Discipline: Visual Art – installation

Marie Yoho Dorsey

Discipline: Visual Art – installation
Region: Florida
MacDowell fellowships: 2014, 2018

Marie Yoho Dorsey works in multiple mediums including printmaking, photography, and performance. Fascinated by the power of stories and the creation of myth, her multidisciplinary practice reflects upon the nature and expectation of narrative as a means to explore ideas. Dorsey studied at the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in Tokyo with the filmmaker Hiroshi Teshigahara and continues to practice the art form; the constant search for a balanced relationship between the sky, the earth, and man: a parallel to her own personal, spiritual journey.

Studios

Cheney

Marie Yoho Dorsey worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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