Kristen Cochran

Kristen Cochran

Assistant Professor of Instruction — Visual Arts
Tags: ARTS

Professional Preparation

Southern Methodist University - 2010
B.F.A. - Painting
University of Washington - 1998
B.A. - English
University of Washington - 1998


Merkin-Clad Commies want to sell you Art, Maybe Lasagna, The Dallas Observer, Brentley Hamilton, April 13, 2012. 2012 - Publication
Temporary Occupants, (exhibition review), Arts+ Culture, Terranova, Charissa, May, 2011. 2011 - Publication
Front Row, A Daily Review of the Dallas Arts, Two Noteable Dallas Art Openings: Tasteful, a Happening, Peter Simek, Dec 3, 2010. 2010 - Publication
Front Row, A Daily Review of the Dallas Arts, “SMU Artist/Professor Launches the Free Museum of Dallas…”, Peter Simek, April 21, 2010. 2010 - Publication


Juvenal Reis Studio Residency Grant, New York, NY - [2010]
F.M.O.D. Project Grant - The Free Museum of Dallas [2010]
Jones Fund project grant - Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX [2009]
Rigsby Fund Travel Grant - Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX [2009]
The Meadows School of the Arts, Graduate Fellowship - Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX [2008]
Visual Arts Teaching Assistantship - The Meadows School of the Arts, SMU, Dallas, TX [2008]


University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas [2012–Present]

Additional Information

 *asterisk notes solo exhibition 
  •  2017 - *Objects of Labor, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX upcoming Spring
  • 2016 - *Perfect Sunset, Front Space, Kansas City, MO upcoming Winter Surfacing, two person exhibition, HF Johnson Gallery at Carthage College, Milwaukee, WI I Have This Thing: An Exercise in Extension (with Kelly Kroener and Lucy Kirkman), Lillian Bradshaw Gallery, Dallas, TX Drawing Quote/Unquote, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX *Taut-ologies, Gimp Room, Houston, TX 
  • 2015 - AMoA Sculpture Biennial, Amarillo, TX, curated by Leigh Arnold *second place prize And they papered the walls, Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX *soak stain bleed bloom, The Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 
  • 2014 - folded scrolls, Seattle Storefronts installation supported by Shunpike, Seattle, WA Inside/Outside, in conjunction with (Wo)Manorial, Dallas, TX curated by Performance SW (in)translation, University of Arizona, Lionel Rombach Gallery, Tuscon, AZ SEARCH RESULTS, A Slender Gamut, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Olivia Smith) 
  • 2013 - Texas Biennial 2013, San Antonio, TX Declare Impasse, two person exhibition with Lucia Simek, The Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX Amarillo Entropy, The Power Station, Dallas, TX Pleased to Meet Me, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX *stutter slip stack, REgallery, Dallas, TX
  • 2012 - Limbo, WAAS gallery, Dallas, TX (curated by Aja Martin and Lauren Fulton) Illuminations, REgallery, Dallas, TX SNAFU, Oliver Francis Gallery, (curator: Kevin Ruben Jacobs) Monstrous Coupling, collaboration with Kevin Todora, University of Texas at Dallas, TX Fallas Dart Air, Shamrock Studios, Dallas, TX (curator: Ludwig Schwarz) 500X Expo 2012, Dallas, TX (Juror: Aaron Parazette) 
  • 2011 - TEXAS Biennial 2011, Austin, TX, (curator: Virginia Rutledge) Temporary Occupants, Eastfield College, Dallas, TX (Iris Bechtol, David Wilburn) 
  • 2010 - Indig-Nation, University of TX at Dallas Art Barn Gallery, (curator: Charissa Terranova) Small Abstract Painting, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX (curator: John Pomora) Watch Your Step, Juvenal Reis Experimental Space, New York, NY Brick by Brick: In Conversation with Peter Doig, The Free Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX, (curator: Michael Corris) MFA Qualifying Exhibition, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX TEXAS NATIONAL 2010, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX (juror: Judy Pfaff) *Undercover, Central Trak gallery, Dallas, TX (curator: Charissa Terranova) EXPO 2010 Juried Show, 500X, Dallas, TX (jurors: Christina Rees, Richard Patterson) 
  • 2009 - Landscape(ing), 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX Huts, Hideouts and Shelters, Southern Methodist University, Doolin Gallery, Dallas, TX 
  • 2008 - SAA Juried Exhibition, Gray Matters Gallery, Dallas, TX (juror: Paul Slocum) One Night Stand, Fetherston Gallery, Seattle, WA 
  • 2007 - *Dickie Diebenkorn, I Love You, Cozen O’Conner, Seattle, WA