Lesley Dill works in sculpture, photography and performance, using a variety of media and techniques to explore themes of language, the body, and transformational experience. Her work has been widely exhibited and collected and can be found in the collections of the Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; Cleveland Museum of Art, Kemper Museum, Kansas City; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among many others.
Maryland Institue of Art, Baltimore, M.F.A. 1980.
Smith College, Northampton, M.A.T. 1974.
Trinity College, Hartford, B.A. 1972.
Anonymous Was A Woman, 2008
Rockefeller Foundation Multi Artists Production Award with Tom Morgan, 2007
Maryland Institute of Art, Alumna Award, 2007
Selected Solo Exhibitions
"Paper and Bronze," George Adams Gallery, New York, NY, 2010.
"I Heard A Voice: The Art of Lesley Dill," organized by the Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN and traveling to Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL; Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, University Park, PA; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR; Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, 2009-2010.
"Lesley Dill." Galeria Thomas Cohn, Sao Paolo, Brazil, 2009.
"Word Queens," Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2007.
"Tremendous World." Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, New York, 2007.
"A Fine Line." Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, New York, 2006.
"New Work." George Adams Gallery, New York, 2006.
"I Heard as If I Had No Ear: Lesley Dill and Tom Morgan," Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, 2006.
"The Thrill Came Slowly: Prints and Multiples 1990-2005," George Adams Gallery, New York, 2005; travelling to the Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, 2006, Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, 2006, Center of Contemporary Arts, St. Louis, 2007.
"Speak and Be Spoken To." Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 2005.
"Blue." Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA, 2005.
"New Works." Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC, 2005.