Andy Nasisse received an MFA from the University of Colorado and has received numerous awards and commissions throughout his artistic career, including a major Architectural Commission for Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport, a Ford Foundation Research Grant, and a National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship. Over the last 30 years Nasisse has participated on over 50 group invitational shows, many in major museums and several traveling to international venues, as well as over twenty solo shows. Nasisse’s work is included in numerous distinguished public collections such as Alfred University of American Ceramics, Alfred, New York, Nelson Fine Art Center, Tempe, Arizona, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Georgia, Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, Wisconsin, Macon Museum of Arts & Sciences, Macon, Georgia, Western Virginia Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Coca-Cola Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, Hartsfield International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. He has written over 25 articles and reviews since 1975. These publications include reviews of exhibitions from prominent artists such as Dennis Oppenheim, Richard Devore, Peter Voulkos, Robert Arneson, Richard Notkin, Carlo Zauli, Michael Simon, Ron Meyers, Triesch Voelkers, Akio Takamori, Mikey Walsh and JP Larocque.
As an arts educator, Nasisse has taught at the University of Georgia, owned and directed Trace Gallery in Atlanta, and is currently an independent studio artist in Salt Lake City. In addition, he has given over 25 visiting artist lectures or workshops throughout the United States and Canada.
Discover the underlying geometry, hidden patterns, and layered meanings within the medium of clay with Andy Nasisse. For more information on the SUU College of Performing and Visual Arts events, please visit www.suu.edu/pva/arts.