Guy Dill Biography

​CURRENT

Selected Current and Recent Commissions, 2011-2012 


1. 9' Bronze, Mummy Mountain, Phoenix, AZ

2. 16' Bronze to be permanently installed at the corner of Robertson and Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA

3. 11' white Carrara Marble sculpture from the "Passage" series to be installed in a private collection in Singapore. 

4. 13' Bronze from the "Los Angeles" series to be installed in a private collection in Chicago, IL

5. 3-14' tall Aluminum works for the Peabody Convention Center, Orlando, FL

6. 2- 20' tall by 10' wide by 1/2" thick Aluminum drawings for the Peabody Convention Center, Orlando, FL

7. 7' Painted steel "Notes From the Campus Gates" series, permanent installation at the corner of Beverly and Wilshire in Beverly Hills, CA


Selected One Man Exhibitions:

2012 Alba, Italy, "The Venice Angel" courtesy of Peter Findlay Gallery, NYC
2012 425 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, "Bronzes", courtesy of Meyerovich Gallery, San      Francisco, CA
2012 Miriam Shiell Fine Art, Toronto, Ontario
2011 Leslie Sacks Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA (Getty PST)
2011 212 Gallery, Aspen, CO
2011 Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions:

  2012 Guy Dill and Artists of his Generation
  Works on paper by Guy Dill, Robert Raushenberg, Frank Stell and Jim Dine
  San Francisco, CA
  2011 LA5: Sculpture that Shaped the City, PYO Gallery
  Guy Dill, Lloyd Hamrol, Peter Shire, Michael Todd, Robert Williams
  Los Angeles, CA
  2011 The Artist's Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  2010 Harman Eisner Artist in Residence, Aspen Institute
  2010 The Arist's Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA 




1976-2009



RECENT PUBLIC EXHIBITIONS:

2006 Guy Dill: A Decade, American University Museum, Washington,DC 
2006 Translucence: Southern California Art from the 1960s and 1970s, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
2005 West! Frank Gehry and the Artists of Venice Beach, 1962-1978, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota 


AWARDS:

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


POSITIONS:

1985-Present Advisory Council for the Arts, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
1989-91 Los Angeles Arts Council, Los Angeles, California
1982-83 California Arts Council Selection Panel
1981-82 Artists Advisory Council, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
1978-82 Head Sculpture Department, University of California, Los Angeles
1977-78 Lecturer, Sculpture Department, University of California, Los Angeles
1977 Visiting Artist-Lecturer, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio


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


SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:

* Indicates Public Collection

Regent Bal Harbour Hotel, Miami, Florida 
3-Arts Entertainment, Beverly Hills, California
ABC Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Arden Group, Calabasas, California *
Bank of Beverly Hills, California
Boston Consulting Group, Los Angeles, California
Burbank Medical Plaza, California*
California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks,California*
California State University, Fullerton California*
California State University, Long Beach, California *
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California *
City of Brea, Brea, California *
City of Hope, Duarte, California *
Crown Plaza Building, Los Angeles, California
Employment Development Department, Sacramento, California State Art in Public Places *
Federal Building, Huron, South Dakota; GSA Commission *
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, California
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida * 
Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, California
Four Seasons Hotel, Doha, Qatar
Gas Company Building, Los Angeles, California
General Telephone Headquarters, Thousand Oaks, California
Global Crossing, Beverly Hills, California
Hughes Center, Summa Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada *
Lexington Hills, Camarillo, California
Life Technologies Corporation, Potomac, Maryland
Magic Johnson Foundation, Beverly Hills, California
Mandarin Oriental, Boston, Massachusetts 
Maple Plaza, Beverly Hills, California *
Miami Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged, Miami, Florida *
Mitsubishi Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Florida *
Moffett Park, Sunnyvale California * 
The Mosaic, Miami, Florida 
Neiman Marcus Department Store, Beverly Hills, California
Niigata Raceway, Tokyo, Japan *
Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, Virginia
Pacific Capital Group, Beverly Hills, California *
Pacific Enterprises Collection, Los Angeles, California
Peabody Convention Center, Orlando, Florida * 
Pilgrim Group, Los Angeles, California
Price Waterhouse, San Diego, California
Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, California *
Rancon Realty Funds, San Bernardino, California
Regent, One Bal Harbour, Miami, Florida 
Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California
Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington D.C.
Ritz Carlton Hotel, White Plains, New York 
Ritz Carlton Hotel Residences, Tokyo, Japan
Royal Caribbean International, Allure of the Seas, Stockholm, Sweden * 
Sao Paulo Bank, Los Angeles, California
Sekisui-Ta Corporation, Brea, California *
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York 
Sony Music Campus, Santa Monica, California *
South Park Development, Los Angeles, California *
St. Joseph's Hospital, Orange, California *
Steelcase Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Tama-Gawa-En, Tokyo, Japan
The Pointe, Calabasas, California *
Transamerica Corporation, Los Angeles, California
Union Bank, Beverly Hills, California *
University of California, Davis *
University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson Business Building *
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee * 
Venice Renaissance Building, Venice, California *
Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio *
Yokohama Royal Park Hotel Nikko, Yokohama, Japan


SELECTED ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS:

2011 212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2011 Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco California
2010Zane Bennett Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico 
2009 Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2009Artzuid, Amsterdam 
2008 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2007 American University Museum, Washington, DC
2007 Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, California
2006 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2006 Peter Findlay Gallery, New York City, New York
2005 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2005 Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, California
2004 Peter Findlay Gallery, New York City, New York
2003 Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, California
2002 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2002 La Subbia Gallery, Pietrasanta, Italy
2000 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2000 Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, California
2000 Michael Dunev Art Projects, Torroella de Montgri, Spain
1999 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1998 Ellipse Exhibitions, Brussels, Belgium
1998 Aurobora Press, San Francisco, California
1997 Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1997 Ellipse Exhibitions, Brussels, Belgium
1997 Aurobora Press, San Francisco, California
1996 Ellipse Exhibitions, Brussels, Belgium
1995 Denny Vaughn Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
1993 Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1990 Kay Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, California
1989 San Diego Design Center, San Diego, California
1989 Annex Gallery, San Diego, California
1988 Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
1988 Security Pacific Bank, Art in the Plaza, Los Angeles, California
1988 Ochi Gallery, Boise, Idaho
1986 Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1984 Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1983 Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1982 Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1982 Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1981 Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1980 Ivory-Kimpton Gallery, San Francisco, California
1980 California State University at Bakersfield
1979 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1978 Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1977 Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1977 Dobrick Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1977 Arco Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
1976 Pace Gallery, New York, NY
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Born: 1946

​United States Coast Guard: 1963-1967

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

Harman Eisner Artist in Residence, Aspen Institute, Aspen Colarado, 2010