Kirk Crippens

The Point

Bank Rupture


The Great Recession: Foreclosure, USA

The Great Recession: Dealership Wreck

The Great Recession: Chopping Block

Judgment Day

Hidden Population


Mary Elizabeth Moves

Current Exhibitions

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

Curators: Don Bacigalupi and Chad Alligood

Featuring Foreclosure, USA

September 13, 2014-January 19, 2015

SFAC Galleries, San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, California

The Point by Kirk Crippens in Collaboration with the Bayview-Hunters Point Community

Curator: Kevin Chen

November 13, 2014-February 27, 2015

Exhibition Walk Through: Thursday, November 13, 5:00

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 13, 5:30-7:30



Upcoming Events

Open Show

Best of Open Show 2014, Featuring Portraitlandia

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 7-9, RayKo Photo Center, 428 3rd Street, SF CA



Past Exhibitions & Talks

Store Front Lab

Artist Talk with Eliza Gregory, Kirk Crippens, Lizzy Brooks + Radka Pulliam; Featuring The Point

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Photography Workshop and Artist Talk

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury, England

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition

Emeryville Art Exhibition, Emeryville, California

28th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition

RayKo Gallery, San Francisco, California

Solo Exhibition: The Point; Curator: Ann Jastrab

Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, California

Real Estate: Creating Land Value and Dispossession; Dinner and Conversation

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

INFOCUS, Featuring Fresh Air, Newspace Center for Photography Artist Residency Book, Curator: Rebecca Senf; The Jury: Abigail Nersesian, Librarian, Phoenix Art Museum; Jennifer Barnella, Retail Sales Manager, Phoenix Art Museum; Joshua Chuang, Chief Curator, Center for Creative Photography; Becky Senf, Norton Family Curator, Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum; Mary Virginia Swanson, Co-author, Publish Your Photography Book; Darius Himes, Co-author, Publish Your Photography Book; Larissa Leclair, Founder, Indie Photobook Library

Open Show

SFMOMA Artists Gallery Edition, How the Light Gets In, Featuring Portraitlandia

SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California

How Light Gets In, Featuring Portraitlandia: Mary Kozlov and Mary Elizabeth Moves, Curator: Maria Medua

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Cheltenham, England

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition, Portraitlandia: Mary Kozlov

Sanjiangyuan International Photography Festival, Qinghai, China

Solo Exhibition: Bank Rupture, Curator: Guo Jing

Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas

Photolucida Critical Mass Touring Exhibition, Featuring Portraitlandia: Mary Kozlov

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize Exhibition

Corden | Potts Gallery, San Francisco, California

Photolucida Critical Mass Touring Exhibition

Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, California

Reconnaissance, Curator: 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, Curator: 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, Curator: 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, Curator: Lauren Lockhart, Chula Vista, California

Transmission Gallery and Aggregate Space Gallery

A Trapped in Your Mind Feeling, Curator: 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, Curator: Gwen Lafage

RayKo Gallery

Student/Teacher Exhibition, Featuring Hidden Population, Curator: Ann Jastrab

Cleveland Museum of Art

DIY: Photographers and Books, Judgment Day, Curator: 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

Curator: Ruth Santee, Oakland, California


The Great Recession, Curator: 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, featuring Hidden Population

Quinghai International Photography Festival

The Great Recession, Xining, China

RayKo Gallery, Critical Mass Top 50 Touring Exhibition

Curator: Darius Himes, San Francisco, California

Headlands Center for the Arts Auction

Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, California

Newspace Center for Photography

Curator: Darius Himes, Portland, Oregon

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

The Office, Featuring Plants on the Job


Photo Center NW

Curator: 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; 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

Curator: 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

Mary Elizabeth Moves, San Francisco, California

SFMOMA Artists Gallery

Wondrous Strange: A 21st Century Cabinet of Curiosities, Featuring: Prayer Closet, 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