Kira Dominguez Hultgren

b. 1980, Oakland, California

Represented by Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA, http://eleanorharwood.com/artists/kira-dominguez-hultgren/

2019/2020 San Francisco Arts Commission Prequalified Artist Pool

Education

2019      MFA Fine Arts and MA Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2012      Mapuche Textile Arts Apprenticeship, Ruca Mallín, Río Negro Province, Argentina

2003      BA, Comparative Literature, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions

2020      I was India: Embroidering Exoticism (Solo Exhibition), San Jose Museum of Quilt and Textile, San Jose, CA

2019      Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age, curated by Christine Duval, Currents 826, Santa Fe, NM

2019      My Mother’s Maiden Name, curated by Tanya Gayer, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2019      Trap, Trauma, Transformation, curated by Rohan DaCosta, Greenlining Institute, Oakland, CA

2019      O! ‘darkly, deeply, beautifully blue…’, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2019      Bridge (Solo Exhibition), Gensler, San Francisco, CA

2018      Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age, Résidence de France, San Francisco, CA

2018      All College Honors Award Exhibition, Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2018      Wingspan (Solo Exhibition), Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018      MFA Exhibition I, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2018      This Message Has No Content, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018      Caught in the Fray, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

2017      The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2017      TEXT TALES: Narrativity in Cloth & Thread, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

2016      The Immediate Archive, College Avenue Galleries, Oakland, CA

2015      Roots of the Maypole (Solo Exhibition), Codornices Park, Berkeley, CA, USA            

2013      Iconography of Loss, 24-hour outdoor installation (Solo Exhibition), Victoria, MN, USA

2012      Duendes y Hadas de Fieltro, Antu Werken, Paraje Entre Ríos, RN, Argentina

2011      La Teoria del Color, Escuela Micael, Paraje Entre Ríos, RN, Argentina

2011      Lado Derecho, Centro Cultural, El Bolsón, RN, Argentina

Residencies

2019      (anticipated) Lia Cook Jacquard Weaving Residency, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2019      Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2019      Gensler, San Francisco, CA

Teaching/Visiting Artist Lectures

2019      Artist Lecture, “Beyond Women’s Work: Embodied and Material Rhetoric,” Craft Theory I, California College of the

              Arts, San Francisco, CA

2019      Artist Lecture, Visiting Artist Program, Gensler, San Francisco, CA

2019      TA, California College of the Arts, Jacquard Weaving: Zeros and Ones, Oakland, CA

2018      Artist Lecture, “Material Rhetoric,” Craft Theory I, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2018      TA, California College of the Arts, Jacquard Weaving: Zeros and Ones, San Francisco, CA

2017      TA, California College of the Arts, Contemporary Art History and Theory (Graduate Survey), San Francisco, CA

Conference Papers and Panels

2019     “Here, and No Further: Material Rhetoric in Loom with Textile.” Paper presented at VCS Symposium, California College

              of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2019      Artists. Panel speaker, My Mother’s Maiden Name, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2019     “Here, and No Further: Material Rhetoric in Loom with Textile.” Paper presented at Timepieces, the Centre for

              Comparative Literatures 29th Annual Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

2019      Artist/Parents. Panel speaker, Making (it) Work curated by Karla Wozniak and Georgia Elrod. Oliver Art Center,

              Oakland, CA

2017     “Hawaii with an L: How Black and White Became Hawaiian in John Ford’s The Hurricane.” Paper presented at the   

              Identities, Difference, and Power Symposium, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2017      Artists/Students of Color Experience in Higher Arts Education panel speaker, Murphy & Cadogan Equity in Arts

              Education Summit, SOMArts Cultrual Center, San Francisco, CA

Honors and Awards

2019      Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2019      MFA Professional Development Fellowship Honorable Mention, College Art Association, New York, NY

2018      All College Honors Scholarship in Graduate Fine Arts Award, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2018      Commencement Exhibition Curator Award, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2018      Dennis Leon and Christin Nelson Scholarship, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2017      Edwin Anthony and Adalaine Boudreaux Cadogan Scholarship, San Francisco, CA

2017      Toni A. Lowenthal Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Textiles, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016      Toni A. Lowenthal Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Textiles, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016      Lenore Tawney Fiber and Material Studies Scholarship (declined), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Media Coverage

2019      CAA News Today, “Meet the 2018 Professional Development Fellows,” January 2019. http://www.collegeart.org

              /news/2019/01/28/meet-the-2018-professional-development-fellows/

2018      Lutz, Leora. “Coded, Recent Weavings by Kira Dominguez Hultgren.” Essay published in conjunction with Wingspan

              Exhibition, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, June 2018. http://eleanorharwood.com/press/leora-lutz-essay-coded-recent-

              weavings-by-kira-dominguez-hultgren/

2018      Cheng, Dewitt. “Kira Dominguez Hultgren,” (review). Visual Art Source. June 2018. http://www.visualartsource.com

              /index.php?page=editorial&aID=4728

2017      Kost, Ryan. “Identity and History on Display at SOMArts Show,” (review). SF Gate. September 20, 2017.

              https://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Identity-and-history-on-display-at-SOMArts-show-12215258.php

2017      Venkat, Uji. “2017 Murphy Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition,” (review). Emergent Art Space. November

              10, 2017. https://emergentartspace.org/forum/49991/