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Justin Archer

Virginia A. Groot Material Exploration Residency


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Justin W. Archer is a sculptor using traditional carving practices with fabrication technology to examine the fragility and beauty of the human experience. He received his M.F.A. in 2016 from the University of North Texas and is currently a Professor of Sculpture at SCAD: Atlanta. Archer’s work has been exhibited at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, the Cross-Pollination Art Lab in Atlanta, Love Field Airport, the University of Dallas, the 5th Louisiana Biennial, Miami University in Ohio, and many other galleries nationally. He has artwork in the public collections of the Promenade de Sculptures in Lacoste, France, the Thompson: Buckhead Hotel, Texas Tech University, the Methodist Health System Foundation, Music Bed, and many other private collections. He lives with his wife, Laura, in Atlanta, Georgia.


Atlanta, GA




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