Dean Dass

  • Selected Works

    Fireflies, 2017.
    Oil on linen
    48 x 84”

    Teton Creek at Rainey Bridge, 2017.
    Oil on linen
    34 x 60”

    Blue Hole, 2017.
    Oil on wood
    31.75 x 48”

    Pale Yellow Spreading Cloud, 2017.
    Gouache, ink, pigments, kaolin, marble dust on paper mounted on wood
    26.5 x 53.5”

    Pale Yellow Cloud, 2015.
    Gouache, pigments, marble dust, ink, acrylic on paper mounted on panel
    31.25 x 47.5”

    Teton Creek at Rainey Bridge, 2017.
    Oil on linen
    24.5 x 3

    Moormans River, 2017.
    Oil on panel
    14 x 24

    Downy, 2017.
    Oil on linen
    15.75 x 12”

    Shield, 2017.
    Mica on linen with traces of pigment
    14.5 x 14.5″

     

  • Previous Exhbitions
  • Curriculum Vitae

    SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2015    THE KINGDOM, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville

    2015    ANIMALS AND CLOUDS, New City Arts Initiative, Charlottesville

    2014    BIENNIALE INTERNATIONALE D’ESTAMPE CONTEMPORAINE, Trois-Rivières, Douro, Portugal

    2013    NEW PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville

    2011    CLOUDS, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

    2011    HEAVEN AND EARTH, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville

    2011    STUDIES FOR A PROJECT THAT CANNOT BE REALIZED, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville

    2010    WORK ON PAPER, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

                THE LOST COLONY, Babcock Gallery, Sweet Briar College, Amherst, Virginia

                TROPES OF OBJECTIVITY, School of Architecture Gallery, Charlottesville                                

    2009    NEW PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    2008    NEW DRAWINGS, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

    2007    PARIS ROMANCE, ADA Gallery, Richmond

                NEW DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    2005    NEW PAINTINGS, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    2004    MNEMOSYNE, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

    2003    THE AGE OF PARTIAL OBJECTS, University of Akron, Ohio

    MNEMOSYNE, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    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    LAMENTATION, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie

                NEW WORK, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

    1997    WORKS ON PAPER, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä, Finland

    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    1708 East Main Gallery, Richmond

    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

    2010    THE NEW WORLD, Sam Witt and Dean Dass, NPR Gallery, Charlottesville

    2009    ART, ARTIFACT, UI Center for the Book, Iowa City, Iowa

    THE NEW WORLD, The Printmakers Left, Graphica Creativa, 12th International Print Trienniel, Galleria Harmonia, Jyväskylä (catalog)

    SELECTED WORKS, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

    2008    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Virginia Faculty Exhibition

                30 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland

    The Projects Gallery, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

    Exchange IV: Contemporary Prints, East Gallery, Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

    2007    THE SCATTERING OF NATIONS: Selections from The Land of Wandering, The Printmakers Left, Underground Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa

    2006    BEYOND WORDS: Artists’ Books, University Art Gallery, Sewanee: University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee

                DARK LIGHT, Dean Dass and Clay Witt, Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    2005    THE LAND OF WANDERING, The Printmakers Left, Off-Grounds Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (catalog)

                American Prints in Troubled Times, American University in Cairo, Egypt`

    2004    THE NEW LANDSCAPE, ADA Gallery, Richmond

    WAKING DREAMS, University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville

    WITHIN OUR BORDERS, Hermitage Foundation Museum, Norfolk

    Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

    2003    Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

                Les Yeux Du Monde, Charlottesville

    THE METAPHORICAL HOUSE, Jyväskylä Art Museum

    CONTEMPORARY REALISM, Ada Gallery, Richmond

    SENSORY EXPERIENCE, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    2002    THE CIRCULAR RUINS, Pennsylvania State University; University of Wyoming

                BIRDS, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

                THE METAPHORICAL HOUSE, University of Wyoming, Laramie

                THE LANGUAGE OF ARTIST’S BOOKS, University of Wyoming

                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 (catalog)

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

    2000    Les Yeux Du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville

                Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia

     

    • 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 (catalog)

    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)

    1. 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

    1986    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

                WORKS ON PAPER, Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania

                Sonoma State College, Rohner Park, California

    1985    Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia

                PENNSYLVANIA ARTISTS ON PAPER, Dolan/Maxwell Gallery, Philadelphia

                AMERICAN PRINTMAKER’S INVITATIONAL, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

                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)

    1984    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 Printmaker’s 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

     

    PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

    Brooklyn Museum of Art

    Charlotte Printmaker’s Society, North Carolina

    Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina

    Des Moines Art Center; Des Moines, Iowa

    Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

    Free Library of Philadelphia

    Iowa State University, Ames

    Jersey City Art Museum, New Jersey

    Jyväskylä Art Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland

    Kansas State University, Lawrence

    National Collection of Poland, Kraków

    North Carolina Print & Drawing Society, Charlotte

    Ohio State University Rare Book Library

    Philadelphia Museum of Art

    State of Iowa, Herbert Hoover Building, Des Moines

    Southern Graphics Council

    Special Collections, Alderman Library, University of Virginia

    Temple University, Philadelphia

    University of Dallas, Irving

    University of Denver

    Special Collections; University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls

    University of South Dakota, Vermillion

    University of Virginia Hospitals, Charlottesville

    Fralin Museum,University of Virginia, Charlottesville

    University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie

    Virginia Commission for the Arts, Richmond

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

     

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