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©2018  DYLAN RAPILLARD.

Bio

Dylan Rapillard b.1979  is a visual artist from The Bahamas and Switzerland.
Rapillards recent focus has been a series of sculptures using common craft materials , industrial, household and found objects to create kinetic sculptures,  balances and movement mechanisms. In many cases asking the observer to interact with the work.

Previous work has been described as a juxtaposition and merging of painterly styles and philosophies with a primary focus on current social issues and the human condition.

Rapillard has created a variety of work including painting, sculpture, textile design, printmaking, mixed media, murals, installations, furniture and  set design.

Group Shows, Public /Private Projects

Bottoms Up, (Mural), Sandbar Bar and Grill, Oct. 2019
The Way, Studio Assistant, Dede Brown, Nassau Airport,  Jan.-June 2018

Fairwind Exhibition, Baha Mar,  Oct. 2018

Re: EncounterStudio assistant, Dede Brown, NAGB, Sept.-Oct. 2017

Wham Pow, (Mural), Private residence Paradise Island, Aug.-Sept. 2017

The unseen structure, Studio assistant, John Cox, NAGB,  July 2017

World oceans Day, (Mural), NAGB, June 2017

Butterfly Blues, collab Dede Brown, Baha Mar, May 2017

Just another version of you, collab Dede Brown, Baha Mar, May 2017

Ibis Sculpture, Studio Assistant Dede Brown, Baha Mar, April-May  2017

Pineapple Lamps, Studio Assistant, Tyrone Ferguson, Feb.-March  2017

La Pinede, (Residency), Switzerland,  June-Nov. 2016 

No Filter, John Watlings,  May 2016 

Triple Double,Popopstudios, March 2016

Starry Starry Night, CAF, December 2015

Perspective (stool design), SLS Hotels, April 2015

La Mer (Mural), Baha Mar, Jan-Mar  2015

Antillean: An ecology, NAGB, Dec.-June 2014

Best Foot Forward, Popopstudios, August 2014

Original Tees, Popopstudios, August 2013

Tickle Me Pink, Central Bank, March 2013

Open Studios, Popopstudios, July 2013

Sketch 24, Popopstudios, January 2013

Kingdom Come, NAGB,  Dec-June 2013

Open Studios, Popopstudios, August 2012

Taking Flight, Studio assistant, Dede Brown, Nassau Airport Jan-June 2012

Wine and Art, BahamasNational Trust, Nov. 2011

Place Image Here, Popopstudios, May 2011

Sketch 24,  Popopstudios, April 2011

Peep Show, Popopstudios, Mar 2011

Dichotomy, Central Bank, April 2010

What is your carbon footprint, NAGB, Dec. –June 2010

Wine and Art, Bahamas National Trust, Nov. 2010 

Redefining the portrait, Central Bank, Oct. 2010

Figure Ground, Popopstudios, Jan.  2010

Wine and Art, Bahamas National Trust, Nov. 2009

The Art of Can, The Hub, Sept. 2009

In the trenches, Popopstudios, April 2009

Untitled, Central Bank, March 2009

Sugar, Popopstudios, Oct Nov 2008

Professional Experience

Master Printer/Textile Designer, Bahama Hand Prints, 2006 - 2016

Curatorial Work

Transforming Spaces 2015     Popop Studios

International Projects

Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton, 2013

Watercolor,  Panam Games, Textile Museum of Canada, 2015

Event décor and set design

Paradise Plates,  Hands For Hunger, 2010

The Tempest,  Shakespeare in Paradise, 2009

Midsummer night’s dream,  Shakespeare in Paradise, 2010

Othello, Shakespeare in Paradise, 2011

Community/Charity

Bahamas Heart Foundation, Cancer Society of The Bahamas, Hands For Hunger, Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas, Charitable Arts Foundation, Popop Studios, Bahamas Humane Society