Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
State Library of Iowa

Renewal

Renewal

Title

Renewal

Description

After "a strict religious upbringing, coupled with a 12 year business career, raised ". doubts about values ".practices ".and underlying beliefs of the society that had instilled those values," Ellinwood turned to art. Assisted by scholarships, she graduated from the University of Toledo with a BFA in 1991. Then, with a graduate fellowship to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, she pursued her MFA, graduating in 1994, Coming to Iowa to visit her father, she liked the area around Lake Red Rock and decided to settle and build her studio where she sustains herself as a professional glass-blower part of each year, then concentrates on her art as a sculptor the remaining months.
Sheryl Ellinwood writes:"First and foremost, art is communication, not a display of technical mastery, but the conveyance of an idea."

Creator

Ellinwood, Sheryl

Publisher

University of Iowa. School of Art and Art History

Date

2005-11-12

Rights

Digital collection © The University of Iowa. All works are copyright the individual artist.

Relation

The Daily Palette Digital Collection
Visual Arts
http://dailypalette.uiowa.edu/?artwork=702

Format

fused glass wall panel

Type

Still image
Glass (Material)

Identifier

11122005.jpg
183409339
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/dp/id/1165