Brian Dickerson’s technique has been established by cutting into already-painted surfaces. As with his sometimes-violent erasure of surfaces, these lines show the authority with which the artist engages deconstruction as a part of his process.
Eventually, the works are reconstructed with parts from themselves or other paintings. Dickerson always places openings or portals into these sanctuaries to suggest to the viewer the possibility of entering into a meditative and secret private space.
Dickerson’s work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums including Kouros Gallery, and OK Harris Gallery, New York, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta. American University, Washington, DC , Museum of the University of Wyoming, Butler Institute of American Art, National Academy of Design, Delaware Art Museum and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.