Solo Exhibitions and Awards

2012
- Wish You Were Here
, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2011
- I Meant What I Said When I Said It
, Performance and installation in conjunction with the Faculty Exhibition, Northcutt Steele Gallery, Billings, Montana

2010
- Some Re-Assembly Required
, a collaboration with Jeff Eisenberg, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, California  
- Stake Your Claim
, a collaboration with Jeff Eisenberg, Eric Dean Gallery, Crawfordsville, Indiana

2009
- Rapt in the Nameless Reverie
, Peacock Gallery, Cochran, Georgia (Press Release)

2008
- Time is Eternity
, Eric Dean Gallery, Crawfordsville, Indiana (Press Release)

2005
- transitions
, West Gallery, California State University, Fullerton

Grants/Residencies

2014
- College of Liberal Arts Faculty Development Award (CLAFDA), University of Southern Indiana

2013
- USI Summer Research Fellowship
, University of Southern Indiana
- College of Liberal Arts Faculty Development Award (CLAFDA), University of Southern Indiana

2011
- CARE Grant
($1800), Montana State University
- Faculty Development Grant
($1000), Montana State University
- CARE Grant
($3000), Montana State University
- Expanding Horizons in Digital Arts Special Grant
($15000), Montana State University
- Artist-in-Residence, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
- Know Indiana Summer Research Grant
, Crawfordsville, Indiana

2008
- Faculty Development Grant
, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana
- Artist-in-Residence
, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York
- Know Indiana Summer Research Grant
, Crawfordsville, Indiana

Group Exhibitions

2015
- Inside/Outside: Prison Narratives
. The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, California - curated by Rebecca Trawick (scheduled)
- Supernatural
. New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, Indiana - curated by Paula Katz 
- Prison Obscura
, Parson's The New School, New York City, New York - curated by Pete Brook
- 50th Anniversary Event: USI Art Studio and Design Faculty Exhibition
, McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana

2014
- The Blue Library Chapbook Show, Press Street’s Antenna Gallery Reading Room 220, New Orleans, Louisiana - curated by Tammy Mercure
- Prison Obscura
, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey - curated by Pete Brook
- Prison Obscura
, Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College, Claremont, California - curated by Pete Brook
- The Natural World
, F-Stop Online Magazine, Issue #64, April/May Link
- Prison Obscura
, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery (CFG), Haverford College, Philedelphia, Pennsylvania - curated by Pete Brook

2013
- North South East West, Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, Evansville, Indiana

2012
- North South East West
, Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, Evansville, Indiana
- Blue Sky's Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers
, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon 
- Women in [Prison] Photography
, http://hafny.org/women-in-photography/women-in-prison-photography/, Humble Arts Foundation New York (online) 
- Flash Nights: Whistling in the Dark
, Curated by Stomper, King's Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2011
- Whistling in the Dark
, Curated by Stomper, London, England
- 2011 Faculty Exhibition
, Northcutt Steele Gallery, Billings, Montana 2010 Things Are Expanding, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, California

2010
- Faculty Exhibition
, Northcutt Steele Gallery, Billings, Montana

2008
- KY7 Biennial
, Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky (curator statement)
- Darkroom Divas
, Robert V. Fullerton Museum, San Bernardino, California (Curated by Thomas McGovern, Press release)

2007
- Faculty Invitational
, Gresham Art Gallery, San Bernardino, California

2006
- Sub-Urbane
, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, California
- Greater LAMFA
, CSULB Art Gallery, Long Beach, California
- UCSC Alumni Art Show and Auction
, 18th Street Art Center, Los Angeles, California

2005
- Southern Exposure
, New Wright Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Bibliography

2014
- Miranda, Caroline. "Gut-wrenching photo evidence from Brown vs. Plata in 'Prison Obscura'", Los Angeles Times. September 8, 2014 Link

2012
- Kristen Wilkins: Wish You Were Here
, Interview, CBC Radio: Daybreak with Russel Bowin, Alberta, Canada, August 10
- Baxter, Meaghan. Wish You Were Here--Roadside Attractions. Vue Weekly. Issue 880, August 29. link
- Hirsch, Robert. Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age (Second Edition). Focal Press. (image credit)

2010
- “Jeff Eisenberg and Kristen Wilkins make M0bile Pr4ctice.” Resonant City. (November) <http://www.resonantcity.net/?p=18 >. Review.

2009
- Wilkins, Kristen. "Streamin' Dreamin'." Wabash Magazine. Fall 2009 (article and image)

2008
- "Artist Profile: Kristen S. Wilkins." Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism. July/August issue.
- Charles, Steve. "Kristen Wilkins and the Art of Rescue." Wabash College News. Oct. 22.
- Copley, Rich. "'KY.7 Biennial' promises to challenge people's ideas of art." Lexington Herald-Leader. Nov. 7.
- Finel Honigman, Ana. "Kristen S. Wilkins." Critic's Choice of the Week. Saatchi Online Daily Magazine, June 16.

2007
- Hirsch, Robert. Light and Lens: Photography in the Digital Age. Focal Press. (image credit)

Workshops/Teaching

2012 - Present
Assistant Professor, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indian

2010 - 2012
Assistant Professor, Montana State University, Billings, Montana

2011
Self-Portrait Workshop Series for High School students, Billings, Montana

2008 - 2010
Visiting Assistant Professor, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana

2007
Adjunct Faculty, Citrus College, Glendora, California
Adjunct Faculty, California State University, San Bernardino

2006
Adjunct Faculty, California State University, San Bernardino
Place and Time: Mapping and Moving, Visiting Artist Workshop, Decatur, Georgia
EnvironmentalArt: Place and Time, Visiting Artist Workshop, Unity, Maine
Introto Photography, Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Fullerton

2003
Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Fullerton

2002
Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Fullerton

Education

California State University, Fullerton
M.F.A. Studio Art: Creative Photography, 2006

University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Art, 2000
 - Biology (honors)
 - Art (Photography emphasis)


Collections

Indie Photobook Library (scheduled)
Visual Studies Workshop
Wabash College
Private Collections

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