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(American, b. 1984)

Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
2012 MFA, Painting, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007 BA, Studio Art and Biology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
2005 Rome Summer Program, Rhode Island School of Design, Rome, Italy


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018
Low Relief Inferno, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017
Reverse Rehearsal, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, Chicago, IL

2015
Inland Antic, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013
Yellow Humid Picture Night, Autumn Space, Chicago, IL Outside, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington D.C.

2012
DUTTON, Untitled. Fair, Miami Beach, FL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Group Portrait, Unisex Salon, New York, NY (forthcoming)

2016
Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy

2015
New American Paintings: Midwest Edition, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

2014
Outdoor Disco, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL
Looking Back Six Years: Part Two, Selected New Acquisitions, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME
Starwalker Gala, Threewalls Benefit Exhibition, Chicago, IL

2013
Scenery: The Appearance of a Place, Adult Contemporary, Chicago, IL
Saturation Point, DUTTON, New York, NY

2012
New Work, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
On the Double, DUTTON, Austin, TX
Ex, Carousel Projects, Chicago, IL
NADA NYC, Champion, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Whitney Houston Biennial, Murdertown, Chicago, IL
Ex, IAM Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Champion Temporary, Champion, Austin, TX
Roger's Grocery, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL
Worth-While, Chicago Loop Alliance, Chicago, IL
We Are Monsters, Pleasant Plains Workshop, Washington D.C.
MDW Fair, The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago, IL
Small(er) Works Show, Manifest Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2010
Funny Stuff, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009
E.A.S.T., Pump Project, Austin, TX
Morsel Remains, Long Island City, NY

2008
Alumni Exhibition, Middlebury College Center for the Arts, Middlebury, VT

2007
Sothebyʼs Summer Art Show, New York, NY
Senior Thesis Exhibition, Johnson Memorial Gallery, Middlebury, VT

HONORS AND AWARDS
2014
Honorable Mention, Texas Contemporary Award, jurors Bill Arning and Anne Ellegood

2010
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Enrichment Scholarship

2007
Senior Work Fellowship, Middlebury College

LECTURES AND PANELS
2013
Conversation with Seth Hunter, Autumn Space, Chicago, IL

2011
Visiting Artist, Soft Logic Fibers Class, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

CURATORIAL WORK
2014-Present
Co-Director, Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago, IL
Curator, Outdoor Disco, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011
Curator, My Ghost at Home, Parallax Gallery, Chicago, IL

2010
Curator and Co-Founder, One Night Stand Exhibitions, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017-Present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing Department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013-2016
Painting and Drawing Department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
Dye, Ashleigh and Sierputowski, Kate, “Josh Dihle’s Material Lust,” INSIDE \ WITHIN, June, 2015
Guardalabene, Peter Francis, “Interview with Artist Josh Dihle,” Elmhurst Art Museum Blog, July 1, 2015
Pocaro, Alan, “Review: Josh Dihle/Valerie Carberry Gallery,” Newcity, May 29, 2015

2014
Davenport, Bill, “TX Contemporary Cycle-O-Rama,” Glasstire,September 9, 2014
Lieby, Sofia, “The Irrational Act of Painting: Josh Dihle in Conversation with Sofia Lieby,” Bad At Sports Blog, August 15, 2014
New American Paintings, Issue 113, Open Studios Press
Rae, Haniya, “What Happens When Art Imitates Nature,” Artsy Editorial, July 21, 2014

2013
Velez, Pedro, “Eye Exam: My Top Art Picks for Chicago and the Midwest, 2013,” Newcity, December 17, 2013
Jenkins, Mark, “Josh Dihle,” The Washington Post, April 12, 2013
Bad At Sports, “Top 5 Weekend Picks,” March 15, 2013

2011
Weidman, Michelle, “’My Ghost at Home,’ Inaugural Show at SAIC’s Parallax Gallery,” FNewsMagazine, October 2, 2011
Student Union Galleries Online, Artist Profiles, “Interview with Josh Dihle,” September 2011

2006
“Anatomy of an Artist,” ALSO Magazine, 2006