Nancy Davidson

Visual Arts, 2005

Nancy Davidson is a New York-based artist who makes sculptures, installations, photographs and videos. Her awards and fellowships include a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Anonymous Was a Woman Award, the Pollock-Krasner Award and the Yaddo, MacDowell and Pilchuck Artists Fellowships. Davidson’s work has been featured in solo exhibitions at Robert Gallery, New York, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, and Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. Selected group shows include the 47th Corcoran Biennial at the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington, DC, University of Virginia Art Museum in Charlottesville, Southeast Center of Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, NC, and the Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion in Stamford, CT. The New York Times, Art in America, Artforum and Frieze are among the publications that have reviewed her work. Davidson received her MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Awards and Accomplishments


Davidson is a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow in Fine Arts

2010: Nancy Davidson receives Pilchuck Glass School Artist Residency