The dialogue between opposing visual sources, moving through time, cultures and formal issues are the foundation of the artist’s working construct. The artist’s interest in the language produced by the use of media and material serve to implement the strategies and directions that are in the scope of her visual interests.
Cynthia Gallagher is two-time recipient of grants from the NEA and The New York State Council for the Arts. Her paintings, prints and drawings are in private, corporate and museum collections to include- The Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC and The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC. Ms. Gallagher has exhibited her work in New York City, in the US and internationally in Sweden, France and Venezuela. She taught at Parsons School of Design/New School for 15 years and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at the Fashion Institute of Technology.