Dawn Clements works primarily on paper from the spaces of her immediate (often domestic) environment and from visual passages of cinematic spaces. She received her A.B. from Brown University and her M.F.A. from The University at Albany (SUNY).
Selected exhibitions include solo shows at Pierogi Gallery; Acme Gallery; Hales Gallery; John Davis Gallery and the Middlebury College Museum of Art. Her work was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial as well as exhibitions at Kunsthalle Wien in Austria and Saatchi Gallery in London.
She is the recipient of grants and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Joan Mitchell Foundation, Civitella Ranieri, Guggenheim Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, Bohen Foundation and Arts Matters (Rockefeller Foundation) and has had artist residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Civitella Ranieri, Sint Trudo Abdij, Middlebury College, The Taft School, and Farpath Residency.
Her artwork is represented by Pierogi Gallery (NY, NY) and is included in various collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Saatchi Gallery, Brown University, Tang Museum, Princeton University Art Museum, and Henry Art Gallery.
Ms. Clements is an Assistant Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design and a critic at Yale University School of Art.