Andrea Dezsö, a visual artist and writer works across a broad range of media including drawing, artist’s books, cut paper, embroidery, sculpture, site-specific installation, animation and large scale public art.
Dezsö’s work was shown at galleries and museums including the Museum of Arts & Design and the Jack Tilton Gallery in NYC, Rice Gallery in Houston, The Fujikawa Kirie Art Museum in Japan, The Cheongjou Craft Biennale in South Korea, and reviewed in ArtForum, ArtNews, The New York Times, Village Voice, Wall Street Journal, NPR, New York magazine, Print, Fiber Arts and Hand/Eye. Her writing appeared in McSweeney’s, Print, Blab and Esopus. Dezsö is represented by the Frey Norris Gallery in San Francisco.
Community Garden, Dezsö’s large scale public mosaic installed in the New York City subway was awarded Best American Public Art in 2007. Her second public art for the NYC subway, a 48 panel stainless steel work will be installed in late 2011. Dezsö received fellowships from Kohler Arts & Industry with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kamiyama, Japan, Artist in Residence, Tamarind Institute, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York Center for Book Arts, Six Points Foundation and the Ucross Foundation’s Lois Nellie Gill Award for Female Visual Artist of Exceptional Merit.
Dezsö is Assistant Professor of Art at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. She was full time faculty at Parsons School of Design in New York for nearly a decade; she has also taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD, City College in NY, the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest, Hungary, and lectured extensively nationally and internationally.