KRISTEN COCHRAN
From Portland, OR, Lives and works in Dallas, TX

EDUCATION
2010 MFA Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
1998 BFA Painting/Printmaking University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1998 BA English University of Washington, Seattle, WA

SELECTED EXHIBITION RECORD *asterisk notes solo exhibition
2017 *Architectures of Aspiration (r.i.p.), Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX
Holding Pattern, Publication as site, supported by The Meadows School of the Arts
Interstate, Beefhaus, Dallas, TX (curated by Luke Harnden and Paul Winker)
The LINE, Site 131, Dallas, TX, curated by Joan Davidow, Stephanie Delay and Pablo Sebastian
Morales
2016 *Perfect Sunset (there’s nothing sad about it), Front Space, Kansas City, MO
Surfacing, two person exhibition, HF Johnson Gallery at Carthage College, Milwaukee, WI
I Have This Thing: An Exercise in Extension (with Kelly Kroener & Lucy Kirkman), Lillian Bradshaw
Gallery, Dallas, TX
Drawing Quote/Unquote, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX
2015 AMoA Sculpture Biennial, Amarillo, TX, curated by Leigh Arnold *second place prize
And they papered the walls, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX
*soak stain bleed bloom, The Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
2014 folded scrolls, Amazon Storefronts installation supported by Shunpike, Seattle, WA
(in)translation, University of Arizona, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tuscon, AZ
SEARCH RESULTS, A Slender Gamut, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Olivia Smith)
2013 Texas Biennial 2013, San Antonio, TX
Declare Impasse, two person exhibition with Lucia Simek, The Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Amarillo Entropy, The Power Station, Dallas, TX
Pleased to Meet Me, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
*stutter slip stack, REgallery, Dallas, TX
2012 Limbo, WAAS gallery, Dallas, TX (curated by Aja Martin and Lauren Fulton)
SNAFU, Oliver Francis Gallery, (curator: Kevin Ruben Jacobs)
Monstrous Coupling, collaboration with Kevin Todora, University of Texas at Dallas, TX
Fallas Dart Air, Shamrock Studios, Dallas, TX (curator: Ludwig Schwarz)
2011 TEXAS Biennial 2011, Austin, TX, (curator: Virginia Rutledge)
Temporary Occupants, Eastfield College, Dallas, TX (Iris Bechtol, David Wilburn)
2010 Indig-Nation, University of TX at Dallas Art Barn Gallery, (curator: Charissa Terranova)
Small Abstract Painting, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX (curator: John Pomora)
Watch Your Step, Juvenal Reis Project Space, New York, NY
Brick by Brick: In Conversation with Peter Doig, The Free Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX,
(curated by Michael Corris)
MFA Qualifying Exhibition, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
TEXAS NATIONAL 2010, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX (juror: Judy Pfaff)
*Undercover, Central Trak gallery, Dallas, TX (curator: Charissa Terranova)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (recent)
2017 Artist in Residence, Center for Art & Medicine, Baylor Hospital, Sammons Center for
Cancer Research, Dallas, TX (summer 2016-summer 2017)
2016 Gallery Educator, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Teaching Artist, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Lecturer, Advanced Drawing, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Lecturer, Beginning Sculpture, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Contributing Writer, Dallas Observer: Two Ecosystems in Piero Golia’s Chalet Dallas, February, 2016
2015 Gallery Educator, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Teaching Artist, The DMA, Center for Creative Connections, Dallas, TX
Contributing Writer, Arts & Culture Texas: Room For Failure, The Rough Hospitality of Phyllida
Barlow, August 2015 Teaching Artist, Summer Art Camp, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth,
TX
Artist, The Great Create, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Lecturer, Beginning Sculpture, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Lecturer, Advanced Drawing Concepts, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
2014 Visiting artist, Texas A&M Commerce, (Fall)
Contributing writer, Eutopia Contemporary Art Reviews, eutopia.us
Contributing writer, Glasstire Texas, Romp, Stomp and Monster Trucks Deep Ellum Windows, May
2014
Teaching artist, Gallery & Studio Connections, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Lecturer, Advanced Drawing Concepts, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Lecturer, Beginning Sculpture, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Dallas, TX
Teaching artist, Teen Week Art Camp, The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
Lecturer, Foundations Drawing, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Lecturer, Beginning Sculpture, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Lecturer, Advanced Drawing Concepts, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Lecturer, Introduction to Drawing, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Artist Talk, Eastfield College, Dallas, TX, (Spring)
Lecturer, Advanced Drawing Concepts, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Artist-Instructor, The Big Drawing Class, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX

SCHOLARSHIPS/ FELLOWSHIPS/ GRANTS
2010 Juvenal Reis Studio Residency Grant, New York, NY
F.M.O.D. Project Grant, The Free Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2009 Jones Fund project grant, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Rigsby Fund Travel Grant, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
2008 The Meadows School of the Arts, Graduate Fellowship, SMU, Dallas, TX
Visual Arts Teaching Assistantship, The Meadows School of the Arts, SMU, Dallas, TX

PUBLICATIONS
2017 Holding Pattern, A curated publication of works funded by female-identifying artists
Valediction in White, Informality Art and Culture Blog KCMO, Emily Cox, January 17, 2017
Lucia’s choice: New Collection at The Adolphus Hotel, PaperCity, April 2017.
2016 Glasstire, Top 5: I Have This Thing: An exercise in Extension with Kelly Kroener, Kristen Cochran
and Lucy Kirkman Allen, Christina Rees, May 5, 2016.
2013 Pleased to Meet Me: Six Artists Circling Round A Search for Self, The Dallas Observer, July 10,
2013, Peter Simek.
2013 Talley Dunn: Six Bold Artists, The Dallas Morning News, July 16, 2013, Michael Granbury.
2013 Georg Herold, Kevin Todora, Lucia Simek and Kristen Cochran at The Dallas Contemporary,
moderndallas.net, Fall 2013, Todd Camplin.
2013 stutter slip stack (exhibition review), Arts + Culture Magazine Texas, Amato, Andy, May
16, 2013.
2012 Merkin-Clad Commies want to sell you Art, Maybe Lasagna, The Dallas Observer,
Brentley Hamilton, April 13, 2012.
2011 Temporary Occupants, Arts+ Culture Magazine Texas, Terranova,
Charissa, May, 2011.
2010 Brick by Brick, for The Dallas Observer, A. Martin, December 2010.
2010 Front Row, A Daily Review of the Dallas Arts, “Two Noteable Dallas Art Openings:
Tasteful, a Happening”, Peter Simek, Dec 3, 2010.
Front Row, A Daily Review of the Dallas Arts, “SMU Artist/Professor Launches the Free
Museum of Dallas…”, Peter Simek, April 21, 2010.

RESIDENCIES
2016 AIR at The Center for Art & Medicine, Sammons Cancer Research Center, Baylor Hospital,
-2017Dallas, TX
2013 Jentel, Banner Wyoming, May-June 2013
2010 Juvenal Reis Studio Residency, NY, NY, April-May, 2010
2009 Les-Subsistances International Arts Festival, artist-in-residence, Lyon, FR
2004 Schloss Mittersill International Arts Conference