Anne Pearce, MFA

Faculty - Full-Time
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Associate Professor of Studio Art
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  • 1995, Master of Fine Arts, Painting and Drawing, James Madison University, Harrisonburg
  • 1990, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1988-89, Study abroad program, Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton, United Kingdom
  • 1986-88, Foundations and Printmaking, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018, Barnacled Midriff, Mingenback Gallery, curated by Nelson Smith, Bethany College, Linsborg, KS
  • 2017, Everything is Going to be Alright, Bradbury Museum, curated by Les Christinsen, Jonesboro, AK
  • Leaving Alone, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by director Tom Piche, Sedalia, MO
  • 2016, Geographies, Entrails, Empathies, Rowe Galleries, Charlotte, NC
  • 2016, Four by Four Midwest Invitational, Springfield Art Museum, curated by Sarah Buhr, Springfield, MO
  • 2015, This is How I Feel When I Think About You, Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
  • 2015, Macro Myth #1, Window Installation/performance, Caylus, France
  • 2012, Animals Don’t Take Vows, Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artist Awards, H&R Block Artspace, curated by Rachel Smith, Kansas City, MO
  • Undertow, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  • 2011, Passport, Genevieve Guldner Gallery, Kansas City Central Public Library, curated by Sean Kelly and Adam Gephardt, Kansas City, MO
  • 2010, Double Personal: Works On Paper, Eppink Gallery, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
  • 2009, Works on Paper, PEO Art Gallery, Haidee & Allen Wild Center for the Arts, Cottey College, Nevada, MO
  • 2008, Excerpts: Saucy Series, Gallery of Art and Design, University of Central Missouri, curated by Jeremy Mikolajczak, Warrensburg, MO
  • 2007, Humours, Unit 5 Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Rhetorical Black Holes, International Listening Conference, Frankfort, Germany
  • Top to Bottom: Genetic Confetti, 1912 Gallery, Emory & Henry College, curated by Charles Goolsby, Emory, VA
  • Wound Up Unwound, Lewis Art Gallery, Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
  • 2005, New Work: From the Saucy Series, Sleuth Gallery, West Virginia Wesleyan University, Buckhannon, WV
  • The Usefulness of Beasts, MoMO Studio, Kansas City, MO
  • 2003, Head, MoMO Studio, Kansas City, MO
  • 2002, New Work, Greenlease Gallery of Art, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • 2000, New Work, Parallel, Kansas City, MO
  • 1998, New Work, Gallery Ten, Rockford, IL
  • Pictures at an Exhibition, Gould Evans Goodman Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Selected Two Person/Group Exhibitions

  • 2018, A Periodic Table: Imagined Spaces, Carter Art Center, curated by Marcus Cain in conjunction with “Open Spaces” curated by Dan Cameron, Kansas City, MO
  • In/Sight, Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
  • 2017, A Surrender against Reality, UMKC Gallery of Art, University of Missouri, Kansas City, curated by Davin Watne
  • The Kansas City Collection, multiple venues, organized by Brian Hearn,
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Overneath, Northern Southern, curated by Rachel Freeman, Austin TX
  • Never Ending Things, The New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
  • 2016, Four by Four: Midwest Invitational, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
  • Body-Mind Entente, UMKC Gallery of Art, curated by Davin Watne, Kansas City, MO
  • 2015, Micro Myths: Confessions of Rights Not Wrongs, Invisible Dog Art Center,
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Axis Mundi, Providence College Galleries, curated by Jamilee Polson Lacy, Providence, RI
  • 2013, Elaborate Webs/Striking Exploits: Anne Austin Pearce & Sara Stites, MDC Museum of Art + Design, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
  • 2012, Group Show, Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, Manhattan, NY
  • The Voice that Reaches You IV, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, curated by Cara Megan Lewis, Kansas City, MO
  • 2011, Obstacle, The Invisible Dog Gallery, curated by Steven and William Ladd,
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • re:FORM Los Angeles, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2010, Selections from the Kansas City Collection, Cocoon Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Body Image, Corcoran School of Art & Design, Washington, DC
  • Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
  • Black & Blue: Kansas City's Grit & Grace, University Art Gallery, The University of South Dakota, curated by Michael Schonhoff, Vermillion, SD
  • NEXT Art Fair, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, Chicago, IL
  • 2009, Verge Art Fair, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, Miami, FL
  • Drawing a Line, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, curated by Cara Megan Lewis, Kansas City, MO
  • KC in LA, Milo Gallery, curated Ashley McLean Emmenegger, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008, Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
  • 2008, Locate/Navigate, Charlotte Street Foundation La Esquina Gallery, curated by Kate Hackman, Kansas City, MO
  • The Palpable Instinct: Contemporary Artists Embrace Their Inner Child, Kansas City Art Institute Corporate Partners Exhibition, curated by Marcus Cain, Kansas City, MO
  • 50th Annual Delta Exhibition, Townsend Wolf Gallery, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
  • 2007, Patterns of Behavior, Unit 5 Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Paper Dolls, Pulp / Paper & Art, Omaha, NE
  • Art Now Miami Beach, Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • In Tandem: Collaborative Works by Anne Pearce & Marcus Cain, Epsten Gallery at Village Shalom, Overland Park, KS
  • Slop, Swap, Shop, Project Space, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO
  • Truck: Kansas City/St. Louis Exchange Exhibition, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
  • Valentine Show, The Late Show Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Art against Aids, Illinois Institute of Art Gallery 180, Chicago, IL
  • 2006, Group Show, Beth Allison Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Group Show, The Farm, Kansas City, MO
  • 2005, Critics Select, The Shore Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Longbranch, NJ
  • Kansas City Flatfile, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
  • Tetanus, Fahrenheit Gallery, curated by Eric Grimes, Kansas City, MO
  • Bend: An Exhibition of New Paintings by Debra Di Blasi and Anne Austin Pearce, The Late Show Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Field Codes: Pattern and Content, Kansas City Art Institute Corporate Exchange Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  • Volume!Volume!Volume! MoMO Studio, Kansas City, MO
  • Winter Invitational, Telephonebooth, curated by Tim Brown, Kansas City, MO
  • 2003, Frozen Treats, MoMO Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2002, The Stray Show, Kingsbury Place, Chicago
  • Dolls and Monsters: Anne Pearce and Davora M. Lindner, MoMO Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Girls Behaving Badly, The Late Show Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2001, Art Faculty Exhibition, Greenlease Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Heartburn, The Late Show Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 1998, Toe Five, Pedestrian Gallery, Jacksonville, FL
  • Great Inspirations: Small Images, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO
  • The Divine Comedy: Images of Heaven, Hell, and Limbo, Ann Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

Artist Talks and Presentations 

  • 2018, Bethany College, Linsbourg KS
  • Providence College Galleries, Providence College, Providence, RI
  • 2017, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
  • 2016, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
  • 2013, MDC Museum of Art + Design, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
  • 2012, Charlotte Street Foundation/Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • 2011, Genevieve Guldner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2010, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
  • Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
  • 2008, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO
  • 2007, Emory and Henry College, Emory, VA
  • International Listening Conference, Frankfort, Germany
  • Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
  • 2005, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • West Virginia Wesleyan University, Buckhannon, WV

Selected Collections

  • Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO
  • Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
  • Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
  • Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
  • Rockhurst University (mural commissioned for Maybee Chapel), Kansas City, MO
  • Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO
  • Rimbun Dahan Arts Center, Malaysia

Academic Appointments

  • 2019, Associate Professor of Studio Art, Soka University, Alisa Viejo, CA
  • 2013-18, Tenured Associate Professor of Art, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • 2003-18, Director, Greenlease Gallery of Art & Van Ackeren Permanent Collection;
  • Curator of Contemporary Exhibition Series, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • 2006-12, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO
  • 1999-06, Adjunct Faculty, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO.

Selected Residencies

  • 2019, Artist-in-Residence, UCROSS Foundation, Clearmont, WY
  • 2018, Artist-in-Residence, Officina Stamperia Del Notaio International Printmaking Residency, Tusa, Sicily
  • 2015, Artist-in-Residence, Rimbun Dahan international residency program, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Artist-in-Residence, Draw International, Caylus, France
  • Visiting Artist Project/Performance, Micro- Myth Confessions of Rights not Wrongs in collaboration with Ladd Brothers Chapel exhibition, Invisible Dog, Brooklyn
  • 2014, Artist-in-Residence, pARTage international social practice residency, Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius
  • 2013, Artist-in-Residence, Akumal International Artists Residency, Akumal, Mexico
  • Artist-in-Residence, UCROSS Foundation, Clearmont, WY
  • 2015, Lighton International Artists Exchange Program Grant, Lighton Foundation, Kansas City, MO. To support travel and research Presidential Grant, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO.
  • 2012, Charlotte Street Foundation Visual Artist Award, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO. Unrestricted cash award recognizing outstanding accomplishment and promise.
  • 2011, Presidential Grant, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO. To support research and “Double Portraits” exhibition at Kansas City Public Library and Bertrand Delcroix Gallery, NY, NY