Visual Arts: Sculpture; term
Kip is a self taught Artist.
His work was selected for the grand opening of the Chicago Artists’ Coalition gallery in Chicago.
Nominated as an “Artist to Watch” by the Chicago Artists’ Coalition. (Featured article in the CAC December, 2009 issue.)
His work cited in Paul Klein’s “Art Letter”. (6-5-2009).
“Opus # 6” was featured at the River East Art Open, Chicago, 2010.
A two-man show of his work was exhibited at the Burning Bush Art Gallery in Wheaton, Illinois. (February, 2010
and Feb. 2012)
Two-man show was exhibited at the “Pop-Up” Art Gallery at 23 E. Madison Street, Chicago, July – August, 2010. (Juried)
“Cityscape” won the Hard Rock Hotel Award at the Chicago Art Loop Open, 2010, where it was on display throughout 2011.
”Cityscape also was selected for the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series national art contest. 2012
“Stairway To Heaven” was an Art Slant showcase winner, 2011.
“The Daniel Blaim” was an Art Slant showcase winner, 2012.
Exhibited at the Whistler Gallery, Chicago, Oct. – Nov., 2011.
Exhibited at 22 Berwyn Gallery, Feb. 2012.
His work is also on display at LaGondola Italian restaurant in Chicago.
He has won numerous merit awards from the DuPage and Naperville Art Leagues.
Published articles: Chicago Art Magazine, Aug., 2011; Chicago Artists’ News Dec., 2011.
Featured Artist – Pocket Entertainment, May, 2011.
“Stairway to Heaven” and “Cityscape”, as artwork for Treeheart Greeting Cards.
Member of the Chicago Artists Coalition, Elmhurst Art Guild, DuPage Art League, and Naperville Art League
“The Daniel Blaim” won Best of Show at the Naperville Art League, July, 2012.
“Limitless Possibilities” won Best of Show, Naperville Art League, August, 2012.
An architectural miniature is on loan at Warrenville Historical Museum.
Current or upcoming exhibitions:
The Zhou B Art Center- Feb. – Mar. 2012. (Chicago).
Jackson-Junge Gallery – 2012. (Chicago). (Gallery representation)
Warrenville Historical Museum – Mar – April, 2012.
North Riverside Mall – May –June 2012.
Harold Washington Chicago Public Library – Nov.1 – Dec. 31, 2012.
Chicago Arts District – One-man show January – Feb., 2013 18th & Halsted.
Addison Center for the Arts June, 2012.
New Wave Art Salon, September, 2012.
Elgin Historical Museum July, 2012.
Virtual gallery representation at Xanadu Gallery, Scottsdale, Ariz. 2012.
Green Arts Show, Noyes Gallery, Evanston, September, 2012.
Design Cloud Studio, October, 2012.
Galleria Art Gallery, August – November, 2012, Addison, Il.
“Limitless Possibilities” on display – Addison Municipal Buliding Rotunda, 2013, Addison, Illinois.
Art Talk – Harold Washington Library, November 10, 2012. 2:00pm.
Art Talk – Addison Art Guild, January 10, 2013. 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
Art Talk – DuPage Art League February 18, 2013. 7:00pm – 9:00pm.
“Limitless Possibilities” exhibited at the Addison Municipal Building Rotunda June, July, 2013.
Dole Mansion Exhibit, Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, “Architecture and Landscaping”, August, 2014 Crystal Lake, Il.