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


SOLO and 2 Person Exhibitions :: Ruth Avra + Dana Kleinman

2016   Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT. Two person show

2015   Lanoue Gallery, Boston, MA. Two person show

2014   Exhibit / 208, "Full Circle" , Albuquerque, New Mexico. Solo show

           El Monte Sagrado, “Land Lines”, Taos, NM. Solo show

2013   ART Santa Fe, New Mexico. Solo exhibition booth

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

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

           Trend Showroom. Miami, Florida. Solo show


2010   Jonathan Abrams MD Art Gallery "Intersections", UNM Hospital. New Mexico. Solo show

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

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

2008   Richard Shack Gallery, Art Center/South Florida. "K x 2 =ART", Miami Beach, FL. Solo show

Select GROUP Exhibitions :: Ruth Avra + Dana Kleinman

2019 The Frank, "New Industry", four person show. Pembroke Pines, FL

         Market Art + Design Hamptons, NY

         Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, FL

         Art Fort Lauderdale Art Fair

         Art Palm Springs Art Fair, Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery

         Whitewall Contemporary, "WATER", Delray Beach FL
         Art and Culture Center, Hollywood FL
        CICA Museum, South Korea


2018   SOFA Art Fair. Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Chicago

           Monmouth Art Museum. Lincroft, NJ

           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

           Art and Culture Center, "Exposed" , Hollywood FL

2017-18 Art and Culture Center, "Mottos" curated by Laura Marsh. Hollywood, FL

            Lanoue Gallery. December Group Show. Boston, MA


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

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


            Exhibit 208, "Tondo", Albuquerque, NM

2016    SCOPE Miami, Arte Ponte. Miami Beach, FL

            Lanoue Gallery. Boston, MA

            Museum of the Golden Ratio, Featured Artist March 2016, www.museumofthegoldenratio.org
            Kaller Fine Arts, Washington DC. 
            Downtown Contemporary, “Heavy Metal”. Albuquerque, NM

2015    Nan Miller Gallery, “Abstract Views”, Rochester, NY

            Exhibit 208, “s(and): an introduction”, Albuquerque, NM
            ADC Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH

2014    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    Dacia Gallery/European House of Arts, Mazieres-de-Touraine, France; Erfurt, Germany; Sibiu,                     Romania

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

            Oeno Gallery, “6 Impossible Things” and Outdoor Sculpture Garden, Ontario, Canada

            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 

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

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

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


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

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

            National Museum of Art, Beijing Biennale,  Beijing, China

            Gallery Plan b, Washington DC

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

2007    Artformz Gallery. Miami, FL

            Lurie Gallery. Beverly Hills, CA


Public and Corporate 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
New Mexico Arts, Art in Public Places, Acclaimed Artist Series (click here for news article)
Finalist for Beanes Community Center Public Art, Maryland 2015
The Davis Companies, Boston
The Argo Group, New York
Bernalillo County Public Art Collection, MRCOG Building Wescover

Press, Online Bibliography:

Interview in Miami Art Scene Magazine

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 (pilot)

Other online sources











Artslant Award 2012  and 2015: Worldwide Showcase Winner


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