Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A
|Occupation||American art dealer|
|Known for||Bridget Donahue Gallery|
Bridget Donahue's studies include a B.A. anthropology and M.A in textiles. Donahue's work with textiles led her to the art of Rosemarie Trockel, and in turn led Ms. Donahue to a position at the Gladstone Gallery, which represents Trockel. Donahue took the job at Gladstone Gallery.
After Gladstone gallery, Donahue worked at D’Amelio Terras Gallery before becoming a gallery director at Gavin Brown's Enterprise. In 2008, she co-founded the Brooklyn gallery space Cleopatra’s with three friends. In 2015, she opened her eponymous gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, which made a number of “Best of 2015” lists from publications such as The New York Times and Art in America magazine. Opened in 2015, the Bridget Donahue Gallery currently represents Lisa Alvarado, Susan Cianciolo, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Satoshi Kojima, Monique Mouton, Sondra Perry, Jessi Reaves, John Russell, Martine Syms, and Mark Van Yetter. Two gallery artists were included in the 2017 Whitney Biennial: Jessi Reaves and Susan Cianciolo.
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