MFA AC+D Visiting Artist: Stacy Jo Scott

December 02, 2019

Throughout each semester, AC+D welcomes artists, designers, and critics from a wide range of disciplines for studio visits, critical conversation, and a fresh burst of inspiration! These engagements offer students new perspectives on their work, methods of making, and entrepreneurial strategies while building personal relationships with professionals in their fields.

Stacy Jo Scott is an artist and educator based in Eugene, OR. In both artwork and writing she uses ceramic objects and digital processes as anchors from which to navigate shifting landscapes of culture, identity, and embodiment. These objects emerge from research and speculation, digital processes, trance practices, and chance operations. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including most recently at Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR; Rockelman & Partner, Berlin, Germany; Thomas Hunter Projects in New York, NY; The Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR; PDX Contemporary Window Project in Portland, OR; Abrams Claghorn, Albany, CA; The Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR; Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI; Paul Kotula Projects, Ferndale, MI; Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL; and The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH. She co-curated New Morphologies: Studio Ceramics and Digital Practices at the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Publications include Bad at Sports: Contemporary Art Talk, The Studio Potter, Crafts: Today’s Anthology for Tomorrow’s Crafts, the Alfred University Press, and Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture. Stacy Jo is a member of Carnation Contemporary gallery in Portland, OR. She received an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and is a founding member of the Craft Mystery Cult. She previously taught at Colorado State University- Fort Collins, the University of California- Berkeley and is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Oregon.