Fleisher logo

Dorothy F. Foster

1903–1986, b. New Jersey; lived and worked in Manhattan; d. Port Jervis, NY

Available Works

Born in New Jersey, Foster spent much of her childhood and adult life in Manhattan, attending the Wadleigh School for the Performing and Visual Arts, followed by Cooper Union. She worked in fashion in New York, wrote poetry, and painted. In the 1970s she retired to Port Jervis, NY to live with her sister, during which time she made ballpoint pen drawings on scraps of paper from magazines and newspapers, and kept them meticulously in photo albums, filling over a dozen.



Download CV

Works

Dorothy f foster 0706 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0370 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0260 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0198 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 1138 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0821 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0164 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0047 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0031 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0030 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0023 800 xxx q85Dorothy f foster 0019 800 xxx q85

Exhibitions

2024

2023

2022

News

Dorothy F. Foster: The Stilly Night

MARCH
New York, NY
Jun 8–Jul 21, 2023

Dorothy F. Foster
(solo)

May 31, 2023

Link
E dsc1708 500 0x29x1845x1233 q85

White Columns Benefit Auction

White Columns
New York, NY
May 15–Jun 1, 2023

Dorothy F. Foster
(group)

May 15, 2023

Link
Dorothy f foster 0578 500 0x0x3067x2622 q85

2023 Outsider Art Fair New York Preview

brutjournal

Mar 01, 2023

Link
Dorothy f foster 0241 500 0x0x3000x2250 q85

A chance discovery has the Outsider Art world ‘going goo-goo.

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Dorothy F. Foster

 

Jan 25, 2023

Download PDF
Dorothy f foster 0821 500 99x40x2239x3483 q85

Raw Reviews: Dorothy F. Foster

Raw Vision
 
Dorothy F. Foster

 

Jan 01, 2023

Download PDF
Dorothy f foster 0169 framed 500 0x0x3000x3750 q85