KRISTIN KYONO FINE ART
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 Education:

M.F.A., Academy of Art University, CA, Fine Art Painting, 2007

Certificate, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France, Ateliers du Carousel Workshop, 2006

B.A. Cum Laude, Whitman College, WA, Studio Art and Sociology with Honors, 1996

 

Awards and Honors:

2013     Selection, "BOUND", Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY. Juror: Cora Rosevear, Curator, Painting and Sculpture Dept., Museum Of Modern Art, New York

2012      Finalist, "Spaces and Places Showdown", Saatchi Online, October 2012

2012     Selection, "American Art Collector", published by Alcove Books

2011     Selection, "Art We Love This Week", Saatchi Online, Sept. 23, 2011

2010     Selection, "American Art Collector", published by Alcove Books

2010     Selection, Art for AIDS Juried Auction, San Francisco Design Center, San Francisco, CA

2009     Selection, Bay Area Women Artists: curated by Donna Seager,

            O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

2007     Jurors’ Choice Award, Artspan Benefit Art Show, San Francisco, CA

2007     Selection, Wabi-Sabi, O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2012     "City Beautiful", Andalu, San Francisco, CA

2011     "San Francisco Remix", 688 Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008     Henry Gifford Hardy Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007     Acabello, San Francisco, CA

2004     Thirsty Bear, San Francisco, CA

2003     Ray of Light, San Francisco, CA

2002     Oxygen Bar, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017     Reflections (2-Artist Show), Gallery Sanchez, San Francisco, CA

2016     Collective Consciousness, The Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

2015     Survival Instinct, The Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014     Studio Artist Exhibition, The Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA

2013     Auction Exhibition, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

            Art for AIDS, City View at Metreon, San Francisco, CA

            Four-Squared Alumni, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Holiday Art Trunk Show, Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA

            BOUND, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY. 

2012     Guerilla Show, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Holiday Art Trunk Show, Stephanie Breitbard Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA

            Twenty/Twenty, Back to the Picture Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011     Four-Squared, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Painted Roses, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Green, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley,CA

2010     San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau, San Francisco, CA

2009     29th Annual Fall Art Auction, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2008     PINKer, SohoMyriad, Atlanta, GA

            ArtSpan Benefit Art Show, Electric Works Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            28th Annual Fall Art Auction, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2007     MFA Thesis Exhibition, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

            Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

            ArtSpan Benefit Art Show, California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006     Art People Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            ArtSpan Benefit Art Show, California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005     Full Bloom, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            A Kind of Blue, The Blue Studios, San Francisco, CA

2004     Art People Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Shivaani Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Hayes Valley Artists, Place Pigalle, San Francisco, CA

            Female2 - Women in the New Millennia, Balazo Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003     Day of Design, San Francisco Design Museum, San Francisco, CA

            The Cafe Show, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            ArtSpan Benefit Art Show, The Canvas Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Maison Nouveau Gallery, Berkeley, CA

            Shivaani Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Corporate Commissions:

Western Union

Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, CA

Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, UAE

Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen, San Francisco, CA

St. Regis, Houston, TX

 

Articles:

“Evocative Art Exhibit”, Noe Valley Voice: April 2017

Ken Garcia, “Painting the Town Red-Tagged”, San Francisco Examiner: 24 Apr., 2008

Jennifer Mullen, “First Thursday Art Openings:   October 4, 2007:  Academy of Art University, ArtBusiness.com: Oct. 2007

Valarie Hamm, “Painter steps up in San Francisco Art World, Whitman Magazine, Dec. 2003

 

Professional Experience:

Instructor, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley Art Studio, Berkeley, CA 2013 - present

Instructor, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA, 2010-2013

Museum Educator, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, 2008-2012

Assistant, Margy Boyd Art Tours, San Francisco, CA, 2006-2013

Intern, Trillium Fine Arts Press, Brisbane, CA, 2006

Artist's Assistant, Keiko Hara, Walla Walla, WA, 1995-6