Norwood Viviano

Norwood Viviano

 

Associate Professor
Sculpture and Foundations

Area Coordinator
Sculpture

Office: 1822 Alexander Calder Fine Arts Center
Phone: (616)331-3383
Email: vivianon@gvsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website


Biography

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.


Education

MFA, Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art

BFA, Sculpture and Glass, Alfred University


Courses

  • ART 151 - Foundations: 3-D Design
  • ART 270 - Introduction To Sculpture
  • ART 321 - Digital 3D
  • ART 372 - Intermediate Sculpture 2: Replications
  • ART 472 - Advanced Sculpture 1
  • ART 473 - Advanced Sculpture 2
  • ART 498 - Senior Project

Works

Norwood- Mining Industries- 3D Printed Patterns

Mining Industries (installation view)
2014
3D printed patterns, kiln cast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings
Dimensions variable

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

Mining Industries (installation view)
2014
3D printed patterns, kiln cast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings
Dimensions variable

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

Mining Industries: Detroit City Center 
2014
3D printed patterns, kiln cast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings
Dimensions variable

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

Mining Industries: Downtown Houston
2014
3D printed patterns, kiln cast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings
Dimensions variable

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

Mining Industries: Detroit Packard Automotive Plant
2014
3D printed patterns, kiln cast glass, fabricated steel, vinyl cut drawings
Dimensions variable