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D A K O T A
G E A R H A R T

Born 1983. Tucson, AZ.

A W A R D S / R E S I D E N C I E S / G R A N T S
2017 Residency, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY
2016 AIM Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
2016 Residency, Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
2016 Residency, Recology, Seattle, WA
2016 smART Ventures Grant, City of Seattle
2015 NARS International Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Residency, The Studios Of Key West, Key West, FL
2015 Prequel Artist Incubator, Portland, OR
2015 Residency, Cornish Playhouse, Seattle, WA
2015 Residency Grant, The New Foundation
2014 GAP Grant, Artist Trust
2014 Individual Project Grant, Gallery 4Culture
2014 Fellowship & Residency, Vermont Studio Center
2013 Jacob Lawrence Juror’s Award
2013 Joanne Bailey Wilson Scholarship, University of Washington
2012 Juliane Martin Scholarship in the Arts, University of Washington
2011 Photomedia Recruitment Scholarship, University of Washington
2009 Residency, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2009 Residency, Art Farm, Marquette, NE
2008 Cultural Exchange Scholarship, Government of Spain
2007 Faculty Photography Award, Florida State University School of Art
2006 Everything Frame and Photo Grant, Florida State University
2005 Best in Show, Taiyuan Normal University Gallery
2002 Florida Bright Future’s Scholarship

E D U C A T I O N
2013 M.F.A. Interdisciplinary Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2007 B.F.A. Photography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2002 coursework, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL (marine biology)

S O L O
E X H I B I T I O N S

2017 Tank Hypnosis, Glassbox Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 Jury Rigged Fly Traps, Flutter Studios, Seattle, WA (two person)
2015 The Empirical Ledge, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2015 Best American Drama, FalseFront, Portland, OR
2015 Imaging Andromeda, Seattle Storefronts, Seattle, WA
2014 When We Get There, Gallery 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2014 New Person Now, Kincainya, Portland, OR
2014 Chroma Key, AGallery, Seattle, WA

S E L E C T E D
E X H I B I T I O N S

2017 AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY (upcoming)
2017 Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR (upcoming)
2017 Each Eats Its Own, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016 Northwest Art Now, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2016 RE/NIGHT/LIVE/MARE, ACRE TV
2016 Giant Steps, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
2016 ImageOhio, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH
2015 Digital Native Film Festival, The Front, New Orleans, LA
2015 Feminist Sex Shoppe, On The Ground Floor, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Synthetic Zero, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY
2015 Nonqutting, Tailgate-Based Art Festival, Bronco Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Artist Films, KARST, Plymouth, UK
2015 What I Know Is, S1 Gallery, Portland, OR
2015 Open Studios, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Paradise, The Studios of Key West, Key West, FL
2015 Sensations that Announce the Future, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA
2015 Tukwila Revealed, Duwamish Revealed, Seattle, WA
2015 Back On You, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA
2015 Post - Interdisiplinary Text, Cornish Playhouse, Seattle, WA
2014 Open Exhibition, Vulpes Vulpes, London, UK
2014 In Media Res, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2014 Dream Honies, Weird Shift, Portland, OR
2014 Pathway of Stranger Living, Seattle Center, WA
2014 Projection Room, The Unstitute
2014 Video Library, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014 Digitally Rendered Mind, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, WA
2014 Love Party, Vingettes, Seattle, WA
2014 Interstitial Theatre, LxWxH Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 Artgrease:Television by Artists, Buffalo, NY
2013 Rinse, Reuse, Repeat, Belltown Collective, Seattle, WA
2013 Just Another, The Vera Project, Seattle, WA
2013 Timecapsule, CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO
2013 Nepo 5k:Don't Run, Nepo House, Seattle, WA
2013 MFA Thesis Exhibit, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 Shades of Gray, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Odes To Me, Video e4c, Gallery 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2013 Texas National, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX
2013 Reel One, Interstitial Mobile Tour, Seattle, WA
2012 Intimate Landscape, Gordon Parks Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2012 Student Show, Interstitial Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Next To Each Other, (performance), The Royal Box, Seattle, WA
2012 StrangeCoupling, collaboration w/ DK Pan, Object Gallery, Seattle, WA
2011 Beginnings, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Fear, Launchpad Gallery, Portland, OR
2010 Strange Beauty, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2009 Soul Mates, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2009 Art Harvest, Art Farm Gallery, Marquette, NE
2009 CameraWorks, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
2009 Urban Legends & Rural Myth, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2007 B.F.A. Graduate Exhibition, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
2005 Shift and Swing, Red Door Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
2005 Envirochina: Sino-American, Taiyuan Normal University Gallery, Taiyuan, China

P U B L I C A T I O N S
2016 "ImageOhio", exhibition catalogue, ROY G BIV Gallery, 2016.
2015 “What I Know Is”, exhibition catalogue, Prequel Artist Incubator, 2015.
2015 State of the Art: Installation & Site-Specific, Bare Hill Publishing, 2015.
2014 “Art in America Annual Guide” Art in America 10 Sept. 2014: 210. Print.
2014 “Approach.” Invitation Annual 2014.
2013 “MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition”, catalogue, Henry Art Gallery, 2013.
2012 Intimate Landscape, St. Paul, Open to Interpretation Books, 2012
2011 “Bamboozled.” Trifecta Magazine 2011
2010 Letters of Brilliance, Greensboro, Elsewhere Publishing 2010
2009 “The Uncertain Glory Issue.” Carpaccio Magazine, 2009. May 2012

P R E S E N T A T I O N S
2017 Artist Talk, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
2016 Artist Talk, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
2016 Sunken Hot House, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2015 Residency Artist Introductions, Studios of Key West, Key West, FL
2015 Artist Talk, NARS International Artists Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2015 What I Know Is, Prequel Artist Incubator, S1, Portland, OR
2015 Trajectory, Pecha Kucha, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA
2014 Artist Talk, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2013 Source Presentation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2013 Artist Talk, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 History of Photography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2011 Beginning Photography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2009 The Moment Right Before, Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, NC
2008 Art & Culture, Bembeza Institute, Azuaga, Spain

P R E S S

2017 Art of Darkness, City Arts Magazine, Margo Vansynghel
2016 The 79 Moments In Art That Helped Us Survive 2016, The Stranger, Jen Graves
2016 During This Residency, Artists Have Scavenging Privileges, The Stranger, Jen Graves
2016 Dakota Gearhart, Seattle Magazine, Jim Demetre
2016 Top Fifteen Things To Do This Week, Seattle Weekly, Kelton Sears
2016 REPORT: Tacoma, art ltd. magazine, Sarah Margolis-Pineo
2016 Tacoma Art Museum's NW Art Now Reflects the World We Have, Not the World We Want, The Stranger, Jen Graves
2015 Mermaid Sighting In The Keys, Keys Weekly, Kristen Livengood
2015 Sketchbook Porn: Dakota Gearhart,CityArts, Amanda Manitach
2015 Dakota Gearhart and the Sunken Hot House, Vanguard Magazine, Claire Reiner
2015 The State of the Arts: The Capitol Hill Arts District and Why It Matters,” VanguardMagazine, D​avid Strand
2014 So Long 2014, A Chat With Sharon Arnold, City Arts, Amanda Manitach
2014 Through The Looking Glass, Or 10 From 2014, Art Nerd, Ellen Dicola
2014 Dakota Gearhart Builds A Wood and Cement Maze at Gallery4Culture To Mediate on Chaos,Seattle Weekly, Kelton Sears
2014 Dakota Gearhart - The Pathway Of Stranger Living Interstitial Gallery, Julia Greenway
2014 Currently Hanging: Dakota Gearhart's Video Tongueing a Cavern, The Stranger, Jen Graves, February
2013 Sex-Death Axis: RINSE REUSE REPEAT at Interstitial Theatre (An Archive), Ellen Dicola
2013 Dakota Gearhart on Birth, Blobs, and the Surreal Nature of Nature, SeattleWeekly, Kelton Sears