Jeffrey Dell grew up on the west coast, mostly in Oregon. His studies ceramics at Hamline University, switching to works on paper just as he graduated. Dell was a two-year graduate assistant at Bucknell University, and then subsequently received his MFA in Printmaking from the University of New Mexico. He was a Fellow for two years at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, in Venice, IT. Since 2000 he has been area head of Printmaking at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. His work is in the collection of the Blanton Museum of Art, as well as private and commercial collections nationally. He has exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston and abroad.
2000 MFA Printmaking, the University of New Mexico, Albuerque, NM
1995 Two year, non-degree graduate assistant, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
1992 BA Ceramics, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
Terraplane, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Three Ways of Knowing the Same Thing, Georgetown Arts Center, Georgetown, TX (two-person)
Maquette Moon, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX
The Near Distant Future, Super Dutchess Gallery, New York, NY. (two-person)
Jeffrey Dell and Takuji Hamanaka, Editions/Artists' Book Fair, New York, NY, presented by DEASIL Projects
Jeffrey Dell: Prints, Honolulu Printmakers Gallery, Honolulu, HI
We're Not Even Supposed to Be Here, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio (three-person)
Future Castles, Three Walls Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Future Castles, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX
Under Pressure; Redifining the Multiple, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY (curated, four-person)
Try to See It My Way, Surplus Gallery, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL (curated, group)
The Contemporary Print, Austin, TX, Juried by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print (group)
East Coast Screenprint Biennial, Troy, NY (group, juried)
Sightings, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
New Prints Winter, International Print Center, New York, NY (group, juried)
Dreamland, Gallery Urbane, Dallas, TX
I Have No Magic Yet, Islander Gallery at TAMUCC, Corpus Christi, TX (three-person)
Sightings, Flatbed Press, Austin, TX
Boundary Extension, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX
Print Austin: The Contemporary Print, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX (group, juried)
Cake, Museo dei Piccoli, La Maddalena, Sardegna, IT
Cassie White and Jeffrey Dell, Georgetown Art Center, Georgetown, TX (two-person)
Spatial Planes, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX (group, curated)
Big Picture Show, 1285 Gallery, Avenue of the Americas Gallery, organized by the International Print Center New York, NY (group)
Blush, Gallery CA, 440 E Oliver Street, Baltimore, Maryland (three-person)
Feint, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
Frenemies and Follies, Conkling Gallery, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
To Each Their Own, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX (group)
New Prints: Fall 2013, International Print Center New York, NY (group, juried)
Follies, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
Follies, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX
Transition, LIA (Leipzig International Art Programme), Leipziger Baumsollspinnerei, Leipzig, DE, curated by Anna Louise Rolland and Majla Zeneli in collaboration with Maniere Noire Gallery, Berlin, DE (group)
De-Luxe, Austin Museum of Art/Arthouse, Austin,TX, group, curated by Kimberli Gant (group)
Frenemies, Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX
Medium Small, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX, four person, curated by Anastasia Colombo, (group, curated)
Oso Bay National Printmaking Exhibition, Texas A&M Corpus Christi Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX (group, juried)
25th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA (group) juried by Lynn Gumpert
Frenemies, D Berman Gallery, Wimberley, TX
Third Coast National, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX, (group) Juried by Trenton Doyle Hancock
83rd Annual International Competition: Printmaking, The Print Center, Philadelphia,
PA (group), juried by Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett
In Print II, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM (group)
Big Pelt, D Berman Gallery, Austin, TX
Hybrids and Seedlings, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX
Hybrids and Seedlings, Flatlanders Galleries, Blissfield, MI (four-person)
Hibridi, Galleria Sottoportego, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, IT
Beneath the Surface: A Different Order, D Berman Gallery, Austin, TX (two-person)
Opere Recente, Gallery Sottoportego, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, IT
22 to Watch, Traveling Exhibition: Austin Museum of Art, Galveston Arts Center, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, (group) juried and curated by Dana-Fris Hanson, Dr. James Housefield, Clint Wilour, Joan Davidow, Eva Buttacavoli
Running Amok, Flatbed World Headquarters, Austin, TX
Birds, Concordia University Gallery, Austin, TX (group)
Ink and Clay, Kellogg University Gallery, Cal Poly, Pomona, CA (group) juried by Toby Kamps
Janet Turner Print National Competition and Exhibition, Turner Gallery, California State University, Chico, CA (group) juried by Joan Prior
17th Annual International Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Texas at Tyler (group, juried)
Ink and Clay, Kellogg University Gallery, Cal Poly, Pomona, CA (group) juried by Darrel Couturier and Suzanne Balzerman
Sunny Days/Starry Nights, Dell Jewish Center, Austin, TX (group) juried by Austin Art Association
Running Amok, Texas State University Gallery, San Marcos, TX
National Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA (group) juried by Maxwell Anderson
Interni (Interiors), Biblioteca San Pantalon, Venice, IT
Monotipi (Monotypes), Carta Venezia Gallery, Venice, IT
La Seconda Rassegna del Libro d'Artista ("The Second Annual Review of Artists' Books), Torretta di Ponte Mivio, Rome, IT (group)
Tabularia; Rassegna del Libro d'Artista, Staranzano Public Library, Staranzano, IT (group)
tra due acque ("between two waters"), Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, IT
Sotto Pelle, Reggio Calabria, Italy (group) invited by faculty of the Accademia di Belli Arte ("Academy of Fine Arts"), Reggio Calabria, IT
PUBLISHED PHOTOS AND REVIEWS OF CREATIVE WORK
Finkelston, Adam and Meara, James. Interview with Jeffrey Dell, Printmaker Extrodinaire. The Hand. Issue 22, October 2018.
Vetro Editions. Silkscreen Masters: Secrets of the World's Top Screen Printers. Published by Vetro Editions, Berlin, and Moleskin. 2018.
Smart, Lauren. Show up: Jeffrey Dell. Arts+Culture. May issue, 2015
Arning, Bill. "Jeffrey Dell: Edition Review" Volume 4, Number 6, Art in Print
Bowerbird (Jon Whitfill, Chad Plunket, Jordan Davis). "A Conversation with Jeffrey Dell" thebowerbirdbk.com, May 1, 2015.
Ceci, Veronica. Beyond Imagination: Jeffrey Dell. Aether. Fall/Winter issue, 2015
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. "In a solo art exhibit, Jeffrey Dell toys with perception and desire", Austin American-Statesmen, Aug. 21, 2015
Smart, Lauren. Show up: Jeffrey Dell. Arts+Culture. May, 2015
Arning,Bill. "Jeffrey Dell : Edition Review" Volume 4, Number 6, Art in Print.
San Antonio Express News,. Dec. 12, 2014, It's Hard to Be Good reproduced.
Farley, Michael. “So Good It Made Nudes and Oil Paint Feel Fresh.” BmoreArt.com, July 7, 2014.
Livingston, Jack. “Pretty in Pink.” BmoreArt.com, June 30, 2014.
Arts+Culture Houston, June, 2013, Mint Condition reproduced on the cover.
Barrera, Debra. "Jeffrey Dell: 'Follies at Art Palace Gallery." Art Ltd., July/August 2013.
Marshall, Max. "Jeffrey Dell, ilikethisblog.net. July 13 2013.
New American Paintings, Juried Exhibitions in Print, The Open Studios Press, volume 102. Oct./Nov. 2012.
Hamada, Jeff. “Jeffrey Dell.” Booooooom.com, July 20 2012.
Cartwright, James. “Have your cake and eat it with Jeffrey Dell’s beautiful prints.”, It’s Nice That, July 20, 2012.
Cook, Rachel (Feb. 15, 2008) After the 'Watch," What? (article with interview)
Douberly, Amanda (August 11, 2006) Below the Surface: A Different Order. Austin Chronicle. (review)
Lorins, Rebecca (August 14, 2006) Below the Surface: A Different Order. Daily Texan Online. (review)
New Art in Austin, 22 to Watch, Austin Museum of Art, texts by Dana Friis-Hansen and James Housefield
22 to Watch; How the Austin Museum of Art Got it Right!. (August 26, 2005), FluentCollaborative, #52
Huffaker, Kevin (2005, May). Jeffrey Dell Non-Partisan Entropy. San Marcos Scene, 10. (review and reproduction)
2004 Robbins, James Michael, ed., Featured Artist. USA: Sulphur River Literary Review, volume XX, No. One, Vernal Equinox, (2004)
2003 van Ryzin, Jeanne Clair (December 25, 2003). Two Exhibits; One Impressive, One Not So Much. Austin-American Statesman, XLent. (review and reproduction) (note: Dell's exhibit was the one noted "impressive")
2002 Allen, Wren Marsh (2002, Fall). Jeffrey Dell and Joyce Joe: A Fitting Place. ArtLies. (review and reproduction)
2001 van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire (July 8, 2001). Gallery Watch. Austin-American Statesman, K11. (review)
1999 di Martino, Enzo (July 18, 1999). Alla Scuola di Grafica, le incisioni 'Aperte' di Dell. Italy: Il Gazzetino, Venice, Italy. (review and reproduction)
AUTHORED MATERIALS, INCLUDING E-JOURNALS
2012 Dell, Jeffrey. “Artist's Words.” ...might be good. n. pag. Web. June 29, 2012. http://www.fluentcollab.org/mbg/index.php/interview/index/193/129
2011 Dell, Jeffrey. "Oso Bay Biennial." Printeresting. n.pag. Web.May 11, 2012, http://www.printeresting.org/2012/05/11/oso-bay-biennial/
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
Online video interview conducted by Ksenia Nouril for The Print Center, as part of promotion of their Annual International Competition.
Online video interview conducted by Duncan Dempster for Honolulu Printmakers as part of their pandemic programming.
Honolulu Printmakers, one of the oldest print organizations in the country, Honolulu, HI. (lecture, solo exhibition)
University of Minnesota, Bohemian Press (student printmaking organization) (screenprint publication, lecture, critiques), Concordia College, MN (screenprint workshop, lecture, critiques)
Kansas City Art Institute (lecture, screenprint publication, critiques), University of Kansas (lecture, lithograph publication, critiques)
Emporia University, Kansas (lecture)
SUNY New Paltz, NY (lecture, critiques)
University of North Texas, Denton, TX, P.R.I.N.T. Press
Edinboro University, PA (lecture, print publication, critiques)
Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX (lecture, workshop, critiques)
Print Think Conference, Tyler School of Art & Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (lecture)
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA (lecture, collaborative print project, critiques)
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (lecture, workshop, critiques)
Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX (four month residency, workshop)
Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. (exhibition, lecture, workshop, critiques)
International Print Center New York, NY (lecture) Part of New Prints Autumn 2013
University of Texas at the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX (lecture, workshop, critiques)
West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX, Department of Art and Art History, exhibition with public talks and individual meetings with graduate students.
Trinity University, Department of Art, San Antonio, TX, public talk and demonstration.
University of New Mexico, Department of Art and Art History, Albuquerque, NM, public talks and individual meetings with graduate students.
Austin Museum of Art, in conjunction with exhibition 22 to Watch
Looking At Art, a non-accredited class on contemporary art, visit to exhibition A Fitting
Place, Beeville Community College
FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS AND AWARDS
Artist Residency at Lucky Risograph, New York, NY.
The Print Center Solo Exhibition and Honorary Council Award for Excellence, Philadelphia. 90th Annual International Competition.
Presentation Print, The Print Club of Rochester, Rochester, NY. Edition of 85.
Artist Residency at Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX.
Collector's Circle Print for the Austin Museum of Art/Arthouse, edition of 80 prints
Artist Residency, Vermilion Editions Ltd, Amarillo, TX.
2005–06 Artist Residency at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, IT.
2002 Purchase Prize, Ink and Clay 27, Kellogg Art Gallery, Cal Poly, Pomona; chosen by jurors Darrel Couturier and Suzanne Baizerman.