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Artist Talk: Josette Urso

Artist: Josette Urso
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Time: 1 p.m.

Where: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86156546749

Meeting ID: 861 5654 6749

Passcode: 2sf2sh

Hosted by NSCAD’s Painting and Drawing Department, Josette Urso will deliver an online artist talk on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

Josette works directly and urgently in response to her immediate environment. She works with a playful sense of purpose, an exploratory urgency and a moment-to-moment focus.

Josette has exhibited in New York at the Drawing Center, Markel Fine Arts, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Storefront, Norte Maar, DFN and the New York Public Library. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including:

  • Gottlieb Foundation award
  • Two Pollock-Krasner Foundation grants
  • Basil H. Alkazzi painting award
  • Ruth and Harold Chenven award

She has also been awarded residencies from the AIEP American Artist’s Abroad program (Cambodia), Ballinglen Arts Foundation (Ireland), Camargo Foundation (France), Stock 20 (Taiwan), Ucross (Wyoming) and Yaddo. Josette was a participant in the Bronx Museum of the Arts AIM program.

She received her MFA (Painting) from the University of South Florida and currently works in Brooklyn, NY.

Josette Urso "Echo Hill" Abstract Watercolor Painting on Paper 2019
Josette Urso “Echo Hill”
Abstract Watercolor Painting on Paper
2019