Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Gary Dwyer

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: San Luis Obispo, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 1995

Gary Dwyer is an artist with 20 years of international experience working in a variety of landscape, sculpture and photographic genres. He was commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture to articulate the site of an ancient spring in Limousin. The Eastern European Artists Union commissioned him to design and construct a memorial for The Last Battle of World War Two in Slovenia. The State of Minnesota commissioned him to design symbolic courtyards for the Minnesota State Prison for Women and he has completed a project in Monet's Garden addressing the needs of the disabled. His photographic assignments have sent him on climbing expeditions in the Nepal Himalaya and to Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. In 1994 he was commissioned to assist UNESCO by photographing World Heritage Sites in Hue, Vietnam.



Gary Dwyer worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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