POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—Sculptor Nancy Shaver, a 2010 recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship, will discuss her work at Vassar College on Monday, November 1. Free and open to the public, this program is a presentation of the Art Department and will begin at 5:30pm in Taylor Hall, room 203.
Her work has been shown extensively in solo and group exhibitions for over 40 years, at venues including Curt Marcus Gallery (NYC), Feature, Inc., (NYC); Michael Kohn Gallery (LA); Galerie Montenay (Paris), and is included in such collections as the Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles), Douglas S. Cramer Foundation, Chase Manhattan Bank, and Progressive Corporation.
Shaver is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and Anonymous Was A Woman.
In addition to running her shop, Henry in Hudson, NY, Shaver is a co-director of Incident Report, an experimental viewing station for visual projects, also based in Hudson. She is on the faculty of the MFA program at Bard College.
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