gouache and pencil on paper, 24 x 18 in
Dike Blair (b. 1952) is a painter and sculptor and, since 1980, his work has been shown in many venues, including group exhibitions such as “Vanishing Point,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; “Let’s Entertain,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; “Elysian Fields,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and the “2004 Whitney Biennial,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. In the fall of 2009 a 10-year survey of his work, “Now and Again,” was on view at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, NC. In September of 2010 he had a one-person exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery in NYC.
Blair received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2009 and a Rome Prize in 2010. He also writes and in 2007 Whitewalls published “Again,” a book of collected interviews and essays. He is a Senior Critic at the Rhode Island School of Design.