IS 2001 / 2nd Digital Sculpture Competition
Pr. Mary VISSER
Associate Professor of Art Mary Visser teaches sculpture and computer
imaging at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Ms. Visser
has completed several large-scale public and private commissions the most
recent being for the City of Austin, and Sprint Inc. Her work has
been included in several multimedia and video presentations here and in
Europe (e.g. The Computer: A Tool for Sculptors PBS, U.S.A., Clay Artists,
America's Best, France, Texas Artists in Clay, London, England, Clay U.S.A.,
Boston and Atlanta.) Her work has been featured in Texas Monthly,
Artspace, Ceramics Monthly, Sculpture International and in the book, A
Comprehensive Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in Texas by Carol Morris Little.
Visserís work has been included in over 30 international, national
and regional juried exhibitions. Most recently her work was included
in the world wide digital sculpture exhibition INTERSCULPT'99 at the Mairie
du VIe in Paris, France. Her work has received numerous awards among
which she received the "1990 Design Excellence Award" from the The City
of Austin Design Commission for her sculpture "Color At Play" and a Mellon
Technology Fellowship award in 1998 for her work in multimedia.
Visser organized one of the first digital art exhibitions for the Brown
Symposium in the early 80s and most recently she organized the rapid prototyping
workshop for the 2000 International Sculpture Symposium in Houston, Texas.
VISSER Web page