Kyle Franklin

Born:               Carbondale, IL
Lives:               Seattle, WA

Education

2014                 BFA, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2013                 Central Saint Martins, London, United Kingdom

Residencies

2018                Gulkistan, Laugarvatn, Arnessysla, Iceland (forthcoming)
2016                Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, ON
2013                The New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY

Awards/Grants

2014                International Sculpture Center's 2014 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award
2014                Fine Arts Outstanding Senior, CCAD
2012                The Mary Lang Scholarship for International Study

Solo Exhibitions 

2014                 Hi-Power Performance Anxiety, Beaton Gallery, Columbus, OH
                         Saints Lips and Holy Palmers, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH

2013                 From There to Here - Two Person Exhibition, Beaton Gallery, Columbus, OH

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015                ISC Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
                        LA Art Book Fair with Daily Life Storage, Geffin Contemporary, MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2014                ISC Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
                        New York Art Book Fair with Daily Life Storage, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
                        Lying On The Horns, EASE Gallery, Columbus, OH

2013                Summer Exhibition, CSM Kings CrossLondon, United Kingdom
                        Potluck: A Collection of Drawings, New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY           
                        Open Bar,
 New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY
                        Agora X, Junctionview Studios, Columbus, OH

Special Projects

2014                Let's Talk About Love Baby: Chido Johnson's Love Library, Detroit, MI
2013                Golden: Posters for the Contending Athletes of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Talks/Lectures

2014                Sculpture X Emerging Artist Presentation, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH
                        Artist's Talk, ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH

Workshops

2017                Northwest Academy for the Healing Arts, Seattle, WA
                        The Institute for Art and Olfaction, Los Angeles, CA
2016                Northwest Film Forum, Seattle, W A

Artist Publications

2014                 Daily Life Storage 12: Empty Beds – Curated by Kris Harzinski
                         Daily Life Storage 11: Woke To – Curated by Kris Harzinski

Selected Bibliography

2014                 Kim, Joyce. "Kyle Franklin, Fine Artist. An Interview," Do/Good Magazine, November 2014, p. 13–22
                         Sculpture Magazine. "International Sculpture Center: 2014 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture                                    Awards,"  Sculpture Magazine, October 2014, p. 53
                         Pierce, Amanda. "Alumnus Receives Prestigious International Sculpture Award," CCAD Blog, 26 June, 2014
                         Pierce, Amanda. "Meet Outstanding Fine Arts Senior, Kyle Franklin," CCAD Blog, 3 May, 2014
                         Espe, Marisa. "Kyle Franklin | Greg Ponchak," ROY G BIV Gallery Blog, February 2014
                         McCalla, Erin. "Olympic Poster Project Counters Russia's Anti-Gay Atmosphere," Outlook Magazine, February 2014, p. 11
                         Tigges, Jesse. "Kyle Franklin | Greg Ponchak," Columbus Alive, 23 January, 2014, p. 37
                         Seamon, Danielle. "Kyle Franklin and Greg Ponchak," The Lantern, January 2014, p. 5

2013                  Hoewischer, Travis. "Golden," 614 Magazine, November 2013, p. 79
                          Naimark, Marc. "Golden: Posters in Solidarity with Sochi 2014," Federation of Gay Games, October - November 2013

Curatorial

2012                  Presentment, Homeport Gallery, Columbus, OH
                          Yesterday, Dublin Arts Council Main Gallery, Dublin, OH
2011                   Tanlines & Timelines, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH