KJ Shows

b. Seabrook, Texas 1965
Lives and works in Kennebunk, Maine

Education
1985 Associates Degree in Visual Communication, The Art Institute of Houston, TX

Solo Exhibitions
2017 Obsession, Jo Hay Open Studio Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2016 Converse Nation, Jo Hay Open Studio Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2015 Spelunking, KPT Art House, Kennebunkport, ME
2014 Portrait of an Artist, Jo Hay Open Studio Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2014 Portrait of an Artist, Underpass Gallery, Kingston, NY
2012 Sole of the Artist, Sanctuary Gallery, Portland, ME
2010 From the Sole, Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk, ME
2008 Bushwacked, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME

Group Exhibitions
2017-2018 The Art of the Shoe, Science Museum Of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK
2017 Platform, Brooklyn Expo Center, Brooklyn, NY
2017 The Resistance, Jo Hay Open Studio Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2016 Gallery Artist Show, Candita Clayton Gallery, Pawtucket, RI
2016 The Dirty Show, Rusell Exhibition Center, Detroit, MI
2016 60 Americans 2, Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Display of Gallery Artist, Deluca Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2014 Undressed Seven, F8 Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME
2014 Beautify In Blue, Engine Gallery, Biddeford, ME
2014 The Biennial Road Marfa, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA
2014 Hell City Pint Size Paintings Vol. 2, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, OH
2014 The Dirty Show 15, Rusell Exhibition Center, Detroit, MI
2013 Art of the Barn, The Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, ME
2012 Painted Details, The Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, ME
2012 Windsor Whitney Biennial, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA
2011 Kelly & Kelly, Sanctuary Gallery, Portland, ME
2011 The Dirty Show 12, Rusell Exhibition Center, Detroit, MI
2011 The Art-O-Mat Enterprise, Sthn Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
2010 Go Figure, Constellation Gallery, Portland, ME
2010 Drawgasmic, Art Dimensions Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2010 Plein Air Painters Invitational, Chase Hill Gallery, Kennebunkport, ME
2009 Lust & Desire, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME
2009 The Movies Made Me Gay, Sanctuary Gallery, Portland, ME
2009 Dux Femina Facti, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME
2008 The Gender Show, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME
2007 Art of the Can, The Fuel Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Get Out of Jail, The Marin Arts Council Gallery, Marin, CA
2001-2000 San Francisco Open Studio, KJ Shows Studio, San Francisco, CA

Benefits
2010 6 x 6 x 2010, Rochester Contemporary Art Auction, Rochester, NY
2008 Roller Lint Party, Art Auction for Best Friends Animal Society, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Tails of the City, Art Auction for Destination Foundation, San Francisco, CA
2001-1997 Visual Aid, Art Auction for Visual Aid, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography
2017 Underwood, Elizabeth, The Shoes Have It, Art Voices Magazine, pp 12-15
2017 Alvin, Rebecca, Make Way For The Resistance, Provincetown Magazine, pp 20-21
2016 Sanders, Terrence, 101 Contemporary Artists, pp 106-107
2015 Clorius, Tim, Winter 2015 UMVA Quarterly Journal, pp 42-43
2015 McCallum, Nancy, Artist KJ Shows at KPT Art House, Kennebunk Post pp 14-15
2014 Di Mavro, Samantha, Gallery Flash Points, Art New England, p 10
2014 Cebeauvoir, Jeannette, These Shoes Were Made For Painting, Provincetown Magazine, pp 23,37
2012 Klayman, Alison, Ai Wei Wei : Never Sorry, Film
2011 Goldman, Rachel, It’s Shoe Time, Kennebunk Post, pp 1,11
2011 Spiegel, Jeremy MD, Art Healing, pp 16-18
2010 Cranky Yellow Publishing, Drawgasmic, p 258
2010 Keye, Bob, The Sole of the Artist, Portland Herald Press, D1-D2
2008 Sarni, Elena Bushwacked, Artist Says Goodbye To Bush, Art Scope, p 58
2008 Avery Yale, Kamila, Forgotten Faces, The Switch, pp 11-12
2007 Reeves, Brian, Slop Art, CLA Art Journal, pp 75-77
2005 Dulmage, Kate, Sights Unseen, The Wire, p 23

Teaching
2009 Oil Painting Class, Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk, ME

Private Collections
Bridget Moynahan
Mel Ramos
Ray Dallago & Mark Butzko
Michael Duffy & Kevin Greico
Phil Harris
Dan Alesandro