Kirk Crippens


 

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Kirk Crippens

3801 San Pablo Ave, #408, Emeryville, CA 94608

(415) 345-1356, www.kirkcrippens.com, kirk@kirkcrippens.com

 

Education

2011 Stanford University, Continuing Education, Art, Palo Alto, CA

1994-1995        University of Texas, Photography, Arlington, TX

1989-1992        University of Texas, Photography, Austin, TX

 

Collections

Crystal Bridges Museum, Foreclosure, USA Portfolio, Bentonville, Arkansas

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Hidden Population, Houston, Texas

Candela Collection, Portraitlandia, Richmond, Virginia

RayKo Photo Center, Portraitlandia, San Francisco, California

Newspace Center for Photography, Portraitlandia, Portland, Oregon

Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Museé de la Photographie, Belgium

 

Honors

2015    National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, London, England

2015    Pingyao International Photo Festival, Honored Guest Artist, Pingyao, China

2015    Photolucida Critical Mass, Finalist

2015    Lishui International Photography Festival, Honored Guest Artist, Lishui, China

2015    Open Show, RayKo Photo Center, Best of 2014, Access Award, Portraitlandia

2015    Yixian International Photography Festival, Honored Guest Artist, Yixian, China

2014    Pro Arts, Nominated 2x2 Solos Program

2014    Phoenix Museum of Art, INFOCUS, Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks

2013    National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, London, England

2013    Center for Fine Art Photography, Center Forward

2013    Newspace Center for Photography, Artist-in-Residence

2013    Photolucida, Top 50, Critical Mass

2013    Pro Arts, Nominated 2x2 Solos Program

2012    Pingyao International Photo Festival, Honored Guest Artist, Pingyao, China

2012    Gift of Gift of, Purchase Award, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

2012    RayKo, Artist-in-Residence

2012    Pro Arts, Nominated 2x2 Solos Program

2011    Photolucida, Finalist, Book Prize

2011    Photography Book Now, Fine Art Category, Finalist (x4)

2011    Photolucida, Critical Mass, Top 50 Photographer

2011    Lishui Photo Festival, Honored Guest Artist, Lishui, China

2011    Peter Hay Halpert Fine Art, Identities Now: Contemporary Portrait Photography

2011    ArtSlant, Juried Showcase Winner, Finalist ArtSlant Prize

2011    25th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, Yellow Ribbon

2010    Fleishhacker Foundation, Nominated: Eureka Fellowship Awards 2011-2013

2010    Photolucida, Critical Mass, Top 50 Photographer

2010    Blue Earth, Blue Earth Prize for Best Project Photography

2010    24th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, Yellow Ribbon

2010    Blurb, Honorable Mention, Photography Book Now, Portfolio

2010    ArtSlant, Juried Showcase Winner

 

Professional Experience

2016    Fotofest Biannual Portfolio Reviews, Houston, TX

2015    Photolucida Portfolio Reviews, Portland, OR

2014    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Teacher, Photography, Bentonville, AR

2014    RayKo Photo Center, Teacher, Environmental Portraiture, San Francisco, CA

2014    Fotofest Biannual Portfolio Reviews, Houston, TX

2013    Newspace Center for Photography, Artist-in-Residence, Portland, OR

2013    Photolucida Portfolio Reviews, Portland, OR

2012    RayKo Photo Center, Artist-in-Residence, San Francisco, CA

2012    Fotofest, Biannual Portfolio Reviews, Houston, TX

2012 PhotoAlliance Portfolio Reviews, San Francisco, CA

2011 Photolucida Portfolio Reviews, Portland, OR

2010 PhotoAlliance Portfolio Reviews, San Francisco, CA

2008 Student, Missouri Photo Workshop, St. James, MO

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015    Pingyao International Photo Festival, Portraitlandia, Curator John B. Turner, Pingyao, China

2014-15    San Francisco City Hall, The Point: A Collaboration with the Bayview-Hunters Point Community, Curator Kevin Chen, San Francisco, CA

2014    RayKo Gallery, The Point, Curator Ann Jastrab, San Francisco, CA

2014    Sanjiangyuan International Photography Festival, Bank Rupture, Curator by Guo Jing, Qinghai, China

2013    ShiJiaZhuang Art Museum, The Great Recession, Curatr Kirsten Rian, ShiJiaZhuang, China

2012    Pingyao International Photography Festival, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Guo Jing, Pingyao, China

2012    Orange Coast College, Hidden Population, Curator Richard Kraft, Costa Mesa, CA

2011    Lishui Photo Festival, The Great Recession, Curator Kirsten Rian, Lishui, China

2011    Heart Gallery, Dreams and Prophecies: Dealership Wreck and Judgment Day, Curator Marisa McCarthy, San Francisco, CA

2011     Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Jennifer Little, Stockton, CA

2010    Jackson Street Gallery, University High School, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Gale Jesi, San Francisco, CA

2010    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Renée de Cossio, San Francisco, CA

2010    RayKo Gallery, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Ann Jastrab, San Francisco, CA

2009 Fotovision, Treasure Island, Curator Ken and Melanie Light, Berkeley, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2016    Minneapolis Institute of Art, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Foreclosure, USA, Minnesota, MN

2016    Telfair Museums, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Foreclosure, USA, Savannah, GA

2016    Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, The Point, Edinburgh, Scotland

2016    Stoke Potteries Museum, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, The Point, Trent, England

2015-16    National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, Portraitlandia, London, England

2015    Lishui International Photography Festival, Portraitlandia, Curator: Laura Valenti, Lishui, China

2015    Emeryville Art, The Point, Emeryville, CA

2015    Yixian International Photography Festival, The Point, Curator: Guo Jing, Yixian, China

2014-15    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now, Foreclosure, USA, Curators Don Bartolucci and Chad Alligood, Bentonville, AR

2014 Phoenix Museum of Art, INFOCUS, Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, Fresh Air, Curator Rebecca Senf, Phoenix, AZ

2014 SFMOMA Artists Gallery, How the Light Gets In: Portraitlandia and Mary Elizabeth Moves, Curator Maria Medua, San Francisco, CA

2014    The National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, Portraitlandia, Edinburgh, Scotland

2014    Headlands Center for the Arts, Reconnaissance, Bank Rupture, Curator Brian Karl, Marin County, CA

2014    The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, Portraitlandia, Canterbury, England

2014    Cordon | Potts Gallery, Critical Mass 2013 Photolucida Exhibition, Portraitlandia, Curator Jessica Johnston, San Francisco, CA

2014    Newspace Center for Photography, Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Portraitlandia, Portland, Oregon

2014    Houston Center for Photography, Critical Mass 2013 Photolucida Exhibition, Portraitlandia, Curator Jessica Johnston, Houston, Texas

2014    Emeryville Art, Foreclosure, USA, Emeryville, CA

2014 Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, Portraitlandia, Cheltenham, England

2013-14    The National Portrait Gallery, Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, Portraitlandia, London, England

2013    Center for Fine Art Photography, Center Forward, Portraitlandia, Curator Hamidah Glasgow, Ft Collins, CO

2013    Candela Gallery, UnBound2!, Portraitlandia, Curator Gordon Stettinius, Richmond, VA

2013    SF Camerawork, Cover To Cover, Foreclosure, USA, Hidden Population, Dealership Wreck, Judgment Day; Jurors: Julie Casemore, Stephen Wirtz Gallery; Darius Himes, Fraenkel Gallery; Nion McEvoy, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA

2013    KALA, KALA-fornia: State of the Art 3, Prayer Closet, Curator Andrea Voinot, Berkeley, CA

2013    Southwestern College Gallery, Cheerful & Heroic, Judgment Day, Curator Lauren Lockhart, Chula Vista, CA

2013    Transmission Gallery, Mary Elizabeth Moves, Curator Ruth Santee, Oakland, CA

2013 Emeryville Art, Mary Elizabeth Moves, Jurors: René de Guzman and Sandy Simon, Emeryville, CA

2012-13    Gallery Carte Blanche, Call Me Home, The Point, Curator Gwen Lafage, San Francisco, CA

2012 Guate Photo Festival, Looking at Ourselves: Portraits featured on Lenscratch, Hidden Population, Juror: Aline Smithson, Guatemala City, Guatemala

2012 Cleveland Museum of Art, DIY Book Exhibition, Foreclosure, USA, The Great Recession, Dealership Wreck, Curator Barbara Tannenbaum, Cleveland, OH

2012 Transmission Gallery, Unrestricted, Judgment Day, Curator Ruth Santee, Oakland, CA

2012 RayKo Photo Center, Ten Thousand Scrolls, Curator Ann Jastrab, San Francisco, CA

2012 Quinghai Photography Festival, American Life, The Great Recession, Curator Kirsten Rian, Xining, China

2012 SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Sin and Redemption, Hidden Population, Curator Renée de Cossio, San Francisco, CA

2012 Newspace Center for Photography, Critical Mass 2011 Photolucida Exhibition, Dealership Wreck, Curator Darius Himes, Portland, OR

2012    San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, The Office, Plants on the Job, Curator Susan O’Malley, San Jose, CA    

2012    Photo Center NW, Critical Mass 2011 Photolucida Exhibition, Dealership Wreck, Curator Darius Himes, Seattle, WA

2012 Headlands Center for the Arts, DEMOBBING, Judgment Day, Marin CA

2012 Emeryville Art Exhibition, Dealership Wreck, Emeryville, CA

2011 Lunch Box Gallery, America: Like It or Not, Foreclosure, USA, Miami, FL

2011 SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Dealership Wreck, Curators Renée de Cossio & Maria Medua

2011 a.Muse Gallery, ReGeneration, Foreclosure, USA, Paired with Janet Delaney, Curators Lori Shantzis and Luis Delgado

2011    Silver Eye Center for Photography, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Kate Hansen, Pittsburgh, PA

2011    RayKo Gallery, Across the Divide: Critical Mass, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Todd Hido, San Francisco, CA

2011    Wall Space Gallery, Life Support Japan, Pixel Nation, Curator Crista Dix, Santa Barbara, CA and Seattle WA

2011    Newspace Center for Photography, Across the Divide: Critical Mass, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Todd Hido, Portland, OR

2011    Modernbook Gallery, 16@49, Dealership Wreck, Curator Mark Pinsukanjana & Bryan Yedinak, San Francisco, CA

2011    Photo Center NW, Across the Divide: Critical Mass, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Todd Hido, Seattle, WA

2011    Tangent Gallery, Photography Today. Now. In This Moment, Dealership Wreck, Curator Dan Herrera, Sacramento, CA

2011     Emeryville Art Exhibition, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Maria Medua, Emeryville, CA

2010    ArtSlant – Aqua Art Miami, Foreclosure, USA, Miami, FL

2010    The Center For Fine Art Photography, The New Normal, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Edward Robinson of LACMA, Ft. Collins, CO

2010    Branch Gallery, Foreclosure, USA, Oakland, CA

2010    Heart, Photo Obscura, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Marisa McCarthy, San Francisco, CA

2010    Emeryville Art Exhibition, Foreclosure, USA, Jurors: Steve Pon, SFMOMA Artists Gallery; Mina Dresden, Mina Dresden Gallery, Emeryville, CA

2010    RayKo Gallery, (Por)trait Revealed, Curator Ann Jastrab, San Francisco, CA

2010    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Wondrous Strange: A 21st Century Cabinet of Curiosities, Curators Maria Medua & Renée de Cossio, San Francisco, CA

2010    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, 3-Day Show: SF Art Fair, Homage to Gursky, Curator Maria Medua, San Francisco, CA

2010    Berkeley Art Center, Collect, Homage to Gursky, Curator Suzanne Tan, Berkeley, CA

2009    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, New World Order, Foreclosure, USA, Curator Renée de Cossio, San Francisco, CA

2009    Emeryville Art Exhibition, Foreclosure, USA, Jurors: Kimberly Johnasson, Johansson Projects, and Suzanne Tan, Berkeley Art Center, Emeryville, CA

2009    Brickbottom Gallery, Mythological Renderings, Juror: George Shackelford, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Somerville, MA

2009    Gallery Route One, 24th Annual, Elks No.1, Juror: Jeremy Morgan, SFAI, Point Reyes, CA

2008    Berkeley Art Center, Artifacts, Treasure Island, Curator Jill Berk Jiminez, Berkeley, CA

 

Bibliography

2016    John B. Turner, Kirk Crippens: Close to Home and Far Away, L’Oeil

2016    Vicki Chinn, Kirk Crippens: Fractured Economy, Fractured Lives, Atlas

2015    Pete Brook, Portrait of a Bankrupt City, Medium.com, Vantage

2015    Alexis Lodsun, Kirk Crippens’ “Portraitlandia”, Juxtapoz

2014    Kimberly Chun, Kirk Crippens photographs of Bayview-Hunters Point community, 96 Hours, The San Francisco Chronicle

2014    Sierra Hartman, Beautiful Photos From Bayview Hunters Point, The Bold Italic

2014    Claire Pasquair, Photographer Kirk Crippens in Museum Show, SFMOMA Artist Gallery Website

2013    Claire O’Neill, How Do You Photograph a City’s Bankruptcy?, NPR

2013    Pete Brook, Portraitlandia Confirms and Refutes Everything You Think You Know About Portland, WIRED

2013    Zak Stone, Portraitlandia: Photos of Portland’s Most Portland-y Residents, FastCoExist

2013    Katherine Brooks, Portraitlandia is Exactly What You Think It Is, Huffington Post

2013    Aline Smithson, Kirk Crippens: Portraitlandia, Lenscratch

2013    EDW Lynch, Portraitlandia, Portraits of Real Portlanders, Laughing Squid

2013    Alex Bigman, The Anxiety That Artists Feel, East Bay Express

2013    Alicia Eler, The Day Portland Stood Still, Hyperallergic

2013    Asset Abdirov, Judgment Day, Esquire

2013    Aline Smithson, Bank Rupture, Lenscratch

2013    Kristi Turnquist, Portraitlandia: Images of Portlanders Echo Portlandia, The Oregonian

2012    Amber Terranova, Ten Thousand Scrolls, PDN

2012    Welmer Keesmaat, Dealership Wreck, Yvi Magazine

2012    Radar X Culture, Photo Album, 7x7 Magazine

2012    Steve Bisson, Squatter Desert, Urbanautica: Urbanautica.com

2012    Aline Smithson, Hidden Population, Lenscratch

2012    Bridget Coaker, San Quentin, Troika Editions, England

2012    Joerg Colberg, Kirk Crippens, Conscientious

2012    Christian L. Frock, De-Mobbing Invests in Different Futures at the Headlands Center for the Arts, KQED Arts

2011    Lauren Henkin, Interview at Photolucida, Photo Radio

2011    Aline Smithson, Kirk Crippens, Lenscratch

2011    Julie Grahame, Kirk Crippens: The Great Recession, aCurator

2011    David Bram and Jason Houston, The Dealership Wreck, Fraction Magazine

2011    Jeffrey Callison, Foreclosure, USA, Insight, Capital Public Radio

2011    Mike Fitzgerald, Portraits of Stockton’s Foreclosure Pain, The Stockton Record

2011    Envisioning Judgment Day, SFMOMA Artists Gallery Blog

2010    Tim Wagner, How to Build an Audience: Why the New Photographer is not a Soloist, World Photography Organization: Worldphoto.org

2010    Pixel Study #14, Discover Magazine

2010    Foreclosure, USA, F-Stop Magazine: fstopmagazine.com

2010    Steve Bisson, Kirk Crippens, Manfrotto School of Xcellence: Manfrottoschoolofxcellence.com

2010    Pete Brook, Hidden Population: Kirk Crippens’ San Quentin, Prison Photography: Prisonphotography.wordpress.com

2010    Alan Bamberger, RayKo Photo: (Por)trait Revealed, Artbusiness.com

2010    Steve Bisson, Another Black Sunday: Foreclosure, USA, Urbanautica: Urbanautica.com

2010    Rebecca Horne, Dying of the Television Light, Discover Magazine: Visual Science

2010    Tessa Stuart, Best Laid Plans: Foreclosure, USA, KQED Radio

2010    Rebecca Horne, The Pixel Vision of Kirk Crippens, Discover Magazine: Visual Science

2010    Hana Baba, A Haunting Portrait of the Foreclosure Crisis, KALW Radio

2010    Michael DeLong, Kirk Crippens: Foreclosure, USA, Flavorpill

2010    Nancy Ewart, SFMOMA Artists Gallery at Ft. Mason: Kirk Crippens, SF Examiner

2010    Heidi J. De Vries, Foreclosure, USA, Engineer’s Daughter

2009    DeWitt Chang, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Art Business

2009    Lunch With Cheeta, Orion Magazine

2008    Dewitt Chang, Artifacts: Critics Pick, East Bay Express

 

Artist Talks and Lectures

2015 FUP, Burnout, PARISOMA, San Francisco, CA

2015   SF City Hall, The Point, San Francisco, CA

2015    Open Show, RayKo Photo Center, Best of 2014, Documentary Access, Portraitlandia, San Francisco, CA

2014    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Foreclosure, USA Artist Talk, Bentonville, AR

2014    Headlands Center for the Arts, Real Estate: Creating Land Value and Dispossession, Marin County, CA

2014    RayKo Photo Center, Teacher, Environmental Portraiture

2014    Open Show, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Portraitlandia, San Francisco, CA

2013    City College, Photographers and Their Images, San Francisco, CA

2013    Newspace Center for Photography, Portraitlandia, Portland, OR

2013    Delta College, Bank Rupture, Stockton, CA

2012   Berkeley City College, Photographing Projects, Berkeley, CA

2011    University of California, Promises, Prophecies and Projects, Berkeley, CA

2011    Stanford University, Photographing Projects, Palo Alto, CA

2011    PhotoAlliance Workshop, Portfolio Reviews, Inverness, CA

2011    University of the Pacific, Foreclosure, USA, Stockton, CA

2010    PhotoAlliance, Foreclosure, USA & Recent Work, San Francisco, CA

2010    Open Show, Introducing Mary Elizabeth Moves, San Francisco, CA

2010    SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Foreclosure, USA, San Francisco, CA

2009    Fotovision, Introducing: Foreclosure, USA, Berkeley, CA

2008    Berkeley Art Center, Treasure Island, Berkeley, CA

 

 

 


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