Visiting Artist: Ellen Driscol

Ellen Driscoll’s work encompasses sculpture, drawing, and public art installation. Recent large scale installations include Night to Day, Here and Away for the Sarasota National Cemetery, Distant Mirrors for the Providence River, FastForwardFossil #2 at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn, and Revenant and Phantom Limb for Nippon Ginko, Hiroshima, Japan. Earlier works include The Loophole of Retreat at the Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, As Above, So Below for Grand Central Terminal (a suite of 20 mosaic and glass images for the tunnels at 45 th , 47 th, and 48 th Streets), Catching the Drift, a restroom for the Smith College Museum of Art, and Wingspun for the International Arrivals corridor at Raleigh Durham airport. Ms. Driscoll has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bunting Institute at Harvard University, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, the LEF Foundation, the Rhode Island Foundation, Anonymous Was a Woman, a 2014 Fine Arts Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a 2015 Siena Arts Institute Fellowship. Her work is included in major public and private collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Whitney Museum of Art. She is Program Director of Studio Arts and Visiting Professor of Sculpture at Bard College.