Exhibition List

Kris Kuksi

Born 1973 Springfield, MO

Currently lives and works in Hays, KS

EDUCATION

2005 "Old Master's - New Visions", Viechtach, Germany

2002 "Old Master's - New Visions", Reichenau, Austria

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

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

1998 BFA in Studio Painting from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

"Beast Anthology" at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Nov.)

2008

"Imminent Utopia" at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (Nov.-Dec.)

2004

“The Strange and The Fantastic” at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO (Sept.-Oct.)

“The Great Passage” at Optic Nerve Arts Gallery, Portland, OR (Apr.-May)

2003

“The Within” at The Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC (Apr.-May)

2002

“Toward the Within MFA Exhibition” at Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS (Apr.-July)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009

“Overdose” Group Exhibition at Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (April)

2008

"New Works" at Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Oct.)

“The 13th Hour” at Last Rites Gallery, New York, NY (Sept.)

“Paradise Lost” at Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY (Sept.)

“Locked and Loaded” at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY (April)

2007

F.A.M.E. Collective at Art Basel, Miami, FL, curated by Joshua Liner Gallery (Dec.)

“Illusions of Reality” at Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS (Sept.)

“Salon Macabre” at Strychnin Gallery, New York, NY (July)

“COLOGNE LISTE” at Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany (Juried)

“Four Play” at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Apr.-May)

“Oblivion” with Richard A. Kirk at Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany (Apr.-May)

“Winter Faction” at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Jan.)

“Dark Hearts and Broken Vows” at Strychnin Gallery, New York, NY (Feb.)

2006

“Faculty Art Exhibition” at Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS (Dec.)

“Be Angel, Strange” at Grand Palais, Salon Comparisons 2006, Paris, France (Nov.)

“Be Angel, Strange” at International Fantastic Show Chimeria 2006, Sedan, France (Oct.-Nov.)

“Up!” at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (July-Aug.)

“The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibition” at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC (July-Feb. 2007)

“Flights of Imagination” at Museum HR Giger Gallery-Château St.Germain, Gruyères, Switzerland (June-July)

“Person to Person: A Group Figurative Exhibit” at Strecker-Nelson Art gallery, Manhattan, KS (June-July)

“Old Master’s new Visions Seminar Exhibition” hosted by Philip Jacobsen, at The Alte Stadthalle Galleries, Veichtach, Germany (June-July)

“Contemporary Mandalas” at Chapel of Sacred Mirrors-Microcosm Gallery, New York, NY (May-June)

“Inter-dimensional Art Movement” at Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA (May-June)

“Smoky Hill Art Exhibition” at Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS (May-June)

“Non-Representational On-Line Exhibition” at Art-Exchange.com (Mar.-Apr.)

“Juxtaposition On-Line Exhibition” at Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy (Mar.)

“8th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition” at Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE (Jan.)

2005

“Annual Artrom Gallery 2005 International On-Line Competition” at Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy (Nov.)

“Tetanus” at Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO (Oct.-Nov.)

“Annual Faculty Art Exhibition” at Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS (Oct.)

“What is Freedom” at Gallery of Social and Political Art, Boston, MA (Sept.-Oct.)

“Old Master’s – New Visions Art Exhibition” at Das Alte Rathaus, Viechtach, Germany (July-Aug.)

“Inter-dimensional Art Movement” at Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA (May-June)

“Fantastic 2005: International On-line Exhibition” at Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy (May)

“Contemporary Drawings” at Fraser Gallery, Washington, DC (Feb.-Mar.)

“7th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition” at Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE (Jan.)

2004

“Beyond Boundaries: International on-line Competition and Exhibition” at Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy (Nov.)

“Fantastic Visions” at Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, NY (Sept.)

“Art Visionary Exhibition” at Ballarat Regional Gallery, Ballarat, Australia (Aug.)

“Just a Taste” at Monarch Sculpture Park, Olympia, WA (July)

“Inter-dimensional Art Movement” at Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA (May-June)

“Art Visionary Exhibition” at Manning Regional Art gallery, Taree, Australia (Mar.-Apr)

“Art Visionary Exhibition” at Riddoch Art gallery, Mount Gambier, Australia (Apr.-June)

2003

“Grave Matters” at Roc La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA (Oct.)

“Brave Destiny Grand Surrealism Show” at Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York, NY (Sept.-Nov.)

“Art Visionary Exhibition” at Orange County Regional Gallery, Orange, Australia (Aug.-Sept.)

“Painting in Dali’s Garden-Seminar Exhibition” at Villa Arenella, Cadaques, Spain (July)

“Art Visionary Exhibition” at Global Arts Link Ipswitch Regional Gallery, Ipswitch, “Australia and in Brisbane” Australia (June-Aug.)

“Figure Paintings” at The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD (June)

“International Juried Online Symbolist Art Show: The Mythic Quest” at http://www.dracoblu.com (May)

“Inter-dimensional Art Movement” at Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, WA (May)

“Spring Salon International Exhibition 2003” at Limner Gallery, New York, NY (May)

2002

“National Fall Exhibition 2002” at Impact Artists Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Nov.)

“International Juried Online Symbolist Art Show: The Dreamer and the Dreamed” at http://www.dracoblu.com (Aug.)

“Artists in Action” at Garden Art Center, Lubbock, TX (Aug.)

“Old Masters New Visions” at Castle Kuenburg, Reichenau, Austria (Aug.)

“Northern National Juried Art Exhibit 2002” at Nicolet Area Technical College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI (July-Sept.)

“Fifteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art” at Veterinary Medicine Library, Baton Rouge, LA (Mar.-Apr.)

“International Drawing Exhibition 2002” at University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, HI (Jan.-Apr.)

“Art of the Imagination Exhibition” at Cork Street Gallery, London, England (Feb.)

“Emerging Artists 2002 International Exhibition” at Limner Gallery, New York, NY (Feb.)

“Seven State Biennial” at Leslie Powell Art Gallery, Lawton, OK (Jan.-Mar.)

“National Oil and Acrylic Exhibition” at St. Louis Artist Guild Gallery at Knoll Park, Clayton, MO (Dec. 2001-Jan.)

2001

“Seven State Biennial” at University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Art Gallery, Chicksha, OK (Oct.-Dec.)

“Northern National Juried Art Exhibit” at Nicolet Area Technical College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI (July-Sept.)

“32nd Annual Smoky Hill Art Competition & Exhibition” at Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS (Apr.)

“Visions Across Continents” at Santa Reparata International School of Fine Art in Florence, Italy (May)

“Fourteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art” at Veterinary medicine Library, Baton Rouge, LA (Mar.)

“Emerging Artists 2001 International Exhibition” at Limner Gallery in New York, NY (Feb.)

2000

“Juried Art Exhibition 2000” at Carnegie Center for the Arts, Dodge City, KS (Nov.)

“Art from Recycled Materials Juried Exhibition” at Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, KS (May)

“Graduate Student Exhibition 2000” at Garden City Community College, Garden City, KS (Mar.)

“3rd Annual Jurried National Art Exhibition” at Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS (Jan.)

AWARDS

2006

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

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, Nebraska

2005

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

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

2003

Award of Merit, "Brave Destiny: Grand Surrealism Exhibition", Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York, New York

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

2001

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

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Pricco, Evan. “The Everywhere Collector.” Juxtapoz Magazine 93, October 2008

Kuksi, Kris. “Lust and Selfabuse.” Inside Artzine 12, 2008

“Bone Spider”, book cover for “Spider Pie” by Alyssa Sturgill, published by Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2005 (Hyattsville Maryland)

“The Strange and the Fantastic”, by Theresa Bemenister, published by “The Pitch”, October 21, 2004 (Kansas City, Missouri)

"A Gander at the Galleries of Georgetown", By Michael O'Sullivan, Washington Post Staff Writer, Friday, May 2, 2003; Page WE43

Front page placement and six page article: “Direct Art”, published by Slowart Productions, spring 2003, (New York, New York)

Full page feature: “New Art International”, ?published by Book Art Press, spring 2003, (Woodstock, New York)

Interview and video production: “Kansas Arts Today” feature episode of “Towards the Within” MFA exhibition aired on Smoky Hills Public Television, December 26th 2002.

Image reproduction of “Immaculate Conception” and “Whimsical Boy”: Direct Art Magazine: publication by Slowart Productions in fall 2002 issue, (New York, New York)

Image reproduction of “Salvation of 48 0933”: Lines: a Journal of the Arts: published by Fort Hays State University, Volume XIV, September 2002, (Hays, Kansas)

Multiple image reproduction: http://www.kansasartists.com, December 2001, (Humbolt, Kansas)

Image reproduction of “Anger Monkey” and “Stare”: Direct Art Magazine: publication by Slowart Productions in Fall 2001 issue, (New York, New York)

Article and image reproduction of “The Pursuit of Freedom”: “Art Student Making Connections”: published by The Hays Daily News”, Friday April 20 2001, (Hays, Kansas)

Article: “Kuksi Exhibits in Manhattan”: published by The University Leader”, Friday March 20 2001, Volume 95 No.19, (Hays, Kansas)

Image reproduction of “Anger Monkey”, “Stare” and “Expecting to Fly”: Direct Art Magazine: awarded from Slowart Productions on-line gallery (http://www.directart.org) January 2001, (New York, New York)


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