Shows and Awards

STEVEN DOBBIN
Nationality: USA
Education:
1995 MA George Washington University, Education
1988 University of Southern California, Master of Fine Arts program
1981-1982 Indiana University Graduate Programs – Ceramics
1979 B.A., University of Maryland, Urban Affairs

Solo Exhibitions:
2011 Causey Contemporary, Brooklyn, New York
2010 Carroll Community College, Westminster, Maryland
2009 Causey Contemporary , Brooklyn, New York
2004, 2005, 2007 Ch’i Contemporary Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York
2007 Delaplaine Visual Art Center, show awarded as a result of Meredith Springer award
2003-10 Artists’ Gallery, Frederick, Maryland
2002 Ch’i Space, Brooklyn, New York
2001 Artists’ Gallery, Frederick Maryland
Blue Elephant, Frederick Maryland
Millennium Art Center, SW Washington D.C
2000 Ch’i Space, Brooklyn, New York
1999 Artists’ Gallery, Frederick Maryland
1990 Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1998 Helen Lindhurst Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2010
The Ordinary Expands, Silber Art Gallery at Goucher College, Baltimore, MD. Curated by Laura Amussen
Art From Found Objects, Monmouth Museum in Linton, New Jersey juried by Harriet Taub, Executive
Director, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Artprize in Grand Rapids, Michigan hosted by Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
Towson Arts Collective 3rd Anniversary Exhibition, Towson Maryland, Juried by Kristin Hileman
Contemporary Art Curator, Baltimore Musuem of Art
Regional Juried Exhibition at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center Frederick, Md, Juried by Helene Grabow,
Curatorial Assistant Dept. of Contemporary Art, Baltimore Museum of Art
Sculpture on the Green, Curated by Artique Underground, Exhibition located on the grounds of Volt
Restaurant in Frederick, Maryland
The Language of Objects, Catholic University Art Gallery in Washington D.C. Curated by Beverly Ress
Reverberation @ Locomotion Echo, with Jeff and Kristin Bohlander, Jayson Swofford and Kelly Fiore at The
Washington County Arts Council Gallery in Hagerstown, Maryland
2009
The Language of Objects, Maryland State Arts Council’s James Backus Gallery in Baltimore, Md. Curated
by Beverly Ress
The Zipcode Show, Arlington, Va. Curated by ARTDC.ORG & ART OUTLET
Regional juried exhibition at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick,Md
“Reclaimed” National juried exhibition at the Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory in Alexandria,Virginia
“Contained Space” with Sy Gresser and Michael Winger at The Lustine Center in Hyattsville, Md.
Presented by artdc.org
“Recycled” at the Zentith Gallery in Washington, D.C. curated by Steven and Linda Krenski
Bridge Miami with Chi Contemporary Art, Miami, Fla.
2008
Five Elements, Ch’i Contemporary Fine Art
Bridge Art Fair – New York City
“Collaboration” with Bob Sibbison, Peter Whiting, Doug Moulden and Maria Barbosa at George Mason
University Fine Arts Gallery, Fairfax, VA
“Collaboration” at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD
“Collaboration” at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick, Md.
2007
Delaplaine Art Center, Frederick, Md,
Fountain, NY, Ch’I Contemporary Fine Art, Ny, NY
Bridge Chicago, Ch’I Contemporary Fine Art, Chicago, IL
2006
Regional Juried Exhibition at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick, Md.
Bridge Miami with Chi contemporary Fine Art, Miami,Fla.
2005
Regional juried exhibition at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick,Md.
Art LA, Santa Monica, California
Glenview Mansion, Rockville Civic Center, MD
AAF Contemporary Art Fair with Ch’i, NYC, NY
Summer Heat: Summer Salon of Artists, Ch’i Brooklyn, NY
2004
100 Doves Show, Washington County Arts Council Gallery, Hagerstown, MD
AAF Contemporary Fair, New York
2003
Affordable Art Fair, New York
Affordable Art Fair, London, England
“The End”, Mill River Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland
2002
Affordable Art Fair at Pier 92, New York, New York
2000
“Shape Flow” , RX Arts, New York, New York
1999
Maryland Regional Arts Show, Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland
(Juried by Jack Rasmussen, Executive Director, Maryland Arts Place)
Laurel Art Guild, Montpelier Art Center, Laurel, Maryland 3rd place;
Juror- Dorothy Bolger, Director Baltimore Museum of Art
“Senses of Five” Blue Elephant Art Center, Frederick, Maryland
“Dysfunctional Furniture”, Blue Elephant Art Center, Frederick, Maryland
1999
“Relief and in the Round” Invitational sculpture show, Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland
Artists’ Gallery, Frederick, Maryland 1997 – monthly
1998
Arts and Crafts in Paradise curated by Dave and Catherine Moreland, Wolfsville, Maryland
1996
Artists’ Museum, “Opening Exhibition”, 406 7th Street, Washington, D.C.
1990
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, “Natural Forces in Los Angeles Sculpture”
Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Selections from the Carnation Collection
Occidental College, Los Angeles, “Contemporary Abstractions”
Installation, California State University, Bakersfield, California
1989
Second Baroque, Venice, California
1988
Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Santa Monica Heritage Museums, Santa Monica, California
Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
University of Maryland Alumni Montgomery College Gallery, Rockville, Maryland
Awards:
2009
Maryland State Arts Council” Individual Artist Award for Excellence in Sculpture”
Regional Juried Exhibition at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick, Md. 3rd place juried by Annet
Couwenberg, Professor- Maryland Institute College of Art
“Special Educator of the Year” Frederick County Public Schools
2005
Regional Juried Exhibition at the Delaplaine Visual Art Center, Frederick Md. 2nd place juried by J Susan
Isaacs, Curator Delaware Center for Contemporary Art
2004
The Meredith Springer Award (for “exceptional artists who have played a key role in the arts community in
Frederick County”), The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Md.
Art Center, Frederick, Maryland
1999
Laurel Art Guild, Montpelier Art Center, Laurel, Maryland 3rd place juried by Doreen Bolger, Director of the
Baltimore Museum of Art
1990
Temporary Installation Program, City of Manhattan Beach Cultural Commission
Permanent Installations:
Labyrinth of Remembrance”, Phillips’ School, Laurel Maryland
Bibliography:
2010
The Grand Rapids Press, “Frederik Meijer Gardens focuses on scultptures of ArtPrize” Joseph Becherer,
October 4, 2010
The Grand Rapids Press, Seven exhibition centers anchor ArtPrrize as places to start, finish your tour”
Jeffery Kaczmarczyk, Sept. 12, 2010
Carroll County Times, “Junk is Art Waiting to Happen”, Arts and Entertainment, Pam Zappardino, April 23
Carroll County Times, “Reclamation Variation 2”, Front page Monday, April 20, Erica Kritt
Ritz Carlton Magazine, April, Fashion photo shoot at Causey Contemporary during my show in November

2009
New York Beat, Info and Opinion on NY Art and Design, Nov. 2009
Animal, “Reclamation” Will Sherman, Nov. 2009
Connections Newspapers Arlington “What’s That Number”, September 2009
BBC world news “art and recession” using recycled material to make art, May 5th
2008
72 Hours The Frederick News Post Weekend guide “Collaboration Project” Cover Story, August
The Carroll County Times, “Collaboration Project” August Brandon Oland
“The Five Elements” Art and Design News-NY Art Beat
2007
72 Hours The Frederick News Post Weekend guide “ The Meredith Springer Award Winners” Cover Story,
September
Channel 25 WHAG- September
MD Channel 10, Frederick, Maryland, “Artscape” September
2004
Herald-Mail, Hagerstown, “Dove Tales-Birds captured in different media” Andrea Rowlans, ,
MD Channel 10, Frederick, Maryland, “Artscape” – June
2003
Baltimore Sun, The Sun in Howard and statewide Maryland edition, September 11 by Sandy Alexander
Tolerance.org, website for the Southern poverty law center, “Teaching Tolerance: Labyrinth puts a face on
tragedy”
WBLA TV news, September 11th, Report on “Labyrinth of Remembrance”
Frederick News-Post, Horizon Section, September by Pam Rigeaux
Baltimore Sun, The Sun in Howard, February by Fay Lande
2002
Featured on the cover of the Affordable Art Fair brochure for the New York fair
2001
Washington Post, Calendar Section, Review of MAC Show by Michael O’Sullivan, June
Frederick Gazette, Accent on Art, February
2000
Frederick Gazette, February
Featured on the cover of the Affordable Art Fair brochure for the New York fair
1999
Frederick Magazine, January
1998
Hagerstown WHAG Channel 25 profile, local artist teaches art to disadvantaged children at the Delaplaine
Visual Arts
1996
“The Artists’ Museum”, Art review section, Washington Post, July
1990
“Visions”, O’Brien, John, Winter
“Nature Studies”, Los Angeles Times, McKenna, Kristine, December 12, F7
“Pick of the week – Selections from the Carnation Collection”, The Los Angeles Times 6/14,

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