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EDUCATION                                                                                                                                                M.F.A., 1998, Visual Art, Creative Photography, California State University, Fullerton, CA                                 B.S., 1994, Art, Video and Film, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                     2018, Searching, But No One Is Listening, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN                                
2017, A Time to Heal, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
2016, Tension & Release, West Gallery, University La Verne, CA
2016, Drowning With Land Still In Sight, Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, CA
2015, Sacred Encounters, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA
2015, Absent Portraits, Mainframe Gallery, Seattle, WA
2015, Rest, John C. Hutcheason Gallery, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
2014, The Raft Is Not The Shore, Shoebox Gallery, Plymouth State University, NH
2014, Avant-Kitsch, Amanda Harris Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2012, Still Searching, The Earl & Virginia Green Art Gallery, Biola University, CA
2012, Embodied, A 10 Year Retrospective, Kellogg Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, CA
2011, The Embodied Project, Whitworth University Art Gallery, Spokane, WA
2010, Embodied Fusion, Bunny Gunner Gallery, Pomona, CA
2009, Chic, Carl Berg Projects, West Hollywood, CA
2009, Recent Works, Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery, Fort Myers, FL
2008, Offering, Greenville College Art Gallery, IL
2007, Little Sunshine, Pasadena Museum of California Art, CA
2006, Penetration, Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2004, Lament, CAVE Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004, Expressions, SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA
2004, Sacred Passages, Northwest Nazarene University Art Gallery, Nampa, ID
2002, Reflexion, Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San Bernardino, CA
2002, Identity, Blue Bird Gallery, Whittier, CA
2001, Exclusion & Embrace, Union University Art Gallery, Jackson, TN
2001, Introspection, Keller Fine Arts Gallery, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
2000, My Body Is Not My Own, IlVarco Art Gallery, Florence, Italy
1999, The Illuminating Body, The Pece/Kent Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018, Video Art, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA
2017, Video Art, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA
2017, ARTVENICE Biennale 4, Biennial Project, Venice, Italy
2017, Time Is Love 10, Various Venues, Germany, Israel, UK, Cuba, Bulgaria
2017, Still, California Museum of Photography, UC Riverside, CA
2016, And Who Is My Neighbor, The Earl & Virginia Green Art Gallery, Biola University, CA
2016, Featured Video Art, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA
2016, Irrational Exhibits, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CA
2016, Sculpture In The Garden, Sam Maloof Foundation, Alta Loma, CA
2016, Quest For Performance, Florida Gulf Coast University Art Gallery, Fort Myers, FL
2016, Artificial Realities, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2015, Moment, A Video Exploration, Plymouth State University, NH
2014, Figurative Languages, Sweeny Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA
2013, Hide & Seek, Seattle Pacific University Art Gallery, WA
2013, Invisible Realms, Westmont Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
2013, Performance Encounter, Calle Bohemia Art Center, Armenia, Columbia
2013, Rapid Pulse, Defibrillator Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013, Time Is Love, Various Art Galleries, UK, Iran, Germany, Amsterdam, Netherlands, NYC
2012, Perform Chinatown, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011, The Quotidian World: Video Art, Cypress College Art Gallery, CA
2010, The International Biennial of Contemporary Art, University of the Andes, Venezuela
2010, Group Exhibition, Carl Berg Projects, West Hollywood, CA
2009, Let There Be Light, Phantom Art Galleries, Long Beach, CA
2009, Irrational Exhibits, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007, Overhung, Concrete Walls Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007, In The Dermisphere, Williamson Art Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
2006, Selected Works From Fringe Exhibitions, Photo Miami, FL
2005, Transfixed: New Media and the Body, Orange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CA
2004, Pierogi a go-go, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003, The Color of God, Leband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, CA
2003, Video Works, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003, Visual Affect, Remote Lounge, NYC
2002, Anywhere but Here, Hunter College, NYC
2002, E-Motion, POST Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002, Glass Membrane, California Museum of Photography, UC, Riverside, CA
2001, Self Reflexive, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
2001, Out of Context, Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San Bernardino, CA
1999, Cine-Nites, Blue Studio, Los Angeles, CA

REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS
2016, Quest For Performance, Art South West Florida by Tom Hall
2016, West Gallery Showcases new video, photo works, Campus Times ULV, by Aryn Plax
2015, Four Acts In A Lounge, Art I Like LA by Moto Okawa
2015, Self Portrait In Video, KCET: Artbound by Chris Michno
2014, Fine Art, Las Vegas Weekly by Kristen Peterson
2014, Spotlight: Las Vegas, Art LTD. by Dawn-MichelleBaude
2014, The Big Selfie, Paint This Desert by Ed Fuentes
2013, Art Center Explores Human Form, The Falcon SPU by Coram Parker
2013, Invisible Realms, Santa Barbara Independent by Charles Donelan
2012, Spotlight: Kent Anderson Butler Reconciles Art & Religion, KCET: Artbound by Tyler Stallings
2012, Tortured Soul, Artillery Art Magazine by Chris Michno
2011, Embodied: A 10 Year Retrospective, by G. James Daichendt & Susan Joyce
2010, The Videos of Kent Anderson Butler, Afterimage Magazine by Thomas McGovern
2010, Let It Bleed, Inland Empire Weekly by Chris Michno
2008, Mistaken Identities, Exhibition Catalog: Biola University by Christina Valentine
2004, 25 Emerging Artists, Catalog: CIVA SEEN
2002, Still Searching For The Best Use Of Technology, Los Angeles Times by Holly Myers
2002, Reflexion, California State University, San Bernardino by Thomas McGovern
2001, Out of Context, Exhibition Catalog by Susan Joyce

VISITING ARTIST & GUEST LECTURES
Indiana Wesleyan University, IN
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
University of LaVerne, CA
Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Cal Poly, Pomona, CA
California State University, Fullerton, CA
Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL
Seattle Pacific University, WA
Pasadena Museum of California Art, CA
Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
New York Center for Art and Media Studies, NYC
Greenville College, IL
Trinity Western University, Langley, Canada
California State University, San Bernardino, CA
Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID
Union University, Jackson, TN
CAVE Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC

COLLECTIONS
Culver Center For the Arts, University of California, Riverside, CA
University of La Verne, CA
Cal Baptist University, Riverside, CA
Fringe Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
Bunny Gunner Gallery, Claremont, CA
Orange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CA (DVD)
Biola University, La Mirada, CA
Azusa Pacific University, CA
Mainframe Gallery, Seattle, WA
Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Video Art Library)
Fringe Exhibitions, Seattle, WA

RESIDENCIES, SYMPOSIUMS, & CONFERENCES
2018, Performance as Presentation, Lecture, SECAC Conference, Sarasota, FL
2014, Artist Residency, HAMBIDGE Center for Creative Art, Rabun Gap, GA
2014, Performance Art & The Body as Visual Vocabulary, Lecture, SECAC Conference, Sarasota, FL
2013, Hallowed Grounds & The History of performance Art, Lecture, Encuento Performance Symposium,
Armenia, Colombia
2008, Art & Faith, Schoenhals Fine Symposium, Lecture, Greenville College, IL
2007, Emerging Artists Project, CIVA Biennial Conference, Lecture, Azusa Pacific University, CA

REFERENCES
Available upon request

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Bio

Kent Anderson Butler is a Los Angeles based artist working in a variety of mediums including video installation, performance and photography. He has participated in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally including: ARTVENICE Biennale IV, hosted by the Biennial Project, The International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Venezuela, Coagula Curatorial, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, LACE, California Museum of Photography, Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, The Pasadena Museum of California Art, Fringe Exhibitions, Orange County Museum of Art, Cave Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Amanda Harris Gallery of Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, Track 16 Gallery, Carl Berg Projects, Art Center College of Design, and Hunter College. His video work is also in the video art libraries at Pierogi Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and Fringe Exhibitions.

Contact InFo

kentandersonbutler@gmail.com

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