Jesse Small

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JESSE WILLIAM ARTHUR SMALL

Born 1974

2005       Alfred University, Alfred, New York, M.F.A.
1997       Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri, B.F.A.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013       “Heavy Toys,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011       dESIGN hELL, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Prototypes,” Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa
2010       “Platane Secrets,” Musee de Ceramique Biennial, Vallauris, France
      “Twiganatomy,” Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City Missouri
      U.N.$.A.D.O.G.,” Belger Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri
2009       “Bao Zha de Xing Xing (Super Nova)”, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Xin Sheng Huo (New Life),” First Art Bank, OCT, Shenzhen, China
2007       “New_Types,” BOKA Powell Architects, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Shi Tou,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2006       “Not Only You,” I Art Bank, Shenzhen, China
2005       “The Freaks Come Out at Night,” PWS Experimental Gallery, Jingdezhen, China
      “In Country,” Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, New York
2004       “After the Heat,” Ledy-Voulkos Art Space, Kansas City, Missouri
2001       “Duds,” 1305 Union Street, Kansas City, Missouri
1999       “Flotillas,” 1305 Union Street, Kansas City, Missouri
      “The War Room,” 1305 Union Street, Kansas City, Missouri
1998       “May Day,” Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1997       “Standard Issues,” Fahrenheit Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016       “Tiny Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2015       “The Bunker,” Angeles Gate Cultural Center, Los Angeles
      “Tchotchke,” Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
2013       “South Bay Focus,” TAM, Torrance, California
2014-15       “Cutout/Decoupage,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2014       “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013-14       ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013-14       ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013       “Color: The Splendor Of,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012-13       “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011       “Décor,” Bernardaud Foundation, Limoges, France
      “Red Shift,” Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, California
2010-11       “All That Glitters,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010       “At the Edge,” Portsmouth Museum of Art, New Hampshire
      “In the Moment,” Carter Art Center, Penn Valley Community College, Kansas City, Missouri
      “KCAl 125th Anniversary,” HR Block Artspace, Kansas City, Missouri
      “REAL(ist),” Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
      “Snow Garden,” SCTA Gallery, Hong Kong
2009       “Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy,” Kuwait Art Foundation, Kuwait City, Kuwait and Dubai, United Arab Emirates (curated by Dean Project)
      “Happy Tree Friends,” Urban Culture Project at La Esquina, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri
      “RoCoCoPoP,” Dean Project/Crossing Art, Flushing and Long Island City, New York
      “Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum Group Exhibition, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
      Summer Group Exhibition, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2008       “E-Form,” Today Arts Museum, Beijing.  Traveling to DoLand MoCA, Shanghai; Jinse Gallery, Chong Qing, China
      “Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy Preview,” Dean Project, Long Island City, New York
      “Flying the Coop,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
      “Pac-men, iPhones and Coolware,” Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, New York
      “Romantic Materialism,” Untitled [Artspace], Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
      “World Histories,” Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
2006       “Bourgeois Reservation,” secret studio, Jingdezhen, China
2005       “Itchy Tickle,” c2 Gallery, Shanghai, China
      “Grand Opening,” Harvey-Meadows Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2004       “Contemplating War,” Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, Kansas
2003       “Opposite Attraction,” Untitled Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2002       “Invitational Ceramics Show,” Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, Missouri
      “Territorial,” Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Curators Choice,” Kansas City Jewish Museum, Overland Park, Kansas
      “Rare Visions,” Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Shine ,” Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, Kansas
2000       “Charlotte Street Exhibition,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Winter Show,” Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Summer Show,” Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Atmosphere,” Dirt Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1999       “Beyond Bounds,” Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, Kansas
      “Contemporary Trends,” The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Missouri
      “Multimedia,” M Studio, Kansas City, Missouri


COLLECTIONS

Alfred University, Alfred, New York
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Belger Cartage Service, Kansas City, Missouri
Corporate Communications Group, Overland Park, Kansas
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, Missouri
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas
Sprint World Headquarters, Overland Park, Kansas
U.S. Federal Bank, Kansas City, Missouri
Western Oregon University, Monmouth


PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS

2011       “Gate to I-Lan,” I-Lan Park, City of Leawood, Kansas
2009       “Digital Glen,” Wellness Center, Des Moines, Iowa
      “Infinite Chandelier,” Marshalltown Public Library, Iowa
      “Leap of Faith,” Des Moines, Iowa
      “Sofa Garden (Seasons),” Shenzhen, China
2008       “Centurion Gate,” Fort Riley, Kansas
      “Golden Hedges,” Mission Bank and Trust, Kansas City, Missouri
      “Global Drift,” 360 Architecture, Kansas City Missouri
2005       “Flock,” Kansas City, Missouri
      “Gaggle,” Riverfront Heritage Trail, Kansas City, Missouri
2003       “Bollards,” McAllen, Texas
      “Shadow,” Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, Missouri
2001       “The World,” Belger Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri
2000       “Checkpoint,” Avenue of the Arts, Kansas City, Missouri


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009       Gold Award for “Golden Hedges,” Kansas City Art Through Architecture in partnership with Charlotte Street Foundation
2008       M.A.P. Grant, Kansas City Artists Coalition
2005-06       Lighton International Artists Exchange Program Recipient, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Missouri, to China
2000       Charlotte Street Fund, recognizing visual artists in Kansas City


RESIDENCIES

2011       International Academy of Arts, Vallauris, France
2009       Belger Creative Campus, Kansas City, Missouri, studio residence
2006       The Experimental Sculpture Factory (Le Tian), Jingdezhen, China
      Shenzen Art Space (formerly I Art Bank Sculpture Studio), Shenzhen, China


CONTRIBUTIONS (fundraising art auctions)

Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado
ACLU
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, Kansas
Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri