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Kristin Skees

Department of Fine Art and Art History - Honors Program


Kristin Skees

Senior Lecturer

Torggler Fine Arts Center 307
(757) 594-7592
kristin.skees@cnu.edu
www.kristinskees.com

Education

  • MLIS in Library and Information Science, University of Alabama
  • MFA in Studio Art, University of Arizona
  • BFA in Studio Art, University of Alabama

Teaching

Digital Photography, Video Art, Senior Seminar and special topics.

Research

I work in a variety of media, including photography, video, fiber art, and installation. I like to work in the intersection between sculpture and photography. My ongoing photo series, Cozy Portraits, combines traditional portraiture, conceptual knitting, and a love of the unexpected and absurd.

Biography

Kristin Skees is from Birmingham, Alabama. She works in a variety of media, including photography, experimental fibers, digital video and installation. Her photographs are found in various private and public collections, including the Cohen Family Collection, the Candela Collection, the Huntsville Museum of Art and the Mobile Museum of Art. Kristin was a recipient of the 2016-2017 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Artist Fellowship.

  • 3rd Prize, Virginia Artists 2019 Juried Show, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. (2019)
  • Best in Show, Virginia Artists 2016 Juried Show, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. (2016)
  • Professional Artist Fellowship, Virginial Museum of Fine Arts. (2016)
  • Best in Show, Virginia Artists 2012 Juried Show, Charles H. Taylor Arts Center. (2012)
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "New Waves 2020". Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Virginia Beach, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "Close-Knit". Galleri Urbane, Marfa + Dallas. Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "Tangled: Fiber Art Now!". Taubman Museum of Art. Roanoke, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Group
    "photoCRAFT". Blue Spiral 1. Asheville, NC, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Coming Into Focus: Emerging Southeastern Photographers". Blue Spiral 1. Asheville, NC, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "Kristin Skees: Cozy Up". Community Gallery, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Virginia Beach, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, Competitive
    "Persona Art Festival". The Rag Factory. London, United Kingdom.
  • Denise Gillman, Kristin Skees, Susan Walsh, Comparative Drama Conference, "Staging Science: Illuminating Science Through the Theatrical Event," Orlando, Florida. (2019)
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