Kirsten Stolle





SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2020

    TBD, NOME Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • 2019

    unravel, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2018

    Selective Memory, Winthrop University Galleries, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
  • 2017

    • Proceed At Your Own Risk, NOME Gallery, Berlin, Germany (catalog)
    • Disarm, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
    • By the Ton, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
    • What Goes On Here, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC
  • 2016

    Conceal/Reveal, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH
  • 2015

    Intervention, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University, NC
  • 2012

    Genetically Commodified, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC
  • 2010

    Anatomy Of A Future Forest, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2009

    silva in posterum, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT
  • 2007

    • Evolutionary Soup, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
    • Arboretum and Exquisite Inspirations, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 2006

    Uncovered: New Works by Kirsten Stolle, Julie Nester Fine Arts, Park City, UT
  • 2005

    Room to Breathe: New Paintings by Kirsten Stolle, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 2003

    Ohm and Shorthand: New Monotypes and Paintings, Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2002

    • Kirsten Stolle: New Monotypes from Trillium Press, Trillium Press, Brisbane, CA
    • New Works: Kirsten Stolle, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NY, NY
    • 2001

      New Prints by Kirsten Stolle, Turner Martin, Palo Alto, CA
    • 2000

      Retro(spective): Monoprints and Monotypes by Kirsten Stolle, Octavia’s Haze, Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2019

      • Art’s Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping our Genetic Future, Gregg Museum of Art and Design, Raleigh, NC
      • POSTCENTRAL, NOME Gallery, Berlin, Germany
      • Who’s Afraid of Red, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC
      • In Times Like These, Pink Dog Creative, Asheville, NC
    • 2018

      • Under Construction: Collage From The Mint Museum, The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
      • Los Angeles Billboard Show, The Billboard Creative, Los Angeles, CA
      • Code Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark, courtesy of NOME Gallery
      • Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL, courtesy of NOME Gallery
      • The End is Where We Start From. On Tsunamis, Nuclear Explosions and other Fairy Tales, Balzer Projects, Basel Switzerland
      • Paper Cuts: Large Scale Collage, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
      • 12 x 12: Twelve Artists from the 12th State, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
    • 2017

      • Evidentiary Realism Collective Show, NOME Gallery, Berlin, Germany (catalog)
      • Plots and Prophecies, Datscha Radio, datscharadio.de, Berlin, Germany
      • Transplants, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC
      • Evidentiary Realism, NOME Gallery + Fridman Gallery, NY, NYC
      • Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures, NCSU, CAM Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
      • Soundings: Protest | Politics | Dissent, Power Plant Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC
    • 2016

      • Indestructible Wonder, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
      • ReForm: Future Fashion, Central Features Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
      • Nowhere Everywhere, Thompson Gallery, The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA
      • Shaky Ground, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY (catalog)
      • Agri-Culture, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa
      • Exquisite Porch, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL (catalog)
    • 2015

      • Flock, Revolve, Asheville, NC
      • DRAWN, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)
      • Feast: pleasure + hunger + ritual, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
      • PN 30 Curated: Uncanny Valley, Slocumb Galleries, Eastern Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
    • 2014

      • Carte Blanche, Central Features Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
      • Hunter/Gatherer, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO (catalog)
      • Give and Take, AAAC, Asheville, NC
    • 2013

      • Around the Table: Food, Creativity, Community, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (museum commission)
      • From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands, William King Museum, Abingdon, VA (gallery guide)
      • 17th Annual No Dead Artists Exhibition, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
      • Evolve, Galerie 103, Kauai HI
      • Our Backyard, Artists Consider the Environment, Roos Arts, Rosendale, NY
      • Food: Friend or Foe, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
      • Seeing is Believing, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC
        • 2012

          • Third Annual UNC Asheville Invitational Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC
          • Funny Papers, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC
        • 2011

          • Stolle, Taylor and Whiting, Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA
          • Ucross Retrospective Exhibition, Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, Clearmont, WY
        • 2010

          • Dollhouse, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
          • Paper, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT
          • Ucross: Twenty-Seven Years of Visual Arts Residencies, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY (catalog)
          • Secret Drawings, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
        • 2009

          • Macrocosm, Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA
          • Sounding Out, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL
        • 2008

          • Encaustic Paintings, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT
          • Moving Pictures, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT
        • 2007

          • The Little Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
          • Senior Artist Fellowship Group Show, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
          • 10-Year Anniversary Exhibition, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
        • 2006

          • 5th Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota, Katherine E. Nash Gallery (catalog)
          • 5th Minnesota National Print Biennial, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN, (catalog)
          • Natural and Unnatural: Imagining Landscape, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
        • 2005

          • 17th Anniversary Show, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
          • Out of Line, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
          • Neo Mod: Recent Northern California Abstraction, Monterey Art Museum, Monterey, CA (catalog)
        • 2004

          • Neo Mod: Recent Northern California Abstraction, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (catalog)
          • Inaugural Exhibition, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, UT
          • New Works by Kirsten Stolle and Chris Metz, Ballard Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA
          • 4th Minnesota National Print Biennial, University of Minnesota, Katherine E. Nash Gallery (catalog)
        • 2003

          77 th Annual International Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
        • 2002

          Trillium Press: Contemporary Prints, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA
        • 2001

          Surfacing: Furniture, Boxes and Monotypes, Tercera Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
        • 1999

          Ink & Clay, 25th Anniversary Show, W. Keith and Janet Kellog Art Gallery, Pomona, CA
        • 1998

          • First Northern Ireland Print Exhibition, Townhouse Gallery, Belfast, Ireland
          • Tradition and Transition in the ‘90s, Somar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
        • 1997

          Beyond Boundaries, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
        • 1995

          Biennial Print and Draw Exhibition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
        • 1994

          • Drawn to Abstraction, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
          • Small Works Exhibition, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
          • West Coast Works On/Of Paper, The Ink People, Eureka, CA
        • 1992

          Stockton National Print/Drawing Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA

        RESIDENCIES/AWARDS

        • 2018

          Artist Residency, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
        • 2016

          Artist Residency, Willapa Bay AiR, Oysterville, WA
        • 2015

          Artist Grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc, New York, NY
        • 2013

          Artist Grant, Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, NJ
        • 2012

          • Award, 4th Semiannual Competition, Dave Bown Projects, New York, NY
          • Artist Residency, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
        • 2010

          • Artist Residency, Ucross Foundation Residency Program, Clearmont, WY
          • Artist Grant, Artists’ Fellowship Inc., New York, NY
          • Emergency Artist Grant, Change, Inc., Captiva, FL
        • 2009

          • Creative Capacity Fund, Center for Cultural Innovation, San Francisco, CA
          • Artists’ Fellowship Residency, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
          • Artist Residency, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
          • Artist-in-Residence Program, Spiro Arts Center, Park City, UT
        • 2008

          • Cultural Equity Individual Artist Grant, San Francisco Arts Commission
          • Artist Residency, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
        • 2007

          Senior Artist Residency/Fellowship, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR
        • 2006

          Artist Residency, Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
        • 2005

          Artist Residency, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
        • 2004

          • Print and Drawing Council, Minneapolis Institute of Arts Purchase Award
          • Applebaum Family Purchase Award
          • Maxine and Stuart Applebaum Award of Excellence
        • 2002

          Individual Artist Grant, Peninsula Community Foundation, San Mateo, CA
        • 2001

          Invited Artist, Trillium Press, Brisbane, CA
        • 2000

          Individual Artist Grant, Peninsula Community Foundation, San Mateo, CA

        MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

        • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
        • Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
        • San Jose Museum of Modern Art, San Jose, CA

        COMMISSIONED WORK

        • First Look Productions, NY, NY
        • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
        • Andiamo, Feadship Holland Fleet, Haarlem, Holland
        • Graciela Hotel, Burbank, CA
        • Pillsbury, Winthrop LLP, San Diego, CA
        • Excelsior Peabody Hotel, Little Rock, AR

        LECTURE / PRESENTATIONS

        • 2019

          • Artist Lecture, The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
          • Artist Lecture, Winthrop University Galleries, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC
        • 2017

          • Artist Lecture, Tracey Morgan Gallery, Asheville, NC
          • Artist Lecture, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
          • Artist Lecture, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
          • Artist Lecture/Workshop, Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures, NCSU, Raleigh, NC
          • Artist Panel Discussion, Evidentiary Realism, Fridman Gallery, NYC
        • 2016

          Visiting Lecturer, University North Carolina, Asheville, NC
        • 2015

          Artist Lecture and Performative Reading, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
        • 2014

          Artist Panel, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC
        • 2012

          Visiting Lecturer, University North Carolina, Asheville, NC
        • 2010

          Visiting Lecturer, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
        • 2006

          Resident Artist Lecture, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

        SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

        • 2018

          • TBC/MAG, October 2018, pp.10-15
          • Nonnenberg Sheryl, “Piecing Things Together”, Palo Alto Weekly, July 5, 2018
          • Patterson, Tom, “Art of the State: Secca Exhibition Spotlights Works by 12 North
          • Carolina Artists, Winston-Salem Journal, April 8, 2018
          • Bortoluzzi, Giulia, “Evidentiary Realism: Interview with Paolo Cirio”, JULIET Magazine, February 16, 2018
          • Mandelli, Claudia, “Evidentiary Realism. An Exhibition on Forensic Investigation
          • and Art”, DOMUS, January 18, 2018
          • “What’s Up This Week”, The Charlotte Observer, January 25, 2018
        • 2017

          • Felder, Lynn, “Diverse Dozen”, Relish/Winston-Salem Journal, December 30, 2017
          • Busch, Benjamin, “Artists Chart Evidence of the Inhuman, and the Inhumanity of Evidence”, Artslant.com, Dec. 18, 2017
          • Bruglacher, Marie-Therese, Gallerytalk.net, “The Reality in Court. Art Occurs in the Witness Box”, Dec. 7, 2017
          • Peiken, Matt, “Artist vs Monsanto: Kirsten Stolle Shines a Light on Chemical Companies”, Blue Ridge Public Radio, Dec. 6, 2017
          • “Evidentiary Realism”, Wall Street International, November 25, 2017
          • “Kirsten Stolle Opens at Tracey Morgan Gallery”, Mountain Express, Nov. 29 – Dec. 5, 2017, p.35
          • Sterling, Bruce, “Evidentiary Realism, Wired.com, November 25, 2017
          • Powers, Norm, “Unmodified Vision”, Carolina Home + Garden, Fall 2017, pp. 56, 58, 60.
          • “High Five: 5 Shows in the South Right Now”, Burnaway Magazine, May 5, 2017
          • “Best Bets”, Winston-Salem Journal, April 23, 2017, p. D4 Stepp, Lauren, “Local-ish”, Mountain Express, August 2, 2017. pp. 36-37
          • “De-Identified with Kirsten Stolle”, Identity XX Magazine, April 2017
          • Mustrof, Tom, “From Agent Orange to Protein Farming”, Neues Deutschland, March 17, 2017
          • Thaddeus-Johns, Josie, “Kirsten Stolle Edits Vintage Monsanto Ads to Show the
          • Company’s Dicey Past”, Creators Project, March 2017
          • Debatty, Regine, “Proceed At Your Own Risk. Tales of Dystopian Food and Health
          • Industries”, We Make Money Not Art, March 2017
          • Lev, Naomi, “Evidentiary Realism”, Critics Pick, artforum.com, March 2017
          • Schenker, Dylan, “Evidentiary Realism – Revealing the Aesthetics of Investigation”, CreativeApplications.net, March 2017
          • Gallant, Elise, “Evidentiary Realism”, Purple Magazine, March 15, 2017
          • Valentia, Tanni, “When Realism Becomes Investigative”, Art Tribune, March 13, 2017
          • “Proceed At Your Own Risk”, Wall Street International, February 27, 2017
          • “Proceed at Your Own Risk”, Arshake, February 16, 2017
          • Shraven, Hannah, “Berlin Art Grip”, Gallerytalk.net, February 14, 2017
          • 2016 Mirocha, Lukasz and Contreras-Koterbay, Scott, “The New Aesthetic and Art: Constellations of the Post Digital”, 2016, p. 209
          • Dethal, Lor, Widewalls, April 2016
          • ITCH Magazine, “Character”, Issue 18, November 2016
          • Suhr, Nathan, “Nowhere/Everywhere”, Cable Interview, Weston Media Group, May 2016
          • Russo, Ali, “Looking for Connection at Thompson Gallery”, Artscope, May/June 2016, p. 80
          • Wilkinson, Jeanne, “Shaky Ground: Seeing Nature in New Ways", Artes Magazine, February 4, 2016
          • Slag Mag, “Glitter”, Volume 2, Issue 4, January 2016, p. 9
          • 2015 Artnois, “GMOs Like You’ve Never Seen Before”, September 2015
          • Carolina Arts, “Appalachian State Offers Three Sensational Exhibitions”, September 2015, p. 29
          • Mountain Times, “Three Female Artists Debut Show”, August 11, 2015
          • TOPS Magazine, ”Enriching the Soul and Nourishing the Mind”, July 2015
          • Vhcle Magazine, Issue 17, April 2015 p 36-49
          • Winter Tangerine Review, Volume 4, May 2015, pp 76-80
          • Cleveland, Victoria and Tardiff, Sara, Veranda.com, “15 Perfectly Cozy Bedrooms to Inspire Your Fall Home Décor”, October 7
          • 2014 Poetry Magazine, Poetry Foundation, December 2014, cover image
          • DIALOGIST Magazine, Volume II, Issue II, October 2014
          • Made In Mind Magazine, Volume 02, Issue 2, Autumn 2014, pp 33-36
          • Ignatian Literary Magazine, University of San Francisco, Vol. 26, p. 59-60
          • New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, Southern Issue, No. 112, pp 140-143
          • Cheng, Dewitt,“Report: San Jose,”, Artltdmag.com, January 2014
          • 2013 Singh, Gary, “Around the Table at the San Jose Museum of Art”, Metro Silicon Valley, November 2013
          • “Around the Table: Food, Creativity, Community”, San Jose Mercury News, November 2013, p. 3
          • Bristol Herald Courier, “Briefly Around the Empire”, November 2013
          • Volkmar, Karl, “A Flavor For Every Taste Then Some”, The New Orleans Art Review, Fall/Winter 2013, p. 29
          • “Quasimodo”, by Mia Gallagher, (chapbook), Spolia Literary Magazine, Bookslut
          • Press, September 2013 (front/back cover/inside images)
          • AuCourant Magazine, “Genetically Commodified Art”, Issue Number 011, March 2013
          • Première Vision, Indigo Paris Fashion Edition, “Influences”, Parc d’Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte, February 2013
          • Première Vision, Indigo New York Edition, “Influences”, Metropolitan Pavilion, January 2013
          • International Drawing Annual (INDA), An Exhibition in Print, Volume 7, Manifest Gallery and Drawing Center, January 2013
          • 2012 Slice Magazine, “Growing Up”, Issue 10, April 2012, pp 11, 77
          • Hurand, David, “GMOs Target of New Art”, WCQS, Western North Carolina Public Radio, March 2012
          • Gullow, Ursula, “Gross Anatomy: An Artist Imagines Post Monsanto Human”, Verve Magazine, March 2012, pp 28-29
          • “Genetically Modified Dolls”, The Laurel of Asheville, March 2012, pp 20-21
          • 2011 Atlanta Homes Magazine, May 2011, p. 26
          • Fox, Catherine, “Stolle’s Work Playful,” Atlanta Journal and Constitution, April 2011
          • 2010 Klinkenborg, Verlyn, “Ucross Foundation: 27 Years of Visual Arts Residencies”, Nicolaysen Art Museum, p. 80. (exhibition catalog)
          • EDNA Journal, Millay Colony for the Arts, Issue 2, p. 17
          • Dorrans Saeks, Diane, Crème Freche, San Francisco Magazine, May 2010, p.54
          • Dorrans Saeks, Diane, “Out of the Shadows”, San Francisco Magazine, February 2010, p. 67
          • Feher, Erin, 2010 CH+D Award for Showcase Design: Matthew Leverone, California Home and Design, February 2010, pp 84-85
          • New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, Pacific Coast Edition, Volume 85, pp 132- 135
          • 2009 Donahue, Joe, “The Roundtable: Millay Night in Hudson”, WAMC, Northeast Public Radio, August 2009
          • Marshall, Greg, “She Unlocks Organic Mysteries”, The Park Record April 25-28, 2009
          • Marshall, Greg, “An Acme Lab for Artists”, The Park Record, April 8-10, 2009, pp C1-C2
          • Fulton, Ben, “Visual Art Notes”, Salt Lake Tribune, April 2009
          • 2008 ElevenEleven, Small Press Distribution Inc, California College of the Arts, editor Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Issue # 5, June 2008
          • Wichert, Geoff, “Color from the Hive, New Encaustic Paintings at Julie Nester Gallery”, 15Bytes, September 2008
          • Cheng, Dewitt, Kirsten Stolle: Evolutionary Soup at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Art. Ltd., March 2008, pp 20-21
        • 2007

          • Daniels, Diana, Asst. Curator, Crocker Art Museum, Kirsten Stolle, Evolutionary Soup, Catalog Essay, December 2007 (exhibition catalog)
          • Koppman, Debra, “Previews, Artweek, November 2007, p. 6
          • Gallivan, Joseph, “September Shebang Flattens for Fall”, Portland Tribune, October 2007, p. B2
          • 2006 Marshall, Greg, “Uncovered”, The Park Record, July 2006, p. C2
          • SLWeekly.com, 24Seven, City Weekly, July 2006, p. 29
          • 2005 New American Paintings, The Open Studios Press, Pacific Coast Edition, Volume 61
          • “Derailed”, Di Bonaventure Pictures, starring Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen, Spring 2005
        • 2004

          St. Paul Pioneer Press, “Crown Prints”, January 2004
        • 2003

          San Mateo County Times, “An Artists Mecca”, June 2003
        • 2002

          Hayden’s Ferry Review, Arizona State University, Spring/Summer 2002, p. 73
        • 1998

          Hayden’s Ferry Review, Arizona State University, Spring/Summer 1998, p. 38

        EDUCATION

        • Illustration Courses, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 1990
        • BA Studio Art, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA, 1989
        • Visual Studies, Richmond/Kensington College, London, England, 1988
        • Born in Newton, MA, 1967
        • Resides in Asheville, North Carolina, United States