Lois Dodd

Lois Dodd was born in Montclair, New Jersey in 1927. From 1945-1948 she attended The Cooper Union in New York. In 1952 she was one of five artists to establish the Tanager Gallery, where she exhibited until 1962. From 1971 to 1992, Dodd taught at Brooklyn College, and has, since 1980, served on the Board of Governors of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She is an elected member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and National Academy of Design. 


Essays and Interviews

American painter Lois Dodd began her career in New York during the postwar art scene and was the only female founding member of Tanager Gallery, one of the 10th Street Cooperatives. During the summers, Dodd migrated to mid-coast Maine along with her many of contemporaries, including Alex Katz and Neil Welliver, to create work inspired by the rich character and natural beauty of the region.

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