isabella-kirkland

About Isabella Kirkland

Isabella Kirkland
10 B Yellow Ferry Harbor
Sausalito, CA 94965
info {at} isabellakirkland.com


Positions
Fall 2012
San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Faculty, Interdisciplinary Studies, Graduate Division
2012
Science Advisor, Revive & Restore, Long Now Foundation
2006-present
Research Associate, Dept. of Aquatic Biology, California Academy of Sciences
2005
Visiting Summer Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Collections
Art, Design and Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Bill and Weslie Janeway, New York, NY
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
Douglas Carlston and Kathy Williams, San Rafael, CA
Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation Collection, Jersey City, NJ
Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
John and Pam McCosker, Mill Valley, CA
Jonathan and Diana Rose, Garrison Institute, New York, NY
Naomi Pierce and Andrew Berry, Boston, MA
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Peter and Mimi Buckley, Berkeley, CA
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton NY
Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Spencer Art Museum, Lawrence, KS
Steven Katz, New York, NY and Los Angeles, CA
Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
Vera List Center, The New School, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

One-Person Exhibitions
2014-2015
“Isabella Kirkland: New Paintings”, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2014
“Isabella Kirkland: Stilled Life,” Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
2014
“Life Cycles: Isabella Kirkland's TAXA ”, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
2012
“Promise and Peril: A Study in Biodiversity,” Hazel Wolfe Gallery, Brower Center, Berkeley, CA
2011
NOVA Feature Inc, New York, NY
2008
“NOVA (New Species): Paintings by Isabella Kirkland,” Toledo Art Museum, Toledo OH
“Taxa: Paintings by Isabella Kirkland,” National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
2006
"Biodiversity: Order, Consumption & Man." Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
2005
Feature Inc., New York, NY
2003
Feature Inc., New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
2011-2013
“Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention”, Field Museum, Chicago, IL
2013
“POP: Politics of Place,” Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
“The Animals Look Back at Us,” Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY and Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY(catalogue)
“Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art, and Invention,” The Leonardo, Salt Lake City, UT and Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, KS
2012
“Punt,” Feature Inc., New York, NY
“Tending toward the Untamed: Artists Respond to the Wild Garden,” Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery,
Bronx, NY
“Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art, and Invention,” Field Museum, Chicago, IL
2011
“Global Flora: Botanical Imagery and Exploration,” Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2009
“NeoRococo” Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ
2008
“Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord Between Nature and Society,” Tucson Museum of Art (catalog)
2007
“Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction,” de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich; curated by Robert Nickas
2006
“The Way of All Flesh,” BravinLee Productions, New York
2005
“ECO: Art About the Environment,” Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
2004
“Continuities: Themes from the Fine Art Collection Reflected in Recent Northern California Art,”
Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
“Natural Histories: Realism Revisited,” Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2002
“Isabella Kirkland and Michael St. John,” Feature Inc., New York
2001
“The Metal Party by Josiah McElheny; Preserve by Ellen Gallagher; Taxa by Isabella Kirkland,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2000
“Beauty on the Wing: The Double Lives of Butterflies,” Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge, MA
“6th Anniversary Group Exhibition,” Heritage Fine Arts, San Jose, CA
1999
“Natural World Observed 1999,” Bedford Gallery, Dean Lescher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
1995
“Animals and Artists,” Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA
1992
"Still Lives," Zen Center Hospice Guest House, San Francisco, CA
1991
"Erotic Drawings," ArtSpace, San Francisco, CA
"LOCOmotion: 4 one-minute animations," ArtSpace, San Francisco, CA
"Isabella Kirkland and Chris T. Force," The Living Room, San Francisco, CA
1990
"The Dirty Show," The Living Room, San Francisco, CA
1989
"Nepotism," Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
1987
"Perdurabo," Bard College, New York, NY
1986
"Night of Fog" (installation), Cat Club, New York, NY One night only: April 21
1985
"Payola," MO David Gallery, New York, NY
1984
"Pandora's Box: SFAI Annual," New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
1983
“Sacred Artifacts, Objects of Devotion,” Alternative Museum, New York,NY
“Micronic Obsessions,” Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1980
"Micronic Problems" 80 Langton Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Untitled” (two-person show), Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA