About

CONTACT:   BRI DILL:   bri@bridill.com

ART.LABartlab@bridill.com

EDUCATION

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Tufts University, BFA, 2006-2010

EXHIBITIONS

  • November 2015- present, Salons by JC, Grand Opening Art Exhibit, West Hartford
  • May 2015, Lucky Taco, Permanent Collection on Display, Manchester, CT
  • March 2015, Jazzmen Gallery, West Hartford, CT
  • February 2015- Present, Multiple Venues, Lacee Yortuglu Curated Exhibitions, New Milford, CT
  • December 2014-Present, Art.lab, Permanent Collection on Display, Manchester, CT
  • November 2014, Pure Spring Health, Bi-Monthly Local Art Show, Enfield CT
  • September 2013, Hartford Tattoo Convention, Public Display, Hartford, CT
  • May 2013, Ongoing Solo Art Exhibition at Edge Tattoo, South Windsor, CT
  • January 2013, RAW: Hartford, Group Show, Russian Lady, Hartford, CT
  • April 2012, “Treat Yo Self”, Group Show. The Great Scott, Boston, MA
  • January 2011- March 2012: Live Painting Exhibitions and Performances, Bi-Monthly Solo Showcases at Various Venues. Boston University, Boston, MA. Royale Boston, Boston, MA The Middle East, Cambridge, MA. Church, Boston, MA. Harpers Ferry/ Brighton Music Hall, Allston, MA, Wonderbar, Allston, MA
  • December 2011, “Winter Warmer”, Group Show. Porter Lofts, East Boston, MA
  • October 2011, East Boston Health Center, Permanent Collection, East Boston, MA
  • September 2011, “HarborArts Fest”, Group Show, Boston Shipyard and Marina, East Boston, MA
  • July 2011, “Erumpere Colore” Guest Artists in Group Show,Galatea Gallery, South Boston, MA
  • June 2011, “Camp Coldbrook Music and Art Festival” Featured Artist, Barre, MA
  • May 2011, “East Boston Open Studios”, Group Show, Cavity.Lab, East Boston, MA
  • March 2011, “Unstandard”, Solo Show, The Savant Project, Boston, MA
  • June 2007-2015,(6 Shows) SWHS Alumni Group Show, South Windsor Public Library, CT

EXPERIENCE

Owner, Director • Art.Lab Gallery|Studio

Manchester, Connecticut [November 2013 – Present]

 

  • Launched Art.Lab after developing a unique business plan that embraces change and encourages growth within the community to create the multifaceted art business that exists today.
  • Personally handle, organize, and provide all of Art.Lab’s administrative, curatorial, and educational offerings.

 

Professional Artist, Art Instructor, Independent Contractor • Bri Dill: Artist

Nationwide [January 2011 – Present]

 

  • Established recognition as a working artist through self-promotion by creating pieces for exhibition and sale.
  • Guide students of varying skill levels through creative processes to develop their own artistic abilities.
  • Teach private one-on-one lessons, public group classes (3-50 students), technical, and professional artistic development to students of all backgrounds and demographics.
  • Sustained long-term patron relationships leading to commissions, contract jobs, and various related opportunities.  

 

Apprentice, Parlor Manager • Edge Tattoo
South Windsor, Connecticut [May 2013- May 2014]

 

  • Acquired all necessary skills (design/technique/procedures/health certification) needed to tattoo professionally through education, observation and practice.
  • Managed the storefront, reception, and clientele while upholding Connecticut State Law in regards to body modification.
  • Maintained the cleanliness of medical grade sanitation standards by enforcing strict health codes and procedures.

 

Artist Assistant • Karen Rossi Studios

Meriden, Connecticut [October 2012 – December 2012]

 

  • Fabricated Karen Rossi’s signature figurines with paint, beads, and metal to produce multiples for distribution.
  • Assisted in office organization and various clerical duties.  

 

Production Assistant • RAW Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut [June 2012 – January 2013]

 

  • Coordinated monthly event preparation and provided support for participating artists.
  • Planned exhibition setup, distributed installation materials, and assisted in curatorial needs.
  • Monitored entry, collected money, managed guest list.
  • Acted as liaison to the director for artists, patrons, and press to ensure event success.

 

Executive Director • HarborArts Inc.
East Boston, Massachusetts [May 2011 – May 2012]

 

  • Directed and managed a 501-c3 non-profit outdoor sculpture gallery in a working shipyard on the Boston harbor.
  • Daily operations included curation, promotion, event organization, communications, finances, grants writing, and handling donations.
  • Coordinated with the board of directors to implement plans for organization development.
  • Strengthened the organization’s public reputation and established a relationship with the local community by introducing innovative concepts.
  • Created, organized, and launched the successful HarborArtsFest in September 2011. The event has since  occurred annually and has grown exponentially.

 

Owner, Director • Cavity.Lab
Boston, Massachusetts [January 2011 – May 2012]

 

  • Spearheaded an idea and executed the opening of an alternative art exhibition space that quickly gained recognition, support and participation from local artists and neighborhood.
  • Oversaw space utilization, exhibitions, curation, off site events, press, promotion and sales.
  • Proudly supplied local contemporary artists with a viable venue for creative expression, professional development and community engagement.

 


*Hartford’s Best 2015, Hartford Magazine Poll, Best Artist- 2nd Runner-Up.


 

One thought on “About

  1. Hi Bri,
    I am looking for an Artist to lead a family paint night fundraiser. The money raised will be going towards new uniforms for the cross country team. Is this something that you do? if you can contact me back I would appreciate it.
    zuvcyr@yahoo.com
    Thanks, Cass

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