Lot 58: Nancy J. Parisi

2016 CEPA Gallery Biennial Art Auction, Nancy J. Parisi

Desert Bloom, Death Valley
Digital C-Print
24 x 16 inches (image)
Signed Verso

BIO: Nancy J. Parisi was born in Buffalo and is a proud urban pioneer in the city’s Old First Ward neighborhood, where she has lived since the early 90s. She holds a B.A. from SUNY at Buffalo where she was an honors English Literature major and a Photography and Arts Management minor. She was a member of the first ever M.F.A. class at Parsons School of Design in Manhattan, earning that degree in 2005. Parisi is a longtime CEPA Gallery supporter, and is currently Board president. Parisi is best known as a freelance photographer and journalist, and since 1998 has been a regular contributor to Buffalo Spree. She also writes music criticism for The Buffalo News. She was a founding staff member of Artvoice, where she was photo editor and columnist of “What Has Happened”. Her work has been exhibited in many venues, including Thomas Werner Gallery (NYC), Balch Institute (Philadelphia), CEPA Gallery, Castellani Art Museum, Squeaky Wheel, UB Anderson Gallery, and Albright-Knox Art Gallery. www.nancyjparisi.com

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