CURICULUM VITAE
 

Education

2009        MFA, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
2005        University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 

2001        Lacoste Ecole des Arts, Lacoste, France
2000        BA, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado 

Selected Solo Exhibitions      

2017

Illumination, Winterowd Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2015        

Light & Form, Galerie Fatiha Selam, Paris, France
Holiday Installation, Calvin Klein Collection at Madison Avenue, New York, New York 
Light & Shadow, Shumei International Institute, Crestone, Colorado
Light Space, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado

2014

Emergence, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2012

Translucence, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Forming Light Installation and New Boxes, Winterowd Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2011

Light and Line, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Light and Line, Vertical Arts Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

2010

Light Works, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2008

Small Works, Shumei International Institute, Crestone, Colorado
Small Paintings, Tortuga's, Longmont, Colorado
Implexities II, Bovine Theater Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2007

Forming Light II Installation, Morgan Library, CSU, Fort Collins, Colorado 
Forming Light Installation, Mini Gallery, CSU, Fort Collins, Colorado
Implexities, Saxy’s, Boulder, Colorado
New Paintings, Music Gallery, CSU, Fort Collins, Colorado

2006

Side by Side, St. Luke’s Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado

Selected Group Exhibitions  

2017

Paper Works, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado 
Illluminate
, Sophia Dixon Dillo & Jane Guthridge, WAVE Festival - Light + Water + Sound, Breckenridge, Colorado
Ethereal Paper - Ann Chuchvara, Sophia Dixon Dillo & Rebecca Hutchison, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, Walpole, New Hampshire
Spectral Light & Color
, Samara Gallery, Houston, Texas

2016

of sifting/flowers in the gravels/at the end of the ice age, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
Extended Dialogue, Part 1, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Colorado Women in Abstraction, Center for Visual Arts, Denver, Colorado
Abstraction
, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Lucid Art Foundation Artist-in-Residence Exhibit, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, California
SYNTHESIS - of all that went before
, Averard Hotel with Galerie Fatiha Selam, London, UK

Repetition & Reticulation, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014

12 Inches of Christmas, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Surface, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
10-Year Anniversary Exhibit, Winterowd Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Unbound - Five Installations, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado
Grand Opening Exhibit, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Brave New World - Contemporary Abstraction, Scott Richards Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California
Willard Dixon & Sophia Dixon Dillo - Stillness & Activity, Gallerie Citi, Burlingame, California

2013

Lines & Grids - Works on Paper, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
30 Squared, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2nd Annual Love + Light, A Contemporary Art & Light Exhibition, Loveland Feed & Grain, Loveland, Colorado 

2012

Full Spectrum, Scott Richards Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California
Retrospective - 11 Year Anniversary, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Art Without Illusion, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, Colorado

2011

1:1, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Art of the Real, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado
(MA)chi(N)e(MADE): Organic Precision, Vertigo Art Space, Denver, Colorado

2010

Friends and Family - an exhibition of Ice Cube artists and their acquaintances, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Begin Within - Three Person Exhibit, Old Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, Colorado
Ice Cube Gallery Group Exhibit, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2009

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibit, Curfman Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado
Art and Science, Curfman Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado
WOW Show, Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado

2008

Art and Science, Curfman Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado
Art in the Attic, Lapis Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2007

Nextmas Show, Next Gallery, Denver, Colorado
Emerging Artists Exhibit, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Colorado
Open Studio Exhibit, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Colorado
Master of Fine Arts Juried Show, Curfman Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado
Second Annual Women’s Show, CU Boulder, Colorado

2005

Student Invitational, University of Xochimilco, Mexico
The Drawing Show, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado

2004

East of the Moon - Five Worlds, Three Person Show, Lincoln Gallery, Boulder, Colorado
Eat Your Words- International Book Festival & Tea, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado

2001

The Lacoste Vernissage, Lacoste School of the Arts, France

Selected Public Collections      

Fox Rothschild, LLP, Denver, Colorado
State of New Mexico, Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Crestone Charter School, Crestone, Colorado
Four Seasons Hotel & Residences, Denver, Colorado
The Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast, Boulder, Colorado
Colorado State University, Communications Department, Fort Collins, Colorado

Selected Private Collections  

Mr. German Deza Ruiz, New York, New York
Mr. Charles Riger, Houston, Texas
Mr. Tom Geier, New York, New York
Ms. Maryanne Lataif, Malibu, California
Mr. Lito Tejada-Flores & Mrs. Linde Waidhofer, Crestone, Colorado
Mr. & Mrs. Al Evans, Los Angeles, Cailifornia
Ms. Dana Boldt-Garcetti, Los Angeles, California
Ms. Moonhee Cho, PhD, Busan, Korea
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Kantner, Pasadena, California
Mr. Michael Hayes, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Mr. & Mrs. Mark Clark, Wilson, Wyoming
Mr. Vidan Gonthier, Boulder, Colorado
Mrs. Grace Pollard, Zuni, New Mexico
Mr. Daniel Welch, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Mr. Andres Siegel, Mexico City, Mexico
Ms. Elizabeth Baker, Berkeley, California
Ms. Katalin Domoszlay, Aspen, Colorado
Ms. Nicole Dunas, Boulder, Colorado
Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Loeffler, Boulder, Colorado
Mr. Matthew Zepelin, Boulder, Colorado
Mr. Bill Sutherland, Crestone, Colorado
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schneider, Northridge, California
Mr. & Mrs. Craig Hase, Ashland, Oregon
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Brady, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Mr. Frank Hielscher, Dortmund, Germany
Mr. Richard Baker, Crestone, Colorado
Mr. Martin Macaulay, Crestone, Colorado
Mr. Rainer Schumacher & Ms. Ulrike Greenway, Germany
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Peroutka, Portland, Oregon
Ms. Sue Pendell, Fort Collins, Colorado
Mr. Steve Odom and Ms. Alexandra Smith, Alamosa, Colorado
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Bernard, Denver, Colorado
Mr. Michael Thaut, Fort Collins, Colorado
Mr. Brian DeCamp, Boulder, Colorado
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Olney, San Rafael, California
Ms. Andrea Mackensen, Kassel, Germany
Mr. and Mrs. Nikolai Aldag, Frankfurt, Germany
Mrs. Juditha Siebert, Herrischried, Germany
Ms. Catherine Grimal-Vanstraceele, Grenoble, France
Mr. & Mrs. Regis Pignal, Lourmarin, France

Selected Bibliography

2017

Visual Art Source, "Sophia Dixon Dillo," by Kelly Skeen (link)
The Santa Fe Reporter, "SFR Picks: Light Worker - Get bent, light," by Maria Egolf-Romero (link)

2015      

The Aspen Times, "Minimalism goes West at Anderson Ranch exhibition in Snowmass Village," by Andrew Travers (link)
The Denver Post, "'Colorado Women in Abstraction' cuts across history," by Ray Mark Rinaldi. (link)
ArtScene, "Abstraction" (link)
Le Journal des Arts, "Monographie: Sophia Dixon Dillo accroche la lumiere," by Henri-Francois Debailleux

Point Contemporain, "Light & Form, Sophia Dixon Dillo, Galerie Fatiha Selam" (link)
SwO Magazine, "Forming Light by Sophia Dixon Dillo," (link)

2014      

Simayspace, Current Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions - Doug Simay's Best Picks (link)
Artweek.LA - Pick of the Week, "Sophia Dixon Dillo: Emergence" (link)
Huffington Post, "Richard Bruland and Sophia Dixon Dillo: Art Review" by Peter Clothier (link)
Denver Westword, "Review: The Arvada Center's Unbound: Five Installations moves, sparkles and shines" (link)

2013

Denver Westword, "Best Show That Was Barely There", Best of Award (link)

2012

Journal North, "A trio of tasty dishes - three ArtFeast gallery shows open today, in blend of artwork, food, and funding for school arts," featured artist, by Kate Mcgraw
Denver Westword, "Pieces & Quiet," by Robin Edwards (link)

2011      

Luxe Magazine Colorado, "Line Dance, Sophia Dixon Dillo," Style Maker Profile
Denver Westword, "Light, plane, and 25 miles of fishing line with artist Sophia Dixon Dillo," by Jef Otte (link)
Denver Westword, "Shine a Light" by Michael Paglia (link)
Steamboat Pilot, "Contemporary light artist shows installation in Steamboat" by Nicole Inglis (link)

2010      

Curate This! New Work, Publication selected by Helen Pheby, PhD., Curator, Yorkshire  Sculpture Park, UK
Curate This! 2010 International Public Vote, publication by the BECA Foundation
Denver Westword,"Two new solo offerings at Ice Cube Gallery show member's talent" by Michael Paglia (link)
The Crestone Eagle, "Quietude - Sophia Dixon Dillo: Art that emerges from spaciousness and quiet" by Gussie Fauntleroy
The Longmont Times-Call, Exhibit Review Article

2004      

XEN - Dharma und Sangha News, German Magazine, Featured Artist

2001      

Lacoste Vernissage, Catalogue Cover, Featured Artist

Awards and Honors

2010       5th Place in Popular Vote, Curate This! 2010, BECA Foundation
2008       Liberal Arts Scholarship, Colorado State University
2007-08  Margery Monfort Wilson Scholarship, Colorado State University
2007-08  Women’s Association Scholarship, Colorado State University
2006-07  Graduate Grant, Colorado State University
2002       Printmaking Residency Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2001       Scholarship, Lacoste School of the Arts

Professional Engagements

2015        

Artist Symposium, Shumei International Institute, Crestone, Colorado
Artist Talk, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado

2013        

Guest Speaker, Metropolitan State University of Denver - Drawing Department, Denver, Colorado
Guest Juror, University of New Mexico - Architecture Department, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2010

Slideluck Potshow, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado

2008

Lecture, Shumei International Institute, Crestone, Colorado

Artist Residencies 

2015        Lucid Art Foundation, Inverness, California
2002        Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont