Bio / CV

Bio:

Eric Dodson is a Kansas City-based artist, curator, musician, and writer. He is the co-founder and director of Kiosk Gallery, an artist-run space in Kansas City, MO since 2012.

Selected Exhibitions & Publications:

October 2019 – Group exhibition: run, run riot, plug, Kansas City, MO

May 2019 – Group exhibition: Limbic Songs, Real Eyes Gallery, Adams, MA. Organized by Cotter Luppi.

November 2018 – Group exhibition: 10 Year Anniversary: Now & Then, West Patrons’ Gallery, Overland Park, KS

June 2018 – Group exhibition: 2018 Kansas City Flatfile & Digitalfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO

March 2018 – Solo exhibition: Leavings at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

May 2017 – Group exhibition: ProXimity at Trap Gallery, Kansas City, MO, curated by Dan Frueh

May 2017 – Group sound art installation: New Music Remix Machine, organized by Jason Charney and Warren Enström for New Music Gathering 2017, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

March 2017 – Group exhibition: Attach Files at 50/50, Kansas City, MO

June 2016 – Group exhibition: 2016 Kansas City Flatfile & Digitalfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO

May 2016 – Group exhibition: ProXimity at Trap Gallery, Kansas City, MO, curated by Dan Frueh

March 2016 – Group exhibition at Paragraph Gallery/Project Space: The One Thing That Can Save America, curated by Jessica Baran for Charlotte Street Foundation, with multimedia installation by Archive Collective

January 2016 – Photo-object featured in The Hand, Issue 11, January 2016

October 2015 – Two-person exhibition: Proximal Topologies with Erin Dodson at West Patrons’ Gallery, Overland Park, KS, with artist talk.

June 2015 – Two-person exhibition: Proximal Topologies with Erin Dodson at The Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs, Matfield Green, KS

May 2015 – Group exhibition: What Am I Looking At? at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

June 2014 – Two-person exhibition: Marc Bosworth & Eric Dodson: Tactile Diagrams at Bob Schwan Studios, Wichita, KS

April 2014 – Poem Rods And Cones published in kawsmouth magazine

September 2013 – Two-person exhibition: Marc Bosworth & Eric Dodson: Tactile Diagrams at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

June 2013 – Group exhibition: Currents, Abstract at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

February 2013 – Solo exhibition: Abstracted Artifacts: New Assemblage Work by Eric Dodson at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

February 2013 – Poem published in The Bohemian magazine

January 2013 – Poem Bad News Traffic & photo illustration published in kawsmouth magazine

November 2012 – Group exhibition: Have I Been Here Before? presented by Charlotte Street Foundation at La Esquina, Kansas City, MO. Curated by Jamilee Polson Lacy. Writing featured in exhibition, publication, and public reading.

October 2012 – Group exhibition: Small Paintings at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

October 2012 – Group exhibition: Morbid Art Show at Art Closet Studios, Kansas City, MO

September 2012 – Group exhibition: Artist Trading Cards at Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO. Participated in trade, exhibited selection of cards in group show

July 2012 – Group exhibition: 3rd Friday Benefit show at Art Closet Studios, Kansas City, MO

Professional:

October 2019 – Guest critic – BLITZCRITS!, Kansas University – Department of Visual Art, Lawrence, KS

November 2018 – Juror – Group exhibition: 6th Annual MWSU Juried Art Student Exhibition, Potter Gallery at Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO.

April 2018 – Co-juror – Group exhibition: Undergraduate College Student Exhibition, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO. Co-juror with Erin Dodson. Exhibition featuring undergraduate students from Kansas and Missouri.

April 2018 – Co-curator with Erin Dodson – Group exhibition: Wild Wild Guest, Imagine That!, Kansas City, MO. Guest curators: Front/Space, 50/50, and Kiosk Gallery.

October 2017 – Artist Strategies Part 3 at Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO. Panelists: Eva Reynolds of Eva Reynolds Fine Art Gallery, and Erin & Eric Dodson of Kiosk Gallery

August 2017 – Artspeak Radio: with Chris Dahlquist, ArtsKC, & Kiosk Gallery

January 2017 – Founder of Taohaus Publishing

June 2016 – Co-curator with Erin Dodson – Group exhibition: 2016 Kansas City Flatfile & Digitalfile, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

August 2015 – Co-curator with Erin Dodson: Aggregate: Structure and Space at Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO, for Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency Program

September 2012 – present: co-founder, director – Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1990 – present: BTS: co-founder, administrator, musician, recording engineer, visual artist, designer. https://soundcloud.com/bloodytubesoul

Education:

Graphic Design – Illustration & Studio Arts, School of Art & Design, Wichita State University

Intern / Assistant to Technical Director at The Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, Wichita, KS

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