JUDITH KINDLER

Judith Kindler is an American multidisciplinary artist working in sculpture, installation, photography, and photography-based mixed media wall works.  She is noted for her use of diverse and complex medias in the expression of a conceptual or narrative idea. 

Biography


Current and Upcoming Exhibitions:

  • Seattle Art Fair, Seattle WA, Gail Severn Gallery Booth, August 2016
  • Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Desire", Group show aligned with the Seattle Art Fair - August 2016
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. "Desire", Solo Exhibition - September through October 2016


Previous Exhibitions:

2015

  • Abmeyer + Wood, Seattle, "The Shape of Things to Come", Solo Exhibition
  • The Louvre, Paris, France -  Exposure Award Digital Exhibition
  • Forre & Co. Fine Art, Ft. Lauderdale -  "I Can See You" Solo Exhibition in conjunction with Miami Basel
  • Melissa Morgan Fine Arts, Palm Desert, CA  "I Can See You", Solo Exhibition
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. "Aphrodite", Solo Exhibition

2014

  • Abmeyer + Wood, Seattle, SOFA, Chicago
  • Melissa Morgan Fine Arts, Palm Desert, CA new work introduction
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. New works, Solo Exhibition

2013

  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. “Notes to Self”, Solo Exhibition
  • Forre & Co. Fine Art, Aspen –”Notes to Self” Solo Exhibition
  • Hall/Spassov Gallery, Bellevue, WA – “Evidence” Solo Exhibition
  • Forre & CO. Fine Art. Ft. Lauterdale, FL - “Works in Encaustic” Solo Exhibition

2012

  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. “Notes to Self” Solo Exhibition
  • Forre & Co. Fine Art, Aspen – “Unraveling Hidden Thoughts” Solo Exhibition
  • Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA – “Unraveling” Solo Exhibition
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. Group Exhibition

2011

  • Seattle Art Museum Gallery - “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful” Selected Works and Installation
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. “Figurative Exhibition”
  • Gebert Gallery, LA, CA – “Seen / Unseen” Solo Exhibition
  • Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA - “Chair Project” Exhibition
  • Forre & Co. Fine Art, Aspen – “Coming Home” Solo Exhibition
  • Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA – “Unraveling” Solo Exhibition

2010

  • Seattle Art Museum Gallery - “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful” Selected Works and Installation
  • Forre & Co., Aspen, CO – “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful “ Solo Exhibition
  • Art Chicago, Gail Severn Gallery - “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful” Selected Works
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. - ART CHICAGO 2010 Art Fair
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful “ Solo Exhibition
  • Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA - “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful “ Solo Exhibition
  • Gebert Gallery, LA, CA – LA ARTFAIR Exhibition

2009

  • Forre & Co., Aspen, CO – SOFA CHICAGO Exhibition
  • Forre & Co., Aspen, CO – “This is not my Violin” Solo Exhibition
  • Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA - “estro-GEN” Group Exhibition
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. “Gathering Together” Solo Exhibition
  • Forre & Co., Aspen, CO – Group Exhibition
  • Gebert Gallery, LA, CA – “Trans+Lucent” Group Exhibition

2008

  • Gebert Gallery, LA, CA – “No Explanations Needed” - Solo Exhibition
  • Bakersfield Museum of Art, CA – “Melt My Art” - Group Exhibition
  • Grover/Thurston, Seattle, WA - “Earless Listening” - Solo Exhibition
  • Seattle Art Museum Gallery - “Autobiography” - Group show
  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, ID. “Eloquent Flower” - Group Show

2007

  • Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho, “Memories” Solo Exhibition of Mixed Media Paintings
  • “Give and Take” - R & F Gallery, Kingston NY , works from “Surface” (Four Person Exhibition)
  • Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle, “Consume” Mixed Media Paintings and Sculptural Installations (Solo Exhibtion)
  • CoCA ( Center on Contemporary Art), Seattle , “Consuming Youth” Large Scale Photographs (Solo Exhibition)
  • Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle – Master Artist Solo Exhibition “Surface”
  • University of Washington Medical Cente, Seattle, “Surface” Group exhibition of work completed in the Master Artist Intensive Workshop given by Kindler at Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle

2006

  • “Give and Take” - R & F Gallery, Kingston NY , works from “Surface” (Four Person Exhibition)
  • Chiaroscuro Gallery, Scottsdale , AZ , “The Dreams” part I (Solo Exhibition)
  • Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID, “The Dreams” part II (Solo Exhibition)
  • Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle (Group Exhibition)
  • Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland OR , “Confections” (Group Exhibition)
  • ArtLA 2006 Art Fair, hosted by Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland OR
  • Poncho IFA auction, award of merit, (Invitational auction)
  • Poncho/Escala opening event exhibition Invitational (Group show of 6 artists)
  • Pratt Fine Arts (Invitational Auction)
  • Woman’s funding Alliance (Invitational Auction)

2005

  • Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum ID, (Group Exhibition)
  • Woodside/Braseth Gallery, (Solo Exhibition), Seattle WA
  • Chiaroscuro Gallery, Scottsdale , AZ , (Group Exhibition)
  • Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle , WA , (Solo Exhibition)
  • Gas Gallery, Torino , Italy (Group Exhibition)
  • Pratt Fine Arts (Invitational Auction)

2004

  • Gas Gallery, Torino , Italy (Group Exhibition)
  • Anne Reed Gallery, Sun Valley “Defining Truth” (Solo Exhibition)
  • AT.31 Gallery, “Alter Ego” (Solo Exhibition)
  • Anne Reed Gallery, (Group Exhibition)
  • Pratt Fine Arts (Invitational Auction)

2003

  • Ann Reed Gallery, Sun Valley
  • AT.31 GALLERY, “Defining Truth” (Solo Exhibition)
  • Poncho IFA (Invitational Auction)

  
2002

  • “Best of Show” 2002 Juried Exhibition - Bellevue Art Museum , Bellevue WA
  • “Nourish” (Part I), Atelier 31, Kirkland WA (Solo Exhibition)
  • Poncho IFA (Invitational Auction)
  • Woman’s funding Alliance (Invitational Auction)
  • “Nourish” (Part II), Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland OR (Solo Exhibition)
  • “Hands”, Atelier 31, Kirkland WA

2001

  • Northwest Womans Annual, Bibati Gallery, Portland OR
  • “It’s The Law” Atelier 31, Kirkland WA (Solo Exhibition)
  • “Pigs in the Market”, Juried Public Installation for Pikes Market Foundation, Seattle
  • “Best of Show” 2001 Juried Exhibition - Bellevue Art Museum , Bellevue WA
  • “The Birds” Group Exhibit, Atelier 31, a fund-raiser for the Bellevue Art Museum
  • “Two by Two” - Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver BC.

2000

  • “Portraits”, Atelier 31, Kirkland WA (Solo Exhibition)
  • “Best of Show”, Poncho/Pratt Exhibition, Seattle Conv. Center, Seattle WA


Selected Collections:

Bakersfield Museum of Art, CA ; Museum Louvre or Leave It, MN; Cornish College of the Arts; Ebberson, Lasher; Odessa Brown Clinic; Jon Shirley; Chap and Eve Alvord; Catherine and David Skinner; Greg and Sharon Maffei ; Howard and Lynn Behar; Paul and Wade Skinner; Bill Frizelle; Tom and Annemarie Hedges; Tom Ellison; Paul Scharf


Awards

  • Exposure Award 2015 exhibited digitally at the Louvre
  • Winning Finalist in the LICC 2010 London International Creative Competition for the Photographic series “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful”
  • Awarded the Poncho 2009 Artist of the Year Award
  • Honored by Pratt Fine Arts in Seattle to be “Master Artist” for their Spring semester 2007
  • Designed and Published the award winning (Gold Award for Excellence in Printing) Book “Defining Truth/Judith Kindler” in 2004 focusing on her body of work entitled “Defining Truth” Interview and Introduction by Stefano Catalani, Director of Art / Curator of the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue WA

Boards

  • Sat on the Board of Pratt Fine Arts 2010 - 2013
  • Sat on the Board of Poncho (Major funding organization for the arts in Seattle) 2007 - 2009
  • Sat on the Board of Cornish College of the Arts located in Seattle WA . 2002 - 2007
  • Sat on the Executive Committee of the Contemporary Arts Council of The Seattle Art Museum 2000.


Arts and Cultural Community Service

  • Co-Chair of 2008 Poncho’s Invitational Fine Arts Auction
  • Sat on the Fine Arts Auction Committee of Poncho 2005 - 2007
  • Co-Chair of the Bellevue Art Museum Art Auction 2002.
  • Chaired art procurement for the Bellevue Art Museum Auction 2001
  • Appointed by Virginia Anderson (head of Seattle Center) in 1999 to sit on a Task Force to develop a “Theatre District” which includes the Seattle Rep, Intiman, the Seattle Ballet, the soon to be “Performance Hall” (The redevelopment of the now Opera House). It was Kindler’s artistic vision which raised the initial funds to proceed with this project bringing it to the full design stage and tying it together with the new Performance Hall.
  • In 2000, Virginia Anderson again appointed Kindler to the Advisory Committee, overseeing the development of the Theatre District and Performance Hall.
  • Sat on the Tourism Task Force and Arts Commission Development Task Force of Kirkland . These task forces were specifically put in place to create a master strategic plan for developing Kirkland as an Arts Destinations in Washington and to provide an appropriate vehicle for the public development of the arts and culture in Kirkland .

Kindler is represented nationally by the following galleries:

Seattle , WA : Seattle Art Museum Gallery and Abmeyer+Wood Fine Arts
Sun Valley/Ketchum , ID : Gail Severn Gallery
Aspen, CO : Forre & Co.
Vail, CO : Forre & Co. 
Ft. Lauterdale, FL : Forre & Co.
Scottsdale , AZ : Gebert Contemporary Gallery

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