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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Nina Kawar, Clemson University MFA Alumna in Art (ceramics), at GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art

Nina Kawar (MFA in Art, ceramics emphasis, 2014),has her work on display in Greensboro's GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art.  Winter Show 2016 will be on display from Dec. 4 to Jan. 13 at the arts center, 200 N. Davie St. in Greensboro.  More than 120 artists will exhibit over 500 pieces of their work in such media as painting, sculpture, photography, ceramic, jewelry, wood and fibers.

A Midwestern native with a Middle Eastern heritage, Nina Kawar was born in Neenah, Wisconsin. Kawar started her artistic journey in 2005 at San Diego Community College while receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts at University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2011 with a focus in both ceramic and sculpture. Currently Kawar is a graduate of Clemson University's Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Art with an emphasis ceramics. 

Her influences can be found within architecture, psychology and biology within nature. This includes ornamentation, defense mechanisms, the human need of order and control and patterns of symmetry found in nature.  Her exhibitions have included “South Carolina Festival of Flowers Juried Art Show” at The Arts Center of Greenwood in Greenwood, South Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina, “701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2013”; the “NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition” held in Milwaukee, WI in March of 2014; and the Best of WNC Emerging Craft Artists Showcase, Asheville Area Arts Council, held at the The Refinery Creator Space in Asheville, North Carolina.

For more information about Nina and to see more of her work, please go to:

To learn more about Clemson University's Master of Fine Arts in Art program and to apply, please click on this link.

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