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Virginia Scotchie

Title: Professor / Studio Art
Department: School of Visual Art & Design
School of Visual Art and Design
Phone: 803-777-7077
Office: McMaster, 103F
Resources: School of Visual Art & Design


Virginia Scotchie is a ceramic artist and area head of ceramics at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina. She holds a B.F.A. in ceramics from UNC-Chapel Hill and in 1985 completed her Master of Fine Arts at Alfred University in New York.

Virginia exhibits her work extensively throughout the United States and abroad, and has received numerous awards including the Sydney Meyer Fund International Ceramics Premiere Award from the Shepparton Museum in Victoria, Australia. She has lectured internationally on her work and been an Artist in Residence in Taiwan, Italy, Australia and the Netherlands. Her clay forms reside in many public and private collections and reviews about her work appear in prestigious ceramic publications.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.