Norwood Viviano is an associate professor and sculpture program coordinator at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. He received a BFA in sculpture and glass from Alfred University and MFA in sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Viviano utilizes digital 3D modeling and printing technology in combination with glassblowing and casting processes to create his sculptural works. In 2001, he was the recipient of the Emerging Artist Award from the Glass Arts Society. Recently, he completed residencies at places such as the Royal College of Art, London, Ox-Bow School of the Art, the Museum of Glass, and The Corning Museum of Glass. He was also awarded an Arts/Industry Residency at the Kohler Company in Kohler, WI. Viviano’s recent exhibitions include Grand Rapids Art Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, Heller Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and the Venice Biennale. See some of his work at

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