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Claire Watson is a sculptor originally from Amarillo, Texas, with a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA from Tyler School of Art in Rome and Philadelphia. She has worked as a model maker, scenic artist, decorative painter, copy editor, and museum educator, and has taught at Middlebury College, Rutgers University, Dowling College and in other diverse settings while creating and exhibiting sculpture over a nearly forty-year career. Her awards include a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in 1990 and a Fellowship in Sculpture from New York Foundation for the Arts in 2007; in 2014 she served as a panelist for the selection of NYFA Fellowships in Crafts/Sculpture. Since 1996 she has lived and worked in Water Mill, New York, where she has raised two sons with her husband, artist Stephen Laub.