Delano Dunn, Central College’s Allison B. Allen Visiting Artist

February 3, 2022

The Central College Art program is proud to bring Delano Dunn to campus to exhibit his unusual collage work from  November 8th through December 10th. In the Spring of 2022, Delano Dunn will return to run a public workshop in the art studios on campus. Dates to be determined.

“Delano Dunn was born in Los Angeles. Through painting, mixed media, and collage, Dunn explores questions of racial identity and perception through various contexts, ranging from the personal to the political, and drawing from his experience growing up in South Central L.A. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, among others. In 2017 he was nominated for the prestigious United States Artists Fellowship and received the Sustainable Arts Foundation Individual Artist’s Grant. He was the 2016 recipient of the College Art Association’s Visual Arts Graduate Fellowship. Group exhibitions include The Wassaic Project, ArtSpace in New Haven, Spring/Break Art Show, Project for Empty Space, PULSE New York, The Delaware Contemporary, La Bodega Gallery, and more. Dunn has been featured in The New York Times, VICE Media’s The Creators Project, and Hyperallergic, amongst others. Other awards include the Delaware Contemporary’s Curator’s Choice Award, and SVA’s Edward Zutrau Memorial Award and Alumni Thesis Scholarship Award. Residencies include The Wassaic Summer Artist Residency, Project for Empty Space in Newark, NJ, and SPACE at Ryder Farm. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.”

You can learn more about Delano Dunn at his website:

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