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ARTIST- JEFFREY KENT
BORN Boston, MA. USA
LIVE/WORKS Baltimore, MD. USA
EDUCATION 2010 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Masters of Fine Arts (MFA)


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

HeLa, The Motor House, Baltimore, MD (solo)

Second Chance Project, Second Chance Inc., Baltimore, MD

Art of Engagement, Touchstone Gallery, Washington D.C.

Two Lane Stories, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD

Here I Come to Save the Day! The Science, Culture & Art of Superheroes, The Everhart Museum, in the Maslow Galleries, Scranton PA

Surface from Under the Microscope: The Henrietta Lacks Series by Jeffrey Kent, Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building, Washington D.C. (solo)

2016
Art in Embassies Program, United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, Rome, Italy

Between the Covers: Altered Books in Contemporary Art, The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art, Scranton, PA

Baltimore Rising, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


2015
Art in Embassies Program, United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, Rome, Italy

Opposition and Oppression: Race, Politics, and Art, Chesapeake Gallery Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD

Touch of Fire: Jeffrey and Michelle, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD


2014
Art in Embassies Program, United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, Rome, Italy

Raw Nerves: The Works of Jeffrey Kent and Warren Lyons, Kohl Gallery Gibson Center for the Arts Washington College, Chestertown, MD

For Whom It Stands: The Flag and the American People, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, MD

For Whom It Stands Too, Star-Spangled Banner Flag House & Museum, Baltimore, MD

Traditions and Interpretations: Jeffrey Kent and Stephen Townes, Platform Gallery, Baltimore, MD

The Empathy Project, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD


2013
Art in Embassies Program, United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, Rome, Italy

Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington D.C.

Preach! New Works by Jeffrey Kent, Exhibition Development Seminar Artist in Residence MICA,
Herbert Bearman Art Gallery Frederick Douglass- Isaac Myers Maritime Museum, Baltimore, MD (solo)


2012 

From Here to Infinity, American Center for Physics, College Park, MD 

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe: The Contemporary Response, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD 


2011 

Ten Years after 9/11, Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington D.C.

Compression|Expansion, Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame Maryland, Baltimore, MD 

Abstraction: The Syncopation of Light Color and Form, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD


2010
Baltimore Counts, BSO Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD 

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC 

Young Blood, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD


2009 

Works of Jeffrey Kent, Tuttle Gallery McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD (solo)

2,191 Days and Counting, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY

Stars and Stripes: Pride or Despair Reinterpreted, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington D.C.

Hand to Frame/Surface to Lens, Maryland State Arts Council James Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD 


2008
Good Bad And Ugly, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD (solo)

2006
…Validation?, The Rice Gallery Peterson Hall McDaniel College, Westminster, MD (solo)

2005
Stars and Stripes: Pride or Despair Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD 

Turning the Corner, James E. Lewis Museum of Art Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

2004
Jeffrey Kent Continuous Spectrum: Colored-art Series, Towson University, Towson, MD (solo)




PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

2017 

Art Talk, The Motor House, Baltimore, MD

Moderator, Artist Talk, ‘In a Dignified Fashion,’ Terrault Contemporary, Baltimore, MD 

Guest Speaker, National Art Honor Society at Towson High, Baltimore, MD

2015-present

Professional Art Installation Services, The Motor House, Baltimore, MD

2014 

Art Consultant/Interior Designer, BSO Decorator Showhouse Silo Point Condominiums, Baltimore, MD 

2013

Founder, Co-owner, Unexpected Art Space, Baltimore, MD

Visiting Art Critic GFA '13, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Guest Lecturer, Baltimore Lab School. Baltimore, MD 

2013-present 

Consultant, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation 

2012-13

Artist in Residence, Exhibition Development Seminar, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

2012 

Juror, LAB Grant Awards, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

2011 

Inaugural Artist in Residence, MFA in Curatorial Practice, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

Guest Lecturer, Professional Practices for Visual Artists,Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

Studio Visit and Guest Lecturer, Professional Practices, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

2010 

Guest Lecturer, Professional Practices for Visual Artists, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

Studio Visit and Guest Lecturer, Professional Practices, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 

2007 

Art Consultant, FTI Consulting Inc., Baltimore, MD Art Consultant, Prologue Inc., Baltimore, MD Facilitator, The Links Art Auction, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 

Juror, Artscape, Baltimore, MD

2007 

Artist Market, Baltimore, MD 

2005-09 

President of Board of Directors, One World Cultural Arts Society, Baltimore, MD 

2004 

Panelist, City Arts Grant, Baltimore Office Of Promotion & The Arts, Baltimore, MD 

Curator, “Deep in Lexington: Westside 2004”, Subbasement Artist Studios, Baltimore, MD 

2003

Founder, Subbasement Artist Studios, Baltimore, MD 

Curator, “Media Hype”, City Hall Galleries, Artscape, Baltimore, MD 

Curator, Visiting lecturer, “Experiencing Black History Through Music” Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,MD 



COLLECTIONS 

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Front Rowe Inc.

FTI Consulting Inc.

Hilton Hotels and Resorts 

Prologue Inc. 

Washington Dental Studio 

Baltimore Art Reality Corporations 

Robert W. Deutsch Foundation 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017

Issues in Science and Technology, Aston, PA

Times Leader "'No loud booms! bams! or pows!' rule thrown out at Scranton's Everhart Museum," Gene Axton, Wilkes-Barre PA

Exhibition Catalog, “Baltimore Rising," MICA, Baltimore, MD 

2013
Exhibition Catalog, “Preach! New Works by Jeffrey Kent," Exhibition Development Seminar, MICA, Baltimore, MD 

Exhibition Catalog, “Alchemical Vessels," Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington D.C.

2010
Doub, Siri Lise/Arnold, Wayne, “Baltimore Counts!," Holland Brown, Louisville, KY 

City Paper, “POWER BROKER- HEROIC PROPORTIONS," Bret McCabe, COVER STORY, Baltimore, MD

2006
Urbanite Magazine, “SPACE Underground Art," Cara Ober, Baltimore, MD

2004
PBS / MPT, “ARTWORKS THIS WEEK," Baltimore, MD