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ALT="Kristen Morgin, Ecstasy Pyramid, 2016, Unfired clay, paint, ink, marker, crayon and graphite"

Kristen Morgin
Ecstasy Pyramid, 2016
Unfired clay, paint, ink, marker, crayon and graphite
38 x 37 x 2 inches
96.5 x 94 x 5.1 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Installation view of My Best To You, Little Girl-Boy, 2016, Anthony Meier Fine Arts"

Kristen Morgin

Installation view of My Best To You, Little Girl-Boy

Anthony Meier Fine Arts, 2016

ALT="Kristen Morgin, The One Where The Super F-R-I-E-N-D-S Meet Smelly Cat, 2015, Unfired clay, paint, ink and marker"

Kristen Morgin
The One Where The Super F-R-I-E-N-D-S Meet Smelly Cat, 2015
Unfired clay, paint, ink and marker
10 x 7 x 1/2 inches
25.4 x 17.8 x 1.3 cm

ALT="Rosana Castrillo Diaz, Untitled, 2015, Graphite on paper"

Kristen Morgin
Still-Life With Cliffnotes And Plywood, 2015
Unfired clay, paint, ink, marker and graphite
5 x 5 1/4 x 8 inches
12.7 x 13.3 x 20.3 cm

 

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Space Invader, 2012, Unfired clay, paint, ink, graphite and wire"

Kristen Morgin

Space Invader, 2012
Unfired clay, paint, ink, graphite and wire
13 3/4 x 16 1/2 x 1/4 inches
34.9 x 41.9 x .6 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Madonna with Tricycle, 2013, Unfired clay, paint, ink, wood and wire"

Kristen Morgin
Madonna with Tricycle, 2013
Unfired clay, paint, ink, wood and wire
20 x 16 x 28 inches
50.8 x 40.6 x 71.1 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Installation view, 2016, The Smithsonian American Art Museum"

Kristen Morgin

Installation view, 2016

The Smithsonian American Art Museum

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Picasso Bunny, 2012, Unfired clay, paint, ink, graphite and wire"

Kristen Morgin

Picasso Bunny, 2012

Unfired clay, paint, ink, graphite and wire

11 7/8 x 13 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches
30.2 x 34.9 x 3.5 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Super Kennedy Man, 2012, Unfired clay, paint, ink, marker, graphite and masking tape"

Kristen Morgin

Super Kennedy Man, 2012

Unfired clay, paint, ink, marker, graphite and masking tape

11 7/8 x 12 1/8 inches
30.2 x 30.8 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Sorryland, 2012, Unfired clay, paint, ink and marker"

Kristen Morgin

Sorryland, 2012

Unfired clay, paint, ink and marker

28 x 20 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches
71.1 x 52.1 x 9.5 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Rudolf Valentino's Ghost Under the Saddest Rainbow in the World, 2011, Unfired clay, paint, pencil and ink"

Kristen Morgin

Rudolf Valentino's Ghost Under the Saddest Rainbow in the World, 2011

Unfired clay, paint, pencil and ink

13 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

ALT="Kristen Morgin, Untitled (Ridin' Dirty), 2013, Unfired clay, wood, wire, paint, ink, graphite and string"

Kristen Morgin

Untitled (Ridin' Dirty), 2013
Unfired clay, wood, wire, paint, ink, graphite and string
Ladder: 72 x 37 1/2 x 20 3/4 inches (182.9 x 95.3 x 52.7 cm)
House and rabbit: 18 x 16 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches (45.7 x x 41.9 x 31.1 cm)

Biography

Kristen Morgin (born 1968) lives and works in Los Angeles,CA. Morgin received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1993 from California State University, Hayward, Hayward, CA and a Masters of Fine Art degree in 1997 from Alfred University, School of Ceramics, Alfred, NY. Morgin is the recipient of the 2005 Joan Mitchell Award.

 

Morgin has had solo exhibitions at A-B Projects, Scripps College, Claremont, CA; Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA; Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY; Lamar Dodd School of Art Gallery, Athens, GA; Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA; Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY; Viento y Agua Gallery, Long Beach, CA; Wattis Institute, San Francsico, CA and Zach Feuer, New York, NY.

 

Recent group exhibitions include Melting Point: Movements in Contemporary Clay, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2018; Interstitial, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA, 2017; Visions and Revisions: Renwick Invitational 2016, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., 2016; The Treachery of Objects, Fine Arts Center Gallery at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 2016; Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact, Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, NY, 2015; Reverberation, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA, 2013; Our Cups Runneth Over, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA, 2012; Under the Table, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX, 2012; The Stumbling Present: Ruins in Contemporary Art, UC Santa Barbara Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA, 2012; Ruins in Contemporary Art, University of California, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara, CA, 2012; Untitled: Death By Gun, Istanbul Biennial, 2011; Overthrown: Clay Without Limits, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, 2011; The More Things Change, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 2010; Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2010; Contemporary Pop, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, NY, 2010; Unmonumental : The object in the 21st Century, The New Museum , 235 Bowery, New York, NY, 2007; Sculptors’ Drawings: Ideas, Studies, Sketches, Proposals, and More, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2007; Hammer Contemporary Collection: Part II, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Red Eye: LA Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL; and RAW, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2006.

 

Selected public collections include Alfred University, Alfred, NY; Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; and UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.