Tiffany Angel Nesbit
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Tiffany Nesbit was born in New Orleans Louisiana. She graduated from Disney University in Orlando Florida, with the certificate of Creativity and Innovation in 2015. She received a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Southeastern University of Louisiana in sculpture in 2018. Her solo exhibitions include; Serious Traits, Saint Tammany Art House, Covington La. 2021. Daydreams of a Metropolitan, the Hammond Regional Arts Center, Hammond La. 2019. Remnants of Past Obsessions, the Heritage Bank of Saint Tammany, Covington La. 2019. The Paintings of Tiffany Nesbit, the Gallery of Covington City Hall, Covington La. 2018.
Today, Nesbit is graduating with an MFA in sculpture at the University of Houston, Tx., There she instructs fundamentals of sculpture. She is a Board Member of the Hammond Regional Arts Center, in Hammond La. She teaches wheel throwing at Third Coast Clay in Houston, Tx.
I stage situations in which stories take place. These narratives are influenced by nostalgic references to life living in tropical and wild areas of the Southern United States. The sculptures become theatrical props, set up playfully to engage the viewer and invite them into the story. My practice uses small individual characters that are physically tied together, sewn, or collaged to create large layers of bundles. The bundles represent the fullness or mischief that is possible when single living beings settle into larger groups. The structures are created from a mixture of found materials obtained from roadsides, construction zones, and sentimental locations. These objects are combined with handmade elements like wood cuts, screen prints, ceramics, plants, paper, fabric, house paints and ropes. When exhibited, the sculptures are never shown the same twice. They are forever morphing into new piles and arrangements; creating environments for new tales and moments to be born.