Molly Dilworth (b. 1975) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Albuquerque, NM. Dilworth’s work explores creative practice as a form of research to investigate things that she finds curious or doesn’t understand; she uses data from a specific site as a structure, her work gives form to things that invisibly motivate our actions. Solo exhibitions include Ghost Acre, The James Hotel Urban Garden, NY (2013); All Night Forever, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS (2012); and 36°30’/WFC, World Financial Center Winter Garden, NY (2012). Dilworth’s group exhibitions include We Know Not Exactly Where or How, Open Source Gallery, NY (2013); Happy Birthday: A Celebration of Chance and Silence, Feldman Gallery at PNCA, Portland, OR (2012); and Spontaneous Interventions: design actions for the common good, U.S. Pavilion, 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice (2012), Paintings for Satellites/350, ACORN High School, Brooklyn, NY (2010) and Cool Water, Hot Island, plaza paintings commissioned by The Mayor Fund/DOT, Times Square, NYC (2010). Dilworth’s awards include a residency at Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY (2014); a residency at Recess at the Pioneer, New York NY (2012); a residency at Salina Art Center, KS (2012); “Pioneer Works” Residency, Recess Activities, NY (2012); Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2012); and a NYFA Artists’ Fellowship in Painting (2012). Publications include The Atlantic Monthly (2011), Artforum (2010), and Italian Vogue (2010). Dilworth received her M.F.A. from New York University and a B.F.A. from University of Washington.
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