John Erwin Dillard
Jdillard@c.ringling.edu
 
EDUCATION                                                                                                                                         
 
Ringling College of Art and Design 2018
Sarasota, FL    
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture                                     
              
                                                                            
RELATED WORKSHOPS/EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                                                           
2016
Pilchuck Glass School- Thermon Statom “Serious Play” Glass blowing*
UrbanGlass Studio- Dorie Guthrie “Mold Madness” Mold making & Glass casting*
 
2017
Arrowmont School of Craft- Erica Lynn Hanson, “Weaving as Idea Object Action” *
Penland School Of Craft- Erika Tada, “Imagining the Inside” Hollow core glass casting*
UrbanGlass Studio- Beth Lipman, “Poetics of Line” Glassblowing, Kiln fusing and slumping*
 
2018
Mapping a Site In and Out of Context- Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota (FL), and Saint Lucas School, Antwerp (BE) collaborative masters project
UrbanGlass Studio- Courtney Dodd, "Proportion/Rhythm/Repetition", Glassblowing
 
2019
UrbanGlass Studio- Erica Rosenfeld, “The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts” Glassblowing*
Pilchuck Glass School- Susan Stinsmuelhen-Amend, “Painting the Transparent Space of Glass” Kiln working*
                            
  
SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                          
 
Pop-UP, 2019, Alfstad&Editions, Sarasota, FL
Da, Multumesc, 2019, Aparte Gallery, Iasi, RO
Immediate Past, 2017, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota FL
 
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS  

2020

Gxrl on Grill Eat Your Heart Out, 2020, Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY

Housekeeping, 2020, Jennie Avent Gallery, London, UK 

2019
Gxrl on Grill BBQ Amuse-Bouche, 
2019, Honeys Bar, Brooklyn
CSC Instructors, 2019, Willis Smith Gallery, Sarasota, FL
SCARF, 2019, Pilchuck Glass School Gallery, Stanwood, WA
Archives of Shame, 2019,TACTIC, St. Luke's Crypt, Cork, IE
Gxrl on Grill BBQ, 2019, Honeys Bar, Brooklyn, NY
Monumental, 2019, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
Youth Series, 2019, Aparte Gallery, Iasi, RO

2018 
DocuFlorida II, 2018, T.T. Wentworth, Jr. State Museum, Pensacola, FL 
Le Salon Tout Inclus, 2018, M. Chapel Projects, Sarasota, FL 
Material Matters: Breaking Tradition, 2018, Brooklyn Waterfront Art Center, Brooklyn, NY 
Pilchuck Staff Show #2, 2018Pilchuck Glass School Gallery, Stanwood, WA
Roach Wars, 2018, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL
Best Of Ringling: Fine Arts, 2018, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL
Making Place, 2018, MChapel Projects, Sarasota, FL
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, 2018, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL
Celebration Now, 2018, Borsbeekstraat 130, Antwerp BE, De Belly

2017
Mapping A Site in and Out of Context: Food and Ritual, 2017, Crossley Gallery, FL
Regular Ol’ Banger, 2017, Pop-Up Exhibtion, 238 S. Links Ave, Sarasota, FL
Fulldome Festival, 2017, Jena, Germany
Keep Safe, 2017, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL
COSMIX, 2017, South Florida Museum, Bradenton, FL
Best Of Ringling: Fine Arts, 2017, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL, Curated by Linda Yablonsky of Artforum

2016
Making Stock ,2016, 20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY
#PostDigital, 2016, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL
Best of Ringling: Fine Arts ,2016, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota, FL, Curated by Ethan Cohen, Ethan Cohen Gallery, NY

2015
Results May Vary, 2015, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota FL
Motion Machine, 2015, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota FL
Fine Arts Annual Juried Exhibition, 2015, Crossley Gallery, Sarasota FL, Curated by Kara Vanderweg of Gagosian Gallery, NY and Brett Litman Director of the Center for Contemporary Drawing, NY

2014
Bamboo Scafolding, 2014 ,Two Columns Gallery, Sarasota FL, Curated by Wassan Al-Khudairi, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Birmingham Museum of Contemporary Art


RESIDENCIES                                                                                                                              
 
New York Studio Residency Program, New York, NY- 2016
                                
Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughn, Republic of Ireland-2018 

Artalpha Residency at George Enescu Fine Arts University, Iasi, Romania- 2019