Ken Wood


Ken Wood received his BA from Rice University in Houston Texas and his MFA from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA / Rome, Italy. His recent solo exhibitions include Gemelli, at Haw Contemporary (2019), Writ Large at the Schmidt Art Center in Belleville, IL (2017), Me I’m Just Typing at The Courtyard House Presents in Brooklyn, NY (2017), Snakes and Ladders at the Sidney Larson Gallery in Columbia, MO (2016), Each to Other at Fort Gondo in St Louis (2015), and Scripta Volant (Written Words Fly) at the Print Center Philadelphia (2015). He has shown his work at the International Print Center New York, The Turner Print Museum in Chico, CA, Normal Editions Workshop in Normal, IL, The Luminary in St Louis, Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Big Medium Gallery in Austin, Flatbed Press and Gallery in Austin, the Art on Paper Fair in New York, and the Aqua Art Fair in Miami. His work has been published in Art in Print, Graphic Impressions, Create Magazine, Number: An Independent Arts Journal, The HAND Magazine, the Mid-America Print Council Journal, and Fresh Paint Magazine, and his paintings and prints have been included in the collections of Twitter, STL Venture Works, Polsinelli Law Offices, Sun City Tower in Kobe, Japan, Rice University, and the cruise line The Norwegian. He is a Professor of Printmaking and Foundations at St Louis Community College Meramec.

Solo Exhibitions

2019  Gemelli, Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO (details)

2018  Solo Exhibition, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

2018  Solo Exhibition, Osage Arts Community, Belle, MO

2017  Writ Large, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL

2017  Me I’m Just Typing, Courtyard House, Brooklyn, NY

2016  Snakes and Ladders, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia, MO

2015  Each to Other, Beverly Space, Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, St Louis, MO

2015  Scripta Volant: Written Words Fly, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Loose Group, Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO (details)

2018  Evident: Recent Work by Ken Wood and Arny Nadler, Meramec Contemporary, St Louis, MO

2018 Friends with Benefits, Bingham Art Gallery, Columbia, MO

2018  Imprint, International Juried Printmaking Exhibit, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2018  Ebb/Flow: Artists of St Louis, Intersect Arts, St Louis, MO

2018  9th Douro Print Biennial, Invitational Printmaking Exhibition, Douro Museum, Portugal

2018  Pele Prints, Epsten Gallery, curated by Heather Lustfeldt, Kansas City, MO

2018  Lot 49, The Luminary, St Louis, MO

2017  11th National Print Competition, Janet Turner Print Museum, CSU Chico, CA

2017  Sister Cities: Artists from St Louis and Stuttgart, Stuttgart City Hall, Germany

2017  Embark, George Stout Fellowships for Art in the Public Sphere, Wilkins Hall, Des Moines, IA

2017  Louisiana International Printmaking Exhibition, curated by Ben Hickey, LA

2017  Tech Full Court Press, juried by Margaret Simpson and Tom Druecker, Islander Gallery, TACC, Corpus Christi, TX

2017  8th Tribuna Graphica Invitational Printmaking Exhibition, Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2017  Lot 49, The Luminary, St Louis, MO

2017  Mudras, Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2017  3rd Global Print Biennial, Invitational Printmaking Exhibition, Douro Museum, Portugal

2017  Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Japan

2017  25th National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin Parkside, WI

2017  Paperworks, B.J.Spoke Gallery, Huntington, NY Art on Paper Fair, New York, NY

2016  The Norm: International Juried Print Exhibition, Normal Editions Workshop, School of Art, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 

2016  Fresh Ink, Wonder Fair Gallery, Lawrence, KS

2016  Printmaking in St Louis Now, Bellwether Gallery, The Sheldon, St Louis, MO

2016  Craft of Art.,  Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO

2016  Lot 49, The Luminary, St Louis, MO

2016  St. Louis University Invitational, McNamee Gallery, St Louis, MO

2016  Inspiration: Foundations, Hewes Library, Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL

2016  Four Rivers Print Biennial, Carbondale Community Arts, Carbondale, IL

2016  37th Annual Paper in Particular exhibition, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia, MO

2016  Automic, The Small Engine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2016  Print Austin: The Contemporary Print, O2 Space at Flatbed Press, Austin, TX

2016  Layers, Link & Pin Gallery, Austin, TX

2015  New Prints Summer 2015, International Print Center New York Tectonic Shifts, Herron Galleries, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

2015  Pentimento, Intersect Arts, St Louis, MO

2015  Mutable Matrix, Printmaking Department Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2015  Compendium: an Examination of the Artist’s Sketch, Intersect Arts, St. Louis, MO

2015  Print Austin: The Contemporary Print, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX

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