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Ellen Driscoll

Visiting Professor of Studio Arts; Codirector, Studio Arts Program

Primary Academic Program: Studio Arts

Biography:

B.A., Wesleyan University; M.F.A., sculpture, Columbia University. Previously taught at Rhode Island School of Design, where she served as department head of sculpture. Has also been affiliated with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Princeton University, and Parsons the New School for Design. Teaching and research interests include public art, sculpture and installation, drawing, enviromental justice, and civil rights. Her work has been exhibited in nearly one hundred solo and group shows throughout the country and internationally, including Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, Thread Waxing Space, New-York Historical Society, Grand Central Terminal, and Damon Brandt Gallery in Manhattan; SmackMellon and Long Island University, Brooklyn; West Cork Arts Centre, Ireland; Nippon Ginko Bank, Hiroshima, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; Boston Center for the Arts; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, and others. She is represented in many public and private collections, including the Boston Public Library, Detroit Institute of Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art. Awards and honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Bunting Institute at Harvard University, and New York Foundation for the Arts; residencies at Sirius Art Centre (Cork, Ireland), MacDowell Colony, and Banff Centre for the Arts; and grants from the New England Foundation for the Arts and LEF Foundation, among others. Reviews of her work have appeared in the New York Times, Art in America, Art New England, Sculpture Magazine, and Interior Design. At Bard since 2013.

Contact:

Phone: 845-758-7876
E-mail: edriscol@bard.edu