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

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. 

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


2020  Coral Springs Museum of Art, group show. Coral Springs, FL

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

2020  Chase Edwards Gallery, group show. Delray Beach, FL
          Art Fort Lauderdale Art Fair


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


Select 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

Art Loft , PBS South Florida coverage of "New Industry"

CBS Miami "Focus on South Florida"

Coverage for "New Industry" at the Frank

Interview on NPR: WLRN/Sundial Radio


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 

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

Press for “Layer Up” at Amy Simon Fine Art



Taos Tempo article “Sisters in art”



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


Article about “Crescendo” Public Art placement


Art Upon artist feature



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



Press for “Vanishing Point” solo exhibition


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



Press for “Intersections” solo exhibition



Press for “VECTOR/vector” solo exhibiton



Press for 2008 Beijing Biennale


Press for Las Cruces Museum of Art solo exhibition

Press for “Gen Next IV” Kolkata, India


Press for “K X 2= ART” solo exhibition


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

Other online sources







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