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Brigham Dimick - Associate Professor, Art & Design - brighamdimick@gmail.com

Education
Education 1991

MFA in Painting, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Education 1985

BFA in Painting, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA

Honor/Awards
STEP Family Histories

Seed Grant for Transitional and Exploratory Project, from the SIUE Graduate School; “Family Histories: Floors as Layers Through Time and Space”

faculty mentor award

Faculty Mentor Award, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) program, garnering a stipend for a student studio assistant

Honors/Awards 2012

Illinois Art Council Professional Development Grant

2010 STEP

STEP grant from the SIUE Graduate School; “Inherited Environments”

2008 Summer Research

Summer Research Fellowship, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville:

Collaboration with Honeybees (Apis Mellifera) to Create Self-Portraits Alternatively Made From and Obscured By Honeycomb

2005 summer research fellowship

Summer Research Fellowship, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville:

Self Portraits in Two and Three Dimensions Constructed by Bees, of Honeycomb

2002   artist fellowship

Individual Artist Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

2001 Pew Fellowships

Finalist, Pew Fellowships in the Arts (for Works on Paper)

2000 – Fleisher Art

Fleisher Art Memorial Challenge Exhibition recipient (Philadelphia, PA)

1993 – Individual Artist Grant

Individual Artist Grant, Georgia Council of the Arts

 

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions
Crary Art Gallery

Brigham Dimick: At Home and Beyond, Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA (solo)

2012 Domestic Musings From Above

Domestic Musings From Above, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Belleville, IL

Austin Peay

Brigham Dimick, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN (solo)

Hunt Gallery, Webster

Brigham Dimick, Hunt Gallery, Webster University. St. Louis, MO (solo)

Farrell Learning Center

Brigham Dimick, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (solo)

Mortal Bodies, Jacoby

Brigham Dimick: Mortal Bodies, Jacoby Art Center, Alton, IL (solo)

Sewanee

Brigham Dimick: Waxworks/Drawings, University Art Gallery, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (solo)

Maryville

Brigham Dimick: Works on Paper, Morton J. May Foundation Gallery, Maryville University, Maryville, MO (solo)

Rowhouse Gallery

Brigham Dimick: Works on Paper, Rowhouse Gallery, St. Louis, MO (two-person)

St. Ambrose

Brigham Dimick: Constructions/Entropies, Catich Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA (solo)

MCS Gallery

Brigham Dimick: Works on Paper, MCS Gallery, Easton, PA (solo)

Fleisher Memorial

Challenge Exhibition, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

St. Joseph’s

Brigham Dimick: Work, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Moore College

Brigham Dimick: Wall Reliefs, Philadelphia Wall, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

Ethical Society

Drawings; The Ethical Society of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (two-person)

International Exhibition
2005 Confluences Invitational Exhibition,

Confluences Invitational Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Lungwha University, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. , May 5-Aug 15

Selected Group Exhibitions
Exposure: Ten Years

Exposure: Ten Years, Gallery 210, University of Missouri St. Louis (invitational)

RAC 16

The Craft of Art, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO (invitational)

Cedarhurst 15

Cedarhurst Biennial, Mitchell Museum, Cedarhurst Center For the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL (juried)

Ecocentric15

Ecocentric, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL (invitational)

Dishman Art Museum

Mark(ing) Time: Works on Paper Invitational, Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont, TX (invitational)

Literally Figurative

Literally Figurative, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

DDD&G

DDD&G, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL (invitational)

2012  intersection narratives

Intersecting Narratives (curated by Brian Smith), Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis MO (invitational)

Art of Influence

The Art of Influence, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Eastern Carolina University (invitational)

Transform, St. Charles

Transform, St. Charles Community College, MO (invitational)

Exposure 14

Exposure 14, Three Person Invitational, Gallery 210, University of Missouri St. Louis (invitational)

Western Illinois

Exploring Media, Western Illinois Art Gallery, Macomb, IL (invitational)

Liquid Measure

Liquid Measure, Main Street Art Gallery, Edwardsville, IL (invitational)

Art Trust

Art Trust Exhibition, West Chester, PA (invitational)

Bradley International

31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL (juried)

Plane/Text

Plane/Text, 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA (invitational)

Art of Illness

The Art of Illness, MUC Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville IL (invitational)

Art St. Louis

Open Space: The Art of Landscape,  Art St. Louis,  St. Louis, MO (juried)

PA Council of the Arts

In Our Own Backyard: Pennsylvania Council of the Arts Fellowship Traveling Exhibition

Lancaster Museum of Art, January-February 2004

Mainline Art Center, February-March 2004

Erie Art Museum, July-September 2004

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown, January-April 2005

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona, April-July 2005

Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown University, September-October 2005

Slein Gallery

Summer Group show, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO (invitational)

Altered Forms

Altered Forms, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL (invitational)

Artists Invite Artists

Artists Invite Artists, MUC Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL (invitational)

Curated Exhibitions
In Black and White 15

In Black and White, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

2012 Contemporary Artists Respond to Art History

Contemporary Artists Respond to Art History; Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville IL

Observations & Fabrications

Landscape Painting: Observations & Fabrications; Morris University Center Gallery, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Publications
Crary Gallery – Times Observer

“Two shows grace the halls of the Warren gallery,” by Ben Klein, Times Observer, April 3, 2014, featuring two color reproductions.

“Craft Shaping Humanity at RAC”

Craft Shaping Humanity at RAC”, by Dickson Beal, Webster-Kirkwood Times Observer, June 15, 2016

Landscape Painting: Observations & Fabrications;

Landscape Painting: Observations & Fabrications; Author of Exhibition Publication Essay

2012 art of influence

“Art of Influence” exhibition catalog featuring 2 page spread with color reproduction and self-authored text

“Dimick assesses the relationship of art, talent,”, by Aldemaro Romero

“Dimick assesses the relationship of art, talent,”, by Aldemaro Romero, Edwardsville Intelligencer, November 2.

“Art inspired by history,” by Renata Pipkin

“Art inspired by history,” by Renata Pipkin, of The Edge of the Weekend from the Edwardsville Intelligencer, June 28

“Art of Influence” exhibition catalog

“Art of Influence” exhibition catalog featuring 2 page spread with color reproduction and self-authored text

“Domestic Musings From Above” essay by Steve Brown

“Domestic Musings From Above” essay by Steve Brown in a tri-fold brochure.

“UMSL exhibition explores the nexus of art and science” by Veronique LaCapra

“UMSL exhibition explores the nexus of art and science” by Veronique LaCapra, aired on KWMU (St. Louis affiliate of National Public Radio). September 29, 2011.

“Exposure 14” by curator Terry Suhre

“Exposure 14” by curator Terry Suhre, 3 page essay with color illustrations featuring 3 artists whose work explore the nexus between art and science

Bees and Bodies: The Honeyed Drawings of Brigham Dimick

Bees and Bodies: The Honeyed Drawings of Brigham Dimick, SIUE Office of Research and Projects

“Art Meshes Well With Science,” St. Louis Beacon 2011

“Art Meshes Well With Science,” by Ivy Cooper, St. Louis Beacon, Sept. 12, 2011

“Fragile life, artistic endeavors” in This Week in CAS, September 5, 2011

“Fragile life, artistic endeavors” in This Week in CAS, September 5, 2011

“Recuperating the Subject”, by Dana Turkovic

“Recuperating the Subject”, by Dana Turkovic, two page essay on Dimick’s solo exhibition at The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University

St. Louis Beacon 2009

“Brigham Dimick at Webster University’s Cecille R. Hunt Gallery.” St. Louis Beacon, 2/4/09

Augustana College Art Museum Exhibitions and Programs 2008-09 catalog

“Augustana College Art Museum Exhibitions and Programs 2008-09” catalog; paragraph with half-page reproduction

St. Louis Beacon 08

“Review: Dimick’s ‘Mortal Bodies’”, St. Louis Beacon, Monday, 9/15/08

Intelligencer 08

“Jacoby features SIUE’s Dimick”, Edwardsville Intelligencer, Wednesday, 8/20/08, article with color reproduction

Chattanooga Times Free Press

“Brigham Dimick: Waxworks and Drawings”, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Sunday 9/9/07, article with color reproduction

American Bee Journal

“Illinois Artist Uses Honey Comb in his Artwork”: by Brigham Dimick, the American Bee Journal, volume 147 No. 8, August 2007, pp. 661-2, two color photographs.

Tennessean.com

“Bees Take Over Human Body in Thought-Provoking Exhibit” by Jonathan Marx, Tennessean.com, Sunday 8/26/07, web article – images of two artworks

1708gallery.blogspot.com part 2

Oliver, Amie. “Plane Text: A Conversation with Brigham Dimick”, 1708gallery.blogspot.com, June 1 2007, interview plus image of artwork

1708gallery.blogspot.com

Ross, Fiona. “I know you were wondering what happened to the bees AFTER the show…”, 1708gallery.blogspot.com, July 10 2007, images of artwork

Plane/Text Exhibition Catalog

Plane/Text Exhibition Catalog, for invitational exhibition at the 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA about the intersection between two and three dimensions

31st Bradley International Exhibition Catalog

31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition Catalog

Confluences Exhibition Catalog

Confluences Exhibition Catalog; Lunghwa University of Science and Technology & Pacific Cultural Foundation, bilingual (English and Chinese)

The Art of Illness: Examining the Biomedical Paradigm

The Art of Illness: Examining the Biomedical Paradigm Exhibition Essay, written by Steven Brown, published by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

“How Backyard Wasp Stings Became a Work of Art”

“How Backyard Wasp Stings Became a Work of Art”; Published on January 22, Page 4C, The Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, IL

Recent Lectures and Visits to Universities as Invited Critic
Washington University, St. Louis, MO (BFA critiques)

Washington University, St. Louis, MO (BFA critiques)

Edinboro University, PA (lecture/critiques)

Edinboro University, PA (lecture/critique)

University of New Hampshire (lecture / critiques)

University of New Hampshire (lecture / critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critique)

University of New Hampshire (lecture / critiques)

University of New Hampshire (lecture / critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critique)

2012 Schmidt Center

Schmidt Center for the Arts, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL (lecture)

St. Charles Community College (lecture / critiques)

St. Charles Community College (lecture / critique)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critique)

UMSL (University of Missouri St. Louis) (lecture)

UMSL (University of Missouri St. Louis) (lecture)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critique)

St. Louis Community College, Forest Park (lecture)

St. Louis Community College, Forest Park (lecture)

Austin Peay University (lecture)

Austin Peay University (lecture)

Webster University (lecture)

Webster University (lecture)

Morehead State University (lecture / critique)

Morehead State University (lecture / critique)

Eastern Kentucky University (lecture)

Eastern Kentucky University (lecture)

Western Kentucky University (lecture / critiques)

Western Kentucky University (lecture / critique)

Jacoby Arts Center (lecture)

Jacoby Arts Center (lecture)

The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (lecture)

The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (lecture)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

Webster University, Webster Groves, MO (lecture)

Webster University, Webster Groves, MO (lecture)

Merrimac College, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

Merrimac College, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

Merrimac College, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

Merrimac College, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

Washington University of St. Louis (lecture / critiques)

Washington University of St. Louis (lecture / critique)

St. Ambrose University; Davenport, IA (lecture)

St. Ambrose University; Davenport, IA (lecture)

Recent Experience as Panelist/Juror
2012 Panelist for “Art and Space”

Panelist for “Art and Space” (part of Thinking About Space Colloquium) at SIUE

Panelist, Exposure 14

Panelist, Exposure 14 (with Ronald Leax and Greg Edmondson, moderated by Terry Suhre, Gallery 210, UMSL

Chair of Visual Arts Panel for the National Foundation for the Advancement of Art (NFAA)

Chair of Visual Arts Panel for the National Foundation for the Advancement of Art (NFAA)

Articulated Visions (co-juried with Patricia Olynyk) at Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Articulated Visions (co-juried with Patricia Olynyk) at Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Juror for the Edwardsville Art Center Juried Exhibition, Edwardsville, IL

Juror for the Edwardsville Art Center Juried Exhibition, Edwardsville, IL

Panelist, “Innovations for figure drawing pedagogy”

Panelist, “Innovations for figure drawing pedagogy”, Session 12 at the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) in Mobile, Alabama

(with Jamie Adams, Caleb Weintraub, John Jacobsmeyer).

Juror, Augustana Art Museum

Juror for the Thirty-third Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, Augustana Art Museum, Rock Island, IL

NFAA juror

Visual Arts Panelist for the National Foundation for the Advancement of Art (NFAA),

Adjudications in November of each year;

Interviews, financial awards, and Presidential Scholar nominations each January; Miami, FL

Co-Juror, St. Louis Public Library

Co-Juror (with Jamie Adams) for the 2006-07 Exhibition Season at the St. Louis Public Library

Teaching Experience
2008-present – Associate Professor

Associate Professor in Art & Design, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

Assistant Chair of the Department, SIUE

Assistant Chair of the Department, SIUE

Assistant Professor in Art & Design, Drawing Area Head, SIUE

Assistant Professor in Art & Design, Drawing Area Head, SIUE

University of Pennsylvania

Lecturer in Fine Arts, (teaching 2-D and 3-D Design, Drawing), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Fine Arts, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Professor, Department of Fine Arts, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Professor, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Adjunct Professor, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Instructor, Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

Instructor, Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

Professor, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

Professor (unranked), Painting and Foundation Depts., Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

Associate Instructor, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Associate Instructor, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN