Brigham Dimick

Education

1991             MFA in Painting, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1985             BFA in Painting, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA


Honors / Awards

2018             Most Creative Representation of Research Impact Award, SIUE Graduate Research and Studies. 

2017             First Place, 27th annual Cedarhurst Biennial Exhibition,  Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

2017             URCA Creative Activities Mentor of the Semester Award, SIUE

2014-17      Faculty Mentor Awards, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) program,                                   

                       garnering a stipend for a student studio. assistant for four consecutive semesters

2013             Seed Grant for Transitional and Exploratory Project, from the SIUE Graduate    School; "Family        

                      Histories: Floors as Layers Through Time and Space"

2012             Illinois Arts Council Professional Development Grant

2010             Seed Grant for Transitional and Exploratory Project, from the SIUE Graduate School; 

                      "Inherited Environments"

2008            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, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville:

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

2002             Individual Artist Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

2001              Finalist, Pew Fellowships in the Arts (for Works on Paper)

2000             Fleisher Art Memorial Challenge Exhibition recipient (Philadelphia, PA)

1993               Individual Artist Grant, Georgia Council of the Arts


Solo & Two Person Exhibitions 

2019              Tesseracts and Sacred Geometry: The Paintings of Nancy Newman Rice and Brigham Dimick, 

               Mitchell Museum, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL, May 11-July 14

2019              Exit the Stage: Paintings and Drawings by Brigham Dimick, River Campus Art Gallery,       

                        South Eastern Missouri State University October 4-31

2018              Brigham Dimick: Refuges, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

2017              Brigham Dimick: Habitat, Bonsack Gallery, John Burroughs School, St. Louis

2017              Sabbatical Exhibition(2-Person), Art and Design Gallery, SIUE, Edwardsville, IL

2014              Brigham Dimick: At Home and Beyond, Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA (solo)

2012              Domestic Musings From Above, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Belleville, IL (two-person)

2009             Brigham Dimick, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN(solo)

2009             Brigham Dimick, Hunt Gallery, Webster University. St. Louis, MO(solo)

2009             Brigham Dimick,Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Washington University School of   

                         Medicine, St. Louis, MO (solo)

2008             Brigham Dimick: Mortal Bodies,Jacoby Art Center, Alton, IL (solo)

2007             Brigham Dimick: Waxworks/Drawings, University Art Gallery, The University of the South,  

                         Sewanee, TN(solo)

2006             Brigham Dimick: Works on Paper, Morton J. May Foundation Gallery, Maryville University,            

                         Maryville, MO(solo)    

2006              Brigham Dimick: Works on Paper, Rowhouse Gallery, St. Louis, MO(two-person)

2005              Brigham Dimick: Constructions/Entropies, Catich Gallery, Galvin Fine Arts Center, St.  

                         Ambrose University, Davenport,  IA(solo)

2003              Drawings; The Ethical Society of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (two-person)

2002              Brigham Dimick: Works on Paper, MCS Gallery, Easton, PA (solo)

2000             Challenge Exhibition, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA (solo)

1999               Brigham Dimick: Work, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA(solo)

1998               Brigham Dimick: Wall Reliefs, Philadelphia Wall, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA(solo) 


International Exhibition

2005             Confluences Invitational Exhibition,Center for the Arts, Lungwha University, Taipei, Taiwan   

                         R.O.C. , May 5-Aug 15


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018             Artists and Children, Edwardsville Art Center

2017             Artists Choose Artists, Millstone Gallery, COCA Visual Arts, St. Louis, MO (invitational)

2017             Cedarhurst Biennial, Cedarhurst Art Center, Mt. Vernon, IL (juried)

2017             SPACE Exhibition, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (juried)

2017             Louis’s Legacy: Artists Respond to Louis Sullivan, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

2016            The Craft of Art, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO(invitational)

2016             Exposure: Ten Years, Gallery 210, University of Missouri St. Louis (invitational)

2015             Ecocentric, Edwardsville Art Center (invitational)

2015             Cedarhurst Biennial, Cedarhurst Art Center, Mt. Vernon, IL (juried)

2014            Mark(ing) Time: Works on Paper Invitational, Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont, 

                       TX(invitational)

2014             Literally Figurative, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL(invitational)

2013              DDD&G, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL(invitational)

2012             Intersecting Narratives, Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis MO (invitational)

2012             Transform, St. Charles Community College, MO (invitational)

2012             The Art of Influence, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Eastern Carolina University(invitational)

2011              Exposure 14, Three Person Invitational, Gallery 210, 

                        University of Missouri St. Louis(invitational)

2011              Exploring Media, Western Illinois Art Gallery, Macomb, IL(invitational)

2010             Liquid Measure, invitational exhibition at the Main Street Art Gallery, 

                        Edwardsville, IL(invitational)

2008            Art Trust Exhibition, West Chester, PA(invitational)

2007            Plane/Text, 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA (invitational) 

2007           31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL(juried)

2004-05    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

2005            The Art of Illness, MUC Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville IL,(invitational)

2005            Open Space: The Art of Landscape, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO(juried)

2004            Summer Group show, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO(invitational)

2003            Artists Invite Artists, MUC Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL(invitational)

2003            Altered Forms, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL(invitational)


Curated Exhibitions

2018             Artists and Children, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

2017             Collage Mash Up, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville IL 

2017             Louis’s Legacy: Artists Respond to Louis Sullivan, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville IL 

2016             International Exhibit, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

2015             In Black and White; Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville IL

2012            Contemporary Artists Respond to Art History; Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville IL

2006           Landscape Painting: Observations & Fabrications; Morris University Center Gallery, 

                       Southern  Illinois University Edwardsville


Publications (selected)

2018            Putting Real Children in Art: EAC exhibition isn’t all sentimental,by Julia Biggs, 

                      theintelligencer.com, August 13, 2018

2014            “Two shows grace the halls of the Warren gallery,” by Ben Klein, Times Observer, April 3, 2014, 

                      featuring two color reproductions.

2012            “Art of Influence” exhibition catalog featuring 2 page spread with color reproduction and 

                      self-authored text

2012            “Domestic Musings From Above” essay by Steve Brown in a tri-fold brochure.

2012            “Art inspired by history,” by Renata Pipkin, of The Edge of the Weekend from the 

                       Edwardsville Intelligencer, June 28

2012             “Dimick assesses the relationship of art, talent,”, by Aldemaro Romero, Edwardsville  

                       Intelligencer, November 2.

2011              “UMSL exhibition explores the nexus of art and science” by Veronique LaCapra, aired on 

                       KWMU (St. Louis affiliate of National Public Radio). Thursday, September 29, 2011. 

2011             “Exposure 14” by curator Terry Suhre, 3 page essay with color illustrations featuring 3 artists 

                       whose work explore the nexus between art and science

2011              Bees and Bodies: The Honeyed Drawings of Brigham Dimick,  SIUE Office of Research and 

                       Projects, http://www.siue.edu/orp/faculty-profiles.shtml#Dimick

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

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

2009            “Recuperating the Subject”, by Dana Turkovic, two page essay on Dimick’s solo exhibition at 

                       The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery at Webster University, with three color reproductions.

2009            “Brigham Dimick at Webster University’s Cecille R. Hunt Gallery.” St. Louis Beacon, 2/4/09

2008            “Augustana College Art Museum Exhibitions and Programs 2008-09” catalog; 

                       paragraph with half-page reproduction

2008            “Review: Dimick’s ‘Mortal Bodies’”, St. Louis Beacon, Monday, 9/15/08

2008            “Jacoby features SIUE’s Dimick”, Edwardsville Intelligencer, Wednesday, 8/20/08, 

                       article with color reproduction

2007            “Brigham Dimick: Waxworks and Drawings”, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Sunday 9/9/07, 

                       article with color reproduction

2007           “Illinois Artist Uses Honey Comb in his Artwork”: by Brigham Dimick, published in the

                       American Bee Journal, volume 147 No. 8, August 2007, pp. 661-2, with two color photographs.  

2007           “Bees Take Over Human Body in Thought-Provoking Exhibit” by Jonathan Marx,   

                       Tennessean.com, Sunday 8/26/07, web article – images of two artworks

2007           Oliver, Amie. “Plane Text: A Conversation with Brigham Dimick”, 1708gallery.blogspot.com, 

                       June 1 2007, interview plus image of artwork

2007           Ross, Fiona. “I know you were wondering what happened to the bees AFTER the show…”, 

                      1708gallery.blogspot.com, July 10 2007, images of artwork

2007           Plane/Text Exhibition Catalog, for invitational exhibition at the 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA 

                      about the intersection between two and three dimensions

2007           31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition Catalog

2006           Landscape Painting: Observations & Fabrications; Author of Exhibition Publication Essay

2005           Confluences Exhibition Catalog; Lunghwa University of Science and Technology  & 

                      Pacific Cultural Foundation, bilingual (English and Chinese)

2005           The Art of Illness: Examining the Biomedical Paradigm Exhibition Essay, written by 

                      Steven Brown, published by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2005           “How Backyard Wasp Stings Became a Work of Art”; Published on January 22, Page 4C, 

                      The Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, IL


Recent Lectures /Visits to Universities as Invited Critic

2019            Visiting Critic, Fontbonne University MFA program, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

2018            Gallery Talk, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University (lecture)

2018            Visiting Critic, Edinboro University (graduate critiques)

2017            Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL (lecture)

2017            Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

2016            Sam Fox School, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (BFA critiques)

2016            Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

2016            Webster University, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

2016            Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO (panel discussion)

2015            University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

2014            Washington University, St. Louis, MO (BFA critiques)

2014            Edinboro University, PA (lecture/critiques)

2013            University of New Hampshire (lecture / critiques)

2013            Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critique)

2012            Schmidt Center for the Arts, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL (lecture)

2012            St. Charles Community College (lecture / critiques)

2012            Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

2011             UMSL (University of Missouri St. Louis) (lecture)

2010            Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (graduate critiques)

2009           St. Louis Community College, Forest Park (lecture)

2009           Austin Peay University (lecture)

2009           Webster University (lecture)

2008           Morehead State University (lecture / critiques)

2008           Eastern Kentucky University (lecture)

2008           Western Kentucky University (lecture / critique)

2008           Jacoby Arts Center (lecture)

2007           The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (lecture)

2007           Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

2007           Webster University, Webster Groves, MO (lecture)

2006           Merrimac College, St. Louis, MO (lecture)

2006           Washington University of St. Louis (lecture / critiques)

2005           St. Ambrose University; Davenport, IA (lecture)


Experience as Panelist/Juror

2018                      “Pink Pearl” Drawing Competition (co-juror with Mary Borgman), Art St. Louis, 

2018                      “Hybridity”, Juried Competition (co-juror with Joe Page), EAC

2018                      “The Science of It All”, Framations Gallery, St. Charles, MO

2017                      Panelist, “Museum and Community: Collaboration and Crossover Audience”,    '

                                The American Alliance of Museums annual meeting, St. Louis, MO

2016                      Panelist, “The Craft of Art”, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO

2012                      Panelist, “Art and Space” (part of Thinking About Space Colloquium) at SIUE

2011                       Panelist,Exposure 14(with Ronald Leax and Greg Edmondson, moderated by 

                                Terry Suhre, Gallery 210, UMSL

2009-2011          Chair of Visual Arts Panel for the National Foundation for the Advancement of Art (NFAA), Miami, FL

2010                     Articulated Visions (co-juried with Patricia Olynyk) at Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 

2010                     Juror for the Edwardsville Art Center Juried Exhibition, Edwardsville, IL

2009                    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).

2009                    Juror for the Thirty-third Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, 

                               Augustana Art Museum, Rock Island, IL

2006-2009      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 during Arts Week in each January; Miami, FL

2006                    Co-Juror (with Jamie Adams) for the 2006-07 Exhibition Season at the 

                               St. Louis Public Library


Teaching Experience 

2016-present            Professor in Art & Design, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

2008-2016                Associate Professor in Art & Design, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)

2002- 2008              Assistant Professor in Art & Design, Drawing Area Head, SIUE 

2003-2008               Assistant Chair of the Department, SIUE

1996-02                      Lecturer in Fine Arts, (teaching 2-D and 3-D Design, Drawing), 

                                       University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1998-99                      Adjunct Professor, Department of Fine Arts, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA

1996-98                      Adjunct Professor, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

1995-96                      Instructor, Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA

1991-95                       Professor, Painting and Foundation Depts., Savannah College of Art & Design, 

                                      Savannah, GA 

1990-91                      Associate Instructor, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


Community Service

2010 –  now  Board Member, Board of Directors, Edwardsville Art Center, head of Exhibitions Committee

2018  Cool Cities Board Member, advisory committee on environmental issues to the City of Edwardsville