Dave Hebb is a visual artist working with photography, video and sculptural installation living and working in the Catskill region of New York State. His work has been exhibited throughout New York State, as well as across the U.S. and internationally. Notable professional highlights include a Fulbright Fellowship to Iceland to create a sculptural installation (1997-8) and being selected for the NYFA MARK 10 professional development program for artists (2010). Recent exhibitions and screenings include two consecutive solo shows of video work at COOP gallery (Nashville, TN, 2010-11), and a two-person exhibition at Art Laboratory Berlin, (Berlin, Germany, 2012).
Dave can be contacted via the contact page, and you can also subscribe to this site to receive occasional news updates 2 to 3 times per year – see links on left.
|1997||Montana State University – M.F.A. – Painting/Installation Art|
|1991-3||Woodstock School of Art – Scholarship student – various courses|
|1989||New York University – B.F.A. – Film and Television Production|
|Grants, Awards, Residencies|
|2010||NYFA MARK 10 Fellowship – Professional career development program for artists in upstate NY.|
|2006||DCC Alumni Foundation Grant – provided video equipment for students.|
|1997||Fulbright Fellowship grant to Iceland to create a permanent site-specific outdoor sculptural installation.|
|Resident Artist – The Gil Society – Akureyri, Iceland|
|Visiting Artist – Reykjavík Museum of Art – Reykjavík, Iceland|
|1996||Best of Show – ANA 25 International Exhibition – Holter Museum – Helena, MT – Juried exhibition, Juror: Janet Koplos, Senior Editor and writer for “Art in America”.|
|Screenings, Commissions and Projects|
|2010||Nuit Blanche, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada, special screening by Planet in Focus.|
|The Festival of Endless Gratitude, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Detroit Projection Project, video projections on building façades throughout the Detroit area at various art events, including the Ann Arbor Film Festival. (catalog)|
|2009||“The End of Television” - Live broadcast of video art from Pittsburgh, PA.|
|2008||“Narcissus Kisses Sisyphus” video – commissioned to accompany reading performances of new short prose by author NJ Rhoades. Screened at various venues in Detroit, MI.|
|2007||“Userlands”book signing – Detroit Film Center – Detroit, MIVideo “Metaphase” commissioned to be projected at book signing event. Video is now hosted on author and editor Dennis Cooper’s blog as a permanent link.|
|2001||“Simulated Tree Cycle”– Woodstock School of Art – Woodstock, NYPermanent outdoor site-specific sculptural installation in sculpture park.|
|Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions|
|2012||Time and Technology, Art Laboratory Berlin, Berlin, Germany. (2 person show – May, 2012)|
|2011||Hudson Valley Artists 2011: Exercises in Unnecessary Beauty, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY.|
|Bookmarks, Robert B. Menschel Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.|
|On the Mark, Martin–Mullen Art Gallery, Oneonta, NY.|
|Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art, Kingston, NY. (3 person show)|
|Coop, Nashville, TN. (solo show)|
|2010||Woodstock Video Art Festival, Woodstock, NY|
|60×60 Images, Taukay Musical Editions Contemporanea 2010, Remanzacco, (Udine) Italy|
|ArtPrize, The B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI|
|Mark 10 Group Show, House of Creative Soul, Saratoga Springs, NY|
|Wish You Were Here, Greene County Council on the Arts Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY|
|Slideluck Potshow, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY|
|2009||Man vs. Nature, Fovea Exhibitions, Beacon, NY|
|2008||Focus the Nation: Regarding Global Climate, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY|
|2005-6||Faculty Show, Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY|
|2004-5||Art on the Plains 7, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, Juror: Eleanor Heartney, writer and art critic for “Art in America”. (catalog)|
|Faculty Show, J. Gazzuolo Fine Art Gallery, North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN|
|2004||David Hebb, Olive DeLuce Gallery, Northwestern Missouri State University, Maryville, MO (solo show)|
|V International Exhibition of Experimental Art and Performance, Manege, St. Petersburg, (catalog)|
|2003||Installation by Dave Hebb, Spiva Art Gallery, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO (solo show)|
|Civilization Simulation, J. Gazzuolo Fine Art Gallery, North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN, (solo show)|
|Modern Iconography: Symbols Public and Private, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY|
|2002||Welcome Home, Padzieski Gallery, Dearborn, MI|
|Viridian Artists 13th Annual Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists @ Chelsea, New York, NY, Juror: Robert Rosenblum, Guggenheim Museum.|
|2001||Nuts & Bolts, Arts Society of Kingston, Kingston, NY|
|1998||Yggdrasill, Hrísey, Iceland, Permanent outdoor site-specific sculptural installation. (solo show, catalog)|
|Infinity Wall, Ljósmyndakompan, Akureyri, Iceland (solo show)|
|1997||Niflheimur, Ketilhús, Akureyri, Iceland (solo show)|
|Life Cycle, The Helen E. Copeland Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, MFA thesis exhibition (solo show)|
|1996||ANA 25 International Exhibition, Holter Museum, Helena, MT, Best of Show, Juror: Janet Koplos, Senior Editor and writer for “Art in America”.|
|2010-11||Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online – Adjunct instructor (online courses)|
|2005-8||Dutchess Community College – Poughkeepsie, NY – Full time instructor|
|2002-5||North Hennepin Community College – Brooklyn Park, MN – Full time instructor|
|2001-2||Dutchess Community College – Poughkeepsie, NY – Adjunct instructor|
|1997-8||Akureyri School of Visual Arts – Akureyri, Iceland – Guest Artist/Teacher|
|1994-7||Montana State University – Bozeman, MT – G.T.A. Instructor|
|“Strength through beauty” by Paul Smart, Hudson Valley Times, Ulster Publishing, Kingston, NY, September 22, 2011. Exhibition and artists’ talk reviewed.“Notes on Hudson Valley Artists 2011: Exercises in Unnecessary Beauty” by Brian Wallace, Curator, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art Gallery Guide, New Paltz, NY, Summer, 2011. Exhibition Catalog.“2011: And in the beginning” by Chuck Beard, Nashville Galleries Examiner (Examiner.com), Nashville, TN, January 3rd, 2011. Exhibition Review.“Land Forms” by Paul Smart, Alm@nac Weekly (The Woodstock Times), Woodstock, NY, no. 44, November 4, 2010.|
Exhibition Review.“ArtPrize Artists” radio interview by Shelley Irwin on the WGVU Morning Show, September 20, 2010, Grand Rapids, MI.
“’Wish You Were Here’: Artists Celebrating the Catskill Park”, Arts Alive,Catskill, NY, no. 77, November/December, 2010, p. 1, 10. Exhibition Review.
“Local Artist Alert” by Liz Unterman, Carbon Copy: Life as an Artist in Woodstock (art blog), November 5, 2008. Photo and acknowledgement.
“Statictick Presents… The Official Userlands Launch Event, Detroit, 03/17/07” by NJ Rhoades, DC’s (Dennis Cooper’s Blog), April 7, 2007. Review of book launch event with photos and video.
Heartney, Eleanor, “A Sense of Place,” Art on the Plains 7 (cataloge), Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, September 6, 2004, p. 16, 29. Exhibition review with photograph.
Jeff Youngblood, “Interview with Dave Hebb,” The Scatter (The Joplin Globe), Joplin, MO, November 19, 2003, p. 6. Exhibition preview with photographs and interview.
Staff Writer, “’Symbols’ Exhibit Opens with Artist Lecture,” The Morehead News, Morehead, KY, October 3, 2003. Exhibition preview.
Reis, Jennifer, “Modern Iconography at Morehead State University,” Arts Across Kentucky, Fall 2003, p. 41. Exhibition preview.
Þorsteinn Ingólfsson, “Yggdrasill í Hrísey,” Vikudagur, Eyjafjörd, Iceland, October 1, 1998, p. 8. Exhibition review with photograph (in Icelandic).
Valdís Viðars, “Ryðgað geimfar í Hrísey?,” Dagur, Akureyri, Iceland, September 17, 1998, p. 21. Exhibition review and interview with photographs (in Icelandic).
“Útilistaverkið Yggdrasill í Hrísey,” Morgunblaðið, Iceland, September 17, 1998, p. 14. Exhibition announcement with photograph (in Icelandic).
“Fjölskrúðug myndlist á Listasumri,” Morgunblaðið, Iceland, July 23, 1998, p. 24-25. Exhibition review and interview with photograph (in Icelandic).
“Kynnti útilistaverkið Niflheim,” Morgunblaðið, Iceland, March 17, 1998, p. 15. Exhibition announcement with photograph (in Icelandic).
Ský, Iceland, January, 1998, p. 50. Interview with photograph (in Icelandic).