Resume


Forrest Kirk
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education
2019 California State University, Los Angeles, CA
Atelier, Paris, France

Solo Exhibitions
2020 9 Fists, Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Body Count, Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

Select Group Exhibitions
2020 Upcoming, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
Abstract Generations, The Brand Library, Glendale, CA
2019 Behind Face, Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Wide Range of Restraint - Outono Projects, Lisbon, Portugal
Plan B Art Fair New York, EC Lina Gallery, NY
Benefit Auction, JOAN, Los Angeles, CA
Spring Break Art Fair, EC Lina Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Rema Mann Hort Foundation Auction, Wekartz, Los Angeles, CA
Protest, noun- Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2018 Killers Three, Post, Los Angeles, CA
Aztlanization, Center for Arts, Pomona, CA
8 Make Your Mark, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin Novato, CA
Barker Hanger, ODD Ark LA, Los Angeles, CA
Altered Book, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin Novato, CA
Rema Mann Hort Foundation, Auction, Nicodem Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Contemporary Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin Novato, CA
Drawn Together, Art Share LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Grand Blackness, DSR Studios, Los Angeles, CA


Selected Bibliography

2020 Anania, Bill. "Forrest Kirk's 'Body Count' Series Is More Relevant Than Ever"
2020 Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Forrest Kirk: ‘It Doesn’t Always Have to be Didactic.’” Artillery,
September 8, 2020.
Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Arts at Home (Wednesday is the new Thursday): July 22 – 25.”
LAWEEKLY, July 22, 2020.
Mizota, Sharon. “COVID-19 and Anti-Racism Movements Create New Urgency for Working
Artists.” KCET, July 10, 2020.
2019 Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Meet An Artist Monday: Forrest Kirk.” LA Weekly, March 25, 2019.
online.
“OTP Short-Forms: Forrest Kirk.” OTP Copenhagen. October 2019
“Meet Forrest Kirk-Thought-Provoker’s Series.” Voyage LA, January 2019.
Baumann, Sacha. FULL BLEDE, Art and Cake, LA, July 23, 2019. online.
2018 Mizota, Sharon. “Review: Police, violence and an artist who paints to provoke.” Los
Angeles Times, July 9, 2018. online.
“Datebook: Police violence paintings, a gallery’s 25th and enduring images of a
photojournalist’s life.” Los Angeles Times, June 21, 2018. online.
Holcomb, Shelley. “Studio Visit: Forrest Kirk.” Curate LA, March 25, 2018. online.
Residency
2019 Bed Stuy Art Residency, Brooklyn, NY

Public Collections
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA