Ariel Dill

Dill: Hunters Den Painting

Ariel Dill

Hunters Den Painting, 2013
Oil on canvas
48 x 36 in / 121.92 x 91.44 cm

Dill_Hand in Glove

Ariel Dill

Hand in Glove, 2013
Oil on canvas
48 x 36 in / 121.92 x 91.44 cm

Born in Santa Monica, CA
Lives and works in Queens, NY


MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY

BA, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Solo and two-person exhibitions

Oscillations, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY

Inglenook, (Ariel Dill and Christian Sampson), Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY

Umbra Penumbra, Neverwork, New York, NY

Group exhibitions

Dying on Stage: New Painting in New York, Garis and Hahn, New York, NY
Hot House, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY
Human Drama, curated by Denise Kupferschmidt, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Dear Painting, Looking Forward!, 247365, Brooklyn, NY
Donut Muffin, curated by Jessica Duffett and Tamara Gonzales, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

LOVE, presented by Art Blog Art Blog and curated by Stephen Truax, One River Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Epiphanic Glow, curated by Brian Hajzak, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Can’t Stop Rock Lobster, Shoot the Lobster, New York, NY
Vision Quest, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY
Robots Will Keep Us as Pets, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
The Cat Show, Tomato House, Brooklyn, NY
Inaugural, sophiajacob, Baltimore, MD
Peripheral Nausea, BFP Creative, Brooklyn, NY

The Unfunny Show, curated by Matthew F Fisher, Small Black Door, Ridgewood, NY
Ariel Dill and Brian Faucette, Foyer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
itinerant ones, curated by Jules de Balincourt, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
Women and Weaving, (Polly Apfelbaum, Ariel Dill, Michelle Grabner), Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY
Grasping for Relics, ZieherSmith, New York, NY
Painting Club, Exit Art, New York, NY
The Open Daybook, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA
One Night Show, curated by Leigh Ruple, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

Tide Pool, Sara Meltzer Gallery/projects, New York, NY
Feast of Fools, curated by Sarvia Jasso and Kathryn Garcia, Second Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
New Paintings, Staley/Wise, New York, NY
Please Jump Around Here, curated by Jessica Duffett, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
World’s Greatest, curated by Jon Lutz, Daily Operation, Brooklyn, NY
Bushwick Schlacht!, curated by Guillerm Creus, Tom Sanford, Marcel Huppauff and Photios Giovanis;
Fortress to Solitude, Brooklyn, NY
Urban Shaman, Fun Times, Brooklyn, NY

The Kings County Biennial, organized by Kidd Yellin and James Fuentes, Kidd Yellin, Brooklyn, NY
Giftland, curated by Apartment Show, Printed Matter, New York, NY
Tulsa Doom, Apartment Show, Brooklyn, NY
Trance, Chance, Dreams & the Unconscious, Southfirst, Brooklyn, NY
The Big Show, The Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Euphoric Recall, curated by Jessica Duffett, Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY
Everybody, Envoy, New York, NY

Fine Arts Fellows Invitational Exhibition, Provincetown Museum, MA

All in the Family, curated by Molly Barnes, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Process and Sensibility, The Lab Gallery @ The Roger Smith Hotel, New York, NY
Scapism, Warren Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

superSalon, samsøn projects, Boston, MA

Unframed First Look, Lehman Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
Drawings and Paintings, The Bottlefactory, New York, NY
Summer Alumni Show, The Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

Salon, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

New Painting, Julie Rico Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
On View, The Historic Banking Hall, Los Angeles, CA

Curatorial Projects

Tide Pool, curated with Denise Kupferschmidt, Sara Meltzer Gallery/Projects, New York, NY


Ruiz, Steve, “Review: Robots Will Keep Us As Pets/Alderman Exhibitions,” NewCity Art Blog, July 17, 2012
Baker, Brett, “Painter's Table: Top 10 Best Posts: May 2012,” The Huffington Post Blog, June 16, 2012
Butler, Sharon, “The roots (and limbs) of abstraction,”, May 25, 2012
Calandra, Maria, “Ariel Dill,”, May 7, 2012

Butler, Sharon, “Sneaky Funny in Ridgewood,”, November 19, 2011
Tam, Herb, “Painting in 2030,” Mind Spray,, September 14, 2011
Barliant, Claire, “Women and Weaving,” The New Yorker, July 25, 2011
Valdez, Aldrin, “Subconscious Pickings,”, July 10, 2011
Doran, Anne, “Tide Pool,” TimeOut New York, January 13, 2011

The Open Daybook, Edited by David P. Earle, Random House, 2010

Johnson, Paddy, “What to See Before Christmas,”, December 18, 2009
Lutz, John, “Interview with Ariel Dill and Christian Sampson,”, December 16, 2009
Sapienza, Jeremy, “When Chelsea and Bushwick Collide,”, April 30, 2009

Cohen, David, “Riding the LES Wave,” New York Sun, November 8, 2007
Fershleiser, Rachel, “What the Hell Is It, Ethel?,” Grand Street News, October 2007
Nevitt, Naomi, Chinatown and Lower East Side,, 2007

Frank, Peter, “Pick of the Week,” LA Weekly, August 30, 2006

New American Paintings, Book#56, Northeastern Edition, 2004