Deborah Dancy

Muirhead b. 1949​

Deborah Dancy (also known as Deborah Muirhead) was born in Bessemer, Alabama and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She earned a BFA from Illinois Wesleyan University, as well as an MS and MFA from Illinois State University. Dancy has been a member of the faculty in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Connecticut since 1981. She is the recipient of John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Yaddo Fellow, and a National Endowment of the Arts NEFA award. Her work is in many collections including The Museum of Fine Arts, The Birmingham Museum of Art, The Hunter Museum, and The Detroit Institute of Art. N’Namdi Contemporary, Miami; Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York; Robischon Gallery, Denver; and Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta represent her work.
Dancy’s work is characterized by an atmosphere of complex, urgent tension, as she builds tangential linear demarcations and abutting shapes that provoke, entice, and disrupt. Of her abstract work, Dancy explains that she concentrates on the abstract due to her interest in its “ability to operate in a realm in which beauty and tension simultaneously exist without explanation or narrative.”
For more of Dancy’s work, please visit: https://www.deborahdancy.com/

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