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Kristin Skees

Artist CV

Kristin Skees

www.skees.net

Lecturer, Department of Fine Art and Art History
Christopher Newport University

 

Education

2010  M.L.I.S. University of Alabama

2007  M.F.A. Studio Art, University of Arizona

2003  B.F.A. Studio Art, Minor Art History, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Selected Exhibitions and Art Fairs

2013        

New Waves 2012, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA

Juror, Carla Hanzal, an independent curator based in Charlotte, NC

INTERWOVEN: Art.Craft.Design, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

Jurors, Melissa Messina, Senior Curator at the Savannah College of Art and Design and Kathryn Wat, Chief Curator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

 

2012
Cozy: Recent Portraits, solo show, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

Portraits 2012, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

Juror, Anna Walker-Skillman, Director of Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta

Transmissions, The Florence Quater Gallery, Southwest University of Visual Arts, Tucson, AZ

Video art show curated by John Clarke

New Waves 2012, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA

Juror, Dr. Lane Relyea, Associate Professor of Art Theory & Practice at

Northwestern University and editor-designate of Art Journal

LACDA Eighth Anniversary Retrospective, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

Ten Artist to Watch: Selected by Nancy Meyer, LACMA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

Juror, Nancy Meyer, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, LACMA

Candela UnBound!, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA

Curated by Gordon Stettinius, Candela Books

Virginia Artists 2012, (Best in Show) Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

Juror, Caroline Cobb Wright, Visual Arts Center of Virginia

Spinning Yarns: Narrative, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

Juror: Cris Moss

L.A. Art Show: Modern and Contemporary, Represented by Mayer Fine Art, Los Angeles

Affordable Art Fair, Represented by Mayer Fine Art, New York

Aqua Art Fair, Represented by Mayer Fine Art, Miami

 

2011

Looking Forward: Ten Artists To Watch, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

Curator, Peter Frank, Adjunct Senior Curator, Riverside Art Museum

Cozied, solo show (catalog), ArtLab, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

Cozy, solo show, Mayer Fine Art, Norfolk, VA

New Waves 2011, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

Juror, Craig Drennen, Georgia State University

Artists Who Teach, (First Prize), Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

Juror, Anne Bousquet, Associate Professor of Art at Old Dominion University

Farewells and Introductions, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Curated by John Fields, Artist

Persona Art Festival, (catalog) The Rag Factory, London, UK

Jurors Zia Fernandez and Antria Pelekanou, co-director, Persona Art Festival

Graham Evans and Eileen Perrier, Artists and Fine Art faculty at the University of Westminister

PhotoSpiva 2011, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO

Juror, Dr. Anthony Bannon, Director George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film

Magic City Art Connection, (Emerging Artist Award), Birmingham, AL

Virginia Artists 2011 Juried Exhibition, (Mayor’s Purchase Award), Charles H. Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, VA

Juror, Amy Moorefield, Director of The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University

4th Annual Juried Show, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA

Juror, Sylvia White

Persona, Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction, VT

Juror, Chris Buck, Photographer

Red Dot Art Fair, represented by Mayer Fine Art, Miami

 

2010

The Human Condition, Castell Photography, Asheville, NC

Juror, Diana Stoll, senior editor, Aperture Magazine

Sticky and Cozy: Recent Work by Alan and Kristin Skees, Hall Gallery,

Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

Alumni Show, group show, ArtLab, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

Birmingham Biennial 3, group show, Bare Hands Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Juror, Dan Cameron, Founder and Artistic Director of Prospect New Orleans

Hers and His, Two-person show, University of West Florida Art Gallery, Pensacola, FL

 

2009

No Seriously:  Humor and Happiness in Contemporary Art, Space 301, Mobile, AL

National Invitational, Jason Guynes, curator

And You Think That’s Funny??, National Juried Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

 

2008

Southeastern Juried Exhibition, (purchase award, catalog) Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile AL

Juror, Ron Platt, the Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art of the Birmingham Museum of Art

Tabula Rasa: A Drawing Exhibition, National Invitational (catalog) 

Parkland College, Champaign IL

Unwrapped, International Invitational, hOur Factory, Melbourne, Australia

 

2007

Stories, 621 Gallery, (Three person show), Tallahassee FL

Voyeur Collective, International Video Collective, www.voyeurcollective.com

The Launch, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy, Australia

Art Melbourne 07, The Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Australia

Exposed, Basement ARI, Fiskars, Finland

Combined Talents:  Florida International, International Juried Exhibition (catalog), Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

Arthur’s Curatorial Debut, screening of “Wrapped,” International Juried Film Festival,

Film and Video 825 in association with Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, CA

The Human Presence, Regional Invitational, Gallery Centella, Tucson, AZ

Memorializing Conflict, National Juried Exhibition, Lionel Rombach Gallery,

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

The Kitchen Goddess, National Juried Exhibition, Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood, CO

Ideas of Home and Travel, (exchange portfolio) Aberystwyth School of Art, Wales and

The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Masters of Fine Arts Show, (catalog) University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

 

2006

SECAC/MACAA Membership Exhibition, The Parthenon, Nashville, TN

National Juried Exhibition, Juror Eleanor Heartney

Disturbed Domestic, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Two-person exhibition and collaboration. Artist Lecture Podcast

Her Shorts: 1st Annual Women’s International Video Festival, Members’ Screening of “The MeatCutter,” Dinnerware Contemporary Arts Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Home_Home, National Invitational, Dinnerware Contemporary Arts Gallery, Tucson, AZ

Artist Lecture in association with the exhibition

 

2005

Snap to Grid, International Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

Inertia 2005, National Juried Exhibition, Juror Jeff Jahn, Gallery 500, Portland, OR

The Seven Ages of Man, National Juried Exhibition, Lionel Rombach Gallery,

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

 

2003

UAB 28th Annual Juried Exhibition, (Two Awards of Distinction), Regional, Birmingham, AL

Juror John Simon, Jr.

Sidewalk Film Festival, screening of “Love Thy Neighbor,” International Juried Film Festival, Birmingham, AL

Ashley Little, Kristin Smith, Janice Weeks, Three-person exhibition,

UAB Visual Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Digital City Films, Regional Invitational, IMAX film screening of “Love Thy Neighbor” 

at the McWane Center, Birmingham, AL

UAB at UAT, Regional Invitational exhibition, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL