about

[Lilla Dent]
drawing • printmaking • photography

 

I have always been interested in the strange, the humorous, and the absurd, and enjoy trying to push the optical boundaries of "monochrome" work. My current body of work focuses on the hidden stories and secret lives of seemingly inanimate objects – the soul which memories and experience impart to our everyday items. Is there truly such a thing as an inanimate object?

 

Education
MFA, New York Academy of Art, NYC
BA, International Christian University, Tokyo

 

Solo Exhibitions
2018:
April Featured Artist, Ice House Gallery, Evanston, IL

 

Group Exhibitions
2018:
Art Printed #1, CICA Museum, Seoul, South Korea
The Mask, Millepiani, Rome, Italy
Red, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Diaries, 4Art Space at the Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
Buck Naked, Bucktown Gallery, Chicago, IL
Dune Birds in Art, Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, Porter, IN
Concurrence, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, IL
Landscapes, Fusion Art International Online Juried Art Exhibition
University of Chicago National Arts Program Exhibition, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017: New York Academy of Art & Gallery Poulsen: Graduates 2017, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hida-Takayama International Contemporary Woodblock Prints Triennale, Takayama Shimin Bunka Kaikan, Takayama, Japan
The Little Things, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
Single Fare 4, Raw at Highline Locations, NYC, NY
Bon Marché, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
Cross Pollination, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
Southern Graphics Conference International, Southern Graphics, Atlanta, GA
M.O.: Layered, 287 Bleecker Street, NYC, NY (curated by Cameron Ledy)
Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY
Open Studios, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY
Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY

2016: Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY
Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY
Open Studios, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY

Printfest, IPCNY, NYC, NY

Beauty, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015: Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, NYC, NY
Printfest, IPCNY, NYC, NY
Small Works, Collier West, NYC, NY

2014: Eat Drink and Be Merry, Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL
HE[ART]: Art For Our Sake, Chicago Artery, Chicago, IL
Artish, Odradrek Theatre, Chicago, IL
Open House, Fulton St. Collective, Chicago, IL
I Am Fest, Chicago House of Blues, Chicago, IL

 

Bibliography
OURS Online Magazine, “Polaroid,” March 2018
OURS Online Magazine, “Processed Feed,” July 2017
PM MEGAzine (Issue 1 Vol 2), Dec 2017
Hyunjee Lee, “See Contemporary Art by Graduating New York Art Students,” New York Magazine, May 18, 2017.
“Maguro,” Rollick Magazine, March 29 2015.
“Lilla Dent,” Jaggery Magazine, August 2 2015.
“Blue Five Notebook,” Blue Fifth Review, January 2014.
“The Wine Dark Sea,” Sundog Lit, November 2013.