November 14 to December 30
Nancy VanDevender presents a series of architecturally-inspired drawings based on her recent experience caring for her new granddaughter living in New York City during the Covid pandemic. VanDevender accompanies the drawings with another of her trademark wallpaper murals incorporating the same architectural details along with decorative elements and detailed line elements. Rosalinda represents variations on interiority both physical and psychological sheltering in place and the alteration to her creative output.
Nancy VanDevender studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Cranbrook Academy of Art where she earned the MFA in 2007. She incorporates a practice of photography, drawing, and digital processes into two and three dimensional works and installations concerning place, ritual, and cultural tensions. Setting is used in the formal sense to develop narratives that pertain to exaggerated perspectives of the feminine.