Jeffrey Kraus
(b. 1985 Kalamazoo, MI)
Lives and works in Grand Rapids,MI
jeff@jeffkraus.net

Education
2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Solo Exhibitions

2014  Reekruffs, Rowster, Grand Rapids, MI
2014  EID MAR, MadCap, Grand Rapids, MI
2014  Gorilla Pictures - AIGA Film Shoot (Selection of works 2012-2014), Gaspard Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2013  95 Feet Deep, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, MI
2013  Conditions , Gaspard Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2012  Sink to the beat, Sparrows Coffee and Tea Newsstand, Grand Rapids, MI
2012  Taste of New Work, MadCap Coffee, Grand Rapids,MI
2011  Maybe next time I’ll get it right, Hoi Polloi Grand Rapids, MI
2011  The tempo of life dictated by a heavy workflow, Padnos Gallery, Allendale,MI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016  A theory on Contemplation, Prjct Omni Exhibit #2, Traverse City, MI
2016  Wielding Now, Tappan Collective, Culver City, CA
2016 Seriality in the Archive, Have Company, Grand Rapids, MI
2014 The Steezledorf, Rox Gallery, New York City, NY
2014  Free , Gaspard Gallery , Grand Rapids , MI
2014  Rituals ,Gold Pane Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013  Fall Group Exhibition, Gaspard Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2012  Field Studies, Culture Works, Holland,MI
2012  Group Show, Lafontsee Gallery, Douglas,MI
2011  100 Grand Show, Nice Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2011  Autumnal Respire, Nice Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
2011  DIG, DIG, DIG, Site Lab: Blandford Nature Center, Grand Rapids, MI
2011  Landed (15 views of the landscape), Padnos Gallery, Allendale, MI
2010  Art workers wont kiss ass (S.E.A.S), Free Radical Gallery Event, Grand Rapids, MI
2010  3rd annual 50x50 (50 artists, 50 dollars), Mexican Sans Frontiers, Grand Rapids, MI
2010  Eating the Art, Padnos Gallery, Allendale, MI
2009  2nd annual 50x50 (50 artists, 50 dollars), Mexican Sans Frontiers, Grand Rapids, MI
2009  Critorama, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
2009  Collaborations, Padnos Gallery, Allendale, MI
2008  Parallel Spaces, 62. / 64. S. Division, Grand Rapids, MI
2008  Inside the Micro Gallery, Padnos Gallery, Allendale, MI

Awards
2007  2nd Place, Juried Art Exhibition Printmaking/Illustration Category
          Northwestern Michigan Community College, Traverse City, MI

Workshops / Lectures
2012  Guest Artist / Ambrose Collective, Holland MI