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 however 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
BA – International Christian University, Tokyo

 

Group Exhibitions
2017
NYAA: Tribeca Ball
NYAA: Open Studios
NYAA: Thesis Exhibition
SGCI Atlanta
Hida-Takayama Contemporary Woodblock Prints Triennale
516 Arts: "Cross Pollination"
287 Bleecker St.: "M.O.: Layered"

2016
NYAA: "Deck the Walls"
NYAA: Tribeca Ball
NYAA: Open Studios
IPCNY: Printfest
Jackson Junge Gallery: “Beauty”

2015
NYAA: "Deck the Walls"
IPCNY: Printfest
Collier West: “Small Works”

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

 

Bibliography
2015
Rollick Magazine
Jaggery Magazine

2014
Blue Fifth Review's Blue Five Notebook

2013
Sundog Lit Magazine
Élémentaire Zine
Interview with Arts Entertainment

 

Workshops and Events

2015
Ultimate Painting Session 38 (Chicago IL)

2014
Beginner Photography Workshop at Asian Health Coalition's Teen Advisory Panel