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Alan Dyson

Alan Dyson

About Artist

Basic Information

  • Gender

    Male
  • Artist Statement

    I am a multidisciplinary artist, architectural design artist, performing singer-songwriter, and activist.

    My work is in response to materials, environments, concepts or events. I often collaborate with musicians, poets, visual artists, architects, engineers, developers and technology innovators. Together we create, develop, enhance and construct unique objects, environments and experiences.
  • Resume

    S. Alan Dyson
    732 Robinson Place
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    318.780.4454
    alandysonarts@gmail.com
    www.alandyson.us
    www.dysondesignarts.us
    www.dysondesignarts.blogspot.com
    www.dysonfinearts.blogspot.com
    www.reverbnation.com/alandyson www.cdbaby.com/cd/dysonmusic
    http://shreveporthouseconcerts.org/
    http://www.straydogsbythehighway.com/

    Artist Resume 2015
    S. Alan Dyson, 1955- American multidisciplinary artist, architectural design artist, songwriter, composer, and activist.

    “My work is in response to materials, environments, concepts, or events. I often collaborate with musicians, poets, visual artists, architects, engineers, developers and technology innovators. Together we create, develop, enhance and construct unique objects, environments, and experiences.”
    Education:
    BFA Louisiana Tech University 1978
    Disciplines:
    Architecture:
    Since 2002 – Independent, freelance architectural design artist.
    Prominent Projects: Shoppes at Bellemeade, Home Design Center, Ashley Ridge Pointe, Ristorante Giuseppe’s, Windrush Villiage at Provenance, Fernwood Plaza, Goodwill Industries, Shreveport Eye Clinic, highland Ophthalmology Associates, Sanctuary, Home Federal Bank Main Office, Home Federal Bank East Bossier, Home Federal Bank Florida Street and Home Federal Bank Begbee Building.

    Music:
    Co-founder of bands Artscool, The Blenders, Planet, and The Planet Unity Orchestra, 1990-2005
    Co-founder, President and host of the Shreveport House Concert Series (Shreveport House Concerts, Inc.) at Studio 1508, 2004-present
    Featured performer at the Shreveport House Concert Series, performing selections from “Al & Dave’s American Songbook” June 16, 2012
    Co-creator of “Al & Dave's American Songbook” a collaboration with poet David Love Lewis 2000-2013
    Co-creator of “Stray Dogs by the Highway” a collaboration of music and poetry with poet David Love Lewis and producer Erich Avinger 2013-2015
    Multidisciplinary Arts:
    Collaborator, co-director and co-founder of the "Works in Progress" series, and was the co-founder of A Visual Sound and Movement Company created to perform and document orignal music, dance, spoken word and performance art projects 1990-2000.
    Contributing artist/commentator for the locally-produced film Graffiti: A Film by Robert Trudeau 2010.
    Executive producer and director for “Live for Today”, a multimedia performance documentary of original music and poetry for the benefit of SRAC Fellowship Artist Scott Griffin 2006
    On-going music and film documentary collaborations include visual artists Leonard Maiden, Michael Phillips, Debbie Lynn Hollis, Donna Moore, poet David Love Lewis, and musicians Robert Trudeau, Tracy Chappell, Ron Hardy, Gary Buchanan, Greg Williams, Randel Guynes, Tim Brogan and Erich Avinger.
    Visual art - Recent exhibits:

    “Critical Mass 3” an invitational group exhibition featuring numerous regional artists at Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council in Shreveport, Louisiana – February 2015
    “Portal” temporary art installation commissioned by Shreveport Regional Arts Council April 2014-April 2015
    “Critical Mass 2” an invitational group exhibition featuring numerous regional artists at Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council in Shreveport, Louisiana – February 2014 Note: Honorable mention by visiting critic.
    “Meadows Museum Northwest Louisiana Triennial Competition 2013” Featured Artist, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana, September - December 2013
    “Tablet” improvisations with god, an exhibition of new work at the Bossier Arts Center, Bossier City, Louisiana – May 3-31 2013

    “Critical Mass” an invitational group exhibition featuring numerous regional artists at Artspace, Shreveport Regional Arts Council in Shreveport, Louisiana – February 2013 Note: Honorable mention by visiting critic.
    “Look But Don’t Touch” at the East Bank Gallery, Bossier City, LA – 2011
    “Impromptu” at Artspace, Shreveport, LA – 2011 Note: Honorable mention by visiting critic.
    “POP!” at Artspace, Shreveport, LA - 2010
    “BONA FIDE” at Artspace, Shreveport, LA – 2009
    Awards:
    SRAC Fellowship for Multidisciplinary Arts – 1999
    Meadows Museum Northwest Louisiana Triennial Competition 2013 - Featured Artist
    SRAC Fellowship for Multidisciplinary Arts – 2013
    SRAC Commission to create and install “Portal” for the Shreveport Common Temporary Art series – 2014
    New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation Community Partnership Grant for “Stray Dogs by the Highway” - 2014

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