CURRICULUM VITAE

Kat Nechleba
b. 1985, Jonesboro, AR
Lives and works in Denver, CO

 

Education

2014   M.A. Art Therapy & Counseling Southwestern College. Santa Fe, New Mexico

2007  B.F.A. Sculpture. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019   Tous Ensemble Maintenant, Pop Up Shop, Paris, France

2018   This World is Strange and I Blame it on You, Pirate Contemporary Art, Denver, USA

2018   Já Jsem Jen v It for the Honey, Karlův most, Prague, Czech Republic

2017   From the Blood of Charlemagne, Wickerson Studios LLC., Kansas City, USA

2017   Ebb & Flow, Pirate Contemporary Art, Denver, USA

2016   Velours d'or,  Musiciens du Métro , Paris, France

2015   ألقِ نظرة علىي الآن (Take a Look at Me Now), Petit Socco, Tangiers, Morrocco

2014   Terapia a Pedido, Festival de Busker, Barcelona, Spain

2012   Faralito, Casa de Oz, Santa Fe, USA

2010   Same Song, Be Spoke, Kansas City, USA

2009   Recycled Stories, Blue Djinn Gallery, Kansas City, USA

2008   Music, Foundation of Arts, Jonesboro, USA

2006   Hanz Bluejacket #2., Sleeper Cellar, Kansas City, USA

                                                                                  

Selected Group Exhibitions & Permanent Collections 

2019   Art of the State, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada

2018   Temple Tantrum, The Temple, Denver

2017   Innovation, Featured Artist, DAVA, Aurora

2016   Creative Endeavors: Art of the Art Therapist, Core New Art Space, Denver

2015   Eleusinian Rights, Lunar Lodge, Boulder

2014   Their Singing Your Song, Galeria El Farol, Santa Fe

2013   M.A.P., Freestyle Gallery, Albuquerque

2012   10 x 10, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe

2011   To the Source, Trap Gallery, Denver

2010   Cumulous II, The Paragraph, Kansas City

2009   Iron Mermaiden, Bedlam Theater, Minneapolis

2008   Quixotic; Essoterra, Uptown Theater, Kansas City

2007   Wears, Zen Gallery, Kansas City

2006   Long Suck from Confusion, The Brick, Kansas City

2005   Welcome to The Basement, Opie Gallery of Leedy Voulkos, Kansas City

Awards/Grants/Internships

2017   Masters of Advanced Studies Artist Residency, Wickerson Foundry & Kiln, Kansas City

2016   9th Ward Artist Residency, The Aquarium Gallery and Studios, New Orleans

2014   Art Therapist in Residency, OffCenter Community Arts Project. Albuquerque

2013   Best of New Mexico Nominee, New Mexico Music Awards, Sacred Hands Productions, Santa Fe

2013   Sculpture Award, Arcana Academy, Los Angeles

2012   Emerging Artist Scholarship, Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival, Santa Fe

2012   Alternative Installation Grant, After Hours Alliance, Santa Fe

2011   Henry David Thoreau Award, Southwestern College, Santa Fe

2009   Artist Inc., Andy Warhol Foundation, Kansas City

2009   Charlotte Street Foundation Artist Residency, Kansas City

2008   Excellence Award Nominee, Live Design, Kansas City

2006   McKeown Special Project Award, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City

          

Benefits

2019   EPIC GALA: Ghillie Suit Fashion Show, Redline Contemporary Art Center, Denver

2017   2nd Annual Mental Health Art Benefit, Regis University, Denver

2016   Denver Noise Festival, Rhinoceropolis, Denver

2015   DenverWorks Overcoming Barriers of Incarceration, Clocktower Cabaret, Denver

2014   Corazonez Children with HIV & AIDS: Corazonez, US Army Reserve, Santa Fe

2013   Art as Medicine - New Mexico Art Therapy Association. Santa Fe Historic Square, Santa Fe

2012   White Trash Wonderland an AIDS Benefit, Uptown Theater, Kansas City

2011   The Crossroads; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Brick, Kansas City

2010   BCR: 90.1 KKFI Nonprofit Radio Benefit, Californos, Kansas City

2009   Toxic Shock: Radical Books Benefit, Infoshop, Kansas City

2008   Arts for the Cure a Breast Cancer Benefit, Leedy Voulkos, Kansas City

2007   Research For The Cure; Epilepsy Benefit, Mission Hills Country Club, Kansas City

 

Selected Press

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities,"Winter Exhibition 2019", Art of The State, January 17th, 2019

Sarah Rockett, "Q&A with Secret Love Collective", Denver Art Museum, January 2nd, 2019

John Wenzel, "An Art Party Like No Other", Denver Post; Life & Culture, August 31st, 2018

Michael Nickles,”10 Unique Things to do in Denver”, 303 Magazine, January 4th, 2017

Tom Murphy, “DIY Music Isn’t Dead in Colorado”, Westword, December 27th, 2016

Scott Hutton, "After Hours Allegiance”, Santa Fe Reporter, September 16th, 2012

Dru Pheonix,“Transforming Consciousness”, Southwestern College, September 21st, 2011

UnResort Productions,“A Year in the Life of a Rock House”, Sleeper Cellar, July 10th, 2010

Audrey Watkins, “Jonesboro Living”, City Guide, 2009

Alexia Stout-Lang,“Artist Manifests Bicycle Mythology” University of Missouri, November 30th, 2009 

Kathleen Collins, “Presidents Address”, Kansas City Art Institute, May 23rd, 2007

Kansas City Art Institute,“Sculpture Department Featured Artist Admissions Catalog”, 2006

Holly Marshall,“Art & Beyond”, North East Arkansas Celebrate, May 1st, 2003