Alice Dubiel has exhibited her work
nationally and throughout the Pacific
states during the past 20 years. Much of the artist's work is concerned
with ecology and the politics of representation.
Installations at the White
Sturgeon Gallery at the Water Resources Center in Vancouver, WA and the
ten-year retrospective at Ohlone College in Fremont CA have featured water
and seed shrines and conceptual work involving land use issues. Since 1994
she has created projects functioning as visual components to
community-based land use dialogue. Implode the Dome, a project about
Seattle art and land use issues, appeared in proposal form at Bumbershoot,
the Seattle Arts Festival, and in ArtPapers, published in Atlanta. Her work
appears in the collections of the University of Washington and Swedish
Medical Centers and is represented in private West Coast collections.
Dubiel's bookworks have appeared in traveling exhibitions, "crosscurrents"
and "A Book in Hand" and in California at the Fresno Art Museum, Brand
Library Art Gallery, SOMAR Center in San Francisco, Southwestern College,
and Humboldt State University; at the University of Wisconsin and the
Massachusetts State House. Other work has been shown in Banff, San Antonio
Locally, the artist collaborated with artists and community members on
installations at Bumbershoot and the Tacoma Art Museum. In 1993 Dubiel
exhibited The Landscape Tale, at 911 media arts and installations at MOHAI,
the Seattle Aquarium and local parks.
Alice Dubiel works and lives in Seattle. Born in Berkeley, CA, she received
a master's in painting from San Jose State University and an AB in English
literature from UC Santa Cruz, pursuing graduate studies in medieval
literature, art and critical theory at Bryn Mawr and UC Irvine. In 1984,
Dubiel received funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities for
research on women's performance, published in Women Artists in the United
States 1750-1986. In addition to offering courses in studio art and
expository writing, she has taught English literature and art history,
especially focusing on ancient and medieval art.