DAWN GAVIN
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Dawn Gavin is a native of Scotland, currently living and working in 
Baltimore, Maryland. As an artist she has exhibited her work both 
nationally and internationally. Her work investigates issues of 
identity and displacement, employing a range of media from collage and 
installed drawings to digital video. Most recently, she has recently 
shown at Area 405 (Baltimore, MD), Auburn University Biggin Gallery 
(Auburn, AL), Maryland Institute College of Art, Meyerhoff Gallery 
(Baltimore, MD) and Artspace at Plant Zero (Richmond, VA). In addition, 
Gavin has written for ‘Circa’ Arts Magazine (Ireland), and was a 
contributing editor for ‘Transcript: A Journal of Visual Culture’ 
(Scotland).

SELECTED RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2005

Zero/Point/Position (Solo) Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
100 Women Paint the Sea, (Group) Signal Tower Museum, Arbroath, 
Scotland
Cartography 101, (Group) Johnsonese Gallery, Chicago, IL
Radius 250, (Group, Juried by John Ravenal) Artspace @ Plant Zero, 
Richmond VA
ROY G. BIV (Group, Curated by Pam Thomson) Goucher College, Towson, MD
Medium, (Group, Curated by Stewart Watson) Area 405, Baltimore, MD
Artscape/BMA Juried Exhibition, (Group, Curated by Gary Simmons) 
Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
32.62N/85.48W, (Solo) Biggin Gallery, Department of Art, Auburn 
University, AL
Real Beauty, (Group) Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans LA
16th National Drawing and Print Exhibition, (Group, Juried by Gary 
Kachadourian) Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore MD

2004

Between and Through, (Solo) Atelier International, New York NY
draw-drawing, (Group) London Biennial, Gallery 32, London
National Review of Live Art, (Group) The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland


EDUCATION

Post Graduate Diploma in Electronic Imaging (2004)
School of Television and Electronic Imaging, Duncan of Jordanstone 
College of Art and Design, A Faculty of the University of Dundee, 
Scotland

MFA in Fine Art (1992)
School of Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, A 
Faculty of the University of Dundee, Scotland

BA (Hons) First Class, Drawing + Painting (1991)
School of Fine Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, A 
Faculty of the University of Dundee, Scotland