Dennis Schmickle is an artist, designer, and educator. His studio work is focused on how decoration, ornamentation, and pattern intersect with concepts of culture and identity. His hand-printed silkscreen concert posters for local and internationally touring bands have been featured in a number of exhibitions and publications. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from The College of the Ozarks, and MFA from The University of Nebraska. He is currently an Associate Professor and Department Head for Fine Arts at Rogers State University in Claremore, Oklahoma.

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Group Exhibitions

  • November 2014 – Selected to represent Oklahoma in the Four by Four Invitational Art Exhibition Springfield Museum of Art – Springfield, MO
  • November 2013 – 2nd Biennale Internazionale Borgo di Montone Montone, Italy
  • January 2013: PROCESSED – Hand-printed silkscreen wallpaper installation Living Arts of Tulsa – Tulsa, OK

Solo Exhibitions

  • November 2008: Installation/poster exhibition – Dwelling Spaces – Tulsa, OK
  • April 2007: Beta Shampoo Installation, Print, and Poster exhibition in the Boger Gallery at College of the Ozarks – Point Lookout, Missouri
  • April 2006: MFA Thesis Exhibition Installation and other work, which represented culmination of research and experimentation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • August 2005: Lens Flare Light-projected installation, monoprint screen-prints and poster show Tugboat Gallery – Lincoln, NE
  • January 2005: ZXZ/ADV Series of monoprint screen-prints with installation Baciami, Lincoln, NE
  • June 2004: Zigzag In A Work Corridor Leedy-Voulkos Art Center – Kansas City, MO