Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions

Upcoming
TBA
2013
“Revival”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York (Solo)
“Direct Address: An Inaugural Group Exhibition”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York (Group)
2012
“Pulse Art Fair”The Ice Palace, Miami, Florida, December (Group)
“Summer Group Exhibition”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York, August (Group)
“Cheer Up! It’s not the end of the world…”Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland, August (Group)
“Go West: Kris Kuksi”Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, California, July-August (Group)
“Beauty, It’s not Pretty”Grand theatre Center for the Arts, Tracy, California, June (Group and Juror)
“Kingdom Animalia”Land Rover, Anaheim Hills, California, June (Group)
“Les Enfants Terribles”Spacejunk Art Center, Bayonne, France, May-September (Group)
“Triumph”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York, March-April (Solo)
2011
“Pulse Art Fair”The Ice Palace, Miami, Florida, December (Group)
“Cute and Creepy”Florida State University Museum of Art, Tallahasse, Florida, October-November (Group)
“Hey! Modern Art & Pop Culture”Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, France, September-March 2012 (Group)
“Pulse Art Fair”L.A. Live, Los Angeles, California, September-October (Group)
“The New Craftsmanship: Iris van Herpen”Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands, June-October (Group)
“Travis Louie and Kris Kuksi”Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, Washington, April
“Dystopia”Copro-Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, California, March-April (Group)
“Conjoined – in 3D!”w/Chet Zar, and others at Copro-Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, California, January-February (Group)
2010
“Scope Art Fair” Miami, Florida, December (Group)
“Lowbrow Tarot Show”La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, California, October (Group)
“The Blab! Show”Copro Nason, Santa Monica, California, September (Group)
“Summer Group Show”Joshua Liner Gallery, New york, New York, August (Group)
“Scope Art Fair”Basel, Switzerland, June (Solo)
“Meticulous Engagements”San Francisco, California, April (Group)
“High Fructose Group Show: Overdose”Copro Nason, Santa Monica, California, April (Group)
“Lush Life 2”Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, Washington, February (Group)
2009
“Scope Art Fair”Art Basel, Miami, Florida, December (Group)
“Beast Anthology”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York, November (Solo)
“Steampunk”Museum of the History of Science-Unversity of Oxford, Oxford, England, October-February (Group)
“The 13th Hour”Last Rites Gallery, New York, New York, October (Group)
“Carnival of Fires”Gallery 5, Richmond, Virginia, October (Group)
“The Blab Show”Copro-Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, California, August (Group)
“Kansas Master’s Invitational”Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas, August (Group)
“Monster?”Copro-Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, California, July (Group)
“Summer Group Show ‘09”Stolen Space, London, England, July (Group)
“Divine Invasion”Meta Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, May-June (Solo)
“Overdose”Copro Nason, Santa Monica, California, April (Group)
2008
“Scope”Art Basel-Miami, Miami, Florida, December (Group)
“Imminent Utopia”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York, November-December (Solo)
“New Works”Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, October-November (Group)
“The 13th Hour”Last Rites Gallery, New York, New York, October-November (Group)
“Mapmakers”Meta Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, September-October (Group)
“Paradise Lost”Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, New York, September (Group)
“Locked and Loaded”Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, New York, April (Group)
2007
“Art Basel-Miami”Miami, Florida, December (Group)
“Illusions of Reality”Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas, September (Group)
“Salon Macabre”Strychnin Gallery, New York, New York, July (Group)
“Cologne Liste”Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany (Juried)
“Four Play”Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April-May (Group)
“Oblivion”Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany, April-May (Group)
“Dark Hearts and Broken Vows”Strychnin Gallery, New York, New York, February (Group)
“Winter Faction”Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January (Group)
2006
“Faculty Art Exhibition”Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, Kansas, December (Group)
“Be Angel, Strange”Grand Palais, Salon Comparaisons 2006, Paris, France, November (Group)
“Be Angel, Strange”International Fantastic Show Chimeria 2006, Sedan, France, October-November (Group)
“Up!”Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July-August (Group)
“The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibtion”Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Wasington, DC, July-February 2007 (Juried)
“Flights of Imagination”H.R. Giger Museum-Chateau St. Germain, Gruyères, Switzerland, June-July (Juried)
“Person to Person: A Group Figurative Exhibit”Strecker-Nelson Art Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas, June-July (Group)
“Old Master’s New Visions Seminar Exhibition”The Alte Stadthalle Galleries, Veichtach, Germany, June-July (Group)
“Contemporary Mandalas”Chapel of Sacred Mirrors-Microcosm Gallery, New York, New York, May-June (Group)
“Inter-dimensional Art Movement”Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, Washington, May-June (Group)
“Smoky Hill Art Exhibition”Hays Arts Center, Hays, Kansas, May-June (Juried)
“Non-Representational On-Line Exhibition”Art-Exchange.com, March-April (Juried)
“Juxtaposition On-Line Exhibition”Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy, March (Juried)
“8th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition”Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, January (Juried)
2005
“Annual Artrom Gallery 2005 International On-Line Competition”Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy, November (Juried)
“Tetanus”Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, October-November (Group)
“Annual Faculty Art Exhibition”Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, Kansas, October (Group)
“What is Freedom”Gallery of Social and Political Art, Boston, Massachusetts, September-October (Juried)
“Old Master’s-New Visions Art Exhibition”Das Alte Rathaus, Viechtach, Germany, July-August (Group)
“Inter-dimensional Art Movement”Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, Washington, May-June (Group)
“Fantastic 2005: International On-line Exhibition”Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy, May (Juried)
“Contemporary Drawings”Fraser Gallery, Washington D.C., February-March (Group)
“7th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition”Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska, January(Group)
2004
“Beyond Boundaries: International on-line competition and Exhibition”Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy, November (Juried)
“The Strange and the Fantastic”Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri, September-October (Solo)
“Fantastic Visions”Limner Gallery, Phoenicia, New York, September (Juried)
“Art Visionary Exhibition”Ballarat Regional Gallery, Ballarat, Australia, August (Group)
“Just a Taste”Monarch Sculpture Park, Olympia, Washington, July (Group)
“Inter-dimensional Art Movement”Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, Washington, May-June (Group)
“The Great Passage”Optic Nerve Arts Gallery, Portland, Oregon, April-May (Solo)
“Art Visionary Exhibition”Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree, Australia, March-April (Group)
“Art Visionary Exhibition”Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, Australia, April-June (Group)
2003
“Grave Matters”Roc La Rue Gallery, Seattle, Washington, October (Group)
“Brave Destiny Grand Surrealism Show”Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, New York, New York, September-November (Juried)
“Art Visionary Exhibition”Orange County Regional Gallery, Orange, Australia, August-September (Group)
“Painting in Dali’s Garden-Seminar Exhibition”Villa Arenella, Cadaques, Spain, July (Group)
“Art Visionary Exhibition”Global Arts Link Ipswitch Regional Gallery, Ipswitch / Brisbane, Australia, June-August (Group)
“Figure Paintings”The Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, June (Group)
"The Mythic Quest"www.dracoblu.com, May (Juried)
“Inter-dimensional Art Movement”Gallery of the Senses, Seattle, Washington, May (Group)
“Spring Salon International Exhibition 2003”Limner Gallery, New York, New York, May (Group)
“The Within”The Fraser Gallery, Washington, D.C., April-May (Solo)
2002
“National Fall Exhibition 2002”Impact Artists Gallery, Buffalo, New York, November (Juried)
“The Dreamer and the Dreamed”www.dracoblu.com, August (Juried)
“Artists in Action”Garden Art Center, Lubbock, Texas, August (Juried)
“Old Masters New Visions”Castle Kuenburg, Reichenau, Austria, August (Group)
“Northern National Juried Art Exhibit 2002”Nicolet Area Technical College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, July-September (Juried)
“Toward the Within MFA Exhibition”Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, Kansas, April-July (Solo)
“Fifteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art”Veterinary Medicine Library, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March-April (Juried)
“International Drawing Exhibition 2002”University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, Hawaii, January-April (Group)
“Art of the Imagination Exhibition”Cork Street Gallery, London, England, February (Juried)
“Emerging Artists 2002 International Exhibition”Limner Gallery, New York, New York, February (Juried)
“Seven State Biennial”Leslie Powell Art Gallery, Lawton, Oklahoma, January-March (Juried)
“National Oil and Acrylic Exhibition”St. Louis Artist Guild Gallery at Knoll Park, Clayton, Missouri, December 2001-January (Juried)
2001
“Seven State Biennial”University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Art Gallery, Chicksha, Oklahoma, October-December (Juried)
“Northern National Juried Art Exhibit”Nicolet Area Technical College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, July-September (Juried)
“32nd Annual Smoky Hill Art Competition & Exhibition”Hays Arts Center, Hays, Kansas, April (Juried)
“Visions Across Continents”Santa Repararta International School of Fine Art, Florence, Italy, May (Group)
“Fourteenth Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art”Veterinary Medicine Library, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March (Juried)
“Emerging Artists 2001 International Exhibition”Limner Gallery, New York, New York, February (Juried)
2000
“Juried Art Exhibition 2000”Carnegie Center for the Arts, Dodge City, Kansas, November (Juried)
“Art from Recycled Materials Juried Exhibition”Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, Kansas, May (Group)
“3rd Annual Juried National Art Exhibition”Baker Arts Center, Liberal, Kansas, January (Juried)
“Graduate Student Exhibition 2000”Garden City Community College, Garden City, Kansas, March (Group)

Awards

2006
“Smoky Hill Art Exhibition”Cash Award, Hays Arts Center, Hays, Kansas
“Smoky Hill Art Exhibition”Juror’s Merit Award, Hays Arts Center, Hays, Kansas
“8th Annual All Media International Juried Online Art Exhibition”Award of Excellence, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
2005
“Who’s Who in America: 60th Diamond Edition”published by Marquis Who’s Who, New Providence, New Jersey
“Fantastic 2005”First Place Award, Artrom Gallery, Rome, Italy
2003
“Brave Destiny: Grand Surrealism Exhibition”Award of Merit, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York, New York
“Direct Art Magazine”First Place Award, Slowart Productions, New York, New York
2001
“Angel of the Arts Prize”St. Louis Artist’s Guild, Clayton, Missouri

Interviews and Features

2008
“The Everywhere Collector”Juxtapoz #93, October
“Kris Kuksi”Juxtapoz Blog, March
2007
“Basel Tov”Miami Sun, December
“Art of the Grotesque”Dark Roasted Blend, October
“Featured Artist”Eternal Vigilance, July
“beinArt Interview”beinArt, May
“What You Don’t Know About Kris Kuksi”Don’t Panic
Artzine #12
Hi-Fructose volume 5
2005
“Direct Art”volume 11, Spring/Summer
2003
“Direct Art”volume 8, Spring/Summer
2002
“Direct Art”volume 7, Fall/Winter
2001
“Direct Art”volume 5, Fall