RESUME

Lives and works in Iowa City, IA

EDUCATION                                          

1972
Fulbright Scholar, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India
1969                         
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016
Taymour Grahne, New York, NY
2015                         
Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2014                         
Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY
2013
Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Regina Rex Gallery, Queens, NY
2012
Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2011
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri
2007
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri
2001-02
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2000
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
1991
Connecticut College, New London, CT
1983
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
1982
Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
1980
Carolyn Schneebeck Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS                                                   

2014
Regina Rex Gallery, NADA Art Fair, New York, NY
2013
Planthouse, New York, NY
2013
Tory Golliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2012
Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Gallery, New York, NY
Martos Gallery, New York, NY
BS Gallery, Iowa City, IA
2011
Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Edward Thorpe Gallery, New York, NY
TCB Art, Melbourne, Australia
2009
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Schmidt Contemporary Art, Art Miami, Miami, FL
2007
Normal Editions, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Wake Forest University, NC
2006
Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Kraushaar Galleries, New York, NY
The Esther Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
2003
Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
2002        
Delta Axis Gallery, Memphis, TN
2001                     
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Illinois Arts Council, Artstour Program, Normal Editions Workshop
2000                          
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
Yau, John. "With an Eye to Our Common Future." Hyperallergic, 18 Dec. 
2014
McQuaid, Cate, “‘This Land’ is small land,” The Boston Globe,  g, arts wednesday, 
     1 January 2014: G3&G4. Reproduction
2013
Smith, Terri C., “John Dilg and Karsten Krejcarek,” essay accompanying Regina Rex 
     exhibition, April, 2013
2012
Smith, Roberta, “Like Watching Paint Thrive,” New York Times, 
     Weekend Arts, 29 June 2012: C21&26 and online slide 
     show
Koeppel, Fredric, “Memphis’ top exhibitions rife with revelations,”
     Years “Best of” List 10 best exhibitions of 2012, Critic’s top choice,
     27 December 2012
Koeppel, Fredric. “Dilg: Understated magnificence,” The  Commercial
     Appeal, GO Memphis, 23 November 2012:10. Reproduction
     (http://www.gomemphis.com/) news/2012/nov/23/subdued-palette-
     and-spare-images-> belie-paintings
Butcher, Dwayne, “Painter’s Painter – Work by John Dilg at Clough-
     Hanson,” The Memphis Flyer, 22-28 November 2012:3
     (http://m.memphisflyer.com/memphis/  painterspainter/Content? 
      oid=3301166&issue=3301120)
Dobbins, Hamlett, “Sources in Another World,” catalog essay accompanying Clough-
      Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College exhibition, October, 2012
Adelaide, Kari, “Shoot the Lobster,” Huffington Post, Arts and Culture,
      Article, 1 June 2012
2011
Johnson, Stacey, MAKE Magazine, review of Luise Ross Gallery exhibition, 2011
2008
Weidle, Jim, “Regional Art Revolution: The Little ICON That Could,”
     The Iowa Source, ARTS, July 2008: 33 Reproduction 
Bonetti, David, “John Dilg: Recent Work”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 
     Entertainment: Visual Arts 27 January 2008
Gay, Malcolm, St. Louis Art Capsules, Riverfront Times, Arts and
     Entertainment, 16 January 2008 (also 23, 30 Jan;  6, 13 Feb)
Art Patrol.com, Patrol Log, online review, 23 January 2008 
2007
Patterson, Tom, “Old, New, Borrowed . . . “, Winston-Salem Journal, LIVING: FOCUS
      ON ARTS, 16 September 2007: E3
2006
Rathje, Terry, “A Door Left Open”, River Cities’ Reader, ART, 6-12, September 2006:
      15, 17 Reproductions 
2004
Fallon, Roberta, “Green Room – The Esther Klein Gallery devotes itself to one
      color”, Philadelphia Weekly, arts and entertainment >> art, 20-26 October 2004
Fallon, Roberta and Rosof, Libby, “Code green”, Artblog, 21 October 2004: 7-8.
      Reproduction.  (www.fallonandrosof.com/artblog)
Bonetti, David, “Three galleries along McPherson offer vitality and variety (John
      Dilg), ” St. Louis Post- Dispatch, Arts and Entertainment, 9 May 2004: F4
Cooper, Ivy, “John Dilg: Recent Paintings”, Riverfront Times (St. Louis), Current
      Shows, Ivy Cooper Encapsulates the St. Louis Art Scene, 5 May 2004 (also 28 April)
2002
Leffingwell, Edward, “John Dilg at Luise Ross”, Art in America, Review of Exhibitions,
      New York, June, 2002: 125. Reproduction  
2001
Thenhaus, Paulette, “The work of John Dilg”, The Zephyr (Galesburg), Art View, 12 July
      2001: 8. Reproduction
Lockwood, Wes, “Patient Process”, New Art Examiner, Reviews, May-June 2001: 101.   
      Reproduction
Wright, Lesley, “John Dilg”, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Patient Process,
      (catalog).  3 February – 15 April 2001: 34. Reproduction  
Doe, Donald , “Trusting Intuition”, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Patient Process, 
      (catalog). 3 February – 15 April 2001: 28-29
Hibbard, Skye and Swanson, Dallas, “’Patient Process’ Lecture Series”, The Scarlet and 
       Black (Grinnell), cute and jaded, 16 February 2001
Daniels, Jeff, “John Dilg: ‘Perfect Memories’”, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Arts &
      Entertainment, 18 February 2001: F6
Suhre, Terry, “’Perfect’ Memories”, Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 
      ‘Perfect’ Memories, (catalog). 25 January – 24 February 2001: 2-3
2000
Johnson, Ken, “Art Guide - Galleries: Soho”, The New York Times, Weekend, 24 March
      2000:  B34.    Also: “Art Guide-Last Chance”, Weekend, 31 March 2000: B34
Fleming, Jeff, “Iowa Artists 2000”, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artists 2000, 
      (catalog). 18 August – 22 October 2000: 6
1998
Conklin, Jo-Ann, “Souvenirs of the Walk”. The University of Iowa.  John Dilg  Paintings    
      1994 – 1998, (catalog). July, 1998: 1 – 9
1997
Horowitz, Steve, “The Nature of Abstract Art”,  ICON, 23 January 1997: 9. Reproduction
1986
Firestone, Evan, “Landscape and Abstraction”. In Ames, Iowa, The Octagon Center for 
     the Arts. Abstracted Landscape: Four Iowa Painters, (catalog). 7 September 
     - 12 October 1986: 7 – 8.
1984
Krontel, Ron, “Chicago Cross Section,” In Athens, Ohio, Trisolini Gallery of Ohio
     University. Chicago Cross Section, (exhibition catalog). 7 May – 8 June 1984: 6.
1983
Nugent, Bob L., “The Other Tradition – Chicago Abstract Painting”. In Rohnert Park, 
     California, Sonoma State University Art Gallery. Chicago Abstract Painting, 
     (catalog). Traveling exhibition. November 1982 – March 1983: 1.
Queen, Larry, “John Dilg, Gordon Powell,” New Art Examiner, 11, 2 (November 1983).
1982
Hayakawa, Alan, “Dilg Paintings Play Around Edges of Representation”, The Oregonian, 
     Arts and Leisure, 25 September 1982: E7.
1981
Elliot, David, “Art”, Chicago Sun Times, Show,  “The art of worthwhile criticism”, 12
     April 1981: 23
1980
Findsen, Owen, “Art”, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 21 September 1980: F-9.
1978
Rhodes, Stephen, “John Dilg”. In the Iowa Arts Council, New Talent 1977 (catalog).
     Traveling exhibition. 1977 – 1978: 11.
1974
Berrian, Allegra, “Variety Marks Two Shows”, The Spokesman Review, 28 April 1974: 
     10f.