Norwood Viviano received a BFA in Sculpture and Glass from Alfred University and MFA 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 Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, and was awarded an Arts/Industry Residency at the Kohler Company in Kohler, WI. Viviano’s recent exhibitions include, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, Art Miami/Context Art Miami, Miami FL, Heller Gallery, New York, NY, and the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy. His work is represented in the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, and Lincoln Motor Company, Dearborn, MI, as well as numerous private collections.