Kirk Crippens

Bank Rupture


The Great Recession: Foreclosure, USA

The Great Recession: Dealership Wreck

The Great Recession: Chopping Block

Judgment Day

Hidden Population

Ten Thousand Scrolls

Mary Elizabeth Moves

Ingleside (Collaboration with Gretchen LeMaistre)

Squatter Desert

Plants On The Job

Current Exhibitions


Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition

Portraitlandia: Mary Kozlov

Exhibition: March 1st-May 26th, 2014




Upcoming Exhibitions


Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Cheltenham, England

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition

Portraitlandia: Mary Kozlov

Exhibition: June7-July 20, 2014


Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas

Critical Mass 2013, Photolucida Touring Exhibition

Opening: Friday May 9th, 2014 6pm-8pm

Featuring Portraitlandia: Mary Kozlov

Exhibition: May-July 2014


RayKo Gallery, San Francisco, California

Solo Exhibition: The Point

Curated by Ann Jastrab

September, 2014


Past Exhibitions & Lectures

Corden | Potts Gallery, San Francisco, California

Critical Mass 2013, Photolucida Touring Exhibition

Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, California

Reconnaissance, Curated by Brian Karl, Marin, California

Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon

Fresh AiR: Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Portland, Oregon

National Portrait Gallery, London, England

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition

Center for Fine Art Photography

Center Forward Exhibition, Curated by Hamidah Glasgow, Ft. Collins, Colorado

Emeryville Art Exhibition

27th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, Jurors René de Guzman and Sandy Simon

Photographic Museum of Humanity

Dealership Wreck & Chopping Block

Photographic Museum of Humanity

The Great Recession

City College

Fall Lecture Series: Photographers and Their Images, Curated by Marshall Berman, San Francisco, California

SF Camerawork

Cover To Cover, San Francisco, California

Candela Gallery: Unbound 2

Richmond, Virginia

Kala-fornia, State of the Art 3

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Southwestern College Gallery

Cheerful and Heroic: Eight Perspectives on the Art of Failur, Curated by Lauren Lockhart, Chula Vista, California

Transmission Gallery and Aggregate Space Gallery

A Trapped in Your Mind Feeling, Curated by Lucy Puls with an essay by Heidi De Vries, Oakland, CA

Delta College

Lecture: The Great Recession

ShiJiaZhuang Art Museum, China

American Life, Featuring: The Great Recession

Gallery Carte Blanche

Call Me Home: First Anniversary Exhibition, Featuring: The Point, Curated by Gwen Lafage

RayKo Gallery

Student/Teacher Exhibition, Featuring Hidden Population, Curated by Ann Jastrab

Cleveland Museum of Art

DIY: Photographers and Books, Judgment Day, Curated by Barbara Tannenbaum

Guate Photo Festival

Guatamala City, Guatamala, Looking at Ourselves, Selections from Hidden Population, Juror: Aline Smithson

RayKo Gallery

Ten Thousand Scrolls, Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, San Francisco, California

Transmission Gallery

Curated by Ruth Santee, Oakland, California


The Great Recession, Curated by Barbara Tannenbaum, Cleveland, Ohio

Pingyao International Photography Festival

Solo Exhibition: The Great Recession, Pingyao, China

Orange Coast College

Solo Exhibition: Hidden Population, Costa Mesa, California

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

Sin and Redemption, Hidden Population

Quinghai International Photography Festival

The Great Recession, Xining, China

RayKo Gallery, Critical Mass Top 50 Touring Exhibition

Curated by Darius Himes, San Francisco, California

Headlands Center for the Arts Auction

Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, California

Newspace Center for Photography

Curated by Darius Himes, Portland, Oregon

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

The Office, Featuring Plants on the Job


Photo Center NW

Curated by Darius Himes, Seattle, Washington

26th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition

Emeryville, California

Headlands Center for the Arts

DE-MOBBING, Marin, California

KQED Review

Lishui International Photo Festival

Lishui, China

Kristen Buckingham Showroom

Los Angeles, California

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

The Dealership Wreck, Big Box, and Judgment Day with Heather Wilcoxon, San Francisco, California

Lunch Box Gallery

America, Like It Or Not, Featuring: Foreclosure, USA, Miami, Florida

25th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition

Emeryville, California

Open Show Retrospective, RayKo Photo Center

San Francisco, California

a.Muse Gallery

ReGeneration, San Francisco, California


Promises and Prophecies Featuring Judgment Day & Foreclosure, USA, San Francisco, California

Life Support Japan

Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

University of California

Lecture: Promises, Prophecies & Projects, Berkeley, California

Silver Eye Center for Photography

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

RayKo Gallery

Across the Divide: Critical Mass 2010, Photolucida Touring Exhibition, San Francisco, California

Stanford University

Lecture: Foreclosure, USA; The Dealership Wreck; San Quentin: Hidden Population; Judgment Day, Palo Alto, California

New Space Center for Photography

Across the Divide: Critical Mass 2010, Photolucida Touring Exhibition, Portland, Oregon

Modernbook Gallery

49 Geary, 16@49 Geary - Bay Area Photographers Showcase, San Francisco, California

Photo Center NW

Curated by Todd Hido, Seattle, Washington

University of the Pacific Reynolds Gallery: Foreclosure, USA Solo Exhibition and Artist Talk, 2011

Take A Tour Of The Exhibit Via YouTube

Media: Insight with Jeffrey Callison (Skip to the 26th Minute)

Stockton Record by Mike Fitzgerald

Stockton, CA


Photography. Today. Right Now. In This Moment., Sacramento, California

PhotoAlliance, 2010

Guest Speaker: Mentoring Workshop with PhotoAlliance & Luis Delgado, Marin, California


Foto Obscura - Abstraction through Photography, San Francisco, California

ArtSlant - Aqua Art Miami

Miami, Florida

Branch Gallery

Oakland, California

Jackson Street Gallery, San Francisco University High School, 2010

Solo Exhibition: Foreclosure, USA, KALW Crosscurrents Interview

The Center For Fine Art Photography - New Normal, 2010

Juror: Edward Robinson, Associate Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, LACMA, Ft. Collins, Colorado

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

San Francisco, California

RayKo Gallery

San Francisco, California

Open Show: Gallery 291

Introducing: Mary Elizabeth Moves, San Francisco, California

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

Wondrous Strange: A 21st Century Cabinet of Curiosities

Introducing 'Prayer Closet', Review:  SF Weekly, San Francisco, California

RayKo Photo Center, (Por)trait Revealed

Review: ArtBusiness, San Francisco, California

Emeryville Art Exhibition

Emeryville, CA

PhotoAlliance's Spring Lecture Series

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

San Francisco, California

Berkeley Art Center

Berkeley, California

Emeryville Arts

Emeryville, California

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

San Francisco, California

Gallery Route One

Point Reyes, California

Brickbottom Artists Gallery

Somerville, Massachusetts


Berkeley, California

Berkeley Art Center

Berkeley, California