Norwood Viviano

  • “Cities: Departure and Deviation (Atlanta through Los Angeles)”

    “Cities: Departure and Deviation (Atlanta through Los Angeles)”

    Blown glass and vinyl cut drawings, (installation detail). dimensions variable, 2011

  • “Cities: Departure and Deviation (Indianapolis and Los Angeles)”

    “Cities: Departure and Deviation (Indianapolis and Los Angeles)”

    Blown glass and vinyl cut drawings, (installation detail) dimensions variable, 2011

  • “Mining Industries: Boston,”

    “Mining Industries: Boston,”

    Kilncast glass/rapid prototyped pattern and fabricated steel (installation view). dimensions variable, 2015

Norwood Viviano

Norwood Viviano Head shot

Norwood Viviano’s work from his installation Cities: Departure & Deviation was shown at the 2014 Architecture Biennale in Venice. He is currently included in the exhibition Crafted: Objects in Flux at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, his work will be the subject of a solo exhibition at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (Norwood Viviano: Global Cities) opening in late 2015, a solo exhibition at the Chrysler Museum of Art (Norwood Viviano: Cities: Departure and Deviation) opening in January 2016 and is one of four artists featured in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2016 Renwick Craft Invitational.

Norwood received a BFA from Alfred University and an MFA in Sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. His pieces are held in the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI and the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, as well as in private collections.