CV for Kelly Alison

CV for Kelly Alison

BORN: May 7, 1957
Education: West Texas State University, Canyon, TX Baylor University, Waco TX
University of Houston, Houston TX

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2014 Blind Ambition, El Pulpo, GGallery, Houston TX
2013 Pick Your Poison, DM Allison Fine Art, Houston TX
2012 Twist of Fate, Wagner Sousa, Galveston TX
2011 Tweet, Nauhaus Art, Houston TX
Riders on the Storm, Bogan Gallery Houston TX
2010 State of Denial , GGallery. , Houston TX
2008 Theory of M, GGallery. , Houston TX
2007 The Spring Collection, David Addicks Bldg. , Houston
2005 Return From Graceland, 101 Gallery, Houston TX
2000 The Ima Code, Nancy Little John Fine Art, Houston
1990 New Work, Graham Gallery, Houston TX
1989 The Mud Women Loses Her Head, Graham Gallery, Houston
1988 New World, New Wine, Graham Gallery, Houston TX
1987 How Fragile We Are, Graham Gallery, Houston TX
1986 Paintings and Pastels, Graham Gallery, Houston TX
1985 Alison in Wonderland, Graham Gallery, Houston TX
1984 Cutting a New Figure, Newell Gallery, Houston TX
1983 Hogg Wild, Newell Gallery, Houston TX
1982 Bird Brain City, 3321 Gallery, Houston TX
1981 Who knows No ZE, 3321 Gallery, Houston TX

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2011
• Gambol, 2nd place Winner, Art League Houston Competition
• Fourteen, Women Artist of Texas, Art Car Museum, Houston TX
• Trijillo Invitational, Trijillo Peru
2010
• Smackdown, Houston vs. Dallas , Paxton Moore Fine Art Dallas TX
• Smackdown Continues, Mighty Fine Arts, Dallas TX
• Debutants Run Wild, Diverse Works, Houston TX
• BCCKT Collaborative Project, Eye Candy, M Squard Gallery, Houston TX
• PONGOS HELPING PONGOS Artist and Primates Collaborate sponsored by
• Houston Zoo G Gallery Houston TX
2009
• Collage Williams Tower Gallery, Curated by Sally Sprout Fine Art, Houston TX
• Arlington Art Museum, Arlington Contemporary
2008
• Collage Williams Tower Gallery, Curated by Sally Sprout Fine Art, Houston TX
• Texas Twang Seattle WA, Catalog with color photo of work
• Arts Initiative, Marfa TX, Catalog with color photo of work.
• Ulterior Motif s # 10, Crazywood Gallery, Huntsville TX, catalog with color photo of work.
• The Most Beautiful Art in The World, curated by Curry Glassel, Francisco and Wayne Gilbert,GGallery Houston, TX
• Ladies Night Out, Ike Recovery Project, Houston TX 2007
• ”Ulterior Motif s a.k.a. Camp Marfa”, Crazywood Gallery, Huntsville, Texas. Curated by Wayne Gilbert and Jeffrey Wheeler. *Catalog (illustrated)
• Camp Marfa”, The Art Depot in Lubbock, Texas. Curated by Wayne Gilbert. *Catalog (illustrated)
• “AMISTAD” Texas Art in Peru”, Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) in Lima, Peru. Curated by Gus Kopriva. *Catalog (illustrated)
• ”Camp Marfa”, Fort Russell Building, Marfa, Texas. Curated by Wayne Gilbert. *Catalog (illustrated)
• “Houston City Hall Annex Art on Loan Show”, Houston, Texas. Cu- rated by Karen Rezai and Gus Kopriva
2006
• HOUSTON CONTEMPORARY, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai China, curated by Christopher Wu, Catalog (illustrated)
2005
• Art Caliente’, Joe Diaz Collection, Corpus Christi Art Museum, Corpus Christi, TX
• Line, Drawing Show, 101 Gallery, Houston TX 2000
• AIDS Foundation Gala, Art Scan, Houston TX
• Rear Entry, Rubber Art Mob, CSAW, Houston TX 1999
• Size Matters, Rubber Art Mob, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Grand Opening, Houston TX
• The Goths and Gawkers Ball, TemplO, Houston, TX 1998
• Rubber an Art Mob, Holy 8 Ball Gallery, Austin TX
• Rubber an Art Mob, Austin Art Alliance, Austin TX 1997
• Origin of Chill as Director of Winter Street Art Center, Houston TX
• Stretch Marks, Rubber Arts Group, CSAW, Public News Review by Catherine D. Anspon 1995
• Figurative Dynamics, Art League of Houston, catalog with color photo of work, curated by Jana Van Der Lee, Houston TX
1994
• Lawndale Live, Lawndale Arts and Performance Center, Houston TX
1992
Conscience and Content, The Art League of Houston, Houston TX
1987
• Blood Ties and Other Knotty Issues, Diverse Works, curated by Gail Siptak, Houston TX 1988
• DIFFA Chair Exhibit, One Allen Center, Houston TX 1985
• Fresh Paint, The Houston School, PS1, curated by Barbara Rose and Susie Kalil, New York, New York
• *Exhibition Catalog with color photos of work
• Fresh Paint, The Houston School, The Museum of Fine Arts, curated by Barbara Rose and Susie Kalil, traveling, Museum of Fine Art, Houston TX
1984
• Some Houston Artist, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Houston TX, catalog
1983
• Thirteen Artist, A Look at Houston, Curated by James Surls, Georgia State
• Alliance Show, Lawndale Annex, Houston, Texas Heart of Hearts, Newell Gallery, Houston, Texas
1982
• An Event, Curated by Charmagne Locke, Lawndale Annex, Houston TX
• The Dream Show, Daughtery Arts Center, Austin, TX
• 3221 Gallery Retrospective, 3221 Milam, Houston TX
1981
• Five UNimportant Modern Artist, 3321 Gallery, Houston TX Drawing Invita- tional, Lawndale Annex, Houston
1980
• ·From Lawndale, Four Painters, Lawndale Annex, Houston TX 1979
• ·Pow Wow, the FIRST show at the original Lawndale Annex, Houston TX Brothers and Sisters, Lawndale Annex, Houston TX

PERFORMANCE ART:
2001
• ·Ms. Nomer does Photography, CSAW, Houston TX Patient Zero, AIDS Foundation GALA, Art Scan, Houston TX
2000
• ·Ms. Nomer does Portraits, Rear Entry, Rubber Art Mob, Houston TX
• ·Jonah and the WWW.Whale, dadaNetCircus and the Easy Credit Thea- ter @Diverse Works, artist in residence grant, Houston
1999
• ·Y2K, Richie Hubscher and the Easy Credit Theater, Notsuo H, (ran f or several weeks) Houston TX
• ·Hoar, Size Matters, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Grand Opening, Hous- ton TX
• ·Disf unctional Family Circus, Art Car Parade Perf ormance with Nestor Topchy and    TemplO, f irst place f or perf ormance, Houston TX
• ·The Goth and Gawkers Ball, chairman, TemplO, Houston TX
• ·Statue of Liberty Whip, Indepen DANCE day, TemplO, Houston TX One AX, TemplO, Houston TX
1998
• ·Pumpkin, Rubber (An Art Mob), Holy 8 Ball Gallery, Austin TX
• ·Poles, Rubber ( An Art Mob), Austin Art Alliance, Austin TX
• ·Pixil Bus as Discordia, dadaNetCircus and Easy Credit Theater, Art Crawl, Houston TX
• ·One AX, TemplO, Houston TX
• ·The Blessing Mobile, Art Car parade with Nestor Topchy and Tem- plO, Houston TX
• ·DadaNet Circus at the Suits Project Gala, Art Guys, Rice Hotel, Houston TX
1997
• ·Www.FAust, dadaNetCircus, TemplO, Houston TX
• ·Www.Faust, dadaNetCircus CSAW, Houston TX
1982
• ·Anthony Braxton’s Composition No. 102 f or Orchestra and Thea- tre, Lawndale Puppet Annex, Houston TX
1981
• Overman, Kelly Alison, 3321 Gallery, Houston, TX

GRANTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS:
2015
• Media Director, Houston Shipping Container Festival, Exquisite Corps
2012
• Project Manager f or City of Houston’s Mayors Initiative Grant f unding Houston’s International Perf ormance Art Biennale Lone Star Explosion.
2005
• Wayf inder Project, downtown Houston sinage Art in Public Places. First Place. On permanent exhibit in Houston
2000
• Jonah and the WWW.Whale, artist in residence grant, Diverse Works, Houston TX 1998
• Director of Winter Streeet Art Center 1995
• The Hugger Mugger, an Unruley Newsletter, six issues
• The Lee High School Mural, 30′x90′ in conjunction with Lawndale, Houston TX
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Catalogs and Books:
2007
• Amistad, National Museum of Art, Lima Peru
• Ulterior Motifs, Arlington Art Museum
• Camp Marfa, Marfa Tx 2006
• Houston Contemporary, Exhibition in Shanghai Art Museum Book 2005
• Arte Caliente Catalog!, Corpus Christi Art Museum, Corpus Christi Texas
• James Surls: The Splendora Years, 1977-1997, Blaffler Gallery, Univer-sity of Houston, Houston Texas ( student mention )
1995
• Figurative Dynamics, The Art League of Houston, curated by Jana Van-derlee, 1995
• Lawndale Live, Lawndale Arts and Performance Center, 1995 1985
• Fresh Paint, The Houston School Exhibition Catalog, Museum of Fine Arts, curated by Barbara Rose and Susie Kalil

Public Media & Television:

2000
• dadaNet Circus, ABC NEWS and KTRK local
1997
• El Mundo, Winter Street Art Center
1995
• The Mural Project, Live at Five, CBS news, Interview Channel 48,
• Mural Project Interview
1985
• Documentary on Fresh Paint in conjunction with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and PBS

Other Selected Magazines and Newspapers:

2013
Up-side Down People: A Talk with Kelly Alison by Virginia Billeaud Anderson
To Die For by Amber Bell, Houston Modern Luxury Magazine, p. 53
2008
Kelly Alison’s Neo-Expressionist Work opens at G Gallery, River Oaks Examiner
2006
• Zhu, Christopher, “American Contemporary Art from Houston”, Journal of Suzhou Art and Design Technology Institute, September 2006 issue, pages 47-52. (illustrated)
• ”Houston Art in Shanghai”, a documentary of “Houston Con-temporary Art”, directed by Christopher Zhu, c produced by TV station of Minhang District, Shanghai and Jacob Video Studio, 08-18-2006.
• Liu Jingjing, “Houston in Two Seconds – in Retrospective of Houston Contemporary Art”, Art World, Panorama (September, 2006), pages 64-69.
• Anspon, Catherine D., “China syndrome: Houston artists Shanghaied”, Paper City, October 2006, page 71 (illustrated)
• Celestino, Magdalen, “Houston Contemporary Art in Shanghai”, Glass- tire September
1989
•·Big Spotlight on Houston May be To Bright, Patricia Johnson, Houston Chronicle, Feb. 9 1988
•·Kelly Alison “Critics Choice”, Chadwick, The Houston Post, April `5,1988 1987
•·Art Capital of the Third Coast , Art in America, Gambrell, Jamey April 1987 1986
•·Critics Choice ,The Houston Post, p 9H, June 22, Susan Chadwick,
•·“The Talk of the Town”, Eveningham, The Houston Post
•·“Alison shows Clarity”, Johnson, The Houston Chronicle
•·“Aftereffects” Eveningham, The Houston Post 1985
•·“Fresh Paint, The Houston School”. Barbara Rose, catalog 2 color photos plus interview
•·“An Interview with Barbara Rose”, Artspace, Winter 1984-85, p. 8 color photo, p. 11
·“Persistent Vigor”, Texas Monthly, Michael Ennis, pp 152-158, March 1985, color photo
•·“Reginal Revisions, Houston and Chicago”, Art in America, pp. 90-99, July 1985
•·“Fresh Paint, The Houston School”, Susie, Kalil
•·Ultra Magazine, color photo of artist and work, milk blood, p. 57
•·“The Houston School Local Talent”, Mel McCombie, Houston Chronicle inset, several photos p 14,
•·“The Houston School, Houston Post, photo of work, Carol Eveingham, Talk of the Town, , Houston Chronicle, April 7, 1985
• Personal Space, Texas Monthly, Michael Ennis, August 1983 st Statements Welcome to the World of Artistic Dreams, Austin American Statesman, July 25, `982
• Art, Artscene, January/February
• “Art Works at Lawndale”, Mimi Crossley, The Houston Post, February January 1985
•·“The Chicago Tribune, Artist Kelly Alison, Trading Easy for Abstract, Leigh Hopper-
•·Dallas Morning News” from :Lee, Kelly Alison, full page story that was picked up on the wire from:Trading Easy for Abstract, Leigh Hopper
•·“Kelly Alison calls Brazoria Home”, Leigh HopperBrazosport News, Lake Jackson TX
•·“The Houston School” color photo of work, Aftereffects, Carol Everingham “Houston Spotlight” Johnson, photo, Houston Chronicle
• Fresh Paint Insert, supplement, January 20, 1985, Houston Chronicle
•·“Houston School Supplement, The Houston Post,
•·“The Magazine, January 20, color photo PBS – Channel 8 and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, intervie Jankowski, Patrick,
•·Fresh Paint, The Housotn School, pp 25-29 Fresh Paint, If it represented the Houston School, someone is playing Hookey
•·Artist Statements Welcome to the World of Artistic Dreams, Austin American Statesman, July 25, `982
•·Art, Artscene, January/February
•·“Art Works at Lawndale”, Mimi Crossley, The Houston Post, February January 1985
•·“The Chicago Tribune, Artist Kelly Alison, Trading Easy for Abstract, Leigh Hopper-
•·“Dallas Morning News” from :Lee, Kelly Alison, full page story that was picked up on the wire from:Trading Easy for Abstract, Leigh Hopper
•·“Kelly Alison calls Brazoria Home”, Leigh Hopper Brazosport News, Lake Jackson TX
•·“The Houston School” color photo of work, Aftereffects, Carol Everingham “Houston Spotlight” Johnson, photo, Houston Chronicle
•·“Fresh Paint Insert, supplement, January 20, 1985, Houston Chronicle
•·“Houston School Supplement, The HoustonPost,
•·“The Magazine, January 20, color photo PBS – Channel 8 and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, interview. Jankowski, Patrick,
•·Fresh Paint, The Houston School, pp 25-29 Fresh Paint, If it represented the Houston School, someone is playing Hookey