Dawn Pheysey

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Dawn Chambers Pheysey graduated from Brigham Young University in 1966 with a degree in clothing and textiles. She then graduated from BYU with a master's degree in art history in 1991. Pheysey was the head curator at the BYU Museum of Art until her retirement in 2014.

In 2012, Pheysey, curated the exhibit Object of Devotion, which included alabaster sculptures from medieval England. In an interview with LDS Church News, she explained that the purpose of these pieces were to teach the stories and doctrines of the scriptures and church.

In 2013, she oversaw the Bloch exhibition, featuring many borrowed Carl Bloch paintings as well as other religious works.

In 2014, Pheysey spoke at a Sacred Gifts symposium hosted at BYU. Speakers included representatives from the churches and museums who loaned art for the Sacred Gifts exhibition, as well as art scholars.

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