Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Molly A Dilworth
Brooklyn NY US
Updated: 2017-01-19 02:19:15



MFA 2003 New York University, New York, NY

BFA 1999 University of Washington, Seattle, WA



2016       Tulsa Artist Fellowship, George Kaiser Foundation

2014       Third Culture Conversations, University of Oregon Art & Science Fellowship

2013       Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Fund Grant

2012       Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellowship

Vermont Studio Center Fellowship supported by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation

2011       Van Lier Fellow in the Art & Law Residency Program

2010       Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award nominee



2016       Flag State: Greenwood, Temporary installation to commemorate the Greenwood Massacre, Tulsa, OK

2016       Time Present, Sculpture for the 40th and Airport light rail station, Denver, CO

2015       2421 Miles, Garden design for All-Rise, public programming for a city block, Seattle, WA

2015       Fort Industry, Mural and community artist project, Toledo, OH

2014       International Sign Language, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA

2013       Sans Souci, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

               Ghost Acre, The James Hotel Urban Garden, New York, NY

               36°30’, Michigan State University School of Law, East Lansing, MI

2012      All Night Forever, exhibition and public artwork, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

             36°30’/WFC, World Financial Center Winter Garden, New York, NY

2011     Paintings for Satellites/LIC, Commissioned by Seek Art, Queens, NY

             Field Test (NYC), Site-specific Painting for Pulse Projects, Pulse Art Fair, New York, NY

2010     Paintings for Satellites/350, rooftop painting in conjunction with and NYC CoolRoofs

             Cool Water, Hot Island, commissioned by The Mayor’s Fund/DOT, Times Square, NYC

2009     Dispersion, Feldman Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR



2016       Original Copy, Spring Break Art Fair, New York, NY, curated by Sarah G. Sharp

2015       Fluid, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY, curated by Jesse Hamerman

              Use Values, Spring Break Art Fair, New York, NY, curated by Sarah G. Sharp

             RESPOND, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (co-organizer and exhibitor)

2014       Offline, Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY

2013       The Cartography of the Unseen, Holon Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel

               6 Years In: The Warehouse, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

              Brooklyn Utopias: In TRANSITion, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY

               We Know Not Exactly Where or How, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012       Spontaneous Interventions: design actions for the common good, U.S. Pavilion, 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale

              Group Exhibition, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

              Happy Birthday: A Celebration of Chance and Silence, Feldman Gallery at PNCA, Portland, OR

2011    Art and Law Residency Exhibition, SculptureCenter, New York, NY

            Selections from the Cultural Corridor VI, Storefront Artist Project, Adams and Pittsfield, MA

            Group Exhibition, David B. Smith Gallery, Denver, CO

            Lodge 441, New Museum Festival of Ideas, New York, NY

            The Open Daybook Exhibition, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

            Habitat, Foothills Center for the Arts, Golden, CO

             Speculative Topographies, BADCAT Mobile 1 Gallery, NYC

2009      Architecturally, Hendershot Gallery, New York, NY

             Suddenly: Where We Live Now, Seattle, WA, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR

              Exquisite Corpse, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers, NJ

               Pure Intangibles, Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles, CA

               Visionary Drawing Building, Mass MOCA

                La Superette, Eyebeam, Deitch Projects, Participant, Inc., New York, NY (2003-2009)

2007       Psychaedelis Domesticus in collaboration with Marina Zurkow,Contemporary Baroque – Extreme Excess, BM-Suma Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey

2005       Red Shoe Delivery Service, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, Nottdance Festival, Nottingham, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, NYC, Time Based Art Festival, Portland, OR, (2003-2005)



2016       Featured Artist, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Benefit, New York, NY

2014       Artist in Residence, Smack Mellon Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2014       Visiting Artist, Low-res MFA Program, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2014       Visiting Lecturer, Drawing Class, Queensborough Community College, Queens, NY

2014       Third Culture Conversations Conference presenter, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2013    Artist in Residence, LMCC Workspace Program, New York, NY

                    Artist in Residence, Catwalk, Catskill, NY

2012    Artist in Residence, Recess at the Pioneer, New York, NY

                    Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

                    Artist in Residence, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS

2011    Visiting Lecturer, Christies Education, New York, NY

                    Resident, AAl Lower East Side Studio Program, New York, NY

                    Visiting Lecturer, School of Visual Art, New York, NY

                              Foothills Center for the Arts Residency, Golden, CO

                              Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Residency, New York, NY

2010       Visiting Lecturer, Cardozo Art Law Society, New York, NY

2009    Visiting Artist, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

2008       Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Reed College, Portland, OR

               Visiting Instructor, MFA Seminar, BFA drawing and studio mentor, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

              Visiting Lecturer and Curator, The Searchers, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

              Assistant/Performer for MK Guth, Ties of Protection and Safekeeping, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.

2006       Curator, The Searchers, Elizabeth Foundation Gallery, New York, NY (traveling exhibition with catalog.)

               Curator, The Great American Store(age), Spring Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004-2005       Curator, Mobile Home for Red Shoe Delivery Service, TBA Festival, Portland OR, Nottdance Festival, Nottingham, Melbourne Festival of International Art, Melbourne

2004    Visiting Lecturer, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR




Wired Magazine, Vision Quest: Doug Aitken’s tech-fueled, all-night… Clive Thompson, September 2013

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Greenpoint artist’s mural is the talk of SoHo, Paula Katinas, May 13, 2013

Salina Journal, Integrated designs, Gary Demuth, June 1, 2012

The Atlantic Monthly, Satellite Art: One Woman Tries to Create Google Earth… Rebecca Greenfield, March 24, 2011

The Denver Post, Mural on Foothills center ceiling elevates artistry, Kyle MacMillan, January 23, 2011

The Telegraph, 350 Earth: Art that can be seen from space…, November 29, 2010

Artforum, 500 Words, Molly Dilworth, Stephanie Snyder, August 28, 2010

WNYC, The New Times Square Unveiled, Andrea Bernstein, May 23, 2010

Fast Company, Times Square Set for Colorful Makeover Before Summer's Tourist Rush, Jill Singer, May 24, 2010

Huffington Post, Molly Dilworth's "Cool Water, Hot Island" Makes A River In Times Square, May 25, 2010

Wall Street Journal, Artist to Paint The Great White Way Blue, Alexandra Cheney, May 26, 2010

Italian Vogue, Times Square: The "land art" of Molly Dilworth that will refresh New York….  Alice Capiaghi, May 31, 2010

El Pais, Pintando para los satellites, R. Bosco/C. Caldana, April 15, 2010

L’espresso, Opere d'arte da cogliere al volo, Filippo Brunamonti, March 2, 2010, Paintings For Satellites: Rooftop Art Targets a Google Earth Audience, Brian Barrett, March 1, 2010, Stunning Rooftop Paintings Visible from Satellites, Moe Beitiks, February 27, 2010

NY Daily News, Work’s outta this world, Erica Pearson, February 8, 2010

La Repubblica, Molly l'artista che dipinge sui tetti vista dal satellite, February 8, 2010

Artcat, Architecturally at Hendershot Gallery, November 17, 2009

New York Times, Exquisite Corpse at Rutgers, November 22, 2009

Pdxart.blogspot, Interview with Molly Dilworth, September 26, 2009

Afterall, 'suddenly: where we live now' at the Pomona College Museum of Art, Mia Locks, 27th May 2009

The Oregonian, "Suddenly" at Reed College, Brian Libby, September 23, 2008

Art Lies, The City, Naked, Stephanie Snyder, Summer 2008

New York Times, Art In Review, The Searchers, Martha Schwendener, December 22, 2006



fillip Magazine, Lightly Illegal, Winter 2009

Tricycle Magazine, Pour Painting/Rorschach #3 (illustration p. 128), Fall 2010 

Faesthetic, Dumb Luck, Fall 2010

Outer Horizons, Paintings for Satellites, Winter 2011

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