Joyce J. Scott Wins 2016 MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Joyce J. Scott Wins 2016 MacArthur "Genius Grant"

Joyce J. Scott, Buddha (Earth)

Joyce J. Scott, Buddha (Earth), 2013, Murano glass, beads, wire, thread, 27.5 x 11.25 x 11.5 in. Photo: Courtesy of Goya Contemporary Gallery

Baltimore artist Joyce J. Scott has been awarded a 2016 MacArthur fellowship, known as the "genius grant." Scott, 67, was inducted into the American Craft Council College of Fellows in 2000, and continues to inspire with her media- and genre-crossing jewelry, sculptural, and performance work.

Scott has been featured numerous times in American Craft magazine, most recently in a May 2016 story, “The Artist On the Block.”

Read more American Craft stories about Scott below, and scroll down for a video of Scott speaking about her life and work at the 2012 American Craft Show in Baltimore.