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artist , educator

Nancy Brachman Davidson, American artist, educator. Fellow National Education Association, 1978, Massachusetts Council Arts, 1981, Ford Foundation, 1978; Massachusetts Council Arts grantee, 1984, Anonymous Was a Woman grantee, 1997, Pollock-Krasner grantee, 2001, Creative Capital Artist grantee, 2005.


Davidson, Nancy Brachman was born on November 3, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Philip and Jane (Blanch) Brachman.


Bachelor of Education, Northeastern Illinois U., 1965;Bachelor, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1972;Master of Fine Arts, School The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1975.


Visiting assistant professor, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1977-1979;visiting assistant professor, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1980-1984;visiting artist, State University of New York, Purchase, since 1984.


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  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1982, Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1988, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York City, 1991, 1993, 1995, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 1997, Nova Sin Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, 1998, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, 1998, Dorsky Gallery, New York City, Institute Contemporary Art, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1999, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, 2000, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2001, Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, 2001, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 2002, exhibited in group shows at Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, 1980, Museum Contemporary Art Chicago, 1984, Art Institute Chicago, 1974, 1978, 1979, Bad Girls West-University of California at Los Angeles, 1994, Corcoran Biennial, 2002.


Married Donald Davidson, July 15, 1961 (divorced 1977). 1 child, Lance A.; Married Greg Drasler, June 15, 1985.

Philip Brachman

Jane (Blanch) Brachman

Donald Davidson

Greg Drasler

Lance A. Davidson