DANTE ORTIZ
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013
Space on the run is life on the loose, La Fragua, Belalcazar, Spain
2011
If the gut was a temple, private installation space, Boulder, CO
2007
Mutual Arising, Hukubai Temple, Boulder, CO
2005
Apparition, Gallery Severn, Denver, CO
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
New Los Angeles Painters, SPACE 5620, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Side Effects May Include..., Carson Gallery, Denver, CO
2012
Hourglass: Systems Blown, PARK(ing) Day outdoor installation, Portland, OR
2012
The New American Landscape, Kahnaway: Art & Ecology, Washougal, WA
2008
Members' Showcase, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2006
Verdure, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
2004
Group exhibition, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
1999
Group exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery - RISD, Providence, RI
1998
Symposium on Ecology, Art, and Nature: Moving Installations, RISD, Providence, RI
EDUCATION
2010
Northern California Public Art Academy, San Francisco, CA
1999
BFA & BLA (Landscape Architecture), Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
RESIDENCIES
2013
La Fragua, International Artist Residency, Belalcazar, Spain (March & April)
AWARDS & GRANTS
2014
Center for Cultural Innovation Quick Grant, Los Angeles, CA
2012
Professional Development Grant, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
2003
Grand Award, Excellence in Landscape, Marpa Design Studio, Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, Water Features - Williams Residence
INDEPENDENT STUDIES
2009
Two month painting intensive, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Three month painting intensives, New York, NY (2006 - 2008)
1999
Movement & velocity studies of the body in bound space, RISD-supported Winter Session, Lisbon, Portugal / Paris, France / Barcelona, Spain
1998
Topological study and siting of landforms, RISD-supported Winter Session, Patagonia, Argentina
PROFESSIONAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE
2002 - 2008
Studio Forma (Design/Build), Principal/Landscape Architect, Boulder, CO
1999 - 2002
Marpa Design Studio (Design/Build), Associate Landscape Architect, Boulder, CO
OTHER EXPERIENCE & INVOLVEMENT
2012
Hybrid Body: Simultaneous Presence, 3-day workshop with NYC's Big Art Group, Portland, OR
2010
Founding member: YU Contemporary, Portland, OR
2009
Contributed vertical garden design/budget for blighted downtown property, San Francisco, CA
2008
Served on City Council appointed ad hoc committee to inform a mixed-use redevelopment plan, Boulder, CO
2004
Worked with a local nonprofit to produce and implement a community design charrette and new recreation facility design with Phoenix-based architect Will Bruder, Boulder, CO
1998
Organizing committee - Symposium on Ecology, Art, and Nature, Providence, RI
BIBLIOGRAPHY
2013
"Instalacion de Dante Ortiz en La Fragua: Un Obra Multidisciplinar." Cordoba 20 Apr. 2013: Print.
2013
Rinaldi, Ray Mark. "Colorado’s best places to see art right now." The Denver Post. 2 Feb 2013: Web.
2006
"Sketches: Brief reviews of current shows - Apparition," Westword (Denver) 27 Apr. 2006. Print.
2004
Smith, Colleen, "Cool, Clear Water," Architecture & Design of the West, Quarterly supplement 2004. Print.
2003
Mosko, Martin & Noden, Alex, Landscape As Spirit, Weatherhill, Inc., 2003. pg. xv. Print.