DAWN WILLIAMS BOYD​:                    ABOUT THE ARTIST 
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 PHOTO: Ron Witherspoon
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With Covid Scream at opening reception for

The Tip of the Iceberg at Fort Gansevoort Gallery NY, September 22 - November 19, 2022

Photo: Iyabo K. Boyd

  • I was born in Neptune, NJ and reared in Atlanta, GA.

  • I am Piscean.

  • I am the elder child of two elder children.

  • I have one sibling.

  • My parents were educators in the Atlanta Public School system.

  • I attended local parochial elementary and high schools.

  • My family attended West Hunter Street Baptist Church when it was still on West Hunter Street.

  • I earned my BFA (studio) from Stephens College, Columbia, MO. in 1974.

  • I'm married to artist Irvin Wheeler.

  • We moved from Denver, CO back to Atlanta in 2010.

  • We have three smart, well-spoken, talented, beautiful children and six grandchildren.

  • I retired from my job with a major air carrier in 2009.

  • I have been active in three Black visual artists collectives - ULOZI and Sankofa Art Collective in Denver, CO (1989 -2010) and AAFTA - African Americans for the Arts (2011 - present) in Atlanta, GA

  • I am represented by Fort Gansevoort Gallery (NYC).

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With American Gothic at the Opening Reception for

Dawn Williams Boyd: Woe at Sarah Lawrence College 

September 21 - December 4, 2022

Photo: Fort Gansevoort Gallery NY

For inquires please contact Fort Gansevoort Gallery at: gallery@fortgansevoort.com