Starkville, Mississippi
BFA, Mississippi State University, 2002

Dylan Karges is a native of Pisgah in Rankin County, Mississippi. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from MSU in 2002, with an emphasis in sculpture. Karges has had wide experience as a studio artist, sculptor, and exhibitor and has participated in management and curatorial studies programs with several galleries. His ceramic creations and other art work have been displayed in many local and regional galleries. In 2001 he provided art direction for “Isaqueena” an independent film project and between 1999 and 2004 designed and painted or installed a number of large scale public art displays in cities throughout the region including Okalona, Columbus, and Macon. Most recently he produced a second mural in Macon welcoming the public to Noxubee County. In 1999 he participated as a field illustrator for the Lahav Research Project’s excavations at Tell Halif, Israel and in 2000 he traveled to Israel to work on object illustrations for the Tell Gezer Project. During 2001 and 2003 he served as a landscape foreman with Phillips Design Group, and in 2003-04 served briefly with an Americorps VISTA community building effort in Meridian, Mississippi. Karges currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi where he maintains his studio while working as an illustrator for the Cobb Institute of Archaeology.

Dylan Karges, Unfurling, 2004, pastel drawing 20x10inch, $600

Dylan Karges, Posturing, 2005, pastel drawing 27.5x20.25inch, $1500

Dylan Karges, Inundation, 2005, pastel drawing 28.25x18inch, $1200

Dylan Karges, Blossoming, 2005, pastel drawing 28.9x19.5inch, $500

Dylan Karges, Ascension, 2005, pastel drawing 29.5.9x38.5inch

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Exhibitions

Bowl Café, Houston, Texas
Selected Drawings
Spring 2011 – present

Beaumont Art League National 2006, Beaumont, Texas
John Poole, Juror
May 6-28, 2006
Figures At Attention, BAL National Purchase Award & First Place, clay sculpture installation
Sunrise, Honorable Mention, pastel on paper

Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, Mississippi
Installation, 1000 Clay Figures
January 7 – February 4, 2006

SubSpaceSouth, Memphis, Tennessee
Selected Drawings
November 25 – December 28, 2005

Dylan_Postcard400

DylanMeridianPoster600

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Currently Available Work

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