Joyce Ogden is an artist based in Southern Indiana whose work explores the human relationship to nature, time, and ritual. She received an MFA from the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana University, Bloomington and has exhibited throughout the southeast, including: Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany; Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University; Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast ; Cressman Center for the Visual Arts, University of Louisville; Forcastle Festival; Zephyr Gallery; Northern Kentucky University; Owensboro Museum and the Speed Museum in Kentucky and Indiana; and the Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina University and Durham Arts Council Pavilion in North Carolina.
Ogden has been the recipient of grants and awards that include the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant Program, the Kentucky Foundation for Women Sallie Bingham Award, the Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council. She is a founding member of ENID, a Louisville based women sculptors organization. Ogden is Dean of Academics at the Kentucky College of Art + Design in Louisville.