CV

Lives and works in Palm Coast, FL

 

Education

2016     M.F.A. cum laude, Painting and Drawing, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2012     B.F.A. cum laude, Painting and Drawing, Minor in Classical Literature, Miami University, Oxford, OH

 

Professional & Teaching Experience

2016     ART 105 Introduction to Drawing, Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, Fall

              ART 2501 Color Painting, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Summer

             Educational Technology and Curriculum Specialist E-Learning, Assisting Patrick Grigsby, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Spring

2015    GRADhaus Manager, Area and resources manager of graduate students, studios, and facilities, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              ART 2374 Movement and Motion- Drawing, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Fall

              ART 2501 Color Painting, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Summer

              ART 2305 Core Perceptual Studio- Painting, Drawing, and Collage, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Spring

2014     GRADhaus Manager, Area and resource manager of graduate students, studios, and facilities, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

               ART 2501 Color Painting, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Fall

               ART 2501 Color Painting, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Summer

2013     ART 2501 Color Painting, Instructor of Record, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Spring

               WARPhaus Teaching Assistant, Assisting Professor Sean Miller and Bethany Taylor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Fall

               Teaching Assistant: Facilitated class discussion, led critiques, conducted technical seminars, and grading.

               ART 105 Beginning Drawing, Instructor of Record for Three Sections, Miami University, Oxford, OH, Spring

 

Grants/Fellowships/Awards

2017     5x5x5 Best in Show Award: $300, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

2016     Graduate Student Fellowship: $17,250, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2015     Graduate Student Fellowship: $17,250, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2014     Graduate Student Fellowship: $16,500, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              UF Graduate Student Council Travel Grants: $2,000, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2013     Graduate Student Fellowship: $16,000, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2011      Nancy Francis Cady Art Scholarship: $2,500, Miami University, Oxford, OH

 

Artist Residencies

2018     Artist in Residence, Brush Creek Foundation Artist Residency Program,  Saratoga, WY

2017     Artist in Residence, Mary Sky Residency, Handcock, VT

              2017 Edward Trust Artist in Residence, Angelo State University, San Anglo, TX

              Artist in Residence, Jabberwocky Gallery, Algoma, WI

 

Exhibitions

2017     Color: Primary to Tertiary, (Group Exhibition), Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

              Here, There, & Back Again, (Two Person Exhibition), 4Most Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              Diagramming an Echo, (Solo Exhibition), University Gallery, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

              5x5x5, (Juried Exhibition), Hammond Hall Gallery, Jackson State University, Jacksonville, AL

              Unit Lost, (Solo Exhibition), The Jabberwork Gallery, Algoma, WI

              2017 Abstracts Matter, (Juried Exhibition), 311 Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2016     18th Annual Postcards From The Edge, (Group Exhibition), Metro Pictures Gallery, New York City, NY

              #TWITCHproject, (Solo Exhibition), Twitch Interactive, Inc, San Francisco, CA

              Experimental Drawing, (Group Exhibition), Arketype Gallery, Green Bay, WI

              Scatter, (Solo Exhibition), The Art Garage, Green Bay, WI

              Every Story All At Once, (Two-Person Exhibition), Theater Hall, University of Wisconsin- Green Bay Green Bay, WI

              Our Subconscious Ghost, (Solo Exhibition), Florida School of the Arts Gallery, Palatka, FL

              Unfurl Adjust Astir, (Group Exhibition), Waldo Studio Gallery, Gainesville, FL

              7th annual 10x10x10x Tieton, (Group Exhibition), Tieton Arts and Humanities Gallery, Tieton, WA

              The Phantom in the Machine, (Solo Exhibition), University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 

              Necessary Failures, (Group Exhibition), Libby Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2015     17th Annual Postcards From The Edge, (Group Exhibition), Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York City, NY

              MASS 5, (Juried Group Exhibitions), First Magnitude Brewery, Gainesville, FL

              Failure, (Group Exhibition), University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              9th Annual Master Pieces, (Juried Group Exhibition), Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

              12th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle, (International Group Exhibition), Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

              Ocular Obscure, (Two-Person Exhibition), Protocol Gallery, Gainesville, FL

              Abstracts, (International Juried Art Exhibitions), Light Space and Time online Gallery, Jupiter, FL  

              Graduate Research Display, (Curator), College of Fine Arts Building C, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              (mico)light, (Curator and Exhibiter), Display Gallery, Gainesville, FL

              Graduate Research Show Case, (Curator and Exhibitor), College of Fine Arts Building C, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              Something About Space, (Group Exhibition), Foremost Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2014     Trashformations, (Juror), Natural History Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              Sensorium, (Group Exhibition), 4most Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              Luminaire, (Group Exhibition), Graham Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              Re-purposing the Wunderkammer II, (Group Exhibition), Focus Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2013     Re-purposing the Wunderkammer I, (Group Exhibition), WARPhaus Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              2013 Graduate Student Show, (Group Exhibition), 4most Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

              Construction of Paint, (Solo Exhibion), Center Gallery, Oxford Community of Art Center, Oxford, OH

2012     Twenty 12 B.F.A. Capstone Show, (Group Exhibition), Hiestand North Gallery, School of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, OH

              Art at the X, (National Juried Exhibition), Xavier University Art Gallery, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

              Life is Loud, (Group Exhibition), K.A.S. Gallery in Mellowed Art Center, Louisville, KY

              RED, Juried Exhibition, Pop Revolution, Mason, OH

2011     Miami ART, (Group Exhibition), Brazee Street Studio, Cincinnati, OH

 

 Collections

2018     Martin McKeller Private Art Collector at the Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

2017     Edward Trust Foundation at Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

2016     Hector Puig Private Art Collection, Gainesville, FL

2015     University of Florida Medical Center Private Art Collection, Gainesville, FL

 

Publications

2016     Dildilian, L. (2016). Code Switch, (Issue 1).

              Dildilian, L. (2016). Studio Visit Magazine, (Volume 33).

2015     Dildilian, L. (2015). Southern Competition. New American Painters, (118).

 

Online Publications

2015     Kristina Orrego, “Local Artist Overcomes Dyslexia with Art”, WUFT News, June4, 2015. https://www.wuft.org/news/2015/06/04/local-artist-overcomes-dyslexia-with-art/

 

Internships

2016     Studio Assistant, Arnold Mesches Studio Assistant, Gainesville, FL. Studio Assistant: Preparing/ building canvas, maintained the studio, photographic documentation, and creating digital artwork archive.

2015     Studio Assistant, Arnold Mesches Studio Assistant, Gainesville, FL. Studio Assistant: Preparing and building canvas, maintained the studio, and photographic documentation.

2012     Exhibition and Gallery Intern, Oxford Community Art Center, Oxford, OH. Gallery hand, helped in installing, art works management, sales assistant, and clerical work

2011      Apprenticeship for Daniel Bonham, Oxford, OH. Studio Assistant: Preparing traditional artisan materials such as handmade oil paint, oil paint mediums, rabbit skin gesso, preparing pigments, making watercolors, vine charcoal, compressed charcoal, and oil pastels.

 

Lectures

2017     Diagramming an Echo, University Arts Lecture Hall, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX, Aug 14

2016     Proxy of the Ghosts, Theater Hall Lecture Room, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, Oct 31

              Our Subconscious Ghosts, Florida School of the Arts Gallery, Florida School of the Arts, Palatka, FL, August 1

              The Phantom in the Machine, Fine Arts Building D, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, February 23

              Brown Bag Artist Lecture, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, April 23.

2015     Artist Talk, Fine Arts Building D, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, November 15

 

Work Shops

2017     Professional Practice: Artist Writing Workshop, Studio Arts 311, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, March 20.

2016     Space and Place, Fine Arts Building D, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, October 30.

              Material Matters Workshop II, Vine and Compressed Charcoal Demonstration, GRADhaus, Gainesville, FL, February 1.

              Material Matters Workshop I, Handmade Oil Paint Demonstration, GRADhaus, Gainesville, FL, March 5.