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Krysten Koehn

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Sangre de Christo Wilderness, 2013 Wood 32x48x24"
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Sangre de Christo Wilderness (Detail), 2013 Wood 32x48x24"
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Sangre de Christo Wilderness (Title Card), 2013
20130328033459-embrace
Embrace (stills), 2013 Performance and Wall Installation Dimensions Variable
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Portrait of a Young Woman, 2013 Ink-jet Print on Habatoi 5x5x16 Ft
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Portrait of a Young Woman (Detail), 2013 Ink-jet Print on Habatoi 5x5x16 Ft
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Frontiers, 2013 Etched Glass 12x12x8"
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Frontiers (Imagined), 2013 Masking Tape and Marker on Plexiglass 24x26"
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53 Avenue des Gobelins I, 2012 Installation of Paper Airplanes Dimensions Variable
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53 Avenue des Gobelins II, 2012 Collagraphs and Plate 11x15"/a4
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53 Avenue des Gobelins III, 2012 Collagraphs 13x20" Each
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Pistes II, 2012 Ink on Paper 12x18 Ft
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Pistes I, 2012 Monoprint and Ghost Print 24x72" Each
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Untitled + Detail, 2012 Installation of Plaster Casts Dimensions Variable
20130328030632-43young_girl_copy
Portrait of a Young Girl, 2012 Ink-jet Print 14x18"
20130328030747-44an_indian_dancing_girl_with_a_hookah_copy
Indian Girl Dancing With a Hookah, 2012 Ink-jet Print 14x18"
20130328031300-45joshua_commanding_the_sun_to_stand_still_copy
Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still, 2012 Ink-jet Print 14x18"
20130328030248-46routes
Routes, 2012 Prismacolor on Vellum 8x11"
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Via Alpina, 2012 Polaroids and Marker 4x32"
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Via Alpina (Detail), 2012 Polaroids and Marker Dimensions Variable
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Untitled (stills), 2012 Performance and Wall Installation Dimensions Variable
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Untitled, 2012 Monoprint 24x18"
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Untitled, 2012 Monoprint 24x18"
20130328022730-27ici_de_la_gloriole
Ici de la gloriole/Haute à ne la pas toucher/Dont maint ciel se bariole/Avec les ors de coucher, 2012 Oil on Pressboard 24x24"
20130328022840-28ici_de_la_gloriole_detail_1
Ici de la gloriole/Haute à ne la pas toucher/Dont maint ciel se bariole/Avec les ors de coucher (Detail), 2012 Oil on Pressboard 24x24"
20130328023020-31du_soleil_aux_cheveux
Quand avec du soleil aux cheveux, dans la rue/Et dans le soir, tu m'es en riant apparue, 2012 Gold Leaf and Graphite on Wood 2x8"
20130328023224-29tous___glaciers
Là-haut où la froidure/Eternelle n’endure/Que vous le surpassiez/Tous ô glaciers, 2012 Mixed Media on Foam 32x84"
20130328023342-30tous___glaciers_detail
Là-haut où la froidure/Eternelle n’endure/Que vous le surpassiez/Tous ô glaciers (Detail), 2012 Mixed Media on Foam 32x84"
20130328024459-33la_lune_s_attristait
La lune s'attristait, 2012 Acrylic on Found Book 10x8"
20130328024944-35les_avalanches_d_or
Des avalanches d’or du vieil azur, au jour/Premier et de la neige éternelle des astres/Jadis tu détachas les grands calices pour/La terre jeune encore et vierge de désastres, 2012 Plastic, Oil on Wood 36x20"
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Petite Générations, 2012 Monoprint 12x16"
20130328022212-22generations_i
Générations I, 2012 Mixed Media on Linen 118x70"
20130328023452-23generations_ii
Générations II, 2012 Mixed Media on Linen 118x70"
20130328020225-21la_lune
La Lune, 2011 Mixed Media on Linen 60x70"
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Lune I, 2012 Monoprint 24x18"
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Lune II, 2012 Monoprint 24x36"
20130328015435-19bougeons_les_filles_
Bougeons Les Filles!, 2011 Digital Print on Chiffon 66x66"
20130328014805-15fant_mes
Untitled, 2011 Ebony on Polaroids 36x72"
20130328014912-16fant_mes_detail
Untitled (Detail), 2011 Ebony on Polaroids 36x72"
20130328015102-17contexte_i
Contexte I, 2011 Oil and Paper on Canvas 48x36"
20130328015224-18contexte_i_detail
Contexte I (Detail), 2011 Oil and Paper on Canvas 48x36"
20130328014621-14untitled
Sans Titre, 2010 Mixed Media on Linen 118x70"
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Nous Sommes Les Fantômes I, 2010 Oil on Canvas 63x95"
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Nous Sommes Les Fantômes II, 2010 Mixed Media on Linen 70x115"
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Nous Sommes Les Fantômes III, 2010 Oil on Linen 70x60"
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Nous Sommes Les Fantômes IV, 2010 Oil on Linen 60x70"
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Nous Sommes Les Fantômes IV (Detail), 2010 Oil on Linen 60x70"
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Arabesque, 2009 Monoprint 18x20"
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AKbar 47, 2009 Monoprint 22x31"
20130328011431-08we_are_ghosts_ii
We Are Ghosts II, 2009 Monoprint 24x36"
20130328011229-06we_are_ghosts_i
We Are Ghosts I, 2009 Monoprint 24x18"
20130328004515-01untitled1
Untitled I, 2006 Oil on Canvas 48x60"
20130328004559-02untitled2
Untitled II, 2006 Oil on Canvas 60x48"
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Untitled III, 2006 Oil on Canvas 48x72"
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Untitled IV, 2006 Oil on Canvas 60x60"
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Untitled V, 2006 Oil on Canvas 60x48"
20130328005327-sensations
Sensations, 2006 Monoprint 14x17"
20130328005549-summer_2005
Summer 2005, 2006 Monoprint 14x17"
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Untitled, 2006 Mixed Media on Paper 24x36"
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Untitled, 2006 Mixed Media on Paper 18x24"
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth year
1980
Lives in
New York
Works in
New York
Schools
Yale University
Representing galleries
109 Gallery
Tags
mixed-media, installation, landscape, performance, abstract, conceptual, sculpture
CV

Education

2013 MFA, Painting and Printmaking, Yale School of Art (Expected)

2007 MA with Distinction, Art Education, Studio Emphasis Painting, University of Northern Colorado

2007 Post-Graduate K-12 Visual Art Teaching Certification, University of Northern Colorado

2001 BA, Visual Art, University of Northern Colorado

1998 Period of Study in Visual Art, University of Colorado

 

Grants/Awards

Lockwood Grant for Visual Arts

William and Mary Burch Grant for Education

University of Northern Colorado Graduate Student Grant for Visual Arts

Fred Meyer Fellowship for Excellence in Drawing and Painting

Augusta Klavon Oyster Scholarship

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013     MFA Thesis Exhibition 

              Green Gallery at the Yale School of Art; New Haven, CT, USA

 2010     Enlevée d’Experience

              Galérie Marianne Zanolla; Vauvenargues, France

2007     Compartments of Experience: Graduate Thesis Exhibition

              Oak Room Gallery; Greeley, CO, USA

 

Selected group exhibitions

2013     What Have You Done For Me Lately?

              109 Gallery; Brooklyn, NY, USA

2012     Comprehensive

               Green Gallery at the Yale School of Art; New Haven, CT, USA

               Shadows Through a Prism

               109 Gallery; Brooklyn, NY, USA

               MFA 2013 Exhibition

               Green Gallery at the Yale School of Art;  New Haven, CT, USA

2011      La Peinture Fraîche: Yale School of Art First Year MFA Exhibition 

               Green Gallery at the Yale School of Art; New Haven, CT, USA

2008       Reuse 2.0

                Bayt Lothan; Kuwait City, Kuwait

2006       University of Northern Colorado Student Exhibition

                 Mariani Gallery; Greeley, CO, USA (awarded best of show)

                 University of Northern Colorado Student Art Gala

                 Tointon Gallery, Greeley; CO, USA

                 Points of Departure

                 Oak Room Gallery; Greeley, CO, USA

2001       University of Northern Colorado Student Exhibition

                Mariani Gallery; Greeley, CO, USA (awarded first place in painting and craft)

                Landscapes and Pillowscapes: A Fiber Arts Exhibition

                Oak Room Gallery; Greeley, CO, USA

2000       University of Northern Colorado Student Art Gala

                 Tointon Gallery; Greeley, CO, USA

 

Professional Experience

Gallery teacher

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA  

2011-present

Creating pertinent lessons and tours for K-12 students and special adult groups based specifically on the gallery’s collections

Key Achievements:

  • Facilitating close observation of original artworks and directing pertinent discussions according to student        interest and relevance
  • Conceptualizing, executing and evaluating studio lesson plans for visiting groups
  • Orchestrating K-12 teacher training workshops in the galleries 
  • Conducting Gallery Highlights Tours
  • Establishing and developing relationships with local schools, teachers and students

Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Installation Artist 

2012-present

Realization of LeWitt Wall Drawings in various locations 

Key Achievements:

  • Chosen from a large pool of candidates to successfully interpret and execute Wall Drawings
  • Skilled use of various materials
  • Working effectively in collaboration with museum and gallery administration, staff, supervisors and other artists

Graduate Teaching Assistant of Basic Drawing

Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, USA 

Fall 2012

Construction of a student-specific basic drawing program in tandem with the professor of record 

Key Achievements:

  • Selected from over 20 graduate students to assist tenured professor with mentoring and teaching undergraduate art students
  • Developing professional relationships with students in order to best encourage and support their artistic development, 
  • Effective critique and evaluation of student work
  • Taking responsibility for course logistics

Art Educator 

Leysin American School, Leysin, Switzerland

2009-2011

Engaging an international student body in, through and about the visual arts while maintaining an autonomous artistic practice

Key Achievements:

  • Visual Arts curriculum conception, execution and assessment for grades 8-Post Graduate
  • Extensive mentorship roles with students including tutoring and private art lessons 
  • In loco parentis role in the dormitory 
  • Leading a wide variety of activities and school cultural trips 
  • Organizing Visual Arts Department bi-annual supply orders

Art Educator/Visual Art Department Coordinator 

American International School, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2007-2009

Guiding students from many cultures in artistic discovery and development; overseeing Visual Art Department logistics

Key Achievements:

  • Extensive International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum conceptualization, writing, teaching and assessing 
  • Developing IB Scope and Sequence, Benchmarks and Objectives for the Visual Art Department
  • Conducting workshops for successful MYP unit construction
  • Directing, scheduling and curating student gallery space
  • Supervising and organizing Visual Arts Department yearly supply order
  • Conceptualizing and conducting various Visual Art and outdoor sports clubs

Community Service Program Coordinator

American International School, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2008-2009

Creation and administration of student programs that benefit the school, local and global community

Key Achievements:

  • Ensuring the requirements for the Community and Service program are well understood by teachers, students and parents
  • Actively seeking out age/culture-appropriate opportunities for community and service in the school, local and global communities
  • Monitoring activities and evaluating the implementation of the Community and Service Program
  • Effectively guiding homeroom teachers in assisting their students to select or conceptualize service projects
  • Developing and maintaining good relations with community organizations

Photographer 

Bazaar magazine, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2007-2009

Generating a wide variety of images that concur with culture-based articles

Key Achievements:

  • Photographing various gastronomical and cultural venues and events
  • Establishing and developing lasting relationships with local proprietors
  • Selecting and editing photos for publication

Graduate Teaching Assistant of Art Foundations and Art History 

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, USA

2005-2007

Instructor of record for undergraduate courses in visual art

Key Achievements:

  • Conceptualization, planning, independent teaching and assessment of units and lessons emphasizing the elements and principles of design
  • Intensive online conceptualization, planning, teaching, assessment and facilitation of lectures, readings, research, writings, group discussions, and projects in art history and art appreciation for non-art majors

Languages spoken

English, French