|Bailey Doogan’s body of work includes painting and drawing, film and three-dimensional constructions. She received her BFA in 1963 from Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA; and an MA in Animated Film from UCLA in 1977.
Doogan’s paintings and drawings have been exhibited in diverse venues including: The New Museum of Contemporary Art, and Alternative Museum, New York, NY; The Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, and The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, California; The Nelson Fine Arts Center, Arizona State University, The Phoenix Art Museum, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Arizona; The San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas; The Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, KY; Etherton Gallery, Tucson; and the J. Claramunt, Jayne H. Baum and ACA Galleries, New York, NY.
Her 1977 animated film, SCREW: A TECHNICAL LOVE POEM has won numerous awards, and been previewed in festivals in the United States and Europe including: The Cambridge Animation Festival, England; The International Festival of Women’s Films, Denmark; The Venice Biennale, Italy; The Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan; The American Film Festival, and Film Forum, New York, NY; and the Brooklyn Museum, NY; and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Articles and reviews of the artist’s work have appeared in major publications including Ms., The Village Voice, The Nation and Harper’s Magazine; and art publications: ArtNews, Art in America, New Art Examiner, Artspace, Art Journal, Visions and The Women’s Art Journal. Her writing has been published in M/E/A/N/I/N/G, Art Journal, and the Utne Reader.
Bailey Doogan’s work is in the permanent collections of many public institutions including The Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; The DiRosa Museum, Napa, CA; Rutgers University, NJ; Tucson Museum of Art, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, AZ; San Jose State University, CA; and Pensacola College Visual Arts Gallery, FL.
Doogan has lectured at over 30 American universities and art institutions and conducted workshops at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Colorado. In 2009, she was a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Award in Painting. Her work was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition in 2005 at the Tucson Museum of Art. Currently a Professor Emerita of Painting and Drawing at the University of Arizona in Tucson, she also served on the Board of Directors of the College Art Association from 1997-2001.