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Hillarey Dees

1985, born in Tulsa, OK

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

 

Education

2012      Bachelor of Fine Art, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017      Ripples from Stillwater, Modella Gallery, Stillwater, OK

2017      Handcrafted, Maria V. Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC

2017      Nasty Women HV, Instar Lodge, Germantown, NY

2017      Steeped: The Art of Tea, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

2016      Ring It On, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016      Shades of Metal, Chicago Avenue Fine Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN

2016      Everyday Earring, EatMetal Art Jewelry Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

2016      VisionMakers, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

2015      Cultivating Craft, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

2014      Design and Violence, Museum of Modern Art, Online Curatorial Project

2014      Members Only, 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK

2014      Refined VIII: Maker’s Choice, Reavley Gallery of the Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX

2013      Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, 50 Penn Place, Oklahoma City, OK

2012      The Body Adorned, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Online Exhibition

2012      Adorn the Form: New Directions in Fiber and Jewelry, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2012      Senior Student Capstone Exhibition, Gardiner Gallery, Stillwater, OK

2012      Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Living Arts Gallery, Tulsa, OK

2011      NICHE Awards Juried Exhibition, Buyer’s Market of American Fine Craft, Philadelphia, PA

2011      Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Individuals Arts Organization Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

2011      Oklahoma State University Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Gardiner Gallery, Stillwater, OK

2011      Philbrook Museum of Art Staff  Show, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

2011      Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Living Arts Gallery, Tulsa, OK

Awards

2014     Honorable Mention, Refined VIII: Maker’s Choice, Reavley Gallery of the Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX

2012      Honorable Mention, Adorn the Form: New Directions in Fiber and Jewelry, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA

2011      Best in Show, Philbrook Staff Art Show, Tulsa, OK

2011      NICHE Student Award Finalist, Buyer’s Market of American Fine Craft, Philadelphia, PA

2011     First Place for 3D works in Oklahoma State University Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Oklahoma State University

 

Publications

2016     Contemporary 108, VisionMakers 2016 (Juror: Namita Gupta Wiggers)

2016    Krystle Brewer, “Redefining Craft for a Contemporary Context.” Art Focus,   January/February 2016, page 9

2014      Lucia Venino, “Winter Jewelry,” Preziosa Magazine, Year VII, no. 1, March 2014, page 20

2013      Ray Hemachandra, Showcase 500 Art Necklaces (Juror: Chunghi Choo), Lark Crafts, 2013, page 153

2012    Society of North American Goldsmiths, The Body Adorned (Juror: Gail M. Brown), October 4, 2012, pages 30-31

2011      Julia Kirt, Momentum Artist: Hillarey Dees, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Blogspot