Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Torkwase Dyson

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016

While at MacDowell, Torkwase Dyson worked on a series of abstract drawings, paintings, and small sculptures.



Torkwase Dyson worked in the Heinz studio.

The icehouse, built of fieldstone in 1914–1915, was a practical part of Marian MacDowell’s plan for a self-sufficient farm. Winter ice cut from a nearby pond was stored here for summer use on the property. Idle since 1940, it was a handsome but outdated farm building. In 1995, Mrs. Drue Heinz, a vice chairman…

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