Emily Nelligan is active/lives in Connecticut, Maine. Emily Nelligan is known for charcoal on paper drawing.
Biography Emily Nelligan
The following text is from The New York Observer, published 8/28/2000.
"Emily Nelligan Rescued From Charcoal Island" by Hilton Kramer
At the age of 76, the American artist Emily Nelligan has suddenly been "discovered." Ms. Nelligan's work, which is entirely devoted to charcoal drawings of Great Cranberry Island off the coast of Maine, has for many years been admired and collected by certain artists and writers on art, myself included, but it remained more or less unknown to the public. I first heard about these drawings in the 1980's from the painter Lois Dodd and the sculptor Philip Grausman, and I bought one out of a small gallery show in Georgetown, Me., in 1987.
Now, with the exhibition called "Littoral Abstract
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