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Mary Anne Kluth

Born Englewood, CO. Lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Education
2008 MFA, painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2005 BFA, individualized program: Painting/Printmaking/Writing, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland and San Francisco, CA
2001-2002, Summer 2007 University of California, Berkeley, CA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2012

Visitor Center, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV

2011

Visitor Center, Frey Norris Contemporary and Modern, San Francisco CA

2009

Mary Anne Kluth and Laurel Roth: Theory of the Unforeseen, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007

The Difference Between a Reason and a Cause, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005

A Reasonable Mirage, Bruce Galleries, CCA, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014

Making Space, City Limits, Oakland, CA

Sky, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2013

Journey Forth: contemporary landscape between technology and tradition, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA

Annual Exhibition and Auction, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Journey Forth: contemporary landscape between technology and tradition, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA

2012

Art is a Gift, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA

Wild and Free, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA

Summer Group Show, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

On View, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

Collections, Fictilis, Seattle, WA

2011

Third Strike, 100 Performances for the Hole, in collaboration with Bryan Von Reuter, Somarts, San Francisco, CA

Outlandish Invitational, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

Wonders to Come, Part Deux, Springbox Gallery, Portland, OR

2010

Compelled, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2009

Phantasma, Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Art HK09, Hong Kong Exhibition Center, Hong Kong, China

Echo: Eight San Francisco Artists Respond to Surrealist Masterworks, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Pop Noir, Southern Exposure’s Art Auction, Electric Works, San Francisco

Headlands Benefit Art Auction, The Presidio, San Francisco

Monster Drawing Rally, Verdi Club, San Francisco, CA

2008
Winter Group Exhibition, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Garage Biennale, The Weather Reconnaissance, The Garage, San Francisco, CA, curated by Jenna North and Peter Foucault

Cut Into Chaos, MISSION17, San Francisco, CA

Deep Time, Vast Space, Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

Vernissage, SFAI Graduate Exhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

Art Auction 12, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2007
The Little Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

Juried Annual 2007, ProArts, Oakland, CA, selections by Berin Golonu

WhatYouSee Galore!, The Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA

Evolution, Swell Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

Rainbow Warpzone, Satellite Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006
Second Try, 1310 Warehouse, San Francisco, CA

Osaka University of Arts – CCA Print Exchange, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA & Osaka University of Arts, Osaka, Japan

2005

Paper!Awesome!, Pigman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Exquisite Corpse, North/South Galleries, Oakland, CA

 

Public Art

2014

City of Walnut Creek utility box project

 

Curatorial Projects

2013 Drawn Together, co-curated with Shannon Taylor, Children’s Fairyland, Oakland, CA

2012 Magic Lantern, Children’s Fairyland, Oakland, CA

2011 Time, co-curated with Gail Dawson and Jesse Houlding, the Lab, San Francisco, CA

2009-2011 member, the Lab’s curatorial committee, San Francisco, CA

2009 The Big Three, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 Fastrak/WhatYouSee Galore! 2, The Lobot Gallery, Oakland, and Autobody Fine Art, Alameda, CA

 

Awards and Residencies

2013 Artist Grant, LOOP Arts, Oakland, CA

2011 Artist in Residence, KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2005 Trustee’s Scholarship, CCA, Oakland, CA

2004 Malcolm Wood Creative Writing Award, Honorable Mention, CCA, Oakland, CA

 

Publications

2013

Amusement Art, Dave de Give, Good Times Santa Cruz, Oct 23, 2013, link

Trip to This, Kelly Lovemonster and Caitlin Donahue, AHDM4U, July 25, 2013, link

Journey Forth, Monique Delaunay, SF Art Enthusiast, Aug. 7, 2013, link

Journey Forth, Dewitt Cheng, Visual Art Source, 2013, link 

Most Unlikely Music and Art Venue, (for Magic Lantern) Best of the East Bay, 2013, East Bay Express, link

Eleven Eleven Journal, Issue #14, link

2012

Desert Companion: Arts and Entertainment Guide,November, 2012, Volume 10, Number 11

Las Vegas CityLife: Mary Anne Kluth on her exhibit,Visitor Center,  Nov 8-14, 2012

Las Vegas Weekly: See: Visitor Center Nov 8-14, 2012

Freaky Friday at Fairyland, interview with Whitney Phaneuf, East Bay Express, Oct. 17, 2012

2011

Mary Anne Kluth, review by Lea Feinstein, ARTnews, November 2011, Volume 110, Number 10

Visitor Center, review by Ruby Perez, SF Weekly, July 25, 2011

Gallery Hopping, Sara Wood, Bay Area Reporter, July 14, 2011

Visitor Center, Mary Anne Kluth, posted by Amir, Beautiful Decay, July 6, 2011

2010

Harper’s Magazine

2009

Theory of the Unforeseen, with introduction by Glen Helfand, published by Frey Norris

Theory of the Unforeseen, (review) Matt Sussman, Flavorpill.com, 9/2/09

MISSION17: 2004-2009, with introduction by Clark Buckner, published by MISSION17

2008

“Interview with Mary Anne Kluth” Spraygraphic.com

 

Essays and Critical Writing

2013 Guest Blogger, SFMOMA Open Space, What’s at Play in the League of Fame?

Nightfall: Robert Minervini’s “Before Tomorrow Comes”, catalog essay, published by Marine Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2012- current Contributor, Art Ltd. magazine

2009- current Contributor, Art Practical.com

2011 Pursing a Calculated Distance: Seth Curcio, Benjamin Meyer, and Bradley Hyppa, catalog essay, the Lab, San Francisco, CA

2010 Black Lab, catalog essay, the Lab, San Francisco, CA

2008-9 Contributor, Artweek Magazine

2007 I.O.U. catalog essay, MISSION17, San Francisco, CA

2007 contributor, Stretcher.org

 

Teaching & Lectures

2013 Artist Lecture, LASER Art and Science Series, UC Davis, CA

2013 Artist Lecture, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA

2012 Artist Talk, Contemporary Art Center, Las Vegas, NV

2012 Figure Drawing, ACE, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

2012 Water Media Painting, ACE, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

2010 Visiting Artist Lecture, Grad Critique Seminar, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

 

Employment

2006-current (off and on),  Set Restoration Painter, Children’s Fairyland, Oakland, CA

2009-2011 Associate Director, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2008 Artistic Director, Halloween Jamboree, Children’s Fairyland, Oakland, CA

2008 Trip Coordinator, Earthworks Field Trip, assistant to Meredith Tromble, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

2007 Teacher’s Assistant, Meredith Tromble, SFAI, San Francisco, CA

 

 


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June 26, 2011