2553 Broad Avenue | Memphis, TN 38112 | (901) 219-1943
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Represented by David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee and Fourteen30, Portland, Oregon.
< B>Education< /B>
1999 University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Master of Fine Arts.
1998 University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Master of Arts.
1993 University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, Bachelor of Fine Arts.
< B>Grants, Awards and Residencies< /B>
2009 Nominated for the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
2003 Tennessee Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant
2000 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, three month residency, Omaha, Nebraska.
Vermont Studio Center, four week fellowship, Johnson, Vermont.
1999 Best of Show, Arts in the Park Juried Show, Jerry Saltz, juror.
1998-1999 Pelzer-Lynch Fellowship for Graduate Students in Painting. University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.
< B>Recent & Upcoming
Fall 2010 The River Beneath Us (one person show), David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.
Fall 2009 Touch Faith , organized by Jeffrey Courtland Jones, SEMANTICS, Cincinnati, Ohio.
2009 Jettison: New Ideas in Abstraction , Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee.Summer Show, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, Oregon.
2008 Every One, Every Day (one person show), Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee.
Good Morning Milla , (one person show), Fuel Room, Power House Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Everyone (one person show), Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee.
Early Morning Paintings (one person show), CAP Gallery, Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee.
2005 Early Morning Paintings (one person show), David Lusk Gallery,Memphis, Tennessee.
MAX: 2005 , curated by David Moos, Art Museum at University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Suburban Abstraction , organized by Barbara Campbell, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Under Run , organized by Julia Marsh, Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
2003 The Stillness of Skin (one person show), Art Museum University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
2002 Now Serving , Art in General, New York, New York.
The Memphis Connection , Kunstruimte40, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
< B> Selected Reviews and Publications
Susan Knowles, Review of Early Morning Paintings at David Lusk Gallery, page 48, November/December 2005.
Fredric Keoppel, Year’s Top Art Exhibitions, Playbook, Dec 28, 2007.
Fredric Keoppel, Beauty is in the Eye of Artful Dobbins, Playbook, Oct 5, 2007.
John Weeden, Focus on Hamlett Dobbins, January 15, 1999.
Meikle Gardner, iD Hamlett Dobbins, June issue, 2002.
The Memphis Flyer
Carol Knowles, First Light, page 34, July 21-27, 2005
The Memphis Flyer
Chris Davis, Material Man, page 31, December 9, 2004
David Maddox, Hillsbroro Village Blues, June 29, 2006
Julie Roberts, Building Blocks, August 5, 2004
New Art Examiner,
David McCarthy, Studio Visit, February 2000.
Number: An Independent Journal of the Arts
Carrie McGee, Hamlett Dobbins: Early Morning Paintings, pages 16-17, Fall 2005.
Terry Thacker, Long Live the Death of Modernism: The Practice of Thomas Nozkowski, Hamlett Dobbins, and Greely Myatt, pages 10-11, Summer 2003
Mark S. Price, Hamlett Dobbins at AMUM, pages 20-21, Summer 2003
< B> Related Experience
2001-present Director, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis,
2004-present Organizes exhibitions for Material, a non-commercial exhibition space.
2004-2006 Advisory Board Member for Lantana Projects, Memphis, Tennessee.
2003-2004 Gallery Coordinator for Non-profit arts organization Delta Axis, Memphis, Tennessee
2001-2003 Board member and contributor for independent arts quarterly, Number Inc.
1999-2003 Curator of Memphis alternative exhibition space, Delta Axis @ Marshall Arts.
1994-1996 Member of Memphis artists' studios and exhibition space, Marshall Arts.
1990-1991 Volunteer for non-profit gallery, Memphis Center for Contemporary Arts, director Robert McGowan.