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Ascension of Eos
Mixed media assemblage
2014
56 X 42 X 10 inches
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Born 1973, Springfield, MO

Currently lives and works in Hays, Kansas

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

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, Kansas

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

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

2013

Revival at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Triumph at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

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

2010

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2009

Beast Anthology at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Divine Invasion at Meta Gallery, Toronto, ON

2008

Imminent Utopia at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Oblivion at Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Gallery

2004

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

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

2003

The Within at The Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC

2002

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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

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

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 at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

SHOWCabinet: Iris Van Herpen at 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 at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Les Enfants Terribles at Spacejunk Art Center, Bayonne, France

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

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

Kingdom Animalia at Land Rover, Anaheim Hills, CA

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

2011

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

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

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

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

Dystopia at Copro/Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

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

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

2010

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

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

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

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

Meticulous Engagements at Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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

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

2009

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

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

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

Carnival of Fires at Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

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

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

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

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

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

2008

SCOPE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

New Works at Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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

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

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

2007

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

New Works at Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

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

Salon Macabre at Strychnin Gallery, New York, NY

COLOGNE LISTE at Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany

Four Play at Lineage Gallery,Philadelphia, PA

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

Winter Faction at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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

2006

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

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

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

Up! at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2005

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

Tetanus at Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO

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

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

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

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

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

Contemporary Drawings at Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC

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

2004

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

Fantastic Visions at Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, NY

Art Visionary Exhibition at Ballarat Regional Gallery, Ballarat, Australia

Just a Taste at Monarch Sculpture Park, Olympia, WA

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

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

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

2003

Grave Matters at Roc La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

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

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

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

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

Figure Paintings at The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD

International Juried Online Symbolist Art Show: The Mythic Quest at http://www.dracoblu.com Inter-dimensional Art Movement at Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA

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

2002

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

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

Artists in Action at Garden Art Center, Lubbock, TX

Old Masters New Visions at Castle Kuenburg, Reichenau, Austria

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2001

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

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

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

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

Fourteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art at Veterinary Medicine

Library, Baton Rouge, LA

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

2000

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

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

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

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

2005

Who's Who in America: 60th Diamond Edition published by Marquis Who’s

Who, New Providence, NJ

First Place Award, Fantastic 2005, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy

2003

Award of Merit, Brave Destiny: Grand Surrealism Exhibition, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

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

2001

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