ESTABLISHED ARTIST: LA Sculptor Guy Dill

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guy dill piedBorn May 30, 1946
Lives in Los Angeles, Works in Venice, CA

Education: 1970  Chouinard Institute of Art, Los Angeles, California

Awards

2000: Stars of Design Lifetime Achievement for Art Award, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California
1997: California Heritage Museum Artist’s Award
1981: National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship
1974: First Prize, American Show, Chicago Institute of Art
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship
1972: Theodoron Award, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Website: https://www.guydill.com/recentWorks.html

guy dill
White Loma – 2015 – Powder Coated Aluminum 93″ x 40″ x 37″
12 / 26 Spanish Mirror 1988 Black painted Steel 161" x 413" x 96" Qualcom Corporation, San Diego, CA
Spanish Mirror – 1988 – Black painted Steel – 161″ x 413″ x 96″ Qualcom Corporation, San Diego, CA

 

Museum collections

Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
M.H. DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, California
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, Colorado
Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, California
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California
Roy R. Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Washington DC
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum, Hartford, Connecticut
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

 

guy dill white
Left: Cache – 2015 – Powder Coated Aluminum 76″ x 47″ x 58″ Center: White Loma – 2015 – Powder Coated Aluminum 93″ x 40″ x 37″ Right: White Alumni (small) – 2015 – Powder Coated Aluminum 34″ x 18″ x 15″

Guy Dill has already an outstanding career as a sculptor. He is known for his monumental outdoor sculptures made of metal installed throughout great places in the US. His very recent (starting in 2014) series of white color indoor sculptures shows an outstanding achievement.

See more about Dill’s creative process -from cardboard to metal- in his studio in Venice with interesting video from ERIC MINH SWENSON on Vimeo, below:

 

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