Round the Way Girl and Her Worldly Ways

Round the Way Girl and Her Worldly Ways
Joyce J. Scott refers to her self as a “round the way girl.”  Despite international recognition for her beautiful, fearlessly edgy art, she’s that girl down the street who maintains a deep affinity for her city. She’s lived in Baltimore, Maryland her entire life.  When Freddie Grey was murdered, she was at her row house home down the street from where the CVS was set on fire.  She keeps in touch with her community by presenting performances and small exhibitions including a recent trunk show at the Touch of Gracye boutique. At these casual events Scott introduces people – many of whom never visit a museum or art gallery – to her art and sells her jewelry at prices they can afford. This B’mo home-girl however is often on the road. Her work is shown in solo shows around the country and her travels take her through the American …