Jared Pappas-Kelley

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Currently based in the UK



Education


PhD in Art and Philosophy candidate, European Graduate School (EGS), Saas-Fee, Switzerland, expected 2013

MFA in Writing, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT, 2009

BA in Critical Theory and Communications, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, 2000



Selected Publications: Essays and Articles


Pappas-Kelley, J. (2010) Colour and Chromophobia. The Minutiae of Visionaries: Experiments Toward Social Evolution

        (essays). Evo Girls Press. New York, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (3, Sep. 2009) Giving Up the Ghost: Carey Young. The Rumpus. San Francisco, California, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (21, Dec. 2009) Douglas A. Martin’s Branwell. The Rumpus. San Francisco, California, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (24, Jul. 2009) Bad Habits: Yuskavage, Antoni, Ligon and Oursler. Buffalo News. Buffalo, New York, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (17 Jul 2009) Louise Bourgeois and Scheherazade. The Rumpus. San Francisco, California, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (2009) Vicarious Living: The Art of Miranda July. Pitkin Review. Plainfield, Vermont, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (22, May. 2009) New Drawing Form Embraces Colour and Abstraction at Nina Freudenheim. Buffalo

        News. Buffalo, New York, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (17, Oct. 2008) Pair of shows out of spotlight at Albright-Knox. Buffalo News. Buffalo, New York, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (2007) Hello Central, Give Me Heaven. Toby Room. Tacoma, Washington, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (2007) Wynne Greenwood: Maps to Radical Imagining. Toby Room. Tacoma, Washington, USA.

Pappas-Kelley, J. (2007) Perfect Entrance: Interview with Tim Sullivan. Toby Room. Tacoma, Washington, USA.


Publisher and Founding Editor, Toby Room magazine, 2001-2007


Selected Curatorial Work


Curator, Critical Line

Critical Line Invitational, Critical Line, 2007

The End, Critical Line, 2007

Nativity Artists, Critical Line, 2006

Keeping Score, Critical Line, 2006

Found Space, Critical Line, 2006


Curator, Tollbooth Gallery

Dreams of Failure, Tollbooth Gallery, Ido Fluk, 2006

Public Parks/Public Beaches, Tollbooth Gallery, Lauren Steinhardt, 2005

No Sale, Tollbooth Gallery, Michael Lent, 2005

Antenna, Tollbooth Gallery, Jessica Spring and Kristen Baumlier, 2005

Split, Tollbooth Gallery, Alex Schweder, 2005

Jealous Poche, Tollbooth Gallery, Alex Schweder, 2005

The Valentine’s Day Round-Up Massacre, Tollbooth Gallery, Patrick Rock, 2005

Tollbooth Junction: 11th & Broadway, Tollbooth Gallery, Bridget Irish, 2004

Maps to Radical Imagining, Tollbooth Gallery with Performance, Wynne Greenwood (Tracy + the Plastics), 2004

Perfect Entrance, Tollbooth Gallery, Tim Sullivan, 2004

Rorschach Notions, Tollbooth Gallery, Delta Camshaft Collective, 2004

Rising Up, Tollbooth Gallery, Vanessa Renwick, Donovan Skirvin, and Celebrate People’s History Project, 2004

Stepback, Tollbooth Gallery, Denise Smith, 2004

Seadrift, Texas, Tollbooth Gallery, Bill Daniel, 2004

Don’t Bite the Pavement, Commencement Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, 2002


Curator, Don’t Bite the Pavement (series), 1999-2007


Selected Exhibitions


An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA, 2011

Virion 2010, H Block Gallery, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 2010

The Surrealist Impulse: New Acquisition from the Collection, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2009

Central Gallery, SUNY Empire State College, Syracuse, New York, USA, 2008

Painting the Spectrum: SASOD Film Festival, Georgetown, Guyana, 2008

Evolutionary Girls, Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo, New York, USA, 2008

Critical Line Invitational, Critical Line, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2007

*Story of Home, Critical Line, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2007

*Story of Home, Urban Installation, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2006

*Reflected Light, Urban Installation, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2006

Artist Talk Series, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2005

Conduit to Contemporary, Americans for the Arts, Austin, Texas, USA, 2005

Artist Trust 2005 Auction, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2005

Presenting the EDGE, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2004

Open Studio, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2004

Brave New Shorts at the Queer Frontier, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2004

Rorschach Notions, Tollbooth Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2004

*Story of Home, Public Installation, Work in Progress Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2004

Cakewalk, Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2003

*Some Say She Lost Her Head, Tollbooth Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2003

*Happy Birthday Possession, Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2003

Seattle Satellites, Jewel Box Theater, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2003

*Rock n Roll Stole My Boyfriend and Peed My Pants, Kickstand, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2003

Co-dependant Chair, Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

What Can You Do With Half, Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

19th Annual Olympia Film Festival, Cine-X, Capitol Theater, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2002

Art Born New, SOTA Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

*Please Take Care of My Baby, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

*Making Babies, Don’t Bite the Pavement, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

*Making Babies, Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

Don’t Bite the Pavement, Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2002

*Natural Selection, Public Installation, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2001

Vs., Kickstand, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2001

Bent, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2001

*Rock n Roll Stole My Boyfriend and Peed My Pants, Sweet Tooth Gallery, San Diego, California, USA, 2001

Happy Birthday Possession, Brick and Mortar Gallery, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2001

You and Baby Blue, K Records, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

In Opposition, Blue Stocking, San Diego, California, USA, 2000

Channeling, Blue Stocking, San Diego, California, USA, 2000

Crotch Rocket, Capitol Theater, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

17th Annual Olympia Film Festival, Capitol Theater, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

1st Ladyfest, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

Happy Birthday Possession, Evergreen Gallery, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

Millennium Madness Screening, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2000

Dancing Goat, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

Mudra: Film and Video Shorts, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

Imaginary Friend, 412 Gallery, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000

Love Meters, Public Installation, Olympia, Washington, USA, 2000


Teaching and Lectures


University of Lincoln - School of Art & Design, Lincoln, UK; BA (Hons); Curatorial Methods: Guest Lecturer, Autumn 2010

European Graduate School – Art & Critical Theory, Saas-Fee, Switzerland; Art Unbound, Paul D.Miller aka DJ Spooky

        with Mitchell Joachim: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Spring 2010

University of Lincoln - School of Media, Humanities, and Technology, Lincoln, UK; MA Digital Imaging & Photography:

        Guest Lecturer, Spring 2010

University of Lincoln - School of Architecture, Lincoln, UK; BArch (Hons): Guest Lecturer, Spring 2010

Goddard College – Writing, Plainfield Vermont, USA; The Perfect Detail: Guest Lecturer, Spring 2009

ArtSpace Bufffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA; The Written Image, Spring 2008

University of Washington: Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA; Make Your Own Life: Artists in & Out of

        Cologne, 2007

Tacoma School of the Arts – Visual Art, Tacoma, Washington, USA; Video Design Basics, 2006-2007

Tacoma School of the Arts – Visual Art, Tacoma, Washington, USA; Directing, Autumn 2006

Tacoma School of the Arts – Visual Art, Tacoma, Washington, USA; Intro to Film & Video, 2006-2007

Tacoma School of the Arts – Visual Art, Tacoma, Washington, USA; Surrealist Inquiry, Spring 2007

University of Washington, Tacoma, Washington, USA; Interdisciplinary Arts: Guest Lecturer, Autumn 2006

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA; Artist Lecture Series, 2005

Americans for the Arts - Conference. Austin, Texas, USA; Public Art as a Conduit to Contemporary Art, 2005


Selected Reviews of Exhibitions


Clayton, Alec “3x2” City Arts Magazine. Seattle. Jan 2007

---, “Stupid Rain: Mother Nature Rains on Michael Lent’s Brilliant ‘No Sale’” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 3

        Nov 2005

---, “Critical Line: Tacoma’s New Gallery Opens with ‘Found Space’” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 27 Apr

         2004

---, “Underground Rumblings” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 28 Apr 2004

---, “Creative View” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 2 Jul 2004

Driscoll, Matt “A Video Visionary” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 17 Nov 2004

Dunkelberger, Steve “24-hour Lent: Art Man About T-town” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 18 Apr 2005

Engeleson, Andrew “Reviews: Tollbooth” Seattle Weekly. Seattle. 30 Jun 2004, et al.

Graves, Jennifer “Art in Tacoma’s Present Links Past with Uncertain Future” The News Tribune. Tacoma,   

        Washington. 2 Jan 2005

---, “Critical Line (With a Nod Towards Mass)” The Stranger: SLOG. Seattle.11 May 2006

---, “Three of a Kind” The News Tribune. Tacoma, Washington. 12 Nov 2004

---, “The Tollbooth Beckons for Thee” The News Tribune. Tacoma, Washington. 6 Mar 2005

---, “On Top of the Underground” The News Tribune. Tacoma, Washington. 12 Mar 2004

Hackett, Regina “Mind-Expanding Art Packed Into Cramped Quarters at Tollbooth” The Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

        Seattle. 2 Jul 2004

---, “Reviews: Tollbooth” The Organ Review of Arts. Portland, Oregon. Mar/Apr 2004

Hall, Emily “Reviews: Tollbooth” The Stranger. Seattle. 17 Nov 2004, et al.

Kavage, Sara “Creative Class: Yes, it is About the Artists: The Tacoma Story” The Next American City. New York.

        Jan 2005

Lippens, Nate “Reviews: Tollbooth” The Stranger. Seattle. 27 Jan 2005, et al.

---, “Toby Room” The Stranger: SLOG. Seattle. 20 Jul 2005

Lamoza, Chris “Society of the Spectacle: Tollbooth Gallery Redefines the Monument” The Internationalist Magazine.

        Fall 2004

Meade, Fionn “Fall Preview” Artist Trust Journal. Seattle. Summer 2004

Peper, Staci “New gallery proves critical to new media scene” Tacoma Weekly. Tacoma, Washington. 18 May 2006

Ponnekanti, Rosemary “That Aroma from Tacoma? It’s the Smell of Artistic Success” Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

        Seattle. 12 May 2006

Stump, Suzy “Tollbooth” Weekly Volcano. Tacoma, Washington. 10 Jun 2004

Wagonfeld, Judy “Tacoma: The Dynamics of Temporary” Public Art Review. St. Paul, Minnesota. Spr/Sum 2005.


Honours, Awards, and Residencies


Writers Fellowship at Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2008

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA: Tollbooth Gallery project included in curriculum, 2007

Awarded Tacoma Artist Individual Project Grant, 2006

Amocat Arts Genius Award – Individual Innovators, 2005

Certificate, EDGE Programme, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2005

Google.com Grant recipient, 2005 - 2009

Washington State Arts Commission Project Support Grant, 2005 - 2006

Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Grant, 2004 - 2006

City of Tacoma Arts Project Grant, 2004 - 2007

Workshop with MacArthur Fellow: Lee Breuer, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA, 1998

Yearlong academic residency at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA, 1997-1998