Manty Dey is a visual artist working in Atlanta, GA. Dey earned a BFA in painting and drawing from Georgia State University, and an MFA from the University of Georgia. Dey’s work has been exhibited at MOCA GA, Georgia Museum of Art, Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, and MINT Gallery. She has been awarded residencies at Vermont Studio Center and The Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences.
Manty Dey creates paintings inspired by paper collage, botanical illustrations, and color field paintings. In these works, acrylic paint and ink washes are layered to create luminous floating abstractions. Each layer unveils traces of intentional and improvised gestures as they accumulate and dissolve over time and temperament.