Kris Hargis

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About the Artists:

Hargis combines layered, gestural surfaces with strong drawn lines to create haunting still-life and portrait paintings. The use of intensely expressive imagery in the work is based on personal narrative.

Kris Hargis' work has been featured in Born Magazine at http://www.bornmagazine.org.

Biography:

Kris received an MFA from Boise State University in 2016, where he continues to teach, and a BFA from the University of Kansas in 1998. He recently led intensive self-portrait and sculpture workshops in historic Atlanta, ID. In the summer of 2014, he completed a residency at the Penland Schol of Crafts, Penland, NC. He has received commissions from Portland Center Stage, Starbucks, and Boston Magazine. He has also been featured in numerous group exhibits throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Curiously Alighted: Contemporary Drawing Practices at Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA; and drawing(s) 40+ artists/200 works: A 25th anniversary exhibition, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Résumé:

Artist CV below:

 HargisCV.pdf

 

Statement:

Artist Statements listed below:

 2016_Hargis_TheLessISpeak.pdf
 2015_Hargis_EagleMagazine_March.pdf
 2014_Hargis_MakingRoom_AS.pdf
 2011_Hargis_meandyou_AS.pdf
 2007_Hargis_tothewoodshed_AS.pdf
 2005_Hargis_Unsettled_AS.pdf
 2003_Hargis_Vernonia_AS1.pdf
 2002_Hargis_Blakely_AS.pdf
 hargis05.doc

 

Press Releases and Articles listed below:

 

 

 2016_Hargis_FG_DecemberJanuary.pdf
 2014_Hargis_FG_November.pdf
 2013_Hargis_FG_February.pdf
 2011_Hargis_FG_March.pdf
 2009_Hargis_FG_February.pdf
 2007_Hargis_FG_November.pdf

 

 2014 Hargis_ArtLtd_November.pdf
 2013 Hargis_WWeek_February.pdf
 2011 Hargis_WWeek_March.pdf
 2011 Hargis_PortlandArt_March.pdf

Additional Information:

Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Website: http://www.kristianhargis.com