Wendy Kveck
Lives and works in Las Vegas, Nevada
wendykveck.com
contact wendykveck@gmail.com

SELECT SOLO, TWO AND THREE-PERSON PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS                         

2015-16 Kveck, Russ & Stellmon: Break Ups & Tear Downs, Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas
2014 Stanley Hall, Trifecta Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2013 GGW, College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2012 The Pageant of the Amuse Bouche, artist residency and installation, sponsored by Art Production Fund and the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, P3 Studio, Las Vegas, Nevada
  Women Under the Influence: Conversations in Paint, Jay Jay Gallery, Sacramento, California (three-person)
  The Party's Over, Kleven Contemporary, Las Vegas, Nevada
2009 The Unseen Seen, Decorazon Gallery, Dallas, Texas (three-person)
  Sweet Devouration, North View Gallery, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon
2008 The Look That Makes You Happy,The Winchester Cultural Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
2007 Wendy Kveck and Loo Bain, Main Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada

SELECT GROUP PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

2017 Tilting The Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada, Las Vegas
2016 Tilting The Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
  Settlers + Nomads: 269 Miles, screening and performances, BLAM Projects, Los Angeles, California
2015 Recent Acquisitions, Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
2014 Crossing the Mount Diablo Meridian Basin Line, Reno, Nevada
  MAS Attack Vegas, Vast Space Projects, Henderson Nevada
  Past, Present, Future, Trifecta Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2013 Some Fine Women, Vast Space Projects, Henderson Nevada
2012 Salon Show, PUAH Gallery, Henderson, Nevada
2011 2011 International Art + Design Exhibition, Daegu University, S. Korea
  Radiant City, Capital City Arts Initiative, Carson City, Nevada
  Feminist/Las Vegas, Marjorie Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
  Unveiled, Craftswoman House, Los Angeles, California
2010 Get Outta Dodge, Gallery Neuartig, San Pedro, California
  Aqua Art Miami 2010 (Decorazon Gallery)
2009 Off the Strip 2009, performance and video art festival, The Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
  For A Limited Time Only, The Art Center at Highland Park, Curated by Olga Stefan, Highland Park, Illinois
2008 Around the Coyote Emerging Artists Festival, Curator, Allison Peters Quinn, Executive Director of Exhibitions at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
  On Being Good, The Reed Whipple Cultural Center, co-curator and participating artist, Las Vegas, Nevada
2007 Mass Consumption, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona
2006 The Last Night at the Stardust, group collaboration, Stardust, Las Vegas, Nevada

RESIDENCIES

2014 Jentel Artist Residency
2012 P3 Studio Artist Residency, sponsored by Art Production Fund and the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
2006 Art New York, The New School, New York, New York

PUBLIC ART

2007 The Good Eaters - The Casting Out, Guest Artist at The Americans for the Arts National Conference "Risk and Reward" at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts

EDUCATION

MFA in Studio Art, May, 2007 University of Nevada, Las Vegas
BFA in Painting and Drawing,1992    The University of Iowa, Iowa City

AWARDS AND HONORARIUMS

2015 Jentel Artist Residency Fellowship
  Nevada Arts Council Jackpot Grant
2009 Nominee, Tiffany Foundation Award
2007 Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation, MFA Grant

BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Dangerous Viewing" by Danielle Kelly, catalogue essay for Kveck, Russ & Stellmon: Breakups & Teardowns at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, 2016
"Artists Play with Destruction and Recombination at the Marjorie Barrick Museum" by Dawn Michelle Baude, Las Vegas Weekly, October 29, 2015
“Best of 2014: Fine Art” Dawn Michelle Baude, Las Vegas Weekly, December 24, 2014
“Wendy Kveck’s Hard-Hitting ‘Stanley Hall’ Brings Trifecta to a Stunning Close” by Dawn Michelle Baude, Las Vegas Weekly, December 10, 2014
“Las Vegas Takes Center Stage in Large-Scale Art Project MAS Vegas” by JK Russ, Huffington Post, May 22, 2014
"What Would Women Do?” by Shana Nys Dambrot, catalogue essay for the exhibition “Some Fine Women”, 2013
"Artist Wendy Kveck Explores Women and Excess, This Time with Works on Paper" by Dawn-Michelle Baude, Las Vegas Weekly, June 26, 2013
"Women Under the Influence: A Lush Showing of Painting" by Victoria Dalkey, The Sacramento Bee, July 1, 2012
"Let Them See Cake" by Cindi Moon Reed, Weekly Seven, Las Vegas, June 7, 2012
"Wendy Kveck takes over Cosmo's P3 Studio" by Molly O'Donnell, Las Vegas Weekly, May 16, 2012
"With Wendy Kveck's 'The Party's Over' Seeing Is Believing" by Kristen Peterson, Las Vegas Weekly, March 28, 2012
“Momentum” 40th Anniversary catalog, Women’s Caucus for the Arts, published February 2012
 “Feminist Las Vegas offers a look at women beyond the Boulevard” by Kristen Peterson, Las Vegas Weekly, April 20, 2011
“Art is Not Eternal” by Kathryn Born, ArtSlant Chicago, March 2009
“Art Break: West Town Beat” by Jason Foumberg, www.art.newcity.com, October 20, 2008
“Who said being good was easy?” By Susanne Forestieri, Las Vegas Weekly, October 2, 2008
"Changing Faces: Artist examines social masks women wear in multimedia exhibit” by Steve Bornfeld, Las Vegas Review Journal, July 25, 2008
“It’s food, it’s art, it’s an experience” by Kristen Peterson, Las Vegas Sun, July 20, 2007
“Culinary Artistry -'The Good Eaters' Specializes in Images of Women and Food"  by Jarett Keene, Las Vegas Citylife, March 2007