©2010 Lauren T Kistner. Suffuse. Oil painting on panel

Representation: 

Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID

 

Education:

2005 BFA cum lade, Painting and Photography, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

2001 Boise State University, Boise, ID

 

Upcoming Exhibitions:

 

 

 

Selected Solo & Two Person Exhibitions:

2017   Featured Artist, Art Source Gallery, October 2017

          St. Alphonsus Gallery, Boise, ID, Solo Exhibition

          Crossings Winery, Glenns Ferry, ID, Solo Exhibition
 

2016   St. Lukes Gallery, Meridian, ID, Solo Exhibition

          St. Lukes Gallery, Boise, ID, Solo Exhibition


2015   Art Source Gallery Featured Artist, Boise, ID, August 2015, Solo Exhibition

          Frameworks Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Eagle, ID

          Frameworks Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Boise, ID

          Dawson Taylor, with Jack Thompson (Multi-media) Boise, ID 

          Boise Brewing Company, Solo Exhibition, Boise, ID 

 

2014   Garden City Library, Solo Exhibition, Garden City, ID

          Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, with Hillery Lay (Painter) Baker City, OR,

 

2013   Meeka Gallery, Boise, ID

          Garden Valley Center for the Arts, with George Gledhill, (Potter), Garden Valley, ID

 

2012   Eagle City Hall Gallery, Eagle, ID

          Wiseman Gallery, Grants Pass, OR

          Flying M Gallery, Flying M Coffee House, Boise, ID

          "Underbelly," SUB Gallery, Boise State University, Boise, ID

          Initial Point Gallery at Meridian City Hall, Meridian, ID

 

2011   Kaladi Brothers, Seattle, WA

          St. Luke’s Gallery, Eagle, ID

          Fremont Jewelry Design, Seattle, WA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017   Shrinky Dinks Benefit for Surel's Place, Invited Artist, Garden City, ID

          Salon des Refusés: Rejection Collection 2017, Treasure Valley Artist Alliance at BSU Radio Stations, Boise, ID

2016   Boise Art Museum's 62nd annual Art in the Park, Boise, ID 

          48th Annual Sun Valley Center Arts & Crafts Festival, Ketchum, ID

          "The Big LeBoise," Boise, ID

         "Show Off" Smith & Colheo, Eagle, Id

         "Metamorphosis" Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID, January, Jurors: Zella Bardsley & Julie Clemons

         "Small Works" BOSCO Flash Show at Surel's Place, Garden City, ID

         "Six by Six" Treasure Valley Artist Alliance Group Exhibition, Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID

          "Modern Art" The Modern Hotel, Boise, ID

 

2015  Boise Art Museum's 61st annual Art in the Park, Boise, ID

         BOSCO, Boise Open Studios Collective's Open Studio Tour, Boise, ID

         "Hunting & Gathering" TVAA Group Exhibition, August 2015

         BOSCO's Best, Initial Point Gallery, Meridian, ID, August 2015, Group Exhibition

         "Modern Art" The Modern Hotel, Boise, ID

         "Primavera 4"  Beside Bardenay, Boise, ID

         "Small Works" BOSCO Flash Show at Surel's Place, Garden City, ID

         Albertson's Library 50th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, BSU Campus, Boise, ID, Jurors:  Prof. Lilly Lee & Prof.                                      Brian Wiley 

 

2014  Boise Art Museum's 60th annual Art in the Park, Boise, ID

         "Foray" Treasure Valley Artist Alliance at BSU Radio Stations, Boise, ID

         "Waterworks" TVAA Juried Exhibition at Track 13 Gallery, Nampa ID, Jurors: Betty Mallorca, Lawrence Manning, and     

         BOSCO, Boise Open Studios Collective's Open Studio Tour, Boise, ID

         Art in the Park, Julia Davis Park, September 5-7th 2014

         12th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID, Juror: Laurel Lake McGuire, July 3rd - 27th 201

         "Four Eyes, An Optical Collusion" Treasure Valley Artist Alliance at BSU Radio Stations, Boise, ID

         "Modern Art 2014," Modern Hotel, Boise, ID, May 1st, 5-9 pm

         "Water," Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, 2020 Auburn Ave, Baker City, OR

 

2013  Boise Art Museum's 59th annual Art in the Park, Boise, ID

         "Foray" Treasure Valley Artist Alliance at BSU Radio Stations, Boise, ID

         Art in Traffic: Boise Utility Box Artists, Visual Arts Collective, Garden City, ID

         Centennial 28 Juried Exhibition, Juror: Prof. Emeritus, BSU, James Blankenship, Nampa, ID 

         BOSCO, Boise Open Studios Collective's Open Studio Tour, Boise, ID 

         “Local Color,” Boise 150 exhibition, Juror: Jaqueline Crist, catalog, Boise State Public Radio, Boise, Idaho

         Boise 150 Plein Air Competition, Juror: Gary Holland, Green Chutes, Boise, ID

         11th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Art Source Gallery, Juror: John Killmaster,

                    Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID, 2nd Runner-Up

         “Modern Art,” Modern Hotel, Boise, ID

         

2012   10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Juror: Amy Pence-Brown, Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID

         “Modern Art,” Modern Hotel, Boise, ID

         “Centennial,” Juror: Paula Johnston Ness, Nampa Art Guild, Civic Center, Nampa, ID

 

2011  “Art Out Loud” Jurors: Randall Brown and Terri Thickstun, Nampa Art Guild, Civic Center, Nampa, ID

         9th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Juror: Barbara Robinson, Art Source Gallery, Boise, Id

         “Modern Art” Modern Hotel, Boise, ID

         “We Art Women” Extended Juried Exhibition at the Visual Arts Collective, Garden City, ID

 

2010   Renewal Underground, Boise Artist in Residence, Boise, ID

         Joining Shari Oliveri Studios Boise AIR at the Mercantile Building, Boise, ID

         “Art & Roses,” Julia Davis Park, Boise Id

 

2007   The Western Building, with Catalyst Studios, Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA

 

2006   Artifakt Multi-Genre Art Show, Shallots Bar and Bistro, Belltown, Seattle, WA

         Gallery 154, Group Exhibition, Seattle, WA

 

2005   Fred Hutchinson Art on Loan, Seattle, WA

         Cornish College of the Arts BFA Exhibition, Seattle, WA

 

2003, 2004 Cornish College of the Arts Merit Exhibition, Seattle, WA 2004

 

Public Collections:

Mary Alice Cooley Print Collection, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

Bob Kustra, President’s Office, Boise State University, Boise, ID

 

Collaborative Projects:

Mylar Wall, Temporary Public Art, with Adrian Kershaw, Modern Art Event, Boise, ID 2012

"Three Modern Muses," for TVAA's "Four Eyes, An Optical Collusion" with Jaki Kats Ashford and Pam McKnight 2014

"Getaway Bike" for TVAA's "Four Eyes, An Optical Collusion" with Michael Chambers, 2014

 

Professional Experience:

2015/16 Board Member, Downtown Manager, Art Source Gallery 

2013/14 Board Member, Boise Open Studio's Collective

2013 Boise Department of Arts & History Public Art Academy

2010 Boise Department of Arts & History Artist in Residency Fellows

 

Honors/Awards:

2017   Alexa Rose Foundation Grant Recipient

2016   3rd Runner up, "Metamorphosis" Juried exhibition, Art Source Gallery

2015   Selected as a Featured Artist for the Idaho Statesman 5th Annual Chalk Art Festival 

2014   2nd Runner Up in the 12th Annual Art Source Gallery Juried Exhibition

          Judge for the Idaho Coalition 2nd Annual Chalk HeART Competition

          Selected as a Featured Artist for the Idaho Statesman 4th Annual Chalk Art Festival

2013   2nd Runner Up in the 11th Annual Art Source National Juried Exhibition

          Selected for the City of Nampa “Paint the Box” Traffic Utility Box Public Art Opportunity

          Judge for the Idaho Coalition 2nd Annual Chalk HeART Competition

          Selected as a Featured Artist for the Idaho Statesman 4th Annual Chalk Art Festival

2012   Featured Artist for the Idaho Statesman 3rd Annual Chalk Art Festival

2011   Nampa Art Guild 26th Annual Juried Art Show Merit Award

          Selected for the Boise Department of Arts & History Traffic Box Public Art Opportunity

2010   Boise Department of Arts & History Artist in Residency Fellows

2005   Selected for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Art on Loan Program, Seattle, WA

2003, 2004, 2005   President’s Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts

2003   Nellie Scholarship, Cornish College of the Arts

2001   Promise Scholarship, Boise State University

 

Professional Organizations:

Art Source Gallery 

BOSCO Boise Open Studios Collective

Treasure Valley Artist Alliance

CoCa Center on Contemporary Arts

Fremont Art Council

Nampa Art Guild

Boise State University 

Capital City Public Market

 

Charitable Donations:

2014 Surel's Place

2013 Boise Contemporary Theatre Benefit Auction

2013 Idaho Parents Unlimited’s Creative Access Art Center Benefit Auction

2012 Idaho Parents Unlimited's Creative Access Art Center Benefit Auction

 

Bibliography:

 

Kyle Zach, Idaho Statesman, "How Three Boise Artists Work (and struggle) to make a living", May 4th, 2016

http://www.idahostatesman.com/news/business/article75740942.html

 

*Dana Oland, Idaho Statesman, "Art & Roses celebrates 25 years of original art in Boise's Julia Davis Park" June 5th, 2015

Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article40862028.html#storylink=cpy

 

*Dana Oland, Idaho Statesman, "Arts Notes, Chalk Art & the Chicken Lady", May 29th 2015

http://www.idahostatesman.com/living/treasure/article40861188.html

 

*Local Color, Boise 150, An Exhibition by the Treasure Valley Artist Alliance (catalog) Boise, ID 2013

 

*Kristen Mongomery, “Featured Artist Lauren Kistner,” Inspired Designer, (Blog) 8/15/2013, 

http://inspireddesigner.net/lauren-kistner

 

*Janet Juroch, The Idaho World, "Newest Art Gallery Exhibit: Pottery, Paintings and Assemblages" Wednesday, October 9th, 2013, pg 2

 

*Dana Oland, The Idaho Statesman's Treasure Magazine, Arts & Entertainment "Party Marks the Fourth and Boise's Big 150th, May 2013, pg 22

 

*E.Decker, Grants Pass Oregon's Daily Courier,  "New Work on Display at RCC's Wiseman Gallery" Monday, April 16th, 2012 pg. 11A

 

*Coffee With The Fords, ABC Channel 13, Toledo Ohio, May 15th 2011

 

 

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