Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance

Terence Nance

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – performance
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2017

Terence Nance is an artist born and raised in Dallas, Texas among a family of artists and artsy types. He made the films An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (Sundance 2012) and Swimming in Your Skin Again (Sundance 2016). At MacDowell, Terence completed the final edit of his TV pilot entitled Random Acts of Flyness, scheduled to premiere in 2018, and worked on several songs for his upcoming album, Our Philandress Godess. He also makes installations and friendships. Terence currently resides in Bed Stuy, but that might not last too long because the rent is too damn high.



Terence Nance worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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