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 Moira Jane Dryer  (1957 - 1992)

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: non objective painting, sculpture

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Moira Jane Dryer (1957-1992)

Abstract artist, Moira Dryer constructed the type of artwork for which she recognized with sheets of plywood and acrylic paint.  The images she created relied heavily on form and rich color combinations as exemplified in paintings such as Close Up of 1989.

Dryer was born in Toronto, Canada in 1957.  She first attended Concordia University in Montreal, Canada which was formerly known as Sir George Williams University.  She later received instruction from Elizabeth Murray, an abstract painter, printmaker and sculptor, at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.  Within two years of her graduation from the School of Visual Arts in 1981, Dryer had been married and became a widow.

Her work appeared in solo exhibitions beginning in 1986 at the John Good Gallery in New York City, followed by shows at institutions such as the Fred Hoffman Gallery in Santa Monica, California; Institute of Contemporary Art and the Mario Hoffman Diacono Galley in Boston, Massachusetts.  

The final solo exhibition during Dryer’s career was displayed for two months at the Mary Boone Gallery of SoHo, New York.  A few months later, in May of 1992, Moira Dryer died from breast cancer at the age of thirty-four.


Submitted by Jenna Wuensche, Researcher

Sources include:
Jules Heller and Nancy G. Heller, North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century

Holland Cotter, "Dream Dirges: Artist Moira Dryer", Art in America, November 1994

Birth year of 1957 confirmed by Matthew Dryer, the artist's brother.

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