On September 9th at 6:30 pm, NANCY DAVIDSON will give a talk at the New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin Street in Tribeca.
Nancy Davidson (b. Chicago, 1943) received a B.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1975. Davidson has been awarded numerous grants including ones from the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Council in the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and Creative Capital. She has also been awarded residencies at the Yaddo and MacDowell colonies.
Davidson’s sculptures have been widely exhibited, including at the Corcoran Gallery (Washington, DC), Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh), The Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion (Stamford), N.A.M.E. Gallery (Chicago), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago) and the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis). Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Art in America, Artforum, the Village Voice, the Brooklyn Rail, Der Spiegel and Art/Text.
She lives and works in New York City.