NB: In 2016 Bear Kirkpatrick stopped showing work publicly.

Solo Exhibitions

2015

The Thought of Thinking, JDC Fine Art, San Diego, CA.

The Old Ones, Dan Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY.

The Human Diorama,  555 Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2014

Portraits, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.  

The Thought of Thinking, jdc Fine Art, San Diego, CA.

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2015

Seeing Connection, GuatePhoto Festival, Antigua, Guatemala.  Juror: Rebecca Senf

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY.

Human Nature, Drift Gallery, Portsmouth, NH.

Lush Life, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH.

Selected Works, photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.

2014

Small is Beautiful, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY.

All the World’s a Stage, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY.

Ravishing, 555 Gallery, Boston, MA

Portraits 2014, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.  Juror: Amy Arbus

Critical Mass Top 50 Exhibition, Cordon Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA & Houston Center for Photography.

2013  

NEPR Showcase, PRC Gallery, Boston, MA.

Under My Skin, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY.  Curator: Mona Kuhn

The Nude--Classical, Cultural, Contemporary, Photo-eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.

Center Forward, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA.  Jurors: Ann Jastrab and Hamidah Glasgow

Portraits 2013, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.   Juror: Charles Guice

New Directions 13, Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA and Seattle, WA.  Jurors:  Ann Jastrab and Hamidah Glasgow

2012

Looking at Ourselves: Portraits featured on Lenscratch, Guate Photo Festival, Guatemala City, Guatemala.  Juror: Aline Smithson.

Center Forward, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO.  Jurors: Hamidah Glasgow and Ann Jastrab.

Dreams,  Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO.  Exhibition juried by Aline Smithson.

2011

George Marshall Gallery, York, ME.  4 person show.

Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH.  4 person show.

   

Publications

2015

Photograph Magazine (print edition), “The Human Diorama at 555 Gallery,” review by Edie Bresler

Beautiful/Decay, feature, 12 images, text.

Silvershotz: The International Magazine of Contemporary Photography, feature, interview, 12 images.

Art Photo Feature Magazine, feature, interview, 12 images.

Exploring Color Photography (6th Edition), Hirsch, Robert, Focal Press, 2015.

Lenscratch, feature, 10 images.

2014

Irreversible Magazine: An International Art Project, Miami, FL.

Don’t Take Pictures, Issue 3, New York, NY.

Artscope, cover image, Boston, MA.

2013

Musee Magazine, New York, NY.   Feature, 8 images

Cleptafire, Paris, France.  Feature, interview, 15 images.

The Chronicle, Romania.  Feature, interview, 14 images.

Photo+, Seoul, Korea.  Feature, interview, 15 images.

2012

The Opera Magazine, Munich, Germany.  Kerber Verlag Publisher

The Opera Magazine Collector’s Edition, Munich, Germany.  Kerber Verlag Publisher.

Center Forward Exhibition Catalog, Cover, Center For Fine Art Photography.

Noovo Editions, Madrid, Spain.  www.noovoeditions.com

The Chronicle, Bucharest, Romania. April, 2012. www.thechronicle.bu

Lenscratch, Los Angeles, CA.  www.lenscratch.com

Galperina, Marina, “Nudes in the Woods and the Trials of Photographic Pursuits,” Animal New York, New York, NY.   www.animalnewyork.com

 

2011

Ruby Magazine, Buenos Aires, Brazil

 

2010

Eyemazing Magazine, Amsterdam, NL

Awards/Grants/Honors

FRESH 2015 Finalist, Klompching Gallery, New York, NY.

Irreversible Magazine Competition Winner 2014, Alec von Bargen, juror.

Photolucida’s 2013 & 2014 Critical Mass Top 50.

Director’s Honorable Mention, Portraits 2013, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.

Director’s Award for Best in Show, Center Forward 2012, Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO.

Artist Advancement Grant, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Concord, NH.  Jurors: Randi Hopkins, Lexi Lee Sullivan (deCordova Museum), Emily Zilber (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston), Donna McNeil (Maine Arts Commission).

Honorable Mention in Fine Art-Nudes, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA.

Honorable Mention in Fine Art-Portrait, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA.

Honorable Mention in Fine Art-Other, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Residencies

White Box ATX, May 1-15, 2014.  Austin, TX.