The Artist


Dorothy Furlong-Gardner, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana received a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of New Orleans in 1981 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Newcomb Art School of Tulane University in 1966 after previous study at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

Furlong-Gardner was a faculty member of the Visual Arts Department of Southeastern University and a visiting artist at Loyola University of New Orleans. She conducted workshops at Loyola University, Tulane University, Southeastern Louisiana University, Contemporary Art Center of New Orleans, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, St. Tammany Art Association of Covington, Louisiana and privately in her studio in New Orleans and Folsom, Louisiana.

In the 1980s while on the faculty of Southeastern Louisiana University, she created the Printmaking Department and developed a four year printmaking curriculum with an additional program for Independent Study. Students were introduced to her original Encaustic Monotype Print Process in 4th year Printmaking and in Independent Study.

Furlong-Gardner’s prints and paintings have been exhibited in international, national and regional juried and invitational shows and her work is in several museum and other public collections in this country and in many private collections here and abroad.