Exhibits and Presentations

2019

I Will Never Leave You.

ART IN EMBASSIES PROGRAM
9/1/16 – 9/2/19
American Embassy
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
(I Will Never Leave You)

The 9th Annual Friends of the Yellow Barn Drawing Exhibition  
8/31/19 – 9/2/19
The Yellow Barn, Glen Echo, Maryland

Colors of Life: The Exposure Group Members’
 7th Juried Photography Traveling Exhibition
May 13 – July 31, 2019
Howard University Founders Library,
Washington, DC (Michael, Welcome, LaHabana, 2nd Line for Donald Benjamin, I Will Never Leave You).  72 tumbled tiles embellished with drawing, stamping, napkins, and found objects.

GRASS ROOTS
Black Artists of DC
7/5/19 – 7/24/19
Artists and Makers
11810 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852

SUN CiTY HILTON PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
5/23/19 – 6/23/19
Photo Club of Sun City Hilton Head, South Carolina
(Aloft)

IMAGINE
Black Artists of D C
December 1, 2018 – January 2019


2018

Thinker
Thinker

Kindred “Celebrating  Our Ancestors”
8/11/2017 – 1/28/18
Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
(My Family My Roots)

BADC Exhibition “Show Me What You’re Working With 2
7/6/18-7/26/18
Artists and Makers Studios 1&2
11810 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
(Egungun Masquerade Ensemble)

Images in Collection of Dr. Sikiliba Mines’ Office
5/2018 –
(I Will Never Leave You, For Hire, PostCards and Pansies)



2017

The ONE HOUSE PROJECT
9/3-25/2017
Touchstone Gallery
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
(Postcards and Pansies)

Howard University Residential Design Tour for Interior Design Students Studio Visit and Artist’s Talk held at my studio
10/11/17
Sponsored by Professor Jacqueline L.  Carmichael

Attorney Pauline Schneider’s Art Exhibition/Sale
9/24/17
Residence
(New Endeavor – Kirk Artworks on Textile – bags, pillows)

Francine Haskins’ Art Exhibition/Sale
9/10/17
Haskins’ Studio
(New Endeavor – Kirk Artwork on Textile – bags, pillows)

Kindred Celebrating Our Ancestors
8/11/2017 – 01/28/2018
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
13480 Dowell Road, Dowell, MD 20629
(My Family My Roots)

Studio Visit to My Studio and Artist’s Talk
Sponsored by The Anacostia Museum
Led by Artist Deidra Bell
7/8/17

Artists and Makers Studios 1 and 2 Exhibition
Sponsored by Black Artists of DC
7/7/17-7/27/17
11810 Parklawn Drive &
12276/12280 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, MD
(Birthing, Postcards and Pansies, China)

I Belong Here
7/5/17 – 9/30/17
Touchstone Foundation for the Arts &  New Community ArtSpace
901 NY Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
(Freedom 1 and Freedom 2)

Hill Center Galleries 2017 Regional Juried Exhibition
6/28/17-10/1/17
921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC
(Flow of Time)

Variety Is the Spice of Life
5/4 – 9/9/17
Produced by Zenith Gallery
The Sculpture Space
1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington DC
(Fabric: Egungun Masquerade Ensemble)

Not Your Mother’s Photos
Tolbert and Bing Gallery & Studio
5/13-31/17
Arts Walk Brooklyn
Washington, DC
(I Will Never Leave You)

CUBA
12/27/16-May 2017
Tolbert/Bing Studio
Arts Walk Brooklyn
Washington, DC
(Big Mama, Camel Bus, Havana Opera House, La Costurera)

Rejuvenate With Art: Celebrating 39 Years

Zenith Gallery
3/17-4/29/17
1429 Iris Street, NW, Washington, DC
(Birthing, China, Puzzled, Sister Friends, Flow of Time, Postcards and Pansies, Stepping Forth, Man of Honor, Spiritual Urn, Egungun Masquerade Ensemble)

Bowie State University
4/16/17 Juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition
4/13/17
Presented to Undergraduate Art Students
Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland

WE WHO BELIEVE IN FREEDOM
BADC Exhibition
4/10 – 5/2/17
Pepco Edison Place Gallery
8th Street, NW
Washington, DC
(Fancy Feathers, Freedom)

BADC Exhibition
1/26/17-4/15/17
Carlisle Hotel
1731 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
(Work on Fabric: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler)

Black Art by Black Artists
BADC Exhibition
Opening and Artists’ Talk 2/23/17
2/1/17-2/28/17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
901 G Street, NW, Washington, DC
(Classic)

Legacy – 2017 African American Art Exhibit
2/5/17-3/5/17
Friendship Gallery
Friendship Heights Village Center
4433 South Park Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD (Postcards and Pansies, I Will Never Leave You)

Creatively We Unite
(Video)
2/3/17-3/4/17
Zenith Gallery
1429 Iris Street, NW, Washington, DC (Postcards and Pansies, Stepping Forth, Man of Honor, Flow of Time, Egungun Masquerade Ensemble, Spiritual Urn)

The Exposure Group Members’ 6th Juried Photography
Traveling Exhibition
1/25/17-3/3/17
Center for the Arts
Manassas, Virginia
(I Will Never Leave You, Unacceptable, The Harpist)

A Legacy of Excellence
BADC
10/9/16 – 1/19/17
Artists’ Talk (12/14/16)
The Gallery
Howard University Blackburn Center (Works on Fabric: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler)

Aluminosity
BADC
12/9/16-1/8/17
DCAC Gallery
2438 – 18th Street NW, Washington, DC
(Tested, Classic – works on brushed aluminum)

Autumn Joy
12/4/16-1/8/17
Friendship Gallery
Friendship Heights Village Center
4433 South Park Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD (Mardi Gras Blanc)


2016

Tolbert/Bing Studio
12/27/16 – Ongoing
Cuba Exhibition
(Big Momma, Camel Bus, Opera House)

Black Artists of DC: Aluminosity
12/6/16-1/8/17
District of Columbia Arts Center
(Classic and Tested printed on aluminum)

Autumn Joy at Friendship Gallery
12/4/16-1/8/17
(Mardi Gras Blanc)
Friendship Gallery at the Friendship Heights Village Center

American University/Anacostia Community Museum
Storytelling Film Initiative
10/26/16 and 12/14/16
Film Entitled “Heritage”
American University School of Communication

CARNAVAL
Opening 2/5/16; Closing 3/11/16
(Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler-Textile mixed media)
Curators: Carolyn Goodridge and Carol Dyson
Sponsors: ArtImpactUSA and Black Artists of DC
PEPCO Edison Place Gallery
702 Eighth Street, NW, Washington, .C. 20008
www.artimpactusa.org/carnaval


AND STILL WE RISE

Opening 1/31/16; Closing 2/28/16
(Pigment Print on Fine Art Paper of Clay-based ink, solvent on paper: La Bicicleta, The Afternath, Sisters, La Profesora)
Curators: Lew Berry and Art Impact USA
The Gallery at Friendship Heights
4433 South Park Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
www.artimpactusa.org

Black Artists of DC: A Legacy of Excellence
10/9/16- 1/2017
(Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler)
The Gallery at the Howard University Blackburn Center
www.blackartistsofdc.org

Art in Embassies Program
American Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
9/2/16-9/2/19
(I Will Never Leave You)

Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Art Exhibition
9/18/16-12/31/16
(Egungun Masquerade Ensemble)
University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, MD

ALCHEMICAL VESSELS 2016 EXHIBITION
Opening 3/18/16; Closing 5/5/16
(Ancestral – Mixed Media Cigar Box)
Smith Center and the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Center
1632 U Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009
www.smithcenter.org/gallery

Ward 4: “Celebrating the Visual Arts in Upper DC”
4/20/16
(Egungun Masquerade Ensemble)
Zenith Art Gallery & Fine Arts Services

TURNING 38…Continuing to Innovate
Opening 3/11/16; Closing 4/16/16
(Egungun Masquerade Ensemble)
Artists’ Talk 4/2/16 “African American Artists in the 20th Century and Beyond” GCKirk with Hubert Jackson and Chris Malone
Zenith Gallery
1429 Iris Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20012
www.zenithgallery.com or art@zenithgallery.com

FROM HISTORY TO THE DREAM
Opening 2/5/16; Closing 3/5/16
(The Aftermath: Clay-based ink, solvent on paper; Egungun Masquerade Ensemble – Textile mixed media; Black Face Boy-mixed media on river birch tree bark)
Curator: Margery Goldberg
Zenith Gallery
1429 Iris Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20012
www.zenithgallery.com or art@zenithgallery.com