Denyse Thomasos, Denyse Thomasos, died on 07/19/2012. Professor Thomasos was a member of the Arts, Culture and Media Department - Newark.
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Professor Denyse Thomasos, an internationally recognized artist who taught painting, drawing and print-making, died suddenly on July 19. She was 47. She had taught at Rutgers University, Newark, since 1995 in the Arts, Culture and Media Department (formerly Visual & Performing Arts Department).
Prof. Thomasosís works had been shown both nationally and internationally, including several solo exhibitions. Over her career, she won more than 40 awards and numerous grants, including fellowships from the Guggenheim , the New York Foundation for the Arts and PEW; Bellagio, Yaddo and MacDowell Colony residencies; the Joan Mitchell Award; and a number of Canada Council project grants. She was recently awarded an art residency at the internationally renowned Bogliasco in Genoa, Italy.
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