Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

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Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez

Nancy Friedemann-Sanchez’s large scale drawings allude to Minimalism and the Pattern and Decoration Movement but explicitly explore the experience of identity, memory, and gender. She has a master’s degree from New York University, a BFA from Otis Art Institute and undergraduate studies from La Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. Recent Individual exhibitions include Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami; Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York; Frost Museum, Miami; Galeria Diners, Bogotá; Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York; Sheldon Memorial Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska; Queens Museum of Art, New York; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Panamá. Selected group shows include La Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador; Portland Museum of Art; The Museum of the University of New Mexico; Anina Nosei Gallery, New York; El Museo del Barrio, New York; Museo del Arte de Puerto Rico; University at Albany Art Museum; Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá; San Luis Obispo Art Center, California; Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, and Gasworks, London. Friedemann has been awarded a Smithsonian Artist Fellowship; a Puffin Foundation grant; a Pollock Krasner grant; a National Association of Latino Arts and Culture grant. Her work is in the collections of Jose Mugrabi, El Museo del Barrio, The Cleveland Museum, The Museum University of New Mexico, El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Panamá, El Museo de Arte Moderno, Cali Colombia, and el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Bogotá, Colombia. She has been a resident at Art OMI, New York; Fountainhead, Miami; Tamarind Institute, New Mexico; Yaddo, New York; Gasworks, Triangle Arts Trust, London; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Nebraska; Bronx Museum for the Arts, New York; and Taller Arte Dos Gráfico, Bogotá.

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