Claire Watson: Bio

A concise bio of New York-based artist Claire Watson.

LITTLE SCHRINK, 2012. Leather glove, porcelain doll's head; 7 x 3 x 3 inches.

LITTLE SCHRINK, 2012. Leather glove, porcelain doll's head; 7 x 3 x 3 inches.

 

 

bio

Claire Watson is a sculptor originally from Amarillo, TX. After earning a BFA at the University of Texas at Austin in 1980 and an MFA at Tyler School of Art in Rome and Philadelphia in 1984, she settled in New York.  In the ensuing 30+ years, her work has been exhibited nationally at venues that include Art Helix Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY; Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University, NJ; and Art in General, New York, NY, among numerous others. She has taught at Middlebury College, Rutgers University, Dowling College and in other diverse settings.

Watson’s grants and awards include a Fellowship in Sculpture from New York Foundation for the Arts in 2007 and a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 1990. In 2014, she served as a Panelist for the selection of NYFA Fellowships in Crafts/Sculpture.

 

 

 

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