January 23, 2023 - March 18, 2023
Main Gallery of the Mesquite Arts Center
1527 N Galloway Avenue
Mesquite, TX 75149
Molly Valentine Dierks | Digital Islands (A Place Without an Ocean)
Monday, January 23, 2023
Within detailed installations that merge the formal languages of technology and nature, Molly Valentine Dierks explores how we collectively mediate evolving landscapes of intimacy and connection. Dierks studied Psychology at Dartmouth College (BA, Honors), Sculpture & Extended Media at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Art & Design at the University of Michigan (MFA). She has participated in exhibitions nationally (NYC, Dallas, Detroit, LA) and internationally (Russia, South Korea). Her work has been a part of public installations in Detroit and Minnesota, and included in exhibitions by the University of Michigan Museum of Modern Art, Kunsthalle Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, and 500X Gallery in Dallas, Texas, and more. Select pieces have been featured in MOCAD’s 'Post Industrial Complex', the University of Michigan's site on digital media artists, the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art's Art Yellow Book, Designboom, Opumo Fashion Magazine, The Jealous Curator, and Peripheral Visions Arts, among others. Molly Valentine Dierks currently lives & works from her art and design studio in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.