Michele Owens, Glass - St. Louis
received her BFA in Ceramics in 1999 from Webster University in St.
Louis with Minors in Psychology and Comparative Religion. She was
awarded a Study Abroad Scholarship and the Hunt Travel Award both of
which led to a year of study and self-directed research in Vienna,
studies were completed at Washington University St. Louis with an MFA
in Ceramics in 2002. During her time there she was funded by the
University City Public Sculpture Series for a site specific work that
was installed in the University City Hall Rotunda in University City,
MO. Another public work was permanently installed at Grace Hill
Medical Center in St. Louis. She also received the Association of
Women Faculty Graduate Student Award for Excellence and is currently a
Teaching Fellow at Washington University. Michele has also been
recently funded by Washington University to participate in the
Artworks 2003 summer program where she will be creating a ceramic tile
mural with a group of high school aged apprentices.
She is also
currently working on a video project that will document the efforts
made by staff and participants in the Transitional housing program. It will
represent the experiences of clients and staff as they engage in
creative activities while portraying the human face of homelessness.
It will also showcase the program and aid in writing grant proposals.
The final product will include a video piece to be used specifically
for orientation of new clients and staff as well as a longer piece as
a documentary. Contact Michele at: firstname.lastname@example.org
also see; Alumni
Spotlight page for Washington University @ http://artsci.wustl.edu/~art/MFA/alumni/whatDoing/index.shtml
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