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Department of Art and Design

Sculpture

SCULPTURE


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Norwood Viviano

Associate Professor, Sculpture and Assistant Department Chair

Norwood Viviano received a BFA in Sculpture and Glass from Alfred University and MFA in Sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Viviano utilizes digital 3D computer modeling and printing technology in combination with glass blowing and casting processes to create his sculptural works. In 2001, he was the recipient of the Emerging Artist Award from the Glass Arts Society. Recently he was an Artist-in-Residence at the Royal College of Art, London, UK, Ox-Bow School of the Arts, Saugatuck, MI, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, and was awarded an Arts/Industry Residency at the Kohler Company in Kohler, WI. Vivianos recent exhibitions include Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, Art Miami/Context Art Miami, Miami FL, Heller Gallery, New York, NY, and the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy. His work is represented in the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, and Lincoln Motor Company, Dearborn, MI, as well as numerous private collections.


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Works

Norwood- Mining Industries- 3D Printed Patterns

Mining Industries, 3D printed patterns, kilncast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings, dimesions variable, 2014 (installtion view).

Norwood- Mining Industries: Detroit City Center-3D printed patterns

Mining Industries: Detroit City Center, 3D printed patterns, kilncast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings, dimesions variable, 2014.

Norwood- Mining Industries: Detroit Packard Automotive Plant, 3D printed patterns

Mining Industries: Detroit Packard Automotive Plant, 3D printed patterns, kilncast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings, dimesions variable, 2014.

Norwood- Mining Industries: Downtown Houston, 3D printed patterns

Mining Industries: Downtown Houston, 3D printed patterns, kilncast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings, dimesions variable, 2014.

Norwood-Mining Industries: Houston Installation Detail, 3D printed patterns

Mining Industries: Houston Installation Detail, 3D printed patterns, kilncast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings dimesions variable, 2014.