Discipline: Literature

Janet Abrams

Discipline: Literature
Region: Bloomfield Hills, MI
MacDowell Fellowships: 1995

Janet Abrams originally pursued work as a critic and administrator in the art field, but eventually developed a strong desire to create art of her own. She returned to school to study ceramics, and is now a sculptor who draws inspiration from the shapes and forms in the world around her, both organic and man-made. She uses a variety of materials, including clay, plaster, rubber, and wax.


Phi Beta

Janet Abrams worked in the Phi Beta studio.

Funded by the Phi Beta Fraternity, a national professional fraternity of music and speech founded in 1912, Phi Beta Studio was built from 1929–1931 of granite quarried on the MacDowell grounds. The small studio is very simple in design, but displays a pleasing combination of materials with its granite walls and colorful slate roofing. Inside is a…

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