Professor and Chair, Visual Art
Wendy Edwards is well known for her richly colored, textured abstract paintings, which combine linear embellishments with patterns influenced from nature. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at The Palmer Museum at Penn State University; The RISD Museum; San Antonio Museum of Art; and New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe. She has also had frequent gallery shows at venues such as OH+T gallery in Boston; Dart Gallery in Chicago; and John Hartell Gallery at Cornell University. She has shown at the Fundacion Comillas, Spain; Centre Internationale D’art Contemporain de Pont-Aven, France; Institut Franco-Americain in Rennes, France; and was awarded artist residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Hambidge Center, and Pouch Cove Foundation. Her work is included in NetWorks: Artist Video Portraits which aired on PBS in 2012. Edwards has served as chair of Brown’s Visual Art Department since 2010. She received a BFA in painting from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. and an MA at The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. For more information on her work, visit here.