John Dilg

SCOUT, 2021

Oil on canvas, 35.3 x 45.5 x 3 cm

Courtesy John Dilg and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich / New York / Vienna


Oil on canvas, 28 x 35.5 x 4 cm

Courtesy John Dilg and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich / New York / Vienna

Photo: Lance Brewer

John Dilg

Born 1945 in Evanston, IL, USA

Lives and works in lowa City, IA, USA


1969                 BFA, Painting and Filmmaking, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA

1971-1972          Fulbright Scholar, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India


2015                                Joan Mitchell Award, Nominee

2014, 2008, 2003, 1997   University of Iowa Career Development Award

2013                                Joan Mitchell Award, Nominee

1991, 1986, 1980              University of Iowa Faculty Development Grant

2011                                 Robert and Joan Kocher Visiting Artist, Coe College

2002-2003                      University of Iowa Arts and Humanities Initiative Grant

1997                                University of Iowa Support Program for the Arts and Humanities

1981                                 National Endowment for the Arts, Senior Fellowship in Painting

1981                                 Ragdale Foundation Residence Fellowship

1979, 1977, 1973                Yaddo Foundation Residence Fellowship

1977                                 University of Iowa Summer Fellowship

1971-1972                          Fulbright Grant in Painting to India

1969                                 William E. Brigham Prize for Painting, Providence Art Club

1969                                 Sidney Richmond Burleigh Award, Rhode Island School of Design

1968-1969                         Ford Foundation Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design