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Selected Solo & Small Group Exhibitions

2017   With the Grain: Paintings by J.T. Kirkland, McLean Project for the Arts - Chain Bridge - McLean, VA

2016   In Bounds, Blank Space Gallery - New York, NY

2016   Space Within, Space Without, Shockoe Artspace - Richmond, VA

2016   You Stumble Over the New Language But Even It Is Becoming Beautiful, Adah Rose Gallery - two venues - Washington, D.C & Kensington, MD **

2016   Subspaces, Kit and Ace - Bethesda, MD

2016   Remnants, 34zero9 Micro Gallery - Arlington, VA

2015   Artifact, The Fisher Gallery at Northern Virginia Community College – Alexandria, VA **

2014   In Line, The Pauley Center at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Richmond, VA

2014   New Gallery Artists, Guthrie Contemporary – New Orleans, LA **

2013   Within the Unframed, Blank Space Gallery & Dot Dash 3 – virtual exhibition

2012   Duo Exhibition: Elyce Abrams & J.T. Kirkland, Blank Space Gallery – New York, NY **

2012   Subspace, No Future Projects – nofutureprojects.com

2012   Two-Person Show, The Heurich Gallery – Washington, D.C. **

2011   Geometry and Color, PASS Gallery, curated by Stuart Greenwell – Washington, D.C. ***

2010   White, Part I & II, christopher west presents – Indianapolis, IN

2010   Group Exhibition, Blank Space Gallery – New York, NY ***

2010   Site Singularity, The Bridge, curated by Leah Stoddard – Charlottesville, VA ***

2010   Crystal Nature, Larson Gallery at University of Minnesota – St. Paul, MN ***

2007   All’s Fair, Marriott Financial Center – New York, NY

2006   Nature|Nurture, Red Door Gallery – Richmond, VA

2006   Framed, Greater Reston Arts Center – Reston, VA

2005   Studies in Organic Minimalism, University of Phoenix – Reston, VA

**    two-person show            ***  three-person show

 

Selected Group Exhibitions & Art Fairs

2017   New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, juried by Ken Harman - Virginia Beach, VA

2017   Ulterior Perspective, The Barry Gallery at Marymount University, curated by Sarah Hardesty - Arlington, VA

2017   Current Art Fair, represented by Shockoe Artspace - Richmond, VA

2017   GLOW, The Athenaeum Gallery - Alexandria, VA

2016   Pulse New York, represented by Adah Rose Gallery - New York, NY (solo booth)

2016   Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion, Curator's Office Gallery, curated by Andrea Pollan - Washington, D.C.

2016   Art New York, represented by Blank Space Gallery - New York, NY

2016   Carte Blanche, Adah Rose Gallery - Kensington, MD

2015   Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalist Show, Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, MD

2015   Strictly Painting 10, McLean Project for the Arts, juried by Vesela Sretenovic – McLean, VA

2015   Art Miami New York, represented by Blank Space Gallery – New York, NY

2015   Art Silicon Valley/San Fancisco, represented by Adah Rose Gallery - San Mateo, CA

2015   Context Art Miami, represented by Blank Space Gallery - Miami, FL

2015   Context Art Miami, represented by Adah Rose Gallery - Miami, FL

2015   Group Show, Ground Zero Gallery - Washington, D.C.

2014   Group Exhibition, Ambassador Hale Residence, U.S. Art in Embassies Program – Beirut, Lebanon

2014   Spring Group Exhibition, Blank Space Gallery – New York, NY

2014   Art for Art’s Sake, Guthrie Contemporary – New Orleans, NO

2014   Context Art Miami, represented by Blank Space Gallery – Miami, FL

2014   Art Southampton, represented by Blank Space Gallery – Southampton, NY

2014   Fiction, curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

               - No Future Projects – online

               - University of Dayton – Dayton, OH

2013   Strictly Painting 9, McLean Project for the Arts, juried by Margaret Heiner – McLean, VA

2013   Scope: Miami, represented by Blank Space Gallery – Miami, FL

2013   40 for 40: Celebrating Four Decades of GRACE, Greater Reston Arts Center – Reston, VA

2013   Summer Exhibition, Blank Space Gallery – New York, NY

2013   The Straight – Contemporary Geometric Abstraction, Catalyst Projects, curated by Zofie Lang and Gail Vollrath – Washington, D.C.

2012   Let’s Begin With a Line, Dorsch Gallery, curated by Brook Dorsch – Miami, FL

2012   Scope: Miami, represented by Blank Space Gallery – Miami, FL

2012   Painting Into Sculpture, Prince George’s Community College, curated by John James Anderson – Largo, MD

2012   Something & Nothing: Activating the Void, McLean Project for the Arts, juried by JW Mahoney – McLean, VA

2012   As Far As The Eye Can See, Adam Lister Gallery, curated by Adam Lister – Fairfax, VA

2012   Connecting the Dots, Joanne Mattera Art Blog, curated by Joanne Mattera

2011   Strictly Painting 8, McLean Project for the Arts, juried by Jayme McLellan – McLean, VA

2011   Traps and Transmissions, Adam Lister Gallery, curated by Adam Lister – Fairfax, VA

2011   Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalist Show, Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, MD

2011   Material World, ArtDC Gallery, curated by Stephen Boocks – Hyattsville, MD (catalog)

2011   Little Big Things, Adam Lister Gallery, curated by Adam Lister – Fairfax, VA

2011   Rhomboid Rumba, Joanne Mattera Art Blog, curated by Joanne Mattera

2010   Rare Earth, Chroma Art Projects Laboratory, curated by Deborah McLeod – Charlottesville, VA

2010   Of Itself: Medium as Message, The Athenaeum, curated by Twig Murray & J.T. Kirkland – Alexandria, VA

2010   Gaps, Greater Reston Arts Center, juried by Vesela Sretenovic – Reston, VA (catalog)

2010   Invisible Energy, Adam Lister Gallery, curated by Adam Lister – Fairfax, VA

2009   Business Edition, Pocket Utopia, curated by Matthew Langley – Brooklyn, NY

2009   Touch Faith, Semantics Gallery, curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones – Cincinnati, OH

2009   Illuminate, Mercantile Home, curated by Ken Jones, Jr. – Easton, PA

2009   Rawls Museum Arts Juried Exhibition, Rawls Museum Arts, juried by John Pollard – Courtland, VA

2009   CRUX, Mayer Fine Art Gallery, juried by William Hennessey, Solomon Isekeije, Ken Daley – Norfolk, VA

2008   Aquifer, Washington Project for the Arts @ Edison Place Gallery, juried by J.W. Mahoney and Deborah McLeod – Washington, D.C. (catalog)

2008   Once Again, Again, McLean Project for the Arts, juried by Annie Gawlak – McLean, VA

2008   black and white and… all over, H&F Fine Arts – Mt. Rainier, MD

2007   The Blogger Show, curated by John Morris, Digging Pitt Gallery – Pittsburgh, PA, Agni Gallery – New York, NY

2007   Summer Group Show, Carla Massoni Gallery, curated by Carla Massoni – Chestertown, MD

2007   9 x 10, William W. Parker (WWP) Gallery – Washington, D.C.

2007   Yarns from the Material World, Cubicle Ten Gallery, curated by Billy Colbert – Baltimore, MD

2007   The Next Generation, Carla Massoni Gallery, curated by Deborah McLeod – Chestertown, MD

2006   New Acquisitions, Artspace – New Haven, CT

2006   PrintZero Exchange IV, traveling group exhibition

2006   The Matthew Barney Show, traveling group exhibition – curated by Eric Doeringer

2005   Visual Aids, Robert Miller Gallery – New York, NY

2005   Drawing National 2, Montgomery College, juried by Sarah Stecher – Rockville, MD

2005   Art from Arlington, Arlington Arts Center, juried by Carol Lukitsch – Arlington, VA

2005   Medium, Area 405 Gallery, curated by Stewart Watson – Baltimore, MD

2005   Seven, Warehouse Galleries, curated by F. Lennox Campello – Washington, D.C.

2005   REVEALED, CORE architecture + design, curated by Fred Ognibene – Washington, D.C.

2004   Anonymous Returns, WPA\C, curated by Prescott Lassman - Washington, D.C.

2004   All Arlington Salon, Ellipse Arts Center, juried by Jayme McLellan & Victoria Reis – Arlington, VA

2004   1460 Wall Mountables, District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC) – Washington, D.C.

2003   All-Media Show, The Art League Gallery, juried by Ed Ahlstrom – Alexandria, VA

2003   Summer Salon, Ellipse Arts Center – Arlington, VA

 

Selected Collections

University of Kentucky Art Museum Permanent Collection

 

Awards & Residencies

2016   Semi-finalist, Bethesda Painting Awards - Mid-Atlantic Region

2015   Semi-finalist, Janet & Walter Sondheim $25,000 Prize – Mid-Atlantic Region

2014   Semi-finalist, Bethesda Painting Awards - Mid-Atlantic Region

2013   New American Paintings, Southern Edition #106, juried by Miranda Lash, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art

2013   Juror’s Award, Margaret Heiner at Strictly Painting 9, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

2012   Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship, juried by Scott Rothkopf, Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art – Richmond, VA

2012   Inclusion in Geoform.net, internationally curated by Julie Karabenick and Howard Barnhart

2011   Semi-finalist, Janet & Walter Sondheim $25,000 Prize – Mid-Atlantic Region

2010   Artist Residency in Sculpture, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2009   Robert Riddick Memorial Award, Rawls Museum Arts Juried Exhibition

2006   Semi-finalist, Janet & Walter Sondheim $25,000 Prize – Mid-Atlantic Region

2006   Inclusion in Artspace’s Curated Flatfiles

2006   CummingsMFA Grant

 

Bibliography

2017   "In the Galleries: Powerful messages that require few words" by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.

2016   "There is no 'I' in self-taught" by Ron Johnson, NY Arts Magazine, New York, NY

2016   "In the Galleries: Celebrating Nature" by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.

2016   "J.T. Kirkland at Shockoe Artspace" by Lenny Campello, DC Art News, Washington, D.C.

2016   "Interview with J.T. Kirkland" by Edgar Cherubini Lecuna, Cocoa Lifestyle and other publications, Online

2015   "Art from the Outback," Art Breaker$ television show (S1: E3) on Ovation (video clip)

2015   "Almost There: The Sondheim Semifinalists Exhibition at MICA," by Rowan Fulton, Bmore Art, Baltimore, MD

2014   “What to see at Art Southampton,” The Wild Magazine, Brooklyn, NY

2014   “J.T. Kirkland” by Lee Gainer, PEEK, Washington, D.C.

2013   “Strictly Painting 9” by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.

2013   “Straight Up” by Travis Childers, unheard of landscapes, Washington, D.C.

2013   “D.C. gallery shows” by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.

2012   “J.T. Kirkland and Magnolia Laurie” by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.

2010   “J.T. Kirkland: ‘White: Part 2’” by Charles Fox, Onthecusp.org, Indianapolis, IN

2010   “Artist: J.T. Kirkland” by George Song, iheartartists.com, New York, NY

2010   “Reviewed: ‘gaps’ at GRACE” by John Anderson, Washington City Paper, Washington, D.C.

2010   “J.T. Kirkland: ‘White: Part 1’” by Charles Fox, Onthecusp.org, Indianapolis, IN

2010   “Reviewed: ‘Of Itself: Medium and Message’ at The Athenaeum” by John Anderson, Washington City Paper, Washington, D.C.

2010   “Earth bound: Chroma digs into landscapes” by Laura Parsons, The Hook, Charlottesville, VA

2010   “a is for angle: J.T. Kirkland” by K. Gill, Art by K. Gill, Indianapolis, IN

2010   “J.T. Kirkland @ Vermont Studio Center” by Robert Hitzig, Wood Is Art, Montpelier, VT

2010   “’Site Singularity’; Suzanna Fields, J.T. Kirkland and Sean Lundgren; The Bridge/PAI” by Peter Barnes, C-VILLE Weekly, Charlottesville, VA

2009   “Northern Virginia Art Beat” by Kevin Mellema, Falls Church News-Press, Falls Church, VA

2009   “Into the Fray” by Dean Edwards, Falls Church News-Press, Falls Church, VA

2009   “Best of Artomatic” by Ophra Paul and Allison Reilly, DC Art Seen, Washington, D.C.

2008   “PDX Art: Interview with J.T. Kirkland” by Richard Schemmerer, PDX Art, Vancouver, WA

2007   “J.T. Kirkland” by Chris Rywalt, NYC Art, New York, NY

2007   “J.T. Kirkland at J.T. Kirkland” by James Wagner, jameswagner.com, New York, NY

2007   “JT Kirkland, ‘All’s Fair’” by Barry Hoggard, bloggy, New York, NY

2006   “Eclecticism on display at Red Door” by Heather Strickland, The Collegian, Richmond, VA

2006   “J.T. Kirkland drawings on archival scrapbook paper” by Barry Hoggard, Bloggy, New York, NY

2006   “Solo Focus offers singular experience at GRACE” by Janet Rems, Fairfax County Times, Fairfax, VA

2006   “DCist Studio Visit: J.T. Kirkland” by Adrian Parsons, DCist, Washington, D.C.

2006   “J.T. Kirkland displays unique drilled wood artwork in second solo show,” Accenture’s Dialogue Online Magazine, Global Audience

2006   “Local Arlington Artist Exhibits at GRACE,” Backfence.com, Reston, VA

2006   “J.T. Kirkland at GRACE” by Warren Craghead, III, Drawer, Charlottesville, VA

2006   “Thinking About Art,” wellfedartist.blogspot.com/

2005   “Median Cool” by Violet Glaze, Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore, MD

2005   “Art Wrap: Campello’s Take on DC Art” by John Blee, The Georgetowner, Washington, D.C.

2005   “Centre College trip to France got Kirkland interested in art” by Jen Brummett, Danville Advocate Messenger, Danville, KY

2005   “Kirkland re-invents Visio” by Roberta Fallon, Fallon and Rosof’s Artblog, Philadelphia, PA

2005   “Gallery Beat: Studies in Organic Minimalism” by F. Lennox Campello, Old Town Crier, Metro Washington, D.C.

2005   “J.T. Kirkland, ‘Studies in Organic Minimalism’” by Kriston Capps, Grammar.police, Washington, D.C.

2005   “A Human Lesson Learned Some from Silent Studies in Organic Minimalism” by James W. Bailey, DCArtNews, Washington, D.C.

2005   “Kirkland @ Reston” by Warren Craghead, Drawer, Charlottesville, VA

2005   “Checking Out ‘Studies in Organic Minimalism’” by Alexandra Silverthorne, Solarize This, Washington, D.C.

2005   “Thinking About Wood” (Part 1), “The Woodsman” (Part 2), “The Woodsman as Blogger” by Libby Rosof and Roberta Fallon, Fallon and Rosof's Artblog, Philadelphia, PA

2005   ”Minimalism: An Interview with J.T. Kirkland” by Lisa Stephenson, Practicing Magic, Grand Rapids, MI

2004   “Gallery Beat” by F. Lennox Campello, Old Town Crier, Metro Washington, D.C.

 

Professional

Board of Directors

- Day Eight, an arts awareness non-profit organization in Washington, D.C., 2016 - 2017

 

Editor

- Visual Arts Editor, Bourgeon Magazine, an online publication on the arts in Washington, D.C., 2016 - 2017

 

Panelist/Lecturer/Author

- Autobiographical Essay, Bourgeon: Artists Write About Their Work, 2016

- Panelist, "Artist Journalists" hosted by Day Eight at Mt. Pleasant Public Library, Washington, D.C., July 2016

- Panelist, "Art and Acquisition: Conversations with Artists and Their Collectors" hosted by Catalyst Projects at Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, D.C., February 2013

- Artist Lecture, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD, March 2013

 

Director of Exhibitions

- H&F Fine Arts, Mt. Rainier, MD, February 2007 – January 2008

 

Independent Curator

- Horjus, Lister & Pearson: Net Worked, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA, November – December 2012

Of Itself: Medium as Message, with Twig Murray, The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA, June – July 2010

black and white and… all over, H&F Fine Arts, Mt. Rainier, MD, March 2008

Space, Place and Time, H&F Fine Arts, Mt. Rainier, MD, August – September 2007

The One Word Project, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, D.C., August – September 2007

Supple, The Warehouse Gallery, Washington, D.C., April – May 2007

 

Education

2001   Bachelor of Science - Centre College, Danville, Kentucky