Kenn Kotara

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Solo Exhibitions

2010

Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA Spring 2010

Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC Fall 2010

2009 

day night, Weizenblatt Gallery, Mars Hill College, NC

2008 

Circle & Cycles: Large Pastels Plus, Contemporary Art Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA

The Hanging Garden, Turner Gallery, Centenary College, Shreveport, LA

2007 

petite chenière, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA

Stratum, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2006 

Cubitum: measure of a man, The Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

2005 

Linear Stories/Circular visions, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC 

Short Stories, tones & reticulations, Wesley Lake Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

2003    

Compilation, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Short Stories, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

2000 

New Work, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

New Work, Wyndy Morehead Fine Art, New Orleans, LA

1999 

1994-1999, Five years, The Balcony Gallery, Asheville, NC 

1998 

Recent Works, Louisiana Tech Art Gallery, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

1997 

Boundaries, Levee Gallery, Monroe, LA

1995 

Painting, drawing & graphic work, Calcasieu Marine Tower, Lake Charles, LA

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2010 

All in the Approach: Abstract, Allegorical, Analytical, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC

 

2009

Looking Back: Celebrating 60 Years of Collecting at the Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

Members Exhibit, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

52nd Chautauqua Annual Exhibition, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

The Concept of Contemporary Art, Gallery Meepyung, Seoul, Korea

A&C Art Fair, Seoul Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Plane & pedestal, Green Hill Center for NC Arts, Greensboro, NC

 

2008 

Anonymous Drawings, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Artist Project, Merchandise Mart, Chicago

String of Pearls: 30 Years of Upstairs Art, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

Up: An exhibition of hovering, folding, inflating or wheeling sculpture, Urban Institute  of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

Summer Group Show, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

From East Tennessee & Beyond, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Escape to Create, Eileen West Gallery, Seaside, FL

 

2008 

Anonymous Drawings, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

Artist Project, Merchandise Mart, Chicago

String of Pearls: 30 Years of Upstairs Art, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

Up: An exhibition of hovering, folding, inflating or wheeling sculpture, Urban Institute  of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

Summer Group Show, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

From East Tennessee & Beyond, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Escape to Create, Eileen West Gallery, Seaside, FL

 

2007 

Eye Tricks, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ (catalog)

Winter Show, Green Hill Center for NC Arts, Greensboro, NC

Systems Go: Works by Kotara, Dowell & McCarthy, Iredell Museum, Statesville, NC

 

2006 

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Museum, University of North Carolina - Greensboro, NC

 

2005 

Small Works, Wesley Lake Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

Paper One, Thomas Werner Gallery, New York, NY

Selections from the Permanent Collection, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

 

2004 

Selections from the Collection of Pamela M. Baker, Masur Museum, Monroe, LA

Group Exhibit, Wesley Lake Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

Works on Paper, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Gallery C Invitational, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

 

2003 

Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Asheville Art Museum, NC

 

2002 

Way Cool, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

Line: Drawings and More, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

North Carolina Contemporary Artists, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

Dialogue; Hultgren & Kotara, Wingspan Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

2001 

Introduction: Mixed Media Work, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

North Carolina Invitational, Greenville Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC

Two Person Show, Kotara & Robinson, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC  

Four Person Show, Gallery Lombardi, Austin, TX

 

2000 

Endings and Beginnings, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC (catalog)

Group Show, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

The Immediate and the Intimate, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

Annual Faculty Exhibition, University of North Carolina-Asheville, NC

Three by the river, Urthona, Asheville, NC

 

1999 

The Ritual of the Table, Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, NC

Millennial Nudes, The Balcony Gallery, Asheville, NC

Large Abstract Works, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

Works On Paper, LSU Union Art Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Twenty-Seventh Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC

Twenty-First Annual Exhibition, Gaddy-Hamrick Art Gallery, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

 

1998 

Works on Paper, Zone One Contemporary Gallery, Asheville, NCPablo Picasso, Homage to a Modern Icon, Fraser Gallery, Georgetown, Washington, DC

Art on the Riverfront, River District Studio Artists, Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, NC

Culture and Agriculture '98, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI (catalog)

LaGrange National XX Biennial, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, GA

 

1997    

Untitled: Non-objective Art, Associated Artists Winston Salem, Inc., Winston-Salem, NC 

Neo Landscape, National Competition, Chicago Southland Arts Incubator, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

10th Annual Peach Festival Fine Arts Exhibit, Ruston, LA. 

Southern Drawl, Works by Southern Artists, SoHo Gallery, Pensacola, FL

 

1996 

Miniatures International Competition, Glynn Art Association, St. Simons Island, GA

Indifference, Center for Contemporary Arts, Shreveport, LA  

Time Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX (catalog)

9th Annual Peach Festival Fine Arts Exhibit, Ruston, LA  

Fresh Paint '96, Annual Exhibition, Aardvark Gallery, Garland, TX

 

1995 

Works on Paper National Exhibition, Michelle D. Long Gallery, Coppell, TX

Discovery: rising new stars, Adkins-Hoover Gallery, Dallas, TX

Time Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX (catalog)

 

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