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EDUCATION

2017        MFA in Painting, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2012        BA, magna cum laude, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019     solo show, Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond, VA, upcoming

2019     Out my Window, Dwell Fine Arts, The Plains, VA

2018     The Function of Light, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg, VA, with catalog essay by Elizabeth Mead 

2018     Resonance, Lauren Kindle Studio and Gallery, Easton, PA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018     Art at Kings Oaks, Kings Oaks, Newtown, PA

2018    100 Years of Women at W&M, Andrews Gallery, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

2018     The Faculty Show, Flippo Gallery, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA

2018     Juried Exhibition, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY (Juror: John Yau, poet, art critic, and essayist)

2018     Juried Exhibition, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY (Juror: Betty Cuningham, director of Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York,                NY)

2017     A Celebration of Female Artists, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

2017     National Juried Exhibition 2017, Oxford Art Alliance, Oxford, PA (Juror: Tom Padon, Director of the Brandywine River Museum of                  Art, Chads Ford, PA), received First Place Juror’s Prize

2017     MASTER PIECES, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2017     MFA Thesis Show, The Museum of Art, The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 

2016     National Juried Exhibition 2016, Oxford Art Alliance, Oxford, PA (Juror: Jennifer Samet, Co-director of Steven Harvey Fine Art                      Projects, New York, NY)

2016     MFA National Competition, First Street Gallery , New York, NY (Juror: Lance Esplund, Art Critic at the Wall Street Journal, New                    York, NY)

2015     Fresh 2015, Association for the Visual Arts, Chattanooga, TN

2015     Emerging Artists 2015, The Drawing Room Gallery, Cos Cob, CT

2014     Untitled I, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg,VA

2014     MSGoA Summer Exhibition, Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA 

2012     Senior Art Exhibition, AndrewsGallery, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg,VA

 

EXHIBITION AS JUROR

2018     5th Annual South-Atlantic Juried Exhibition, The Montpelier Center for the Arts, Montpelier, VA

 

RESIDENCIES

2017     The Jerusalem Studio School, Masterclass with painter Susan Jane Walp, Civita Castellana, Italy

2016     The International Center for the Arts,Residencywithpainter MarthaArmstrong, Monte Castello di Vibio, Italy    

2015     Mount Gretna School of Art, Intensive Program with Brian Rego, Catherine Drabkin, Stephanie Pierce, and Mark Lewis, Mount                    Gretna, PA

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2017    First Place Juror’s Prize, National Juried Exhibition 2017,Oxford Art Alliance, Oxford, PA

            Juried by Tom Padon, Director of the Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chads Ford, PA

2016    Diversity Recognition Award, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity, The College of William and Mary,                       Williamsburg, VA 

             Designed and painted Tucker Hall mural honoring Non-Western literature alongside the Western Canon 

2015    Elizabeth Jones Award, The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

             Financial support for creative practice

2012     Excellence in Studio Work Concentrating in Two-Dimensions, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

             Recognition of a senior undergraduate student demonstrating commitment and excellence in their field

2011    Monroe Scholar, TheCharles Center, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

             Financial support to implement creative research in Managua, Nicaragua

 

PUBLIC WORKS

2015     Tucker Hall Mural (4’x33’), The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA                

2010     Casa Havilah Mural (4’x12’), Casa Havilah Girl’s Rescue Home, Managua, Nicaragua

 

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS AND COLLECTIONS

Eric Schindler Gallery, Richmond, VA

Dwell Fine Art, The Plains, VA

President’s Collection, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS     

2017-19  Gallery Director and Curator, Flippo Gallery, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA

2018-19  Adjunct Instructor, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

2018       Adjunct Instructor, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA

2017       Instructor of Record, The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2016       Graduate Assistant, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

FEATURES

Kenlontae’ Turner, “A Celebration of Female Artists Rolling Interview,” The Linda Matney Gallery News (blog), October 12, 2015.

http://lindamatneygallery.com/news/2017/10/8/celebration-of-female-artists-rolling-interview

Alex LaRoza, “On the Spot with MFA candidate Kristen Peyton,” The New Hampshire. March 9, 2017. http://tnhdigital.com/9165/arts/on-the-spot-with-mfa-candidate-kristen-peyton/

Hayley Snowden, “Hidden Gems on Campus,” The Flat Hat. August 19, 2016.

http://flathatnews.com/2016/08/19/hidden-gems-on-campus/

Lizzy Flood, “Behind the Brick Walls: Tucker Hall Mixes Past and Present,” The Flat Hat. September 8, 2015.

http://flathatnews.com/2015/09/08/behind-the-brick-walls-tucker-hall-mixes-past-and-present/

“Profile on Linda Mitchell by Kristen Peyton” The Linda Matney Gallery News (blog), July 7, 2015.* http://lindamatneygallery.com/news/2015/7/7/profile-on-linda-mitchell-by-kristen-peyton

 “Interview with Art Rosenbaum by Kristen Peyton” The Linda Matney Gallery News (blog), May 31, 2015.* http://lindamatneygallery.com/news/2015/5/27/interview-with-art-rosenbaum

Lee Matney, “Conversation with Kristen Lied,” The Linda Matney Gallery News (blog). August 11, 2014. http://lindamatneygallery.com/news/2014/8/10/conversation-with-kristen-lied

 

*indicates features as interviewer, author, and editor