JAMES ALAN KUIPER

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1979-80 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; post graduate work in Aesthetics and Education

1974-76 Michigan Sate University, East Lansing, MI; M.F.A. Drawing and Painting

1968 Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI; B.A. English

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1989-present Professor of Art Department, California State University, Chico, CA (Painting, Drawing)

1998 Arteleku, San Sebastian. Spain – Print Edition (scheduled)

2001 & 1997 Summer Professor, University Services Abroad Consortium, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa, Spain

1989-92 Chair and Professor of Art, California State University, Chico, CA

1986-89 Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor and Director, San Antonio Art Institute,

San Antonio, TX

1984-86 Visual Arts Director, Alaska State Council on the Arts, Anchorage, AK

1983-84 Visiting Professor of Art, University of Alaska; Fairbanks, AK

(Painting, Drawing)

1980-83 Assistant Professor of Art, Calvin College; Grand Rapids, MI

(Drawing, Painting, Primitive Arts Survey-B.A. and B.F.A. level, Humanities - M.A. level)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

2014 National Forest Residency at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

2001-02 Board of Directors, Right Now Foundation, Chico, CA

2001 Curator, “Four Artists, Four Visions,” A Basue Drawing Exhibition,

traveling to 5 venues

Lecture “Looking at Art from Other Cultures,” University of Nevada, Reno, NV

2000 Visiting Artist, Universidad de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil

1999 Juror, 64th Parallel Exhibition, Fairbanks, AK

Visiting Artist, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

1998-99 Director, Leo Cast Alley Project, Chico, CA

1998 Arteleku, San Sebastian, Spain (2 Print Editions)

1996 Board of Directors, Chico Symphony Association (Vice-President ‘97-’99)

Armstrong-Prior, Pheonix, Az (9 Print Editions)

1994 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM (Print Edition)

“Monothon, Monoprint Workshop,” HandGraphics, Santa Fe, NM

Visiting Artist, California State University, San Bernadino, CA

1994-’92, ‘90 Visiting Artist, California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

1991 Visiting Artist, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

Visiting Artist, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

1989-93 Advisor, Wall Street Center For the Arts, Chico, CA

1986-89 Board of Directors, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX

Exhibitions Chair, 1988

1984 Visual Arts Advisory Panel, Alaska State Council on the Arts; Anchorage, AK

1982 Visiting Artist, Texas Christian University; Fort Worth TX

1981 Chairman, Municipal Art Advisory Commission; Grand Rapids, MI

1979-80 Director, Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Director, FORMichigan; A project of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art; Grand Rapids, MI

1977-83 Artist-in-Residence, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art; Grand Rapids, MI

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014 “Flow,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2013 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA (two-person)

2011 Orland Art Center, Orland, CA (two-person)

2010 Gallery Onice, Brasilia, Brazil (two-person)

2009 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA (two-person)

“James Kuiper - To The Country!,” Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2007 “The Importance of Ruins,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2006 Gallery 1078, Chico, CA

Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil

Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005 Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

2002 “Sticks and Stones,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Northern California Landscapes,” Open Studio, Chico, CA

2001 “Inauguracion,” Gleria Altxerri, San Sebastian, Spain

2000 “James Kuiper: Open Studio,” Chico, CA

Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil

1999 “James Kuiper: Recent Works,” University of Alaska at Fairbanks, AK

“Pintura,” Galeria Altxerri, San Sebastian, Spain

Galeria Vanguardia, Bilbao, Spain

1998 “Reimaging Landscape,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Open Studio, Chico, CA

William Cambell Fine Art, Fort Worth, TX

1996 Shasta Community College, Redding, CA

1995 “Structures on the Land,” Gallery II Washington State University, Pullman, WA

1994 California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA

1993 Jansen-Perez Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990 Helene Grubair Gallery, Miami, FL

California State University, Chico,, Chico, CA

1988 Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

Read-Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX

1987 William Campbell Fine Art, Fort Worth, TX

Harris Gallery, Houston, TX

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

East Texas State University, Commerce, TX

Bee County College, Beeville, TX

1986 Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Heights Gallery, Little Rock, AR

Mat Su Community College, Fairbanks, AK

San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX

1985 Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK

1984 Trinity College, Palos Heights, IL

Gallery One, Fort Worth, TX

University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

1983 Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, TX

1982 Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

1981 Battle Creek Art Museum, Battle Creek, MI

Grand Valley State College, Allendale, MI

Governor’s Residence, Lansing, MI

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 “The Print,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2015 “Wintry Mix,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2011 “Landscape,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2010 Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

2009 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA

2008 “Choose One,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Abstraction,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2006 “Selections,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2005 “With Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2004 “In the Cool of the Night,” Atrium Gallery, St Louis, MO

“See California Now,” Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

2003 “Sticks & Stones,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2000 “Recycled Paper III,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Lithographs From Arteleku,” Fundacion Pilar I Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain

1999 “Millennium Madness,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Recycled Paper II,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Prints from Arteleku,” Legazpi, Spain

“Prints from Arteleku,” Pasaia, Spain

1998 “Recycled Paper,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Autumn Small Painting Exhibition, Redding, CA

1996 “Recent Works,” Two-Person Exhibition, Stanislaus State, Turlock, CA

1995 “New Works,” Two-Person Exhibition, Shasta College, Redding CA

1994 “Small Works,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1991 CSU Art Chairs, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

“Drawings, Prints, and Photographs,” Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX

“Outerscapes-Landscapes From California,” Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA

“Landscapes Plus,” Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1989 51st National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Miami, FL

1988 Helene Grubair Gallery, Two Person, Miami, FL

“Geometric,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Trinity College, Palos Heights, IL

1987 “Paperworks,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Locus Gallery, San Antonio, TX

William Campbell Fine Art, Fort Worth, TX

1986 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

Gallery Artists, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Visions of the Landscape,” Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK

All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK

1985 “Planned Art,” Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

“X-Change,” Moscow, ID, Berkeley, CA, Anchorage, AK

All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK

1984 All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK

University of Alaska - Faculty Exhibition, Juneau, AK

University of Alabama, Two-Person (with Tim Van Laar), Huntsville, AL

“Works on Paper,” Five Person Invitation, Waco Art Center, Waco, TX

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

Alaska Mutual Bank, Anchorage, AK

Aleut Corporation, Anchorage, AK

Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage, AK

Bankston and McCollum Anchorage, AK

Bryan Cane, PA, Phoenix, AZ

California State University, Chico, CA

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Coopers and Lybrand Associates, Grand Rapids, MI

ECI Hyer, Anchorage, AK

First Federal Savings, Juneau, AK

Flint Art Institute, Flint, MI

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

Libby Corporation, Indianapolis, IN

Meyer-Greeson, Charlotte, NC

Nelson-Atkins, Kansas City, MO

Sohio, Anchorage, AK

Steelcase: Grand Rapids, MI, Tuston, CA, Indianapolis, IN, Greensbrook, NC,

St. Louis, MO, Toronto, ONTARIO, New Orleans, LA, Denver, CO, Dallas, TX

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI

University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Ver Meer Associates, Pella, IA

 

 

PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

 

2001 El Diario Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain

El Mundo, San Sebastian, Spain

Exhibition Catalogue, Galeria Altxerri, San Sebastian, Spain

1999 El Diario Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain

El Mundo, San Sebastian, Spain

El Mundo, Bilbao, Spain

Where, St. Louis, MO

1998 Daniel, Jeff. “Taking the Plunge in Visual Creativity,” St. Louis Post- Dispatch, February 15.

1995 Visions magazine review, Los Angeles, CA

1994 Exhibition Catalogue, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

1990 Exhibition Catalogue, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

1988 Exhibition Catalogue, Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio,TX

1984 “James Kuiper, Paintings,” Gallery One Publication, Fort Worth, TX

1983 The New Art Examiner, “James Kuiper, Tim Van Laar,” Midwest Edition, January issue

1982 “James Kuiper, “ Gallery Notes, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

High Performance, spring-summer, 1982, Report of Performance Participation

1981 “James Kuiper; Paintings,” Grand Rapids Art Museum publication,

Grand Rapids, MI

“Drawings by Michigan Artists,” Jesse Besser Museum publication

The New Art Examiner, “James Kuiper,” Midwest Edition, June issue

Chimes, Calvin College publication, Grand Rapids, MI

Arts Insight, Indianapolis, IN

Cadence, East Grand Rapids, MI

Lanthorn, Grand Valley State College, Allendale, MI

1980-82 Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, MI

1978 Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI

1977 “L’Atelier,” Michigan Art Journal, Winter; Vol. 1, #4, p.19