Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Lucy Puls

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Berkeley, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2012

Lucy Puls is represented in numerous collections including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Oakland Museum, the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, and the Jewish Museum in New York. Puls is a professor of art at the University of California at Davis.

At MacDowell she completed a series of photographs and gouache or steel powder with binder on paper drawings. The photographs are interiors of bank owned homes. The wet medium is heavily applied in geometric shapes often partially covering the photographic image.



Lucy Puls worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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