennial, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

1978

Maryland Biennial, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2018

Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2018 Honorary Fellow of the NYU Institute of Fine Arts, New York, NY

2017

Lifetime Achievement Award, 46th Annual Glass Art Society (GAS)

Women to Watch, The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD

Best of Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore MD

Best of Baltimore, City Paper, Baltimore, MD

Lifetime Achievement Award, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD

2016

MacArthur Fellow, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL

Mary Sawyers Imboden Baker Award, Baltimore, MD

Distinguished Artist Award, College Arts Association

Best Artist, City Paper, Baltimore, MD

2014

The LOOT Award for Contemporary Art Jewelry, Museum of Arts and Design, NY

2012

Regional Star Award, James Renwick Alliance, Washington, DC

2010

Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Lifetime Achievement Award

2007

Master of the Medium/Metal, The James Renwick Alliance, Washington, DC

2002

The Governor’s Arts Award at Artsalute: Maryland Citizens for the Arts, MD

Foundation Artist Honoree, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

Baltimoreans of the Year, Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore, MD

Best of Baltimore Award (Hopkins Performance), Baltimore Magazine, Baltimore, MD

2001

American Crafts Council Fellow, New York, NY

1997

Anonymous Was a Woman, New York, NY

1996

National Living Treasure Award, Maryland Nominee

1995

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

1994

Pace Roberts Fellowship

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation

Art Matters Incorporated

1992

National Printing Fellowship

1990

Mid-Atlantic Arts Consortium

1987

Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship, MD

1981

Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship, MD

1980

Artist’s Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2017

Tuvan throat singers, Alash, with vocalist Joyce J. Scott, beatboxer Shodekeh, and Raw Silk, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2016

Art to Fine For – Woman Power, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2012

Thunder Thigh Review: For Fat Women Only – And the Courageous Men Who Want to Attend, Theater Project, Baltimore MD

2011

Miss Veronica’s Veil, Prospect .2, US Biennial, New Orleans, LA Craft in America, PBS

2010

Art Promotional Trailers, CW, Baltimore, MD

2006

Walk A Mile in My Drawers, The Theatre Project, Baltimore, MD

Race and Pedagogy Conference, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Joyce J. Scott, Washington Correctional Center for Women, Tacoma WA

Jumpin’ Keys with Joyce, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

2005

Walk A Mile in My Drawers, The Maryland Summer Center for the Arts, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

The Arts as Multicultural Ambassador, Empowering the Creative Community (with Lorraine Whittlesey), The Multicultural Institute, Towson University, Towson, MD

2004

People in My Head, The National Black Arts Festival (Lecturer & Performer) Spellman University, Atlanta, GA

Lea & Joyce: Righteous Rhythm & Romance (concert with Lea Gilmore), The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

Ebony & Ivory VI / No Visible Panty Lines (concert with Lorraine Whittlesey), The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

Commencement (performance with Lorraine Whittlesey), Tai Sophia Institute for the Healing Arts, Clarksville, MD

Baltimore Composers Forum Concert (composer/performer), Goucher College, Towson, MD

Baltimore Advertising Association’s Addy Awards (presenter), Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, MD

2003

COCA (cabaret), St. Louis, MO

Lysistrata Project, The Theatre Project, Baltimore, MD

The New Barbarians, The Baltimore Vivat Festival, The Walters Art Museum (Commissioned performance), Baltimore, MD

Slaves & Slavs, Gertrude’s Restaurant, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Walk A Mile in My Drawers, Appalachia State University (commissioned performance), Boone, NC

The Patterson Grand Opening, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD

MO’POE, The Theatre Project, Baltimore, MD

The Vagina Monologues (with MICA Students), Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2002

Divalicious! (conceived and performed for the Women’s Housing Coalition) with guests Ethel Ennis, Ruby Glover & Lea Gilmore, Center Stage, Pearlstone Theatre, Baltimore, MD

Ebony & Ivory V: Unleashed (with Lorraine Wittlesey), Swirnow Theatre\Mattin Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Kitchen Party, Women’s Housing Coalition, Baltimore, MD

Slippery Slope, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2001

Linc at Ten (with Wynton & Ellis Marsalis, featured vocalist & mistress of ceremonies), Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD

Lorraine Whittlesey with Joyce J. Scott, The Yale Gordon Residency Program, Western Maryland College, Westminster, MD

Ebony & Ivory IV: Clinton Comes to Harlem, music and satire with Lorraine Whittlesey and Friends, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Freestyle (featured vocalist), Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

1995

Generic Interference/Genetic Engineering, Tubman African American Museum, Macon, GA

1994

The Body Politic: Creative Time, Cooper Union, New York, NY

1993

Generic Interference/Genetic Engineering, Diverse Works, Houston, TX; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

1990

Honey Chil’Milk, (conceived by director Donald Byrd in collaboration with performers), Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

Diverse Works, BACA, Brooklyn, NY

Women of Substance, (written in collaboration with Kay Lawal, performed by Thunder Thigh Revue – Scott & Lawal), Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

1989

Generic Interference/Genetic Engineering, Progression Series, University of Maryland

Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD

Women of Substance, The Bottom Line, New York, NY,

Mike’s Talent Show, Caroline’s, New York, NY

1988

Bite and Smile (performed by Thunder Thigh Revue – Scott & Lawal)

Alive from Off Center, WNET, New York, NY

“Women of Substance,” The Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland,

Bathhurst Street Theatre, Toronto, Canada

The Stagedoor Festival, Amsterdam, Denmark

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

American Craft Museum, New York, NY

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Charles A. Waustum Museum, Madison, WI

Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

Corning Museum of Glass, New York, NY

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI

Druid Hill Park Revitalization (Collaboration), Baltimore, MD

Frederick Douglass- Isaac Myers Maritime Park/ A Living Classroom, Baltimore, MD

Harlem Park Square Revitalization, Baltimore, MD

Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Kruithuis Museum, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC

Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington

Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Nations Bank, Charlotte, NC

Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, Philadelphia, PA

Petrucci Family Foundation, Asbury, NJ

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

Roland Park Country School, Baltimore, MD

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington, DC

Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Foundation, Towson, MD

Speed Museum, Louisville, KY

Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

Yale University, New Haven, CT

 

ABREVIATED VIDEO & FILM DOCUMENTATION

2012-2013

An Authentic Life: Joyce J. Scott, directed by Jeanie M. Clark, 2012-2013

2011

Craft in America: Messages, Television program, Creator & Executive Producer Carol Sauvion, PBS, 2011

2001

Try Me, Private Sector: Original Music by Lorraine Whittlesey, sung by Joyce J. Scott, 2001

1999

Stop Asking, We Exist, American Craft Museum, 1999

1990

The Silver Needle: The Legacy of Elizabeth & Joyce Scott, directed by Rebecca Crumlish, Osiris Productions, Washington, DC, 1990

 

ABREVIATED LECTURES

2016

Annual Distinguished Artist Panel, College Arts Association Conference, Washington Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

2015

Speaker Series: Craft + Defiance, Joyce J. Scott and Marquis Revlon, hosted by The Contemporary, Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore, MD

2014

Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland OR

Portland Bead Society, Portland, Or.

International Flameworkers Conference, Salem, NJ

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

2013

Fiberart International 2013 Forum Keynote: Joyce Scott, Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

2012

Humorous Beadwork, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine

Textiles & Politics, Textile Society of America 13th Biennial Symposium, Washington, D.C.

Motivated by the Challenge to Live and Create Authentically, Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI

2005

Women of Vision, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

2004

Women in the History of Art (with Lorraine Whittlesey), Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2002

Keynote Speaker, Maryland College of Art & Design, Kensington, MD

Keynote Speaker, 5th Annual Waldorf School of Baltimore Civil Rights, Commemorative Brunch, Baltimore, MD

Keynote Speaker, Department of Art, Longwood College, Farmville, VA

2000

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018

McMahon, Katherine. “Habitat: Baltimore”, ARTnews, Spring 2018

Gittlen, Ariela. “6 Artists Turning Beads into Spellbinding Works of Art”, Artsy (online), February 16, 2018

Dube, Ilene. ““I Was an Artist in Vitro”: Joyce J. Scott and Her Darkly Beautiful Art”, Hyperallergic (online), January 30, 2018

Princenthal, Nancy. “Inspired by Harriet Tubman, an Artist Takes Glass to Extremes,” The New York Times, January 4, 2018


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