Artists



Conquest (detail)
Mixed media assemblage
2016
31 x 38 x 10 inches
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Born 1973, Springfield, MO

Lives and works in Hays, KS

EDUCATION

2005 Old Master’s – New Vision, Viechtach, Germany

2002 MFA in Studio Painting from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas

2002 Old Master’s – New Visions, Reichenau, Austria

2001 Seminar on Studio Painting at Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

COLLECTIONS

Croker Museum of Art, Sacramento, California

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

New Works, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

2015

Amalgamation, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2014

Antiquity in the Faux, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

2013

Revival, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Triumph, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Travis Louie and Kris Kuksi, Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2009

Beast Anthology, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Divine Invasion, Meta Gallery, Toronto, ON

2008

Imminent Utopia, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Oblivion, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Gallery

2004

The Strange and The Fantastic, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

The Great Passage, Optic Nerve Arts Gallery, Portland, OR

2003

The Within, The Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC

2002

Toward the Within, MFA Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

OPUS HYPNAGOGIA: Sacred Spaces of the Visionary and Vernacular, Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2014

Miami Project Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2013

Miami Project Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Texas Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Houston, TX

Direct Address: An Inaugural Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

SHOWCabinet: Iris Van Herpen, SHOWstudio, London, UK

2012

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

artMRKT Contemporary & Modern Art Fair, Bridgehampton, NY

Resolve, curated by Tony Curanaj, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Les Enfants Terribles, Spacejunk Art Center, Bayonne, France

Beauty, It’s not Pretty, Grand Theater Center for the Arts, Tracy, CA

Go West: Kris Kuksi, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

Kingdom Animalia, Land Rover, Anaheim Hills, CA

Cheer Up! It’s not the End of the World, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland

2011

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Cute and Creepy, Florida State University's Museum of Fine Arts

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Hey! Modern Art & Pop Culture, La Halle Saint Pierre Museum, Paris, France

Dystopia at Copro/Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Conjoined – IN 3D! , Copro/Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Travis Louie and Kris Kuksi, Roq la Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010

SCOPE Art Fai with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Lowbrow Tarot Show, La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

The BLAB! Show, Copro/Nason, Santa Monica,CA

Summer Group Exhibition, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Meticulous Engagements, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

High Fructose Group Show: Overdose, Copro/Nason, Santa Monica, CA

Lush Life 2, Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Streampunk, Museum of the History of Science-University of Oxford, Oxford, England

The 13th Hour, Last Rites Gallery, New York, NY

Carnival of Fires, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

The BLAB! Show , Copro/Nelson Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Kansas Master’s Invitational, Stecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas

Monster? , Copro/Nelson Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Summer Group Show 09, Stolen Space Gallery, London, UK

Overdose Group Exhibition, Copro/Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2008

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

New Works, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The 13th Hou, Last Rites Gallery, New York, NY

Paradise Lost , Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Locked and Loaded, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2007

F.A.M.E. Collective, curated by Joshua Liner at Art Basel-Miami, Miami, FL

New Works, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Illusions of Reality, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS

Salon Macabre, Strychnin Gallery, New York, NY

COLOGNE LISTE, Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany

Four Play, Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Oblivion with Richard A. Kirk, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Winter Faction, Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Dark Hearts and Broken Vows, Strychnin Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Faculty Art Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS

Be Angel, Strange, Grand Palais, Salon Comparisons, Paris, France

Be Angel, Strange, International Fantastic Show Chimeria, Sedan, France

Up! , Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC

Flights of Imagination, Museum HR Giger Gallery-Château St.Germain, Gruyères, Switzerland

Person to Person: A Group Figurative Exhibit, Strecker-Nelson Art gallery, Manhattan, KS

Old Master’s New Visions Seminar Exhibition hosted by Philip Jacobsen, The Alte Stadthalle Galleries, Veichtach, Germany

Contemporary Mandalas, Chapel of Sacred Mirrors-Microcosm Gallery, New York, NY

Inter-dimensional Art Movement, Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA

Smoky Hill Art Exhibition, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS

Non-Representational On-Line Exhibition, Art-Exchange.com

Juxtaposition On-Line Exhibition, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy

8th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

2005

Annual Artrom Gallery 2005 International On-Line Competition, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy

Tetanus, Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Annual Faculty Art Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS

What is Freedom, Gallery of Social and Political Art, Boston, MA

Old Master’s – New Visions Art Exhibition, Das Alte Rathaus, Viechtach, Germany

Inter-dimensional Art Movement, Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA

Fantastic 2005: International On-line Exhibition, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy

Contemporary Drawings, Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC

7th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

2004

Beyond Boundaries: International on-line Competition and Exhibition, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy

Fantastic Visions, Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, NY

Art Visionary Exhibition, Ballarat Regional Gallery, Ballarat, Australia

Just a Taste, Monarch Sculpture Park, Olympia, WA

Inter-dimensional Art Movement, Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA

Art Visionary Exhibition, Manning Regional Art gallery, Taree, Australia

Art Visionary Exhibition, Riddoch Art gallery, Mount Gambier, Australia

2003

Grave Matters, Roc La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

Brave Destiny Grand Surrealism Show, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York, NY

Art Visionary Exhibition, Orange County Regional Gallery, Orange, Australia

Painting in Dali’s Garden-Seminar Exhibition, Villa Arenella, Cadaques, Spain

Art Visionary Exhibition, Global Arts Link Ipswich Regional Gallery, Ipswich/ Brisbane, Australia

Figure Paintings, The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD

International Juried Online Symbolist Art Show: The Mythic Quest, http://www.dracoblu.com

Inter-dimensional Art Movement, Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA

Spring Salon International Exhibition 2003, Limner Gallery, New York, NY

2002

National Fall Exhibition 2002, Impact Artists Gallery, Buffalo, NY

International Juried Online Symbolist Art Show: The Dreamer and the Dreamed, http://www.dracoblu.com

Artists in Action, Garden Art Center, Lubbock, TX

Old Masters New Visions, Castle Kuenburg, Reichenau, Austria

Northern National Juried Art Exhibit 2002, Nicolet Area Technical College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI

Fifteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art, Veterinary Medicine Library, Baton Rouge, LA

International Drawing Exhibition 2002, University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, HI

Art of the Imagination Exhibition, Cork Street Gallery, London, England

Emerging Artists 2002 International Exhibition, Limner Gallery, New York, NY

Seven State Biennial, Leslie Powell Art Gallery, Lawton, OK

National Oil and Acrylic Exhibition, St. Louis Artist Guild Gallery at Knoll Park, Clayton, MO

2001

Seven State Biennial, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Art Gallery, Chicksha, OK

Northern National Juried Art Exhibit, Nicolet Area Technical College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI

32nd Annual Smoky Hill Art Competition & Exhibition, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS

Visions Across Continents, Santa Reparata International School of Fine Art, Florence, Italy

Fourteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art, Veterinary Medicine Library, Baton Rouge, LA

Emerging Artists 2001 International Exhibition, Limner Gallery, New York, NY

2000

Juried Art Exhibition 2000, Carnegie Center for the Arts, Dodge City, KS

Art from Recycled Materials Juried Exhibition, Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, KS

3rd Annual Jurried National Art Exhibition, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS

Graduate Student Exhibition 2000, Garden City Community College, Garden City, KS

AWARDS

2006

Cash Award, Smoky Hill Art Exhibition, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS

Juror's Merit Award, Smoky Hill Art Exhibition, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS

Award of Excellence, 8th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NB

2005

"Who's Who in America: 60th Diamond Edition," published by Marquis Who's Who, New Providence, NJ

First Place Award, Direct Art Magazine, Slowart Productions, New York, NY

2001

Angel of the Arts Prize, St. Louis Artist's Guild, Clayton, MO