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Venetia Dale

Venetia Dale
Adjunct Professor
South 303

Venetia Dale is a metalsmith/sculptor whose work explores shifts in utility, mobility and exchange between people, place and things. She exhibits her work, lectures, curates and performs workshops nationally and internationally.

Dale recently exhibited work in a two-person show 92nd Street Y Tribeca Gallery in New York, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, MI and at Eastern Bloc Centre for New Media and Interdisciplinary Art in Montreal, Quebec. 

She was artist in residence at Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2010 and recently completed an art/industry residency at Kohler Co. in Sheboygan, WI. 

2009 - MFA, SUNY at New Paltz, NY; 2004 - BFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professional Experience: 

Selected Exhibitions

Solo and Two Person

  • 2015 - Welcome Home Works by Venetia Dale and Stacey Webber, Find and Form Space, Boston, MA
  • 2014 - Venetia Dale: New Works, Room 68, Provincetown, MA
  • 2013 - Two Generations, One Dialogue show with Lisa Gralnick, James Watrous Gallery - Madison, WI  
  • 2012 - Ball chain, shower caddies and other observed things with Kristi Sword, 92nd Street Y Tribeca Gallery - New York, NY


  • 2016 - Facsimile room 83 Spring, Watertown, MA (curated by John Anderson)
  • 2016 - Micki Lippe: Mentoring as Art Waterworks, Friday Harbor, WA
  • 2015 - M3 Making Material Matter, Gallery 224 Cambridge, MA (curated by Jamie Bennett and Anat Shiftan
  • 2015 - Trade Routes Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY curated by Susie Silbert and Tammy Pittman) 
  • 2014 - It is a Door and a Window that Makes a Room Useful, SOIL Gallery - Seattle 2013 Telephone Satellite Collective, New York, NY
  • 2014 - Heirlooms, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI 
  • 2012 - Urbanity, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

Awards and Honors

  • 2013 - Kohler Company Art/Industry Residency – Kohler, WI 
  • 2011 - Wisconsin Artists Biennial Merit Award, Anderson Art Center – Kenosha, WI Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows Award, UW-Milwaukee, WI
  • 2010 - Oregon College of Art and Craft Residency - Portland, OR
  • 2010 - Collins Foundation Grant - Portland, OR
  • 2009 - Metal Arts Guild Grant, Bay Area Metals Guild – San Francisco, CA
  • 2009 - Outstanding Graduate Honor, SUNY New Paltz – New Paltz, NY

Selected Publications

  • 2014 - Graves, Jen. "The Empty, Locked  Buildings on Magnolia Bluff," The Stranger Blog
  • 2014 - Houton, Jacqueline. "P-Town Bound," Improper Bostonian, May 14-27
  • 2011 - American Craft Zoom Oct/Nov 2011 p. 29
  • 2011 - Malcolm, Dervan. “Both Sides of the Story” (radio interview) Power 106 FM October 14, 2011, Kingston, Jamaica         
  • 2011 - Deliso, Meredith. “The Most—and Least—Useful Items in “Beyond Useful” at Center For Contemporary Craft” Houston Press Blog


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