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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, Art Center, and Grant Sponsored Exhibitions 
 

2024
(upcoming) Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, "Ripple Effect", Solo Exhibition, Broward College, FL 
(upcoming) Coral Springs Art Museum, Three person show, Coral Springs, FL
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Terminal 1, Solo Public Art Exhibition, FL
Cope NYC, "Blue", group show, Brooklyn NY

2023   
Pompano Beach Cultural Center, "Boil Notice", sponsored by Broward County Cultural Division/Broward Community Foundation, Solo Exhibition. Pompano Beach, FL. 
Cornell Art Museum,"World of Water" Delray Beach FL
Studio 18 Art Complex, "Grounded", curated by Juliana Forero, 2 person show. Pembroke Pikes, FL

2022   

Contemporary Arts Center, "H2O", New Orleans, LA.
Arts Warehouse, "Waves", Delray Beach, FL 

Broward Cultural Division, "Obstruction Immersion" solo installation at the Kimpton Goodland Fort Lauderdale, FL

2021   
City of Miami Beach Public Art, "No Vacancy", solo installation, Miami Beach, FL
Art and Culture Center, "Exposed", Hollywood, FL

2020    

Coral Springs Museum of Art, group show, Coral Springs, FL
Art and Culture Center, "Exposed", Hollywood, FL
Oolite Arts, "Materialize", Miami Beach, 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 Gallery Exhibitions
 

2024
Laura Rathe Fine Art, "Decade" group show, Dallas, TX
OA Fine Art, Paris, France

2023   
Laura Rathe Fine Art, "Grand Fete" group show, Houston, TX
Sponder Gallery, Art Miami Art Fair, Miami, FL
OA Fine Art. Art Lilie Up. Lilie, France
Sponder Gallery, Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, West Palm Beach, FL
OA Fine Art. Luxembourg Art Fair.
Laura Rathe Fine Art, "Decade", group show, Dallas, TX

 

2022   
Sponder Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL
Laura Rathe Fine Art, "Superchroma", group show, Houston TX
Sponder Gallery, Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Art Fair, Palm Beach, FL
KW Contemporary, group show. Kennebunkport, ME
Amy Simon Fine Art, group show. Westport, CT


2021   
Sponder Gallery, Art Miami, Miami FL
KW Contemporary, "Summertide", group show, Kennebunkport, ME
Whistler Contemporary, group show, Whistler, BC

KW Contemporary, "Into the Unknown", group show, Kennebunkport, ME

2020    
Lyons Wier Gallery, "Chrysalistasis", group show curated by James Austin Murray (online). New York, NY 
Turner Carroll Gallery, "Solstice" curated by Turner Carroll and Judy Chicago, Santa Fe, NM
KW Contemporary, "All That Glitters", group show. Kennebunkport, ME

Chase Edwards Gallery, group show, Delray Beach, FL

Art Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Art N Folly, "Art Remedy", group show. Miami, 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, group show, 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, group show. Boston, MA

Kaller Fine Arts, group show. 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
 

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, group show. Albuquerque, NM

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

Lanoue Fine Art, group show. 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 awarded solo booth, 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, group show 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, group show. Hollywood, FL
 

2008    

Trend Showroom, solo show, Miami, Florida

Gallery Plan b, group show. Washington, DC

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

 

Awards and Committees

Artist Innovation Grant, Broward County Cultural Division/Community Foundation of Broward, 2023
Artist Grant, No Vacancy, City of Miami Beach 2021
Individual Artist Grant, Broward County Cultural Division 2021-22
Public Artist Roster 2020, City of Ocala, FL
New Mexico Arts, Art in Public Places Acclaimed Artist Series Pool 2020
Duane Hanson Award 2020, Broward Arts, 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 
Fairgrounds, The Factory, St Petersburg, FL

 

Select Press, Online Bibliography

Press for "Boil Notice"
Sun Sentinel *Front Page* "One Display, 365 Spigots", by Jack Lemnus
New Pelican,"Eye on the Arts: “Boil Notice” at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center artfully shines a light on Broward’s drinking water" by Marc Gave

The Westside Gazette, "Pompano Beach Arts Presents Boil Notice" by Carma Henry
ArtMusings "Boil Notice: An Art Installation That Turns up the Heat on Broward's water."by Andrew Martineau


Press For "World of Water", Cornell Art Museum
Cornell Museum’s “World of Water” Exhibit is Both Celebration and Alarm John Thomason, Boca Magazine

WPTV/Yahoo News"Water Exhibit Making a Statement in Delray Beach"
At the Cornell, ‘World of Water’ conveys urgent environmental messageJan Engoren, Palm Beach Arts Paper
World of Water at the Cornell Art Museum
Rickie Leiter, The Rickie Report

Review of "Waves" in Boca Magazine
https://www.bocamag.com/arts-warehouses-waves-addresses-climate-crisis-with-urgency-wit/


Interview in Canvas Rebel Magazine
https://canvasrebel.com/meet-dana-and-ruth-kleinman-kx2/


Press for "No Vacancy" Miami Beach
http://www.mbartsandculture.org/kx2-dana-and-ruth-kleinman-obstruction-immersion/


Instagram interview with Fairgrounds St Pete
www.instagram.com/fairgroundsstpete

Interview with Artserve, Fort Lauderdale
https://fb.watch/52sDB5SUSd/

Interview in Shoutout Miami Magazine

https://shoutoutmiami.com/meet-ruth-avra-dana-kleinman-kx2-artist-sister-collaboration/

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/

Press for Fairgrounds Immersive Permanent Installation 
https://fairgrounds.art/artists/dana-kleinman/

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

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