Molly Kaderka                              

                                                                                      

Education

Rhode Island School of Design. Master of Fine Art in Painting, 2018

Studio Art Centers International.  Graduate Courses in Painting and Drawing. Florence, Italy May-June 2011

Kansas City Art Institute.  Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting and Art History, Kansas City MO 2011

 

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions 

2016      What Remains, Haw Contemporary, Kansas City MO, August- Sept.

2014      Sacred Spaces, Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City MO, February 

2013      In the Frame, Spray Booth Gallery, Kansas City MO, April 

               Lovely Lonely, Spray Booth Gallery Kansas City MO, May

Group Exhibitions 

2017      Young Painters Competition, Hiestand Galleries at Miami University, Miami OH. Dec- February

2016              Painting Department Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, September 

              2016 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, June-Sept.

              Ignoble In Between, Site: Lab. Grand Rapids MI. March-April 

2015      Strange Paradise, First Street Gallery, New York NY, June- July 

              Young Painters Competition, Hiestand Galleries at Miami University, Miami OH. Dec- February

2014      The Nude, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH, August-Sept.

              2014 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, June-Sept.

              Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City MO, June               

               Sunday Painter, Greenlease Gallery at Rockhurst University, Kansas City MO, February-March  

2013      Urban SuburbanEpsten Gallery at Village Shalom, Overland Park, KS, October 

               2013 National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY, June – July                 

               2013 Relevant Exhibition, Kimball Art CenterPark CityUT, August-September 

               Five by Seven, The Jones Center at the Austin Museum of Art, Aust TX, April 

2012      Observation/Hypothesis/Experiment: Studio Residents Show, Paragraph Gallery Kansas City MO                                                              

              Curatorial Studies, Subterranean Gallery, Kansas City MO

              Small Paintings Exhibition, Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City MO 

              2012 Relevant Exhibition, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT, August-September

              Tangents & Detours, Town Pavilion: Urban Culture Project Space, Kansas City MO, May

               2012 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO, June-September

               Five x Seven, AMOA-Arthouse, Austin TX, March

               Now Knowing, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, Kansas City MO, March

               XOXO, The Art Vault in the Live Stock Exchange, Kansas City MO, March

               XOXO, Spray Booth Gallery, Kansas City MO, February- March 

2011      An Exquisite Corpse, 3A Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, August – September 2011

              2011 Lester Goldman Drawing Competition, Dodge Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, Aug-Sept                   

              Relevant 2011 Show, Kimball Art Center, Park City UT, August – September 2011

              America Now and Here: Artist Corps. Cocoon Gallery, Kansas City MO, May 2011

              Annual Senior Thesis Exhibition, Dodge Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, May 2011

              Annual B.F.A. Exhibition, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO, April - May 2011

             Undergraduate College Student Exhibition, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City MO, April

2010     2010 Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO,  June – September 2010

              Grand Manner, Dodge Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, March - April 2010

              Miniature Show, Dodge Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, March - April 2010

2009      End of Semester Show, Dodge Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, December 2009

               Exhibition of work from the South America joined with Hispanic Heritage Month, Vanderslice

               Hall, Kansas City MO, October 2009

               Drawing at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, 3A Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO, Aug - Sept

2007       Ahead of their time: 6th, Art House at the Jones Center, Austin TX, May 

                Senior Thesis Show, Bass Concert Hall, Austin TX, April - May 

2006       Unbearably Local, Austin TX, October 

               The Frontier: SubUrban: Kansas City Regionalism, 1 or 4 curators, Paragraph + Project Space,            

                Kansas City MO, May-July

2006       Unbearably Local, co-curated with Kelly Marburger, Austin TX, October 

Curatorial Projects (Group)

2016        Carl Kurtz Memorial Exhibition, Co-Curator with Hal Elliotte Wert, PHD, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO, February 

2012        2012 Kansas City Biennial Flatfile, Co-Curator, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO                  

                2012 Biennial Flatfile, 1 of 4 curators, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO, June 1st- June 

               Tangents and Detours, co-curated with Jaclyn Senne, Town Pavilion: Urban Culture Project  

               Space, Kansas City MO, May

               The Frontier: SubUrban: Kansas City Regionalism, 1 or 4 curators, Paragraph + Project Space,  

                Kansas City MO, May-July

2006        Unbearably Local, co-curated with Kelly Marburger, Austin TX, October 2006

 

Awards, Honors and Residencies 

2016      Graduate Fellowship.  2016 - 2018. Rhode Island School of Design.  Providence, RD.

              Graduate Teaching Assistantship.  2016 - 2018. Rhode Island School of Design.  Providence, RD.

               Artist in Residence, four-week residency at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson Vermont, January 

               Merit Scholarship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson Vermont, January 

2015-16       Inspiration Grant Recipient.  ArtsKC. Kansas City MO

2014      1 of 10 Finalist for the 2015 Miami University Young Painters Competition for the $10,000

               William and Dorothy Yeck Award. Juror: Franklin Sirmans

2012      2012-2013 Charlotte Street Foundation Urban Culture Project Studio Resident, Kansas City MO

2011      2011-2012 Charlotte Street Foundation Urban Culture Project Studio Resident, Kansas City MO

               Artist in Residence, Relevant 2011 Residency, Kimball Arts Center, Park City UT

               Street Jury Panel, Park City Kimball Arts Festival, Kimball Arts Center, Park City UT

               Lester Goldman Drawing Competition 1st Place Winner, Kansas City Art Institute

               Art History Mentorship Award, Kansas City Art Institute

2010      Kauffman Mural Project 2010: I was invited to be a part of a team which designed and painted    

              two murals in the new Performing Arts Center in Kansas City MO.

2007      KCAI Competitive Award 2007- 2011

2006      Austin American Statesman, Excellence in Writing Scholarship Competition 

 

Teaching Experience

2015    Painting Studio, Continuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

            Renaissance Canvas and Pigment Techniques Workshop, Continuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute,         Kansas City MO            

            Drawing Studio, Continuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

            Intermediate Drawing, Continuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

            Studying the Masters: Post ImpressionismContinuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

2014    Studying the Masters: Traditional Oil Painting, Continuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

            Beginning DrawingContinuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

            Traditional Painting Workshop, Continuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

            Figure Drawing Weekend IntensiveContinuing Professional Studies, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

             Kansas City Art Institute, Guest Lecturer, Figure Drawing, Kanas City MO April

2013    Teaching Assistant, Study Abroad Summer Session in Florence Italy, An Exquisite Corpse: Drawing,              

            the Kansas City Art Institute at the Studio Arts Center International

             Instructor, Art on the Edge of Politics, Study Abroad Winter Intersession in Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand  the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO

2012     University of Missouri Kansas City, Beginning-Advanced Figure Drawing, Guest Lecturer, Kansas

             City MO: I gave a series of anatomical figure drawing lectures over the course of the year.

2011      University of Colorado at Boulder, Figure Drawing 101, Portraiture Workshop, Guest Lecturer,

              Boulder CO

              Kansas City Art Institute, Summer Youth Instructor, Kansas City MO

2009      Kansas City Art Institute, Teaching Assistant, Kansas City MO 

Professional Experience 

2015      Part-Time Academic Advisor, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO, 2015-Present

2014      Advancement Department Assistant, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO, 2014-Present

              The Block Intern, H&R Bock Artspace, Kansas City MO, 2011-2014

2012      Committee Chair, Paragraph Gallery Committee, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City MO

               Studio Assistant to Jessie Fisher Associate Professor of Painting at the Kansas City Art Institute,                             

               Kansas City MO, Since 2009

2011      Gallery Assistant, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO, 2010- 2011

              Gallery Intern, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City MO, 2010- 2011

2010      Durwood Curatorial Intern, French Painting Department, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas

              City MO, 2010

              Durwood Curatorial Intern, South-East Asian Department, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas  

              City MO, 2010

Publications and Interviews

  • The Body.  KCUR Central Standard, 89.3. Interviewer Brian Ellison. June 30 at 10:15am. 2016

    www.kcur.org/post/complex-system#stream/0  

    ArtSpeak Radio, KKFI, 90.1 FM, Interviewer Blair Schulman, May 16, at 7:30pm, 2013
  • Inside and Out: Molly Kaderka figures out the past for her paintings, by Theresa Bembnister, The Pitch, Vol. 32 No. 40, April 4th 2013
  • Alumni Feature: Molly Kaderka, by Melaney Mitchell, Kansas City Art Institute Painting Blog March, 2013, www.kcaipainting.tumblr.com
  • Ayla Rexroth digs into a new art underground with the Subterranean Gallery, by Theresa Bembnister, The Pitch, November 20th 2012

  • Momentum and Process at Subterranean Gallery, by Blair Schulman, Cupcakes in Regalia, November 2012, http://www.cupcakesinregalia.com
  • Relevant 2011: Spiro Arts & Kimball Art Center’s Mentoring Program, by Dale Thompson, 15 Bytes: Utah’s Art Magazine, August 2011
  • 2011 Relevant Artists Revealed, by Scott Iwasaki, The Park Record, August 3rd – 5th 2011, Vol. 131 - No. 51
  • An Extensive Viewing of Thomas Hart Benton’s Persephone, by Molly Kaderka, Compendium 2011: Kansas City Art Institute, May 2011
  • Art for the Ages, Commercial Journal: Design that Inspires, Insight that Informs, June-July 2010 Vol. 6 Issue 4  
  • Front and Center, by Steve Paul, The Kansas City Star, Sunday August 1st 2010
  • Kansas City Art Institute Students Create Murals for Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, KCUR Radio with NPR
  • An Opportunity of a Lifetime, by Dalene Bradford KC Studio, Ep.15 September- October 2010