Title: Crucifixion of Dan
Medium: Pastel on velvet
Size: 89" x 53"
Dickinson, Professor of Art at California College of Arts and Crafts since 1971, is a figurative artist whose emotional works in media from video to ten foot high pastels on black velvet are exhibited widely.
Her works portray religious states in which the extremes of media duplicate the extremes of emotion in the subjects.
Dickinson's selected solo exhibitions include: Council for Creative Projects, New York, 1996-97; Michael Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, California, 1988, '89, '91, '93, and '96; Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, Missouri, 1995; Diverse Works Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1990; Gallery 10, Washington, DC, 1989; Menil Museum/Screen Memories Gallery, Houston, Texas, 1988; and Women's InterArt Center, New York, 1980.