BIO

Barry Anderson is an artist based in Kansas City, working in video, photography, and installation. His work has been featured in over 30 solo exhibitions and over 80 group exhibitions around the US and abroad. His work is also included in numerous public and private collections around the country. In 2009, his video animations were featured in a city-wide public art retrospective and accompanying monograph organized and produced by Light Work in Syracuse, New York. His current focus is on an ambitious, multi-faceted narrative called The Janus Restraint.

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
The Janus Restraint: Passages, Alexandre Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Fragments of Space [Dazzling], Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art Oppenheimer New Media Room, Overland Park, Kansas

2016
Fragments of Space, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Fragments of Space [The White Room], Bruno David Gallery Media Arts Room, St. Louis, Missouri

2015
The Janus Restraint: Phases, Kyung Hee University Museum of Fine Arts, Seoul, Korea
Midcentury Dreaming, Art Edition Project Space, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea (represented by Print Art Research Center)

2014
The Janus Restraint: Shift/Split, Walter Maciel Gallery Los Angeles, California
Pigeon, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri

2013
The Janus Restraint: The Ascension, The Studios Inc. Exhibition Space, Kansas City, Missouri

2012
projectSCREEN, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Junk Yard, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2011
New Work, Walter Maciel Gallery Los Angeles, California
New Work, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

2010
Ectoplasmic Response, Swarm Gallery Project Space, Oakland, California
SpaceRockSpasm, Review Studios, Kansas City, Missouri
LoopPsych, ISIS Gallery, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
With Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California
With Liberty and Justice for Some, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
With Liberty and Justice for Some, Berkeley Arts Center, Berkeley, CA
Staging Nature, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Against The Screen, La Esquina, Kansas City, MO
underpass, The Studios Inc., Kansas City, MO (in conjunction with International Sculpture Conference)

2016
Good and Long Looks, Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
A Star is Born: Ten Years Later, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Mixed Impressions, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City Flatfile and Digitalfile, HR Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

2015
Secret Places, Museum Romeinse Katakomben, Valkenburg, Netherlands
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck, Germany
Video Social Club: Weekenders, Plymouth Art Weekender, Plymouth, England
Intimate Riot, Kansas City Central Library, Kansas City, Missouri

2014
Depth and Meaning: 20th Anniversary Gifts, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Sum Of Us, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
Free State Film Festival, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas

2013
The Temporary Institute of Emancipated Objects, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, Colorado
The Protagonist, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minnesota
Composite Structures, La Esquina, Kansas City, Missouri

2012
Create, Observe, Perform, Galleria Alkovi, Helsinki, Finland
ArtPadSF, Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco, California
Video Vault, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Studios Inc.: 2012, The Studios Inc. Exhibition Space, Kansas City, Missouri

2011
The Big Reveal: Recent Acquisitions, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
European Media Art Festival 2011, Osnabrueck, Germany
Aqua Art Miami, Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida
Emblazoned Ciphers: Artists From Kansas City, University of Nebaska, Lincoln, Nebraska
Between Thee and Me, Kansas City Jewish Museum, Leawood, Kansas and Greenlease Gallery at Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri
Studios 2011, The Studios Inc., Kansas City, Missouri

2010
Video’Appart Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
City One Minutes, Expo 2010, Shanghai, China
Short Film Series 1, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California
ANIMALIA, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas
FIT, Review Studios, Kansas City, Missouri

RECENT LECTURES AND GALLERY TALKS

2017
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California
University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Art in the Loop, Kansas City, Missouri

2016
Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, Massachussetts
Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

2015
Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea

2014
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska

2013
Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, Colorado
Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

2011
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri

2010
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
Indiana University School of Art, Bloomington, Indiana

EDUCATION

2002
Masters of Fine Arts, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
concentration in Photography and Digital Media

1991
Bachelors of Fine Arts (with honors), College of Fine Arts, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
concentration in Photography