Dawn Black was born in Louisiana where she received a BFA from Louisiana State University. She earned both MA and MFA, specializing in Painting and Sculpture, from the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History. In 2000, she spent the summer exploring Venice, IT, while making prints at Scoula di Graphica, a printmaking studio on the Grand Canal. She has had solo exhibitions at Curator’s Office, Washington DC; Kunstoffice, Berlin, DE; and Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at School 33, Baltimore, MD; Morehead State University, Morehead, KY; Florida State University Museum of Art, Tallahassee, FL; Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX; Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA; Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA; Novato Art Center, Novato, CA; Upstate Artists Guild, Albany, NY; Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA; Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA; Gallery 119, Chicago, IL; University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA; among others. Her work was also reviewed by the Washington Post, Art Papers magazine, and online at www.artinamericamagazine.com and is in various private collections, notably the Zacharius collection. Her work is represented by Curator’s Office.