Selected Exhibitions
2019
Group Show, Art on a Cellular Level, Sky Harbor Airport Museum, Terminal 4­ Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated By Gary Martelli and Haley Hinds
Group Show, Alptraum (The Wandering Show)  Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ, Curated by Marcus Sendlinger with Grant Vetter
Group Show, Metemppsychosis, AZOKOZA, Tempe, AZ, Curated by Thaddeus Mace Wike
Group Show, Chaos Theory 20, Legend City, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Randy Slack
Group Show, Winter Show, Green Leaf Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Bassim Al-Shaker
Group Show, Art D’ Core Gala, Warehouse 215, Phoenix, AZ, Invitational
Group Show, Favorite Things, Sisao Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Laura Dragon
Group Show, Observation & Imagination, Royce Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ, Curated by Nicole Royce

2018
Solo Show, Energy Eaters, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Jay Hardin
Solo Show, Get ‘Em Into Those Bodies, Stark Gallery, Phoenix, AZ,  Curated by Frances McMahon Ward
Group Show, Arizona Biennial 2018, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, Curated by Rebecca R. Hart
Group Show, Chaos Theory 19, Legend City, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Randy Slack
Group Show, Art D’ Core Gala, Warehouse 215, Phoenix, AZ, Invitational
Group Show, Anniversary Exhibition, Practical Arts, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Lisa Olson
Group Show, PHX ART Now, Arizona State University Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Grant Vetter

2017
Solo Show, A Vein is a River, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, Curated by Max Presneill 
Solo Show, Resilient Bodies, Chartreuse, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Nancy Hill
Group Show, Chaos Theory 18, Legend City, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Randy Slack
Group Show, AltRealities, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, AZ, Curated by Tiffany Fairall
Group Show, Good Wonder, Arizona State University Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ, Curated by Lily Reeves
Group Show, Abstraction in the Singular, Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Grant Vetter
Group Show, Abstract Miniatures, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ, Curated by Grant Vetter
Group Show, Art D’ Core Gala, Warehouse 215, Phoenix, AZ, Invitational

2016
2-Person Show, The Naturalness of Strange Things: Abbey Messmer & Bill Dambrova, Shade Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Nicole Royce
Group Show, Snow, The Coe House, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Constance McBride
Group Show, Chaos Theory 17, Legend City, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Randy Slack
Group Show, Surfacing, Brill Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Tara Sharpe
Group Show, Then & Now, The Lodge, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Abbey Messmer and Rafael Navarro 
Group Show, Outside-In, Peters Projects, Santa Fe, NM, Curated by Eileen Braziel
Group Show, Mas Attack with ARTRA, Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ, Curated by Grant Vetter and Max Presneill
Group Show, Square 16, The Liquor Gallery, Tempe, AZ, Curated by Matt Dixon

2015
Solo Show, Your Thoughts are Not Your Own, Treeo, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Stacey Champion, Ashley Harder and Joe Brklacich
Solo Show, This Way to Earth, Practical Arts, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Lisa Olson
Group Show, AZ45, Teiken Gallery, Paradise Valley, AZ, Curated by Fred Teiken 
Group Show, 10X10 Takes a Ride, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, Invitational
Group Show, Chaos Theory 16, Legend City, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Randy Slack
Group Show, Contemporary Forum Grant Winners Exhibition, The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, Invitational
Group Show, Yonderland, Treeo, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Stacey Champion, Ashley Harder and Joe Brklacich  
Group Show, Gallery Fake, Eileen Braziel Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Curated by Eileen Braziel
Group Show, Being Human, The Lodge, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Abbey Messmer and Rafael Navarro

2014
Solo Show, The Body Remembers What We Forget, Shade Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Nicole Royce
4-Person Show, CROSSCURRENT, Phoenix Merchandise Mart Building, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Steve Hanson 
Group Show, Deconstructing Coyote, GF Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, Curated by Eileen Braziel
Group Show, Science Fiction Double Feature, Illuminiodal Arts, Long Beach, CA, Curated by Leah Shane Dixon
Group Show, Chaos Theory 15, Legend City, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Randy Slack
Group Show, Venice Beach VAC Artists Exhibition, Studio 18, Pembroke Pines, FL,  Curated by Sunny Bak 
Group Show, Artists Across America, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA, Curated by Daniel Rolnik
Group Show, H2O, The Lodge, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Abbey Messmer and Rafael Navarro
Group Show, Chimerical, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Amy Young
Group Show, Pseudoscience, Frontal Lobe Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Beatrice Moore

2013
Solo Show, The Body Believes in Images, Eye Lounge, Phoenix, AZ, Invited by Abbey Messmer
2-Person Show, The Space Between You and Me, Tasty Space, Las Vegas NV, Curated by Dana Satterwhite
Group Show, Meme Democracy, Illuminoidal Arts, Long Beach CA, Curated by Leah Shane Dixon
Group Show, Arizona Biennial 2013, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ, Curated by Rene Paul Barilleaux
Group Show, Invitational: 25 Years Downtown, Shade Gallery, Phoenix, AZ, Curated by Justin Germain
Group Show, Poly-Chrome, Illuminiodal Arts, Long Beach, CA, Curated by Leah Shane Dixon

For exhibitions prior to 2013, please contact the artist via email at bill.dambrova@gmail.com

Education
Arizona State University, BA, Studio Art, graduated 1993

Selected Collections
The Bauer Potter Collection (private)
Ben Bethel (private)
Ted Decker (private)
DuPont
Steve Hanson (private)
The Heard Museum
Kemin Industries
Kroger Inc.
Mesa Arts Center 
Douglas Nielsen (private)
Phoenix Suns Legacy Partners LLC
State of New Mexico: Art in Public Places Program
Tucson Museum of Art

Awards
2014 Contemporary Forum Artist Grant, The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ

Public Art
Forthcoming: From the Earth to the Sky will be a 6000 sqft terrazzo floor design that I created based on my paintings located at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Rental Car Return Sky Train Station scheduled to open 2021. Facilitated by The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.
A three-panel large scale painting called The Body Remembers What We Forget was acquired by the State of New Mexico Art in Public Places Program. Acquired in 2015 it is currently hanging in the Bataan Memorial Building in Santa Fe, NM. Facilitated by Eileen Braziel.
Through Valley Metro ArtsLIne, a sixteen foot by forty-foot digital reproduction of a five-panel eight foot by fifteen-foot painting on canvas called We Are Playful but We Are Not Playing Games was temporarily installed at the Central and Roosevelt Light Rail Station for three months in 2018. Reproductions of the painting were printed on train and bus cards and displayed on over 500 busses and several trains.
The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture commissioned me to create a five foot by twelve-foot painting for Fry’s Marketplace in Peoria, AZ in 2017. The Painting called Floaters depicts the beauty of the surrounding desert. 
Collaborations
2018 I was commissioned to paint a mural inside of MEOW WOLFs House of Eternal Return in Santa Fe, NM. Facilitated by Caity Kennedy.
2015 dance choreographer Douglas Nielson commissioned me to paint on ten eighteen-inch boxes for a dance performance titled If You Don’t Leave Me I’ll Find Someone Who Will at the Stevie Eller Theater in Tucson, AZ. Performers wore dresses and bowties with my original artwork printed on it while interacting with the boxes. 
2015 Art360 at the Arizona Science Center. Ten of my paintings were selected and turned into animations that were then projected onto the Dorrance Planetarium Dome Screen to music for public viewing throughout the month of June. 

Workshops
2018 Pop-Up Studio, The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2017 Critters! Drawing Workshop in collaboration with the ASU Natural History Collections and The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2017 Make It: Shade Scoopers, The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
2016 Painting Workshop, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2015 Celestial Rendering: Visual Art Residency, Chaparral High School, Scottsdale, AZ
2015 Kaleidoscope workshop, Scottsdale Public Arts, Scottsdale, AZ

Relevant Experience: 1999-Present
Museum Exhibition Designer/ Consultant specializing in conceptual planning, exhibition development, design, art direction, project management, art installation, and graphic design services for museums, aquariums, zoos, and visitor centers. 
Selected Exhibition Design Client and Employer List
American Alliance of Museums, The Aquarium of the Pacific, The Birch Aquarium, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Discovery Place, The Heard Museum, J Paul Getty Center and Villa, Lexington, The Los Angeles Zoo, National Association of Museum Exhibitions, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Navajo Nation Museum, New York Botanical Garden, OdySea in the Desert Aquarium, The Page Museum, The Phoenix Art Museum, Quatrefoil, River of Time Museum, The San Diego Natural History Museum, Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Valley Metro, West Windsor Township Environmental Commission, Ziegler Fiesta Bowl Museum





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