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Education

2014 MFA Visual Arts, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
2011 MA Art Education, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago
2004 BFA Painting and Drawing, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago

Exhibitions

Solo
2017 Kevin Blake: What The Cool Pigeon Knows, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL
2017 Kevin Blake: Fair-Worded Instances of False Meaning, The University of Indiana Northwest, Gary, IN
2017 Kevin Blake: The Fisherman’s Fables, Sub-Mission, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

2017 Virtue of The Vicious, curated by Allison Peters Quinn, Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, IL
2017 Submissive Exhibitions The Mission, Chicago, IL
2017 The Mind's Eye, Ed Pashke Art Center, Chicago, IL
2017 Feeding Time, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
2017 From The Monster Book of Patriotic Poetry, with Tom Torluemke, 15th and West, Chicago, IL
2016 Institutional Garbage, Sector 2337 with Hyde Park Art Center curated by Caroline Picard
2016 Politics Not as Usual,Branner Spagenberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015 EXPO Chicago, Collisions, curated by Jim Dempsey with The Hyde Park Art Center Chicago
2015 Front and Center, The Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, IL
2014 Wet Paint Biennial Exhibition, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, MA

Bibliography

2016 Blake, K. (2016) A Gathering of Flowers an essay, in Symptoms: Satirical Drawings by Tom Torluemke; forward by David J. Detmer
2015 Blake, K. (2015) Imaging an Impulse, catalog essay for Painting in The Expanded Field; forward by Barry Schwabsky, The Mary s. Byrd Gallery of Art at Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
2013-present Bad at Sports and New City Contributing Writer