Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Angela Dufresne

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Fleischmanns, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2021

Angela Dufresne's solo exhibitions of paintings have been presented at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO; the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York, New Paltz; Yossi Milo gallery in New York; and M and B gallery in Los Angeles. Her work has also been featured in exhibitions at MoMAPS1, New York; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; RISD Museum, Providence, RI; National Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York; Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn; Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland; Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT; and Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA; among others. The artist is the recipient of numerous awards including the Civitella Ranieri Fellowship; Guggenheim Fellowship; Siena Art Institute Residency; Yaddo Residency; Purchase Award, National Academy of Arts and Letters; Headlands Center for the Arts Resident, and Jerome Foundation Fellowship.

In residence at MacDowell, she created collaborative oil paintings of numerous sizes, mood, and technique with inventiveness with partner in crime, Mala Iqbal. These paintings will be shown at the Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery at SUNY Purchase in Fall 2021. Dufresne is in the new collection exhibit at the Nerman Museum in Overland Park, KS; “Omniscient” at the Leslie-Lohman Museum in New York, and had two works recently added to the collection of the Hood Museum.

Studios

Firth

Angela Dufresne worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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