Artist Biography and Statement
Deanna Musgrave is a Canadian painter and multimedia artist. Her work was recognized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in 2007 when she was awarded the “Studio Watch: Emerging Artist Award” and continues into 2012 with the inclusion of her work into the group show “Contemporary New Brunswick Art: An Evolving Collection.” Musgrave’s work has been seen at the 2008 International Toronto Art Fair, the New Brunswick Museum and the Confederation Centre for the Arts Gallery in Charlottetown.
During her Bachelor of Fine Art studies at Mount Allison University she obtained the honors of the “John P. Asimakos Painting Award” and the “Crake Performance Award in Fine Arts”. She has also had the honour to study under the artists Glenn Priestly in 2010 and Alexandra Flood in 2011.
While there are many facets to her work, her primary interest is focused toward “visual music” or “intermedia synthesis.” Collaborating with multiple musicians, composers, dancers, psychologists and architects, she pursues questions as to how to continue the genre of “visual music” and address 21st century concerns.
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