Curriculum Vitae

Current Memberships 2021

2021    Associate Member Oil Painters of America

2021    Member Fremont Center for the Arts 

2021    Life Member Pueblo Art Guild

Education

2015    Bachelors of Fine Arts, Studio Art, (Cum Laude)   Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction        Colorado

Awards / Distinctions

2021   "Birds of a Feather" Exhibition at the Fremont Center, Canyon City, Colorado.

           "Secludere" 60" x 48" Oil on Canvas 1st place

2020    Vice President of the Pueblo Art  Guild. Santa Fe, Ave. Pueblo Colorado

2020     Autumn Show  Pueblo Art Guild, Best of show  Pueblo art Guild Juried Show “Lost and Found”                   Oil on  Canvas

2020    Autumn Show Pueblo Art Guild 1st place oil painting  Title “Prolio” Oil on Canvas

2020   3rd Place “Portrait, Man, and Beast” Pueblo Art Guild Juried Show “Victus” Oil on Board

2020  3rd Place Southwest show” Pueblo art guild juried show “The Old Ways” watercolor

2019  First Place award winner “Crash” 36” x 48” OC. National Juried Show “Found” 437CO Gallery Grand Junction, Co.

2018  Special Merit Light Space & Time Gallery Nature show “Creation of Animals” Oil on Canvas 48” x 36”

2015  Honorable Mention, “Arranged Realities” 2015 with national Juried Show Juror Gregory Botts Grand Junction Art Center

2014  Presidents, and Deans list, Colorado Mesa University

2014  Suzi Boyd Art Scholarship, Colorado Mesa University

2013    Presidents, and Deans list, Colorado Mesa University.

2013   CMU Talent Grant

2013    Suzi Boyd Art Scholarship

2013   Honorary Selection 37th Annual Colorado Mesa University Juried Student Art Show, ASG, 48" x 24" Oil on Canvas, Titled "No Swimming"

1981  Navy's Combat Art Program, Watercolor entitled "Pride and Tradition” Became a  permanent addition to the U.S Navy Combat Art Collection Housed in Washington D.C.

1980   Best of Show.  Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Beta Sigma Phi "Lightning Elk" Pueblo

Group Exhibitions

2021  Diversia "Women 2021" International online exhibition

2021  Exhibizone " Winter 2021" international online exhibition

2021  "Birds of a Feather" Fremont Center, Canyon City, Co.

2020  "Autumn Show" Pueblo art guild, Juried

2020  “Portrait, Man, and Beast” Pueblo Art Guild Juried Show “Victus” Oil on Board

2020  “Southwest show” Pueblo art guild juried show “The Old Ways” watercolor

2019  “Found” Colorado Mesa University Alumni National Juried show at 437CO Gallery, GJ  5 July to 23 August 2019

2019 “4 Year Anniversary Show” Uncanny Valley Gallery, Grand Junction, Co.

2018  “Nature” 8th Annual, October Light Space &Time Online Gallery

2016  "Erotica” show Uncanny Valley Gallery, Grand Junction, Colorado

2016  First Friday Art Walk downtown Grand Junction, Colorado March 26

2015  Iternational Initiatives- “Art Worldwide” 7 December

2015   “Gruss Vom Krampus” show Uncanny Valley Gallery, Grand Junction, Colorado

2015  “Nyctophelia” show Uncanny Valley Gallery. 2 October Grand Junction, Colorado

2015  “Kill your Idols” Show Uncanny Valley Gallery, 7 August Grand Junction Colorado

2015  Art People Gallery Online Gallery 12 July

2015   “Arranged Realities” Juror Gregory Botts. Western Colorado Center for the  Arts, Exhibition May 15-June 24 Grand Junction, Colorado

2015   “The member Show” April 3, Uncanny Valley Gallery, Grand Junction, Colorado

2014  “Fresh” show The Raw Canvas Gallery, Grand Junction, Colorado

2014   “Exposed” show The Raw Canvas Gallery, Grand Junction, Colorado

2014  “Cerebrum” show The Raw Canvas Gallery, Grand Junction, Colorado

2014   BFA Exhibition “Tetrad”, Colorado Building, Grand Junction, Colorado

2014   Mesa County Library Exhibition Grand Junction, Colorado

2014   The Art Cellar, Palisade, Colorado
2013   37th annual CMU juried art show, The Art Center, Grand Junction, Colorado

2012  Road Roller printmaking show, Colorado Mesa University

2012   Craft and Vendor Show, Holiday Inn, Montrose, Colorado

2011  A Gathering of Artists, Hampton Inn, Montrose, Colorado

2010  A Gathering of Artists, Hampton Inn, Montrose, Colorado

2008   Artists Alpine Holiday Exhibition,  Ouray, Colorado

1992  Naval War College Museum, Military Art Show, Newport, Rhode Island

1985  Denver Wildlife Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Publications

2019-2020 Salaan Art Magazine 2nd edition
2018  "Our ever-changing world: Through the eyes of the artists: Artists, ART, & Story: A   moment in time 2018 (international) book 10
2014  Inside CMU
2010  Children's Book Written and Illustrated "Maxwell and the Silly Sea Things" Paperback: 32 pages Publisher: Laredo Publishing (March 3, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 156492369X, ISBN-13: 978-1564923691
2011  Olathe Messenger Newspaper Local Artist Kirk Shiflett Published “Maxwell and the Silly Sea Things
2005  Montrose Style Magazine   Spring Summer edition article written by Ben Williams “Kirk Shiflett’s “Continuous Brush with Beauty
1976  First published in Pueblo Chieftain and Star Journal    Mural’s done in the city of Pueblo at age 16.