DANA LYNN KLEINMAN :: EDUCATION

2002    University of New Mexico MFA in Painting. Albuquerque, NM

1997    Carnegie Mellon University BFA in Painting, Drawing, Printmaking and BA in 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 

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, solo show "Crescendo", Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

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

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

 

Select Exhibitions

2020    Chase Edwards Gallery, group show, Delray Beach, FL

            Art Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2019    Marseilles, South Beach, FL curated by YNOBE DNA

            Market Art + Design, Hamptons, NY
            Artserve, “Textured” DBA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

            Art Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

            Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Art Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA

            Whitewall Contemporary, "WATER", Delray Beach, FL                

2018    Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, SOFA Art Fair, Chicago, IL

            Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT

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

            Maria Elena Kravetz Gallery, Art Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA

            Art Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2017    Lanoue Gallery, December Group Show, Boston, MA

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

            Exhibit 208, "Tondo", Albuquerque, NM

2016    Arte Ponte, SCOPE Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL

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

            Kaller Fine Arts, Washington DC. 

            Downtown Contemporary, “Heavy Metal”. Albuquerque, NM

2015    Lanoue Gallery, two person show, Boston, MA

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

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

            ADC Fine Art, Cincinnati, OH

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

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

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

            Downtown Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM

            Dacia Gallery, “Black and White”, New York, NY

            Lanoue Fine Art, Boston, MA

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

            Saatchi Art, online exhibit “The Shape of Things: New Sculpture” curated by Rebecca Wilson

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

            Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

            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, solo show "Vanishing Point", New York, NY 

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

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

2010    Causey Contemporary, solo show "VECTOR|vector", Brooklyn, New York 

            Jonathan Abrams MD Art Gallery, solo show “Intersections”, UNM Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico

            Kaller Fine Arts, Bethesda, MD

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

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

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

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

            Studio B. Hollywood, FL

2008    Trend Showroom, solo show, Miami, Florida

            Gallery Plan b, Washington, DC

            Agora Gallery, 23rd Chelsea International Fine Art Exhibition, curated by Manon Slome, New York, NY
            Artformz Gallery, Miami, FL

 

Corporate and Publicly Viewable Collections
National Center for Health Statistics, Maryland

Womack Wealth Management, New Mexico and Beverly Hills offices

Jaguar/Landrover auto showroom, Bethesda, MD

University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Silverpeak, New York

GW&K Investments, Boston, MA

DealerRater LLC, Massachusetts
The Davis Companies, Boston, MA

The Argo Group, New York, NY

Elements Development, Irvine, CA
New Mexico Arts, Art in Public Places, Acclaimed Artist Series
Bernalillo County Public Art Collection, MRCOG Building
Luna College, New Mexico Arts, Art in Public places (under contract)

 

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/

Podcast with Evan Snow, Art Fort Lauderdale
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=CTj4Zqa1BY4&feature=emb_logo

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

https://youtu.be/U8rghVEqYMg 


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

 

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 Artsquare https://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 exhibition

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-6332440

 

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

@KX2ART 2020

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