Betsy Alwin
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Adjunct Faculty
MFA, Illinois State University
BFA, BA, Minnesota State University

Betsy Alwin is a sculptor whose current ceramic and mixed media work combines both traditional materials and experimentation to investigate meaning through haptic experience. She has been awarded residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Vermont Studio Center, and Sculpture Space NYC.

Alwin has created a permanent public commission in Tokyo, Japan, and has participated in several public art venues such as Figment on Governor’s Island and the Art Under the Bridge Festival, in Dumbo, Brooklyn. She has exhibited her work both regionally and nationally including solo shows at No Globe Exhibition Space in Brooklyn, A.I.R. Gallery in New York City, and the University of Tacoma Gallery, Tacoma, Washington. Her work has been included in several group and two-person shows at the Islip Art Museum, the Berkshire Botanical Garden (Mass MoCA), the U.S. Botanical Garden, the Peter Fingenstein Gallery, and LaMaMa Galleria in New York City.

In Fall 2016 she is showing at the Marian Art Gallery in Milwaukee and in exhibitions in Morris and Minneapolis, Minnesota.