Donnelly draws upon Eastern and Western traditions of landscape painting as she deconstructs observed images, objects, and ideas while combining these with the imagined possibilities of their reconstitution.
Name: Nicole Donnelly
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bennington College, Bennington, VT, 2002 – BA, Visual Art and Japanese Language & Culture
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2009 – MFA, Painting & Drawing
Notable or memorable instructors or mentors:
Ann Pibal, Andy Spence, Susanna Blunt, John Dilg, Timothy Barrett
Particular field of study or class work:
Painting with a focus in color theory, and hand papermaking
Major influences/admired artists:
Eva Hesse, Arthur Dove, Luc Tuymans, Louise Bourgeois, James Castle, Giorgio Morandi, Francis Alys, Do Ho Suh, Chiharu Shiota, Leonardo Drew, Olafur Eliasson
Favorite materials or media:
Oil paint, handmade paper, muslin, ink, cyanotype
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