Weathering Time by Nancy Floyd
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pearl Conard Art Gallery
145 Ovalwood Hall
Mansfield, OH 44906
Presented By: OSU Mansfield
Monday, February 23 – Thursday, March 12, 2015
Nancy Floyd is an artist whose exhibition record includes shows in the United States, Japan and Europe, with twenty-two solo and over seventy group shows. Her work has been published in the journal Contact Sheet, as well as in the books Game Face, Pregnant Pictures, Heart Shots, Gun Women, Real Knockouts, Bombensicher: Atomic Photographers Guild and A Different War: Vietnam in Art. Floyd’s first book, She’s Got a Gun, was published in 2008 by Temple University Press. The book is part history of American gun women, part memoir of her Texas childhood and the loss of her brother, and a picture book with 150 historical images of women with guns, 35 of which were taken by Floyd.
Weathering Time is Floyd’s ongoing photographic record of over 2,500 self-portraits taken since 1982. In the Fall of 2013 she was an artist-in-residence at the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass, Colorado, where she completed the first draft of her book.
Floyd received her BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, an MA from Columbia College Chicago, and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. She has received numerous awards including a 2002 Artist Project Grant from the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, and residencies at Anderson Ranch, as well as the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA; Light Work, Syracuse, NY; and The Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residency, Joshua Tree, CA. Floyd was raised in League City, Texas and currently makes her home in Atlanta, where she serves as Professor of Photography in the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University.
Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm and Friday 11:00am-1:00pm
The Pearl Conard Art Gallery
Funded in the mid-1980s by a gift from the John and Pearl Conard Foundation, the Pearl Conard Art Gallery at The Ohio State University at Mansfield hosts an exciting series of exhibitions each year. The gallery is located on the Mansfield campus of The Ohio State University, a regional campus located approximately 80 miles southwest of Cleveland and 65 miles northeast of Columbus.
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