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Kristin Posehn is a Los Angeles-based artist working between conceptual sculpture, architecture, and painting. She received a Ph.D. in Sculpture from the Winchester School of Art, Winchester, UK, and held a two-year residency at the Van Eyck, Maastricht, NL. Her work has been commissioned and exhibited by institutions internationally, including the Bonnefanten Museum, NL, Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, BE, Museum De Paviljoens, NL, Aspex, UK, Brooklyn Historical Society, NY, and other venues. The Center for Art + Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art maintains a collection of materials from her architectural installations, and mounted a solo show of this work in 2017. She has taught at Oxford University, Woodbury University, Winchester School of Art, and Duke University.

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Education

  • PhD Fine Art, Sculpture Department, Winchester School of Art, UK, 2007
  • MA Sculpture, with distinction, Winchester School of Art, UK, 2002
  • BA Visual Art, with distinction, Duke University, Durham, USA, 2001

Solo exhibitions

  • 2020 Manic Castle Hash Open Wall Salon / Binomial Nomenclature, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017 Kristin Posehn: Architectures Center for Art + Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
  • 2017 Kristin Posehn: Reclamation Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, NV
  • 2015 – 2017 A house made of air and distance and echoes abandoned airfield, CA
  • 2008 Reclamation Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, NL
  • 2007 Kristin Posehn Netwerk / Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE

Group exhibitions

  • 2021 Substrata EPOCH + Los Angeles Museum of Art, www.epoch.gallery
  • 2015 Treffpunkt Rodchenko Worker's Clyb, Kunstmuseum Luxembourg, Brno, CZ
  • 2014 distracted-workshop 26th International Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno, CZ
  • 2014 DRESDEN PUBLIC ART VIEW C. Rockefeller Center for Contemporary Art, Dresden, DE
  • 2014 Out of Stasis part of Justifiable Versions of Events at ACUD Studio, Berlin, DE
  • 2013 Of Those Who Inhabit Rooms Twelve Cells for the Intoxicated, Brussels, BE
  • 2013 With Torch and Spear Winchester Gallery, Winchester, UK
  • 2012 CUBE OPEN Center for the Urban Built Environment, Manchester, UK
  • 2011 N34 - Landscape in transit CBK Drenthe, Assen, NL
  • 2010 RSVP aspex, Portsmouth, UK
  • 2010 Acute Melancholia Studio 44, Stockholm, SE
  • 2010 Artist & Artifact Brooklyn Historical Society / BRIC Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2008 Chanting Baldessari Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, NL
  • 2008 Parlor and Roseville Kate Werble Gallery, New York City, NY
  • 2007 Geisai Miami Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL
  • 2006 Fordham Netwerk / Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE
  • 2006 Year_06 Year_06, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK

Bibliography

  • The Art Newspaper Memories of Myst: Substrata, a new artist-run virtual exhibition, is like entering a magical afterlife, by The Art Newspaper's XR Panel, March 12, 2021
  • Aeqai Spelunking Through “Substrata” at EPOCH Gallery, by Annabel Osberg, February 20, 2021
  • Hyperallergic Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for February 2021, by Matt Stromberg and Elisa Wouk Almino, February 3, 2021
  • KCRW Arts & Culture Stories Art Insider: SUBSTRATA at EPOCH Gallery, by Lindsay Preston Zappas, January 26, 2021
  • NoHoArtsDistrict.com Kristin Posehn | Artist Spotlight, by Raleigh Barrett, January 25, 2021
  • NoHoArtsDistrict.com Gallery Owner Spotlight | Rita McBride and Glen Rubsamen, by Raleigh Barrett, September 21, 2020
  • NoHoArtsDistrict.com Manic Castle Hash | Kristin Posehn, by Raleigh Barrett, August 24, 2020
  • Fields Issue 6, 2016
  • Imagine Architecture Gestalten, Edited R. Klanten and L. Feireiss, Berlin, DE, 2014
  • the distracted-workshop newspaper a split/fountain collaboration with Xin Cheng, Jack Hadley, Layla Tweedie-Cullen, Jayme Yen; presenting actions by Chris Berthelsen, Nell May, Anne Fenton, Kristin Posehn, 26th International Biennale of Graphic Design, Brno, CZ, 2014
  • Reclamation Exhibition catalog / novella, Jan van Eyck Academie, NL, 2012
  • Vakantie bv N34 magazine, SKOR, CBK Drenth and ZUS, Groningen, NL, 2011
  • RSVP Aspex, Edited J. Bushnell and C. Caswell, Portsmouth, UK, 2010
  • Spacecraft 2 Gestalten, Edited R. Klanten and L. Feireiss, Berlin, DE, 2009
  • De Kantlijn "Reclamation", by Freek Lomme, pg 11, November, 2009
  • Zuiderlucht "Chanting Baldessari", by Duncan Liefferink, September, 2008
  • Chanting Baldessari Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, NL, 2008
  • The Metropolis Chronicle offset, black and white, 16 pgs, edition 2750, Museum De Paviljoens and Jan van Eyck Academie, NL, 2008
  • The Pacific Reclamation Company Brochure offset, color, 16 pgs, edition 2500, Museum De Paviljoens and Jan van Eyck Academie, NL, 2008
  • Yearbook 2007 Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE, 2008
  • Periodical#07 Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE, 2007
  • New York Times Style Magazine "The Remix; Made in Japan", December 2, 2007
  • Yearbook 2006 Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE, 2007
  • Periodical#03 Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE, 2006
  • Intersection Magazine (photographs for designer Bernadette Deddens) October 2006
  • Modern Painters (documentation of a performance by Mark McGowan) May 2005
  • Guardian Guide review by Jessica Lack, pg 36, August 28, 2004
  • 25 Under 25 powerHouse Books, New York City, NY, 2003
  • Guardian Guide Pick of the Week, pg 38, September 14, 2002

Residencies

  • 2013 Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL
  • 2008 – 2010 Research fellowship in fine art, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL
  • 2007 The Center for Land Use Interpretation, Wendover, UT
  • 2007 Netwerk Center for Contemporary Art, Aalst, BE

Grants & awards

  • Hermine van Bers Art Prize, NL, 2009
  • Research and production grant, Brooklyn Historical Society, NY 2008-2009
  • Faculty of Arts Major Studentship, Winchester School of Art, UK 2002-2006
  • Overseas Research Scholarship, Winchester School of Art, UK 2001-2002

Teaching

  • External reviewer, Woodbury University, CA, 2017
  • Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2015
  • Visiting tutor, Ruskin School, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, 2010
  • Visiting tutor, K_D Art and Design School of Oslo, Oslo, NO, 2006
  • Teaching assistant, BA Sculpture, Winchester School of Art, UK, 2002-2005
  • Calculus laboratory, Mathematics Department, Duke University, NC 1998-2000

Talks & presentations

  • Reading, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Symrna, FL, 2013
  • Reclamation (in conversation with Jonathan Griffin) Skylight Books, LA, 2013
  • Artist talk, Ruskin School, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, 2010
  • A bridge between two rooms Opening week, JVE, Maastricht, NL, 2010
  • Artist talk, The Guesthouse, Cork, IE 2009
  • Untitled Against the Economic (conference), JVE, Maastricht, NL, 2009
  • Rocklin Opening week, JVE, Maastricht, NL, 2009
  • Artist talk, Maastricht University, Maastricht, NL, 2008
  • Butnot Reallyland Opening week, JVE, Maastricht, NL, 2006
  • Recent work Richmond University, London, UK, 2006
  • Recent work K_D Art and Design School of Oslo Oslo, NO, 2006
  • Recent work Richmond University, London, UK, 2005