Dale Divoky

  • Associate Professor of Art
  • Dale Divoky has taught at  Maharishi University of Management for thirty-three years

“Maharishi University of Management students have a genuinely receptive attitude to the learning process. This promotes an unrestricted flow of knowledge and experience.”


  • 1973 – BFA (painting/sculpture) Alfred University
  • 1976 – Became a teacher of Transcendental Meditation
  • 1978 to 1980 – Studied sculpture with John Clague: Cooper School of Art
  • 1980 to 1982 – Studied privately and assisted w/ John Clague

Teaching Experience:

  • 1984 to Present – Assistant Professor of Art, teaching courses in: Sculpture, 3-D Design, Drawing, Art and Nature, Environmental Art, Art of the Self and the BFA Studio/ Seminar Undergraduate Advisor Director of the BFA Studio/Seminar
  • 1997 – Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2002 – Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Sculpture Workshops: 1990 to 1993 – Taught sculpture courses in portraiture for the National Foundation for Ceramic Education in:
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Cleveland, OH
    • Louisville, KY
    • St. Louis, MO
    • Anaheim, CA

Selected Works:

Commissions/Work in Public Places:

  • Meredith Building (Better Homes and Gardens), Des Moines, IA
  • New York State Capital, Albany, NY
  • Mario Lanza Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  • Smithsonian Institute (Natural History Hall), Washington DC
  • City of Fairfield, Fairfield, IA
  • University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, IA


  • 1996- Iowa Arts Council for the Rose Labyrinth
  • 2003- Iowa Arts Council for Ceramic Beetles and Koi

Group Exhibits: 1996 – 2012

Invitational and Juried  – Throughout the US
* artwork currently on exhibit

  • Huntington Valley Gallery, Huntington, OH
  • Anita Singer Gallery, Cleveland, OH
  • Adam Whitney Gallery, Omaha, NE
  • Des Moines Art Center, Iowa Artists Exhibit
  • Americus Diamond Gallery, Fairfield, IA
  • Argo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH *
  • Ceramic Gallery, Cleveland, OH
  • Chait Gallery, Iowa City, IA *
  • Eclectic Eye, Davenport, IA *
  • Figi Museum Gallery, Davenport, IA
  • Icon Gallery, Fairfield, IA
  • Mississippi Gallery, East Davenport, IA
  • Paragon Gallery, Cleveland, OH
  • Sally Trout Gallery, Sarasota, FL *
  • Wallace Gallery of Fine Arts, Longboat Keys, FL
  • Unity Gallery, Fairfield IA
  • Teeple Hanson Gallery, Fairfield, IA
  • Smithsonian Institute (2 Person Exhibit) – Ceramic Beetles

Solo Exhibits: 1996 – 2012

  • Argo Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  • Sally Trout Gallery, Sarasota, FL
  • Teeple Hanson Gallery, Fairfield, IA
  • Des Moines Botanical Garden, Des Moines, IA
  • Gallery Downtown, Iowa City, IA
  • Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA

Papers Presented on Maharishi’s Consciousness Based Education and Art: (1992- 95)

  • FATE (Foundations of Art Theory and Education)
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Richmond,VA
  • Colorado Springs, CO

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June 28, 2017