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

2017 Nevada Arts Council Jackpot Grant
2015 Jentel Artist Residency Fellowship
2009 Nominee, Tiffany Foundation Award
2007 Nominee, Joan Mitchell Foundation, MFA Grant

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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