Dana and Ruth exhibited independently prior to collaborating in 2008 and individual resumes are available upon request

DANA LYNN KLEINMAN :: EDUCATION
2002 University of New Mexico MFA in Painting. Albuquerque, NM.
1997 Carnegie Mellon University BFA in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking with an additional major in interdisciplinary History and Anthropology. Pittsburgh, PA. Phi Beta Kappa, Carnegie Tradition Scholar. 

RUTH AVRA KLEINMAN :: EDUCATION
2001 University of Wisconsin BS in Art, Art Metal Concentration.Madison, WI.
1999 Syracuse University, Scholarship Grant for semester abroad in Florence, Italy


 

Museum and Art Center Exhibitions :: KX2

 

2019  The Frank, "New Industry". Pembroke Pines, FL
          Coral Springs Museum of Art, group show. Coral Springs, FL
          Art and Culture Center, “Exposed”. Hollywood FL

          CICA Museum, “Artist Statement”. South Korea


2018   Monmouth Art Museum, group show. Lincroft, NJ
           Art and Culture Center, “Mottos”. Hollywood FL

2017   Islip Art Museum, "Duality", East Islip, NY

    
2016   Museum of the Golden Ratio, Featured Artist March 2016

2011   Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Art Center,  "Supersize: Bigger is Better?".  Solomons Island, MD


2010   Albuquerque Museum of Art, "Miniatures and More" , New Mexico

 

2009   Las Cruces Museum of Art. "Crescendo", Las Cruces, New Mexico. Solo Show

 

2008   National Museum of Art, Beijing Biennale,  Beijing, China

           Art Center/South Florida. "K x 2 =ART”, solo show. Miami Beach, FL.    

           Fort Collins Museum of Art, Rocky Mountain Biennial, Fort Collins, Colorado

 

Select Gallery Exhibitions and Art Fairs :: KX2

 

2019   Marseilles Hotel South Beach, FL, curated by YNOBE DNA
           Market Art + Design Hamptons, NY
           Artserve, “Textured” DBA, Ft Lauderdale FL

           Art Fort Lauderdale Art Fair

           Art Palm Springs Art Fair, Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery

           Whitewall Contemporary, "WATER", Delray Beach FL

                   

2018   SOFA Art Fair. Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Chicago
           Amy Simon Fine Art. Westport, CT

           Whitewall Contemporary, "W H I T E", Delray Beach FL

           Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Art Palm Springs Art Fair

           Art Fort Lauderdale Art Fair

          

2017   Lanoue Gallery. December Group Show. Boston, MA

           Sandra Phillips Gallery, "De/Constructing Landscape", Denver, CO

           Exhibit 208, "Tondo", Albuquerque, NM

 

2016   SCOPE Miami, Arte Ponte. Miami Beach, FL

           Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT. Two person show
           Lanoue Gallery. Boston, MA

           Kaller Fine Arts, Washington DC. 

           Downtown Contemporary, “Heavy Metal”. Albuquerque, NM

 

2015   Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA. Two person show
           Nan Miller Gallery, “Abstract Views”, Rochester, NY

           Exhibit 208, “s(and): an introduction”, Albuquerque, NM

          ADC Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH

 

2014  Exhibit / 208, "Full Circle" , Albuquerque, New Mexico. Solo show
          El Monte Sagrado, “Land Lines”, Taos, NM. Solo show

          Sandra Phillips Gallery, “ID Series”,  Denver, CO 

          Downtown Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

          “The Shape of Things: New Sculpture”, collection curated by Saatchi Gallery Director, Rebecca Wilson on                  Saatchi Art (online exhibition)

          

2013-14 Dacia Gallery ,“Black and White”,  New York, NY

           Lanoue Fine Art, Boston, MA

           Exhibit/208 , “Wrap It Up”, Albuquerque, NM

 

2013   Oeno Gallery, “6 Impossible Things” and Outdoor Sculpture Garden, Ontario, Canada
           Dacia Gallery/European House of Arts, Mazieres-de-Touraine, France; Erfurt, Germany; Sibiu, Romania

           ART Santa Fe, New Mexico. Solo exhibition booth

           Galerija Dora, “Spiral Channel--To Earth with Love” curated by Vlado Franjevic, Slovenia            

           Pippin Gallery ,“Artgraze”. Santa Fe, NM

           VAM Art Inc. “Continuum”,  New Jersey

           Harper College , “Small Works”, Palatine, IL

           Sandra Phillips Gallery , “Spring Rendezvous”, Denver, CO 
 

2012   Lanoue Fine Art, Two person show with Dirk De Bruycker. Boston, MA

 

2011   Dacia Gallery, "Vanishing Point", New York City. Solo show

           Munoz Waxman Gallery, "18 Days", Santa Fe, New Mexico

           SCA Contemporary, "The Sublime, The Beautiful, and The Picturesque", Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

2010  Causey Contemporary, "VECTOR|vector", Brooklyn, New York. Solo Show

          Jonathan Abrams MD Art Gallery "Intersections", UNM Hospital. New Mexico. Solo show   

          Kaller Fine Arts, Bethesda, MD

          Edward Hopper House, "Small Matters of Great Importance", curated by Clare Bell.  New York.

          BWAC Gallery, "Wide Open" , New York. curated by Nicholas Baume, Ann Strauss, and Mark Hughes 

 

2009   Aakriti Art Gallery, "Gen Next IV" Kolkata, India

           Lurie-Kavachnina Gallery, "Art of Deception", Miami , FL

           Studio B. Hollywood, FL

 

2008   Trend Showroom. Miami, Florida. Solo show

           Gallery Plan b, Washington DC

           Agora Gallery, 23rd Chelsea International Fine Art Exhibition, New York City, curated by Manon Slome 

           Artformz Gallery. Miami, FL

 

Corporate and *Public Art:
 

National Center for Health Statistics, Maryland

TTSS, Maryland

Womack Wealth Management, New Mexico and Beverly Hills offices

Jaguar/Land Rover, Bethesda Dealership

University of New Mexico Hospital

Silverpeak, New York

GW&K Investments, Boston

DealerRater LLC, Massachusetts
The Davis Companies, Boston

The Argo Group, New York

 


*New Mexico Arts, Art in Public Places, Acclaimed Artist Series 

*Finalist for Beanes Community Center Public Art, Maryland 2015
*Bernalillo County Public Art Collection, MRCOG Building
*(under contract) Luna College, New Mexico Arts, Art in Public places 

Press, Online Bibliography:

Interview in Miami Art Scene Magazine
http://www.themiamiartscene.com/meet-kx2-ruth-avra-dana-kleinman-artists-and-sisters-who-create-striking-wall-and-freestanding-sculpture-together/

CBS Miami "Focus on South Florida"
https://miami.cbslocal.com/2019/09/29/focus-on-south-florida-the-frank-art-gallery/?fbclid=IwAR1fwjsy07g0Mz-vogQ_B-jiapeWkuk3Vn5h2LKqL1re-itsJWiovcon8Mk

Coverage for "New Industry" at the Frank
https://youtu.be/U8rghVEqYMg

Interview on NPR: WLRN/Sundial Radio

http://www.wlrn.org/post/palm-beach-county-new-soe-floridians-student-loan-debt-book-club-author-fort-lauderdale-art?fbclid=IwAR0lwBNLQbRfSV_e91iRl3StZo58lORZHhl6TgT1bIuYJVlAiS3EWjDzXaA

Interview in Voyage MIA Magazine http://voyagemia.com/interview/meet-ruth-avra-dana-kleinman-kx2-hollywood-fl/


Florida Daily Post Article https://floridadailypost.com/dana-kleinman-ruth-avra-kleinman/?fbclid=IwAR2wNie56Vkg2KT5Sq1ZS_tnlmch_1h4o3u2iTJCDfLT7SQ0HbrxO4uRikc


Choose 954 podcast with Taryn Nicol 
https://youtu.be/D9GfpIaa_R4​

Art Fort Lauderdale: video interview on HelloSunnyTV https://youtu.be/XAof0Dcj4KA​

Artwork featured on Deco Drive https://www.facebook.com/ArtFtLauderdale/videos/1500492950055186/​

Wescover feature: https://www.wescover.com/creator/kx2-ruth-avra-and-dana-kleinman


“Behind the Canvas” interview and feature on Artsquarehttps://blog.artsquare.com/behind-the-canvas-artist-feature-dana-and-ruth-kleinman/

Featured artist in book "Secrets of the Art World" by Litsa Spanos
https://adcfineart.com/pages/secrets-of-the-art-world

Press for “Layer Up” at Amy Simon Fine Art

http://www.fcbuzz.org/events/visual-arts/18252/

 

Taos Tempo article “Sisters in art”

https://www.kx2art.com/taos-tempo

 

“The Shape of Things: New Sculpture”collection curated by Saatchi Gallery Director, Rebecca Wilson on Saatchi Online

http://www.saatchionline.com/art-collection/Sculpture/The-Shape-of-Things-New-Sculpture/153961/63782/view


Article about “Crescendo” Public Art placement

https://www.kx2art.com/crescendo-public-art


Art Upon artist feature

http://www.artupon.com/ruth-avra-dana-kleinman-kx2/

 

Press for Lanoue Gallery exhibition “Boston’s Best Abstract Art Exhibits

http://boston.cbslocal.com/top-lists/bostons-best-abstract-art-exhibits/

 

Press for “Vanishing Point” solo exhibition

http://www.nyartbeat.com/event/2011/5E86


“These four artists have Cracked the Code at the Sandra Phillips Gallery”

http://www.westword.com/content/printView/5797963

 

Press for “Intersections” solo exhibition

http://news.unm.edu/news/art-exhibition-titled-e2-80-9cintersections-e2-80-9d-features-kx2-ruth-avra-and-dana-kleinman

 

Press for “VECTOR/vector” solo exhibiton

http://www.thenewyorkoptimist.com/StephanFowlkesChelseaReviewJan18_2010.html

 

Press for 2008 Beijing Biennale

https://www.kx2art.com/2008-beijing-biennale-press
http://artscan.cfa.cmu.edu/~goshinski/old_artscans/5-08-artscan.html

Press for Las Cruces Museum of Art solo exhibition
https://www.kx2art.com/las-cruces-bulletin


Press for “Gen Next IV” Kolkata, India

http://www.artnewsnviews.com/view-article.php?article=gennext-the-epitome-of-new-generation-art&iid=18&articleid=431


Press for “K X 2= ART” solo exhibition
http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/art-capsules-633244

 

Art in Film 
artwork by KX2 has appeared in:
The Makeover
Central Intelligence
Just Getting Started
Chambers (Netflix series)
Mars Project (pilot)

Other online sources

https://www.whitewallcontemporary.com/kx2
 

http://www.artspace.com/kx2-ruth-avra-dana-kleinman

http://amysimonfineart.com/artists.php?aid=134

https://www.artsy.net/artist/kx2-ruth-avra-and-dana-kleinman

https://www.1stdibs.com/art/sculptures/abstract-sculptures/kx2-ruth-avra-dana-kleinman-birthstones-from-petri-series/id-a_1210513/


http://www.saatchionline.com/KX2art

http://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Dana-Kleinman/587B0A752A16FFB9

http://au.blouinartinfo.com/artists/-kx2-216137

 

http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/109498-ruth-avra-kleinman-dana-lynn-kleinman

Artslant Award 2012  and 2015: Worldwide Showcase Winner



 

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