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DILK

Internationally recognised Graffiti Artist, DILK, was born in Nottingham in the 70's.
He has been painting since 1986, travelling the world to paint, promote and push graffiti forward.
In 2002, he opened "Coverage" in Nottingham, one of the first graffiti art store
in England and started giving graffiti-based work for organisations and companies.
In 2008, Dilk then went on to open UK's first and only MONTANA COLORS store
in Hockley.


EXITBITIONS

May 17th, 2018
Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Wan Chai, Hong Kong

March 28th, 2018
Streets of Hong Kong Exhibition
V-point , Campfire Collaborative Spaces
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

March 22nd, 2017
HKWALLS Print Exhibition
Ovolo Southside Hotel
Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong

September 5th, 2015
D2 Club Art Exhibition
Greater China Club
Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong.

September 4th, 2014
Montana Colors 20 Years, 20 Writers Exhibition
Montana Gallery Barcelona Barcelona, Spain.

June 29th, 2012
The Magic Number Exhibition
King Of Paint
Bristol, England.

October 7th, 2011
DILK "An Exhibition"
New Court Gallery
Repton, England.

July 29th, 2011
DILK; A Retrospective Exhibition
Lace Market Gallery
Nottingham, England.

December 15th, 2010
DILK "All I'm saying is, it takes a lot to love you"
Muchos Cuadros Art Gallery
Nottingham, England.

June 26th, 2010
Portrait of A City; Nottingham Names and Faces
From The 1600s to 2010
Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Nottingham, England.

January 12th, 2007
ANTI DRIP Lifestyle
Montana Shop & Gallery Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain.

EVENTS & PROJECTS

2018
- POW! WOW! ROTTERDAM | Rotterdam, Holland
- Preston Road Takeover - Bankside Gallery | Hull, United Kingdom
- Step In The Arena | Eindhoven, Holland
- Nottingham Electric Vehicle FestIVal 2018 | Old Market Square, United Kingdom
- HKWALLS | Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
- Legal Shutter Tokyo | Koenji, Tokyo
- Coconuts Hong Kong | Interview
- SWL Present: Street of Hong Kong Exhibition | Causeway Bay,
  Hong Kong


2017
- Nottingham Street Art Festival | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Step In The Arena | Eindhoven, Holland
- RCF Showcase Event , New Art Exchange | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Mural Project, West End Arcade | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Wall for ESSO, HKWALLS | Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
- SECRETWALLS | Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
- Legal Shutter Tokyo | Sumida, Tokyo

2016
- Kings of color | Den Bosch, Holland
- Nottingham Street Art Festival | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Step In The Arena | Eindhoven, Holland
- HKWALLS | Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong
- &BLANC Fashion Store, Opening Party | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Mad Circus Event | Lamma Island, Hong Kong
- Weekend Weekly Magazine (Hong Kong) | Interview

2015
- Galleries of Justice | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Montana Shop Nottingham 7 years Exhibition x Rough Trade
  Nottingham, United Kingdom
- I Love Hip Hop | The Haag, Holland
- Broadway Cinema | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Flo Skatepark | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Street Art Festival, Surface Gallery | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Rough Trade Yard Party | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Step In The Arena | Eindhoven, Holland
- Sneinton Market | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Onmi Gallery Paris | Paris, France
- The Brooklyn Social Bar and Diner | Derby, United Kingdom
- Fifty Shade of Spray magazine (England) | Interview
- Pointless Magazine (Italy) | Interview

2014
Red Bull CURATES: Watch this space | Nottingham, England
- Detonate Festival 2014 | Nottingham, England

2013
- Yard Five Summer Jam 2013 | Berlin, Germany
- Burn Yard Festival 2013 | Budapest, Hungary
- Damon Albarn | Studio 13, London
- Kings of Colors |  ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Holland
- LeftLion Office | Lace Market, United Kingdom
- Liquitex X Subism Shoreditch to Saatchi, Live Art | The Book Club, London
- Prince Harry at Nottingham, Live painting | Russell Youth Club, Nottingham
- Lace Market Bar | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Nottingham Contmporary x Red Bull event | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- 100 UK Graffiti Artists | Book

2012
Yard Five Berlin Art Show | Berlin, Germany
- Creative Careers Conference 2012, New College | Broadway, Nottingham
- NCP Car Park Stoney Street | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Element Store Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Nottingham Carnival 2012 | Forest Field, United Kingdom
- Notts Property | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Berlin Wall Summer Jam by Yard Five | Berlin, Germany
- Radcliffe Skatepark | Radcliffe, United Kingdom
- LeftLion Magazine | Interview
- Light Night Festival 2012 | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Radcliffe Skatepark | Nottingham, United Kingdom

2011
FHJ Crew | ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Holland
- Creative Careers Conference Closing Speakers | Broadway Media Centre, 
  United Kingdom
- Switch Studio | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Dedicated Store Cologne | Cologne, Germany
- Paris Des Chefs x Sat Bains | Paris, France

2010
World Expo 2010: Wall Lords Final, Shanghai | Shanghai, China
- Element studio, Red Bull | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- MAHALA Charity to Africa | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- I Love Hip Hop | The Haag, Holland

2009
Sprite Graffiti Fest 2009 | Sofia, Bulgaria
- CBBC Blue Peter | BBC London, United Kingdom
- Subism x Quad Derby | Derby, United Kingdom
- Nottingham Art Theatre | Nottingham, United Kingdom
- Jon Bugerman: 'Economies of Scale' show | Deshan Art Space, Beijing, China

2008
- Kosmopoli festival | Paris, France