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Ornament on Clay with Sharon Norwood

Mon July 25, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore the intersection of drawing and ceramics in this special workshop with artist Sharon Norwood. Learn how to apply overglaze decals and delve into Sharon’s artistic practice, which explores issues of race, gender, identity, and labour. We’ll supply you with ready-made pottery for decoration.


Sharon Norwood was born in Jamaica and raised in Canada. She received a BFA in Painting from the University of South Florida and an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. She has exhibited throughout the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Korea, and Germany, and has participated in national and international residencies including: the McColl Center for Arts & Innovation; Vermont Studio Center (VSC); PILOTENKUECHE, an international art program in Leipzig, Germany; Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Maine; ROKTOWA in Kingston, Jamaica; and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA). In 2019, she became a Joan Mitchell foundation grant nominee. Norwood currently maintains her studio practice in Savannah, Georgia.




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