CV

EDUCATION
2016       MFA Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2001       BFA Communication Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

GRANTS & AWARDS
2017       Nominee, United States Artists
               Sustainable Arts Foundation Individual Artist's Grant
2016       College Art Association MFA Professional Development Fellowship
               Curator's Choice Award, MFA Biennial, The Delaware Contemporary
               Edward Zutrau Memorial Award, SVA
               Alumni Society Thesis Award, SVA

RESIDENCIES
2018       Editions Program at The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
               SPACE on Ryder Farm, Brewster, NY
               The Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY
2017-18  Artist-in-Residence, Project for Empty Space, Newark, NJ

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
201 9      (Untitled), Lesley Hellery Gallery, New York, NY
2018       Dream of Fires and Starshine, Project for Empty Space, Newark, NJ
2017       No One Can Be This Tomorrow, Long Gallery Harlem, New York, NY
2016       The Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY
2011       The Complete Color Penny Operas - Olean Public Library Gallery - Olean, NY
2008      22nd Annual Jazz Reggae Festival - UCLA - Los Angeles, CA
2006      Delano Dunn: Recent Works - Mundo Astoria - Astoria Queens, NY
2005      What Happened to Lucky's.... - Brooklyn Brewery Gallery - Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018       (upcoming) untitled exhibition, Welancora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
               Pink Is A Color That Feels Like Love untitled exhibition, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
               The Summer Exhibition, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
               (con)text, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
               Hopes Springing High, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY
2017       Universal Belonging, Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL
               Spirit of Community: Art of Harlem, Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
               Landing, Life Lessons, New York, NY
               The Space You’ve Been Given, Sisters of the Presentation, New York, NY
               NURTUREart Benefit, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
2016       I Like The Sound of That, Artspace, New Haven, CT
               With Liberty and (in)Justice For All?, Project for Empty Space, Newark, NJ
               popular culture is the pedagogy: MFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, The Hole, New York, NY
2015       MFA Biennial, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE
               Shangri-la in L.I.C.  - The Factory - Long Island City, NY

2014       12 Hours - Pop up show - Brooklyn, NY

2013       Untitled Project - The Experimental Space - Long Island City, NY
               Salonukah - Recession Art - Brooklyn, NY
               Big Future - Recession Art - Brooklyn, NY

2009      1st Annual NUDE - Manifest Gallery - Cincinnati, OH
              32nd Small Works Exhibition - 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY

2008      Election 2008:The Square Foot Show - Art Gotham - New York, NY
              4th Annual Small Works Show - 440 Gallery - Brooklyn, NY
              31st Small Works Exhibition - 80 Washington Square East Galleries - New York, NY

2007      Postcards From the Edge Benefit - Visual AIDS - New York, NY
              UNcover - Kush - Ceder Rapids, IA

2002      Prevailing Human Spirit - Society of Illustrators - New York, NY

2001      Society of Illustrators 2001 Juried Student Show - Society of Illustrators - New York, NY
              Pratt Institute Senior Show - Pratt Institute - Brooklyn, NY

2000      Nobody But Myself - No Name Gallery - Brooklyn, NY

PRESS
Antwaun Sargent, “How Delano Dunn Uses the Rainbow to Explore Racial Progress,” Vice Creators Project, April 13, 2017
https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/how-delano-dunn-uses-the-rainbow-to-explore-racial-progress

Isa Freeling, “Black Female Astronauts, The Jubilee, and Minstrels!,” The Huffington Post, April 4, 2017
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/black-female-astronauts-the-jubliee-and-minstrels_us_58e44347e4b09deecf0e1b91

Seph Rodney, “Finding Darkness, Pain, and Jubilance Under The Rainbow,” Hyperallergic, March 8, 2017
https://hyperallergic.com/363110/finding-darkness-pain-and-jubilance-under-the-rainbow/

“Affordable Art Fair NYC Announces Exhibitors for Spring,” Eyes In, April 4, 2016. http://www.eyesin.com/article/art-design/art/affordable-art-fair-nyc-announces-exhibitors-for-spring

Antwaun Sargent, “Art School Exhibition Explores the Politics of Pop Culture,” VICE The Creators Project, June 7, 2016. http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/politics-of-pop-culture-art-school-exhibition

Betsy Kim, “Law, Life and Culture | I Like The Sound Of That,” WNHH Radio, New Haven, CT, June 21, 2016.

Brian Slattery, “Pictures Meet Sound,” New Haven Independent Radio, June 21, 2016. http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/artspace_show/

Daniela Bizzell, “Artist Spotlight: Delano Dunn,” Artbean, April 8, 2016. http://www.artbean.com/artist-spotlight-delano-dunn/

“Delano Dunn Awarded Prestigious College Art Association Fellowship,” SVA CloseUp (blog), February 2, 2016. http://blog.sva.edu/2016/02/delano-dunn-awarded-prestigious-college-art-association-fellowship/

“The Delaware Contemporary’s Art Salad,” In Wilmington, March 24, 2016.
http://inwilmingtonde.com/events/delaware-contemporarys-art-salad-delano-dunn

Gabrielle Bruney, “Gold-Leaf Collages Contrast The Civil Rights Movement and The Space Race,” VICE The Creators Project, April 17, 2016. http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/gold-leaf-collages-contrast-the-civil-rights-movement-and-the-space-race

Jennifer Eberhart, “Affordable Art Fair back in action,” NY Art Examiner, March 30, 2016. http://www.examiner.com/article/affordable-art-fair-back-action

Kate Hartman, “7 Marvelous May Events: Samba Fest, Circus, Kenny Chesney & More!,” Connecticut Magazine online, April 27, 2016. http://www.connecticutmag.com/Blog/Arts-Entertainment/May-2016/7-Marvelous-May-Events-Samba-Fest-Circus-Kenny-Chesney-More/

Maia Schoenfelder, “Affordable Indeed,” Sweet, March 31, 2016. http://www.wearesweet.co/culture/art-design/news/g168/affordable-indeed/

“On View: Affordable Art Fair NYC presents Delano Dunn,” Black Artist News, March 30, 2016.
http://blackartistnews.blogspot.com/2016/03/on-view-affordable-art-fair-nyc.html

“PrintbyPrint Group Interviews Delano Dunn,” PrintbyPrint Group, August 8, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32HEoXnkNhU

Susan Dunne, “Arts & Ideas Hosts Two Music-Inspired Exhibits,” The Hartford Courant, June 13, 2016. http://www.courant.com/entertainment/museums-galleries/hc-music-exhibits-arts-ideas-0614-20160613-story.html

LECTURES
2017    Guest Speaker, School of Visual Arts Career Development Workshop: Studio Visits, New York, NY
            Guest Critic/Lecturer, Department of Performing and Visual Art, College of Staten Island, CUNY, New York, NY
            Panelist, Tea on Mars, Anderson Contemporary, New York, NY
            Panelist, Let’s Talk: Visual Arts and Activism, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
            Guest speaker, MFA Fine Arts Thesis Development Class, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2016    Artist Panel: I Like The Sound The Sound Of That, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT, June 18. 
           “The Delaware Contemporary’s Art Salad: Delano Dunn,” Art Salad Lecture Series, The Delaware
            Contemporary, Wilmington, DE, March 28.

ART FAIRS
2018    Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY
2017    Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL
2016    Pulse Miami Beach, Project for Empty Space, Miami, FL
            Pulse New York, SVA, New York, NY
            Affordable Art Fair, solo booth, New York, NY

COLLECTIONS
Peggy Cooper Cafritz
Dean and Dylan Baquet
Saul Ingram
Long Gallery Harlem
The Olean Public Library
Carla Shen
Hill Harper