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Dean Dass

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EDUCATION

1980

M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia

1978

B.A. with High Honors, University of Northern Iowa

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT

ARTS 161: Elementary Theory Drawing

ARTS 162: Introduction to Drawing

ARTS 267: Introduction to Printmaking

ARTS 367, 368: Intermediate Printmaking

ARTS 468: Advanced Problems in Printmaking

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002

NEW PAINTINGS, Schmidt Dean Gallery Philadelphia

2001

LANDSCAPE WITH EXPLOSIONS, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland

PAINTINGS FROM THREE RIVERS, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

2000

NEW WORKS ON PAPER, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

PICTURES FROM THE UNDERGROUND STUDIO, 3A Garage, San Francisco

1998

1998 LAMENTATION, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie

NEW WORK, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

1997

WORKS ON PAPER, Galleria Harmonia, JyväskyläFinland

1996

COMPLETE WORKS, 1992-96, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

1995

NEW WORK, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond

1994

ALEXANDER AND ROXANE, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville

1992

NEW WORKS ON PAPER, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

1991

1991 1708 East Main Gallery, Richmond

1990

1990 Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, Danville Mentor Gallery, Charlottesville

1989

PROTECTION VOWS, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

1987

Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis
PICTURES FROM THE UNDERGROUND STUDIO, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

1986

THE CORRUPT GARDEN THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE AND OTHER PICTURES OF BATTLES AND HOUSES, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

1985

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

1983

UNIQUE WORKS ON PAPER, Associated American Artists, Philadelphia Olson-Larsen Galleries, Des Moines

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2002

BIRDS, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

THE METAPHORICAL HOUSE, University of Wyoming, Laramie

THE LANGUAGE OF ARTIST'S BOOKS, University of Wyoming, Laramie

9.11.01 REFLECTIONS, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

PRINT PROGRESSIONS, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia

2001

PLANT LIFE, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

PINK/RED, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

14th NATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION, University of Wisconsin, Parkside

ARTISTS BOOKS AND FOLIOS, Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University

2000

Les Yeux Du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville

Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

1999

Les Yes Du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville

University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville

1998

ARTIST'S BOOKS OF THE NINETIES, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, MD

ARTIST'S BOOKS, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä

WORLD PRINT TRIENNIAL, Ljubljana, Slovenia

1997

FIFTH GRAPHICS ANNUAL, Gallery Art Addiction, Stockholm

INTERNATIONAL PRIZE WINNERS, Gallery Art Addiction, Stockholm

PRINTMAKING INVITATIONAL, Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia

INTERGRAFIA '97, World Award Winners Gallery, Katowice, Poland (catalogue)

RAW VISION, RAW WORD, Bayly Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia

1996

CREATIVA GRAPHICA, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland (catalogue)

1995

NEW REGIONAL PRINTMAKING, Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

1994

Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

1993

1ST INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL, Maastricht, Netherlands (catalogue)

Reynolds Gallery, Richmond

1991

Reynolds/Minor Gallery, Richmond

1990

1915-1990 ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION, The Print Club, Philadelphia

CREATIVA GRAPHICA, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland (catalogue)

11TH INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, Bradford, England (catalogue)

Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, New York

ARTISTS' GARDENS, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey

Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos

1989

MYTH, SYMBOL, DREAM: STRUCTURES OF THE UNCONSCIOUS, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art

Marian Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

DRAWING IN VIRGINIA, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville (catalogue)

PROJECTS AND PORTFOLIOS, THE 25TH NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Brooklyn Museum (catalogue)

Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, New York

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut (catalogue)

Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

1988

UN/COMMON GROUND, Virginia Museum, Richmond (catalogue)

Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia (catalogue)

M. Louise Aughinbaugh Art Gallery, Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania

The Print Club, Philadelphia

UNDER WRAPS, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California

1987

CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN PRINTS, Garton & Cooke, London

George Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore

Marsh Gallery, University of Richmond

IMPRIMATUR, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina

1985

NEW DRAWINGS, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

II CABO FRIO INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL, Cabo Frio, Brazil (catalogue)

Lorence Monk Gallery, New York Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania

LANGUAGE/VISION AND VOICES, Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College

GREAT AMERICAN PRINTS, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

1984

WORKS ON PAPER, Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania

Sonoma State College, Rohner Park, California

Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia

PENNSYLVANIA ARTISTS ON PAPER, Dolan/ Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

ALUMNI INVITATIONAL, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia (catalogue)

NATIONAL INVITATIONAL, University of Hawaii, Hilo

Philadelphia Print Club (catalogue)

HUNTERDON NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, New Jersey (catalogue)

The American College at Bryn Mawr, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

San Diego Print Club

EXPERIMENTAL PRINTS, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey

Pennsylvania State University, Middletown

1983

23RD NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Brooklyn Museum (catalogue)

IMPRESSIONS: EXPERIMENTAL PRINTS, Institute of Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

59TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, The Print Club, Philadelphia

SEVENTH ANNUAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Charlotte printmakers Society

1982

PAPER AS IMAGE, Pennsylvania State University, State College

SIXTH ANNUAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Charlotte Printmaker's Society

University of Delaware, Newark

Stockton State College, Pomona, New Jersey

1981

22ND NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, Brooklyn Museum (catalogue)

Associated American Artists, New York and Philadelphia

PENNSYLVANIA INVITATIONAL GRAPHICS EXHIBITION, Southern Alleghenies

Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania

18TH BRADLEY NATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois (catalogue)

Woodmere Gallery, Philadelphia

Olson-Larsen Galleries, Des Moines

KNOTS AND FETISHES, World Print Council, San Francisco

1980

EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, Cracow (catalogue)

INTERGRAFIA '80, Katowice, Poland (catalogue)

University of South Dakota, Vermillion

Trenton State University

State University College, Potsdam, New York

The Print Club, Philadelphia Wesleyan University, Macon, Georgia

TWO PRINTMAKERS, Philadelphia Art Alliance

COLLECTIONS

Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland. AT&T, Chicago. Brooklyn Museum. Champion Paper, Stamford, Connecticut. Charlotte Printmaker's Society, Charlotte, North Carolina. Davidson College. Des Moines Art Center. Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas. Free Library of Philadelphia. Howard Lawson & Co., Philadelphia. IBM Corporation, Philadelphia. Iowa State University, Ames. Jyväskylä City Art Museum, Kansas State University, Lawrence. National Collection of Poland, Cracow. North Carolina Print & Drawing Society, Charlotte. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia Savings Fund Society. State of Iowa, Herbert Hoover Building, Des Moines. Temple University, Philadelphia, University of Dallas, Irving. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. University of South Dakota, Vermillion. University of Virginia Hospitals, Charlottesville. University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie. Virginia Commission for the Arts. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2001

"The Majesty of Small Places," Sutton, Elizabeth, 64 Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, April 2001, pp. 80 - 83.

Toivakka, Sari, "Räjähdyksen Jälkeen Tulee Taiteilija," Keskisuomalainen, May 18, Review of Galleria Harmonia exhibition. Translated by Jukka Partanen.

Latter, Ruth, The Daily Progress, Thursday, March 22, 2001

Castrén, Hannu, "Kiroilevat Linnut Ja Sokean Apinan Ennustus," Keskisuomalainen, May 29, Review of Galleria Harmonia exhibition. Translated by Jukka Partanen.

Latter, Ruth, "Fayerweather Feathers its Cap," The Daily Progress September 13.

2000

"Working Proof", Art On Paper, Vol. 4, No. 4, Mar.-Apr., P. 67

1999

Lammon, Martin, ed., Arts & Letters, Issue two, Fall 1999, pp. 95-105

1998

Puranen, Elina. "Uusien Ulottuvuuksien Löytöretki." Keskisuomalainen. March 9. Review of Galleria Harmonia exhibition. Translated by Jukka Partanen.

1997

Yli-Lassila, Jukka. "Rakkaus, Joka Kypsyy." Keskisuomalainen. June 01, p. 19. Review of Galleria Harmonia exhibition. translated by Jukka Partanen.

1996

Sozanski, Edward. "On Galleries." The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 04.

1995

Roberts-Pullen, Paulette. "Dean of Art." Richmond Times Dispatch, Style Weekly. October 31, p. 34.

Dass, Dean. "Mineral Light, Journey to the Self." New Literary History. Vol. 26, No. 1, Winter, pp. 87-94.

1994

Margulies, Steve. "Alexander Fallen Among the Pieces of the World, Among Others." Charlottesville Observer, February 17, p. 4.

Sargent, Sarah. "Alexander and Roxane: New Works by Dean Dass." Second Street Gallery Newsletter. February.

Sozanski, Edward. "On Galleries." The Philadelphia Inquirer. April 29

1993

Roberts-Pullen, Paulette. "Survival Techniques." Richmond Times Dispatch, Style Weekly. June 15, p. 40.

1992

Sozanski, Edward. "On Galleries." The Philadelphia Inquirer. May 21.

1990

Castrén, Hannu. "Graphica Creativa Kulkee Väärillä Jäljillä. Uusi Suomi. September 09, p. 22. Finnish review of Graphica Creativa Exhibition, Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä. untranslated.

Nyrhinen, Tiina. "Graafikon Luovuus ei Näy Näyttelyssä." Helsingin Sanomat. September 21. Finnish review of Creativa Graphica. untranslated.

Hain, Jüri. "Graphica Creativa." October 19. Estonian review of Graphica Creativa. untranslated.

"Kuules Graphica Jyväskylässä." August. Finnish review of Graphica Creativa. untranslated.

Sundell, Dan. "Grafiktriennal Med Bredd." Swedish review of Graphica Creativa. untranslated.

Aranne, Heikki. "Graphica Creativa - Luovaa Grafiikkaa?" Finnish review of Graphica Creativa. untranslated.

Kiehl, David (curator). "11th International British Print Biennale." Catalogue published by Bradford Art Galleries and Museums.

Ksander, Yael. "Dean Dass: Works on Paper at Mentor Gallery." The Charlottesville Review, April 17-30, p. 27.

Schulman, David. "Artist Dean Dass and the Superficial Beauty of Decay." The Observer. May 10-16, p. 13

1989

Walker, Barry. "Projects and Portfolios." Catalogue published by the Brooklyn Museum for the 25th National Print Exhibition.

Sozanski, Edward. "On Galleries." The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 25, p. 5-D.

"1989 Invitational." Catalogue published by the New Britain Museum.

1988

Crutchfield, Margo. Catalogue essay for the "Un/common Ground" exhibition by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, pp. 20-27.

"Fragile Ideas Kept All Too Securely Under Wraps." Los Angeles Times, Orange County Edition, December 19.

"Ten Times Twelve: A Decade of Fleisher Challenge Arts." Catalogue published by Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia.

1987

Print Collector's Newsletter, Vol. XVII, No. 6, p. 211.

1986

Heartney, Eleanor. "Toward an Expanded Regionalism." Catalogue essay for the exhibition "Born in Iowa: The Homecoming Exhibition," pp. 26-27.

Jarmusch, Ann. Exhibition review. Arts Magazine. December, p. 111.

Walker, Barry. "Public and Private: American Prints Today." Catalogue published by the Brooklyn Museum for the 24th National Print Exhibition, p. 44.

Donohoe, Victoria. "On Galleries." Philadelphia Inquirer, October 25, p. C-3.

Print Collector's Newsletter, Vol. XVI, No. 3, p. 96.

1985

Sozanski, Edward. "Fresh variations by Seven Artists." The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 25

1984

Donohoe, Victoria. "Fresh Variations by Seven Artists." The Philadelphia Inquirer, August 4.

Print Collector's Newsletter, Vol. XIV, No. 6, p. 216.

Sozanski, Edward. "Gloom and Cheer Mingle at The Fleisher." The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 5, p. C-4.

1983

Donohoe, Victoria. "On Galleries." The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 20, p. H-18.

Jarmusch, Ann. Artnews, May.

Kaplan, Helene. "The Making of an Artist." Ames Tribune, August 31.

Russell, John. New York Times, November 20.

Walker, Barry. "The American Artist as Printmaker." Catalogue published by the Brooklyn Museum for the 23rd National Print Exhibition, p. 50.

1981

Donohoe, Victoria. "The AAA Show Deserves All Those AAA's." The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 12.

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2002

"Strategies Again the Orthodoxy," keynote speaker at Mid-American Print Council conference, Laramie. Panel discussion moderator on same topic.

2001

Workshop and lectures on "Contemporary Methods in
Graphic Art." South Karelian Polytechnic University, Imatra Finland.

Lecture on recent works on paper, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland.

1998

"Recent Work," University of Wyoming Museum of Art, lecture accompanying a week-long printmaking workshop in the University of Wyoming Art Department.

"Introduction to Printmaking," lecture, Art Center of Orange, VA.

1997

Week-long series of lectures and workshops on "Historical Development of the Graphic Arts" and "Contemporary Trends in Graphic Art," at the Jyväskylä Graphic Workshop, and again at the Fine Arts Academy, Helsinki.

One-day workshop in "Innovative Graphic Methods," Longwood College.

Panel discussion in conjunction with "Raw Vision/Raw Word," Bayly Museum.

1996

"Making and Materiality," lecture for Architectural Theory seminar, School of Architecture, University of Virginia.

1995

"Recent Works on Paper," Reynolds Gallery, Richmond.

"Art and Architecture," lecture for Architectural Theory seminar, School of Architecture, University of Virginia.

1994

"Development of Graphic Methods," lecture in conjunction with one-week workshop taught at Bennington College for Art New England Summer School.

"Alexander and Roxane: Historical Narrative revisited," lecture, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville.

"Contemporary Austrian Expressionism," lecture in conjunction with the Arnulf Rainer and Günter Brus exhibition, Fayerweather Gallery.

1991

"Papermaking and Printmaking," lecture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond.

1990

"Apocalypse Now," lecture, Danville Museum, Danville, Virginia.

1988

One-week workshop as visiting artist, Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

1987

"Outsider Art," panel discussion in conjunction with the exhibition, "Outsider Art," Fayerweather Gallery.

1986

"Opening Flower," lecture, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas.

Two-week residency as visiting artist in papermaking, Pyramid Press and Paperworks, Baltimore.

"Schizophrenic Configuration and Modernist Art," Western State Hospital, Staunton, Virginia.

1985

"Recent Works on Paper," lecture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.

1984

One-day workshop in Printmaking, University of Delaware, Newark

1983

"Recent Works on Paper, lecture, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia.

1982

"Paper as Image," lecture, Pennsylvania State University, State College.

One-day workshop in printmaking, University of Delaware, Newark.

1981

One-week residency in printmaking, Brandywine Graphics Workshop, Philadelphia

 

Images | Images 2 | Images 3 | Images 4 | Bio | Collaboration | Essay

Fall 2007 highlights
Jul
Aug
Selected Emerging & Established Artists
  Newcomers Rob Tarbell, Taliaferro Logan, Kiki Slaughter, and Peyton Hurt will share the stage with well known Dean Dass, Lincoln Perry, and others
Sep Stanley Woodward: 
  A Retrospective
  Stefanie Newman: 
  Reconstructing Art History
Oct Lincoln Perry: 
  Three Decades
Nov Russ Warren: 
  Portraits
  Donna Mintz: 
  Recent Work
Dec Dean Dass:
  Drawings and Paintings
 
Spring 2008 highlights
  Lydia Gasman, Ted Turner, Megan Marlatt, and Rosemarie Fiore
  Charlottesville Second Annual Festival of the Photograph

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