“The artist focuses on this link between personal experience and creativity in her work, adding, "Our individual life experiences determine how we are shaped and, in turn, how we shape the clay." ”
Winnie Owens-Hart received her BA from the Philadelphia College of Art, and her MFA from Howard University. Active in the arts since the late 1960s, Owens-Hart has received numerous awards, including a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Lifetime Achievement in the Craft Arts Award. A teacher, author, and sculptor, Owens-Hart uses clay to touch on women's issues -- both personal and global. Additionally, her work examines the correlation between external forces and a person's psyche.
Residency Type Artist-in-residence
Currently Based Gainesville, VA
Residency Dates Jan 5 — Mar 27 2006