Dana Hargrove is an Associate Professor in Studio Art. She teaches a variety of courses such as Drawing and Composition, 2D Foundations, Painting, Graphic Design and Senior Studio/Seminar.
Within her art, Dana concerns herself with ideas that frame our perceptions of the land and our sense of place and space. She has worked in various media, including large scale site specific sculptures in Kansas City, MO, and Dundee, Scotland. She currently works primarily in drawing and painting, installation, sculpture and new media.
Represented by the Bridgette Mayer Gallery in Philadelphia, Dana continues to exhibit her work both internationally and nationally including: Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia; Greatmore Studios, Cape Town, South Africa; Glasgow, Scotland; Festival of Media Art, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Crakow, Poland.
She has also completed several residencies including the Vermont Studio Center with a VSC Fellowship supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation (2009), and the Greatmore Studios with an International Residency Program in Cape Town, South Africa (2007).
Hargrove was the 2009 winner of the William and Dorothy Yeck First-Place Purchase Award, in the National Young Painters Competition.
She earned a Master of Fine Art from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL and a Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee University, Scotland.
Dana has also presented papers at the SECAC conference in 2004 and 2005, and, in 2006, she presented a paper titled “The Fashioning of the Land” at the First International Conference on the Arts in Society at the University of Edinburgh, along with Rollins professors Susan Libby, Ryan Musgrave (Philosophy), and Rachel Simmons. This paper was published in the International Journal of Arts and Society, vol 1. no 5, March 2007.
For more information on Dana Hargrove’s work visit www.danahargrove.com