Krista Hoefle vs. Jason Lahr….Jason Lahr vs. Krista Hoefle, at Hershberger Gallery at Goshen College (Indiana): This two person show ran from November -December 2013. Its always awesome to be in a show with Jason Lahr!!
During the opening and lecture, I launched a new site-specific yarn bombing project life-increase-by-one-heart.
Uncanny Congruencies, Palmer Museum of Art (Penn State University): My RESPAWN installation project continued on the Penn State University campus as a part of this terrific group exhibition, featuring work by Brian Alfred, Jason Walker, Gerald Davis, and more! The exhibition/installation ran from September-December, 2013.
A+D Gallery (Columbia College, Chicago) showed the work of the “Almost Metal Collective” Artists in the collective include Jason Lahr, Rudy Shepherd, Sheilah Wilson, the members of the ILSSA and myself. The exhibition was curated by the fabulous David Jones, from Anchor Graphics (Chicago)…and ran from January-February, 2013.
As a part of the Almost Metal Collective exhibition, I debuted my first performance piece, titled “Farming and Leveling Up!”
Faculty Exhibition at Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN): Every 3-4 years, the Department of Art has a group exhibition featuring works by faculty. My installation of pieces titled “Kill Screen” showed January-February 2013, and I recreated my Farming & Leveling Up performance for the opening in early February. More images can be seen here.
Swarm Intelligence installation was part of a group exhibition Under One Roof at the South Shore Visitor and Convention Center in Hammond, IN. An insanely big installation space…its always great to be in a show with Jason Lahr. January through March 2012.
Figures modeled & posed in the digital 3D software program Blender; I used Pepakura Designer to unfold the 3D models into a paper pattern. Silkscreen on paper. Larger than lifesize; figures would stand between 7-71/2 ft. tall.
Poses based on an image of Occupy Wall Street arrests.
Navigating the Currents: 100 Inkteraction Reactions is a printmaking portfolio exchange I recently participated in through the fabulous online printmaking community, Inkteractions. A large group exhibition of all of the prints is traveling around the US through 2012, with stops at Texas Tech University, Cedar Valley College (Texas), The 567 Center for Renewal (Macon, GA), McNeese State University (LA), and Union College (NY). My contribution was a 5″x7″ version of the screenprint below, titled “A general account for the intelligent and motivated nonprofessional for whom knowing the nucleus is important.”
Unknown Atomic– solo exhibition ran from August 15-September 16, 2011, at the Moreau Art Galleries, Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN). Created with the generous support of the Center for Academic Innovation/SISTAR Grant (Saint Mary’s College). Special thanks to Katie B Funk, my SISTAR grant partner:)
More images and detail project information can be found here.
Mystery Science Opening at Tryk Tryk Tryk Gallery in Copenhagen, a two person show featuring Edie Fake and myself, May 2011. The exhibition featured work I completed during my residency at Anchor Graphics during the summer of 2010.
Part exhibition & part book, Ah Wilderness is a project I’m participating in with Ebersmoore Gallery (Chicago, IL) from Dec. 17-Jan. 8, 2011. For the large group exhibition I created a small sculptural floor piece; for the book, I created a screenprint appropriating imagery from David Lynch’s film “Wild at Heart.”
“thing!” Wood, marker + acrylic paint, knitted acrylic. December 2010.
Screenprint of film still featuring Diane Ladd from David Lynch’s Wild at Heart, gouache, and collage elements; 8 1/2″ x 11.
Mischief Night 2011 at the Hyde Park Art Center + Co-Prosperity Sphere was a blast! Scroll below for more pics. of my ‘zombie heart’ installation at HPAC. Special thanks to Stephanie Burke, Jeriah Hildwine and Annie Heckman for including me.
“Zombie Hearts” fabricated out of plastic biohazard bags (October 2011).
(A brief history of) The Origin of A.E.L.I.T.A is debuting on Thursday, July 15th 2010 as a part of the Two-Minute Film Festival at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA!
Finished my residency at the fabulous Anchor Graphics in Chicago last week (July 2010)…3 amazing weeks in the city at this premiere printmaking studio. Check out more images here. Special thanks to David Jones + Marilyn Propp
Paper City group exhibition, Mixed Greens Gallery (NYC) July-August 2008.