Josette Urso - Visual Arts
Josette Urso received her MFA in Painting from the University of South Florida and currently works in New York City. Urso has had numerous grants and residencies, including, Ucross Foundation in 2014, a Gottlieb Foundation Award in 2013, Yaddo in 2009 and a second Pollock-Krasner Foundation award and residency at the Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus in Germany, both in 2008. She traveled to Taiwan for a residency at STOCK20 in 2006 and to Cambodia with the AIEP American Artist’s Abroad program in 2004. Other awards include those from Basil H. Alkazzi, the NEA and Art Matters and she was a participant in the Bronx Museum for the Arts AIM program. In New York she has shown at the Drawing Center, Markel Fine Arts, Schema Projects, Kenise Barnes Fine Arts, Storefront, Norte Maar, DFN Gallery, Lyons Wier Gallery, Metaphor Contemporary and the New York Public Library.
Josette Urso has taught workshops at Cooper Union in New York City, Art New England at Bennington College in Vermont and at other venues including locations in Italy, Costa Rica, Cambodia, Florida, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Virginia.