Cleveland Dean pulling from various elements and life experience has formed an individual style reflecting his studies in philosophy, sociology, psychology. He wishes to invoke individual thought in the viewer, to challenge the preconditions of how one should think and see.

Dean identifies as a visual artist, activist and entrepreneur. Dean has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions at the Union League Club of Chicago, Matthew Rachman Gallery, Gallery 914, the Bridgeport Arts Center, Gallery 220, Chicago Loop Alliance, Flatfile Gallery, Zhou B Art Center, University of Chicago, Governors State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Union Street Gallery, Phaiz Gallery, Chicago Art Department among others. He works out of Chicago.



2015 | "Apotheosis"

Photograph courtesy of Nathaniel Smith Photo

Photograph courtesy of Nathaniel Smith Photo