'I can't remember anything but something will always remind me of everything'...
Fascinated by the power of stories, hidden histories and the creation of myth my practice provides and allows for transportation into an imaginary environment reflecting upon the nature and expectation of narrative and as a necessity-a conduit attempting to recall my own memories lost over time and through personal circumstance.
Dorsey has been selected for artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, Amherst, VA, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center Residency (Fellowship/Scholarship), Snowmass Village, CO, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Saratoga, WY, the Santa Fe Art Institute Residency, Santa Fe, NM, Wildacres Retreat (Fellowship), Little Switzerland, NC, The Hemera Foundation, Art and History Museums-Maitland Artist in Residence Fellowship, Maitland, FL and most recently a finalist candidate for the Art Omi Artist Residency Program 2019, Ghent, NY.
Dorsey's work has been included in exhibitions at the Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, Indiana, the Maitland Art and History Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, the Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL, Gallery 808, Boston University, MA, the Asian American Arts Centre, NYC, NY, IPCNY International Print Center of New York, Muriel Guepin Gallery, NYC, NY, the CFEVA, Philadelphia, PA, the Tampa Museum of Art, FL, and the Sogetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan. Dorsey studied at the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in Tokyo, Japan and earned her MFA from the University of South Florida. She lives and works in Saint Petersburg, Florida