Lindley and Viviano exhibit comes to Richmond Center

Contact: Cara Barnes
Photo of sculpture by Sarah Lindley and Norwood Viviano.

"Ordinary Landscapes," Sarah Lindley and Norwood Viviano

KALAMAZOO—Works from sculptors Sarah Lindley and Norwood Viviano are on display Thursday, April 25, through Friday, June 28, in Western Michigan University's Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Monroe-Brown Gallery.

Sarah Lindley

Sarah Lindley is an American ceramic sculptor, living and working in Michigan. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1996 and her Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the University of Washington in 2001. She is currently an assistant professor of art and manages the 3-D program at Kalamazoo College.

Norwood Viviano

Photo of sculpture by Sarah Lindley.

"Plainwell Paper," Sarah Lindley

Norwood Viviano received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and glass from Alfred University and a Master of Fine Arts in sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. In 2001, he was the recipient of the Emerging Artist Award from the Glass Arts Society.

Recently he was an artist in residence at the Royal College of Art in London, Ox-Bow School of the Arts in Saugatuck, Mich., the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Wash., and was awarded an artist's residency at the Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisc. His work is represented in the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisc.; and the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Wash., as well as numerous private collections.

Gallery hours

The Monroe-Brown Gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, and noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, contact Don Desmett at or (269) 387-2455.