Kristian Burford, Curriculum Vitae


Born in Waikerie, Australia, 1974. Lives and works in Los Angeles.

EDUCATION 
1992-1995 Bachelor of Visual Arts, University of South Australia.
2000-2003 Master of Fine Arts, Art Centre College of Design, Pasadena, California.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Scenes, Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, California.
2013 Audition, Nye+Brown, Los Angeles, California.
2011 Last night you…, Nye+Brown, Los Angeles, California. 2008 Christopher, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin.
2007/08 Kathryn, Magrorocca Gallery, Milan
2007 Rebecca, I-20 Gallery, New York
2006 Melissa and Robert, Sullivan+Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney
2006 Rebecca, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles
2004 Christopher I-20 Gallery, New York.
2003 Christopher, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles.
1999 Robert has also lost interest in his garden, Contemporary Arts Centre of South Australia, Adelaide.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 A Triple Tour, Collection Pinault, Conciergerie National Monument, Paris, France.
2013 Inside This Human Clay, Curated by Jan Tumlir & Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, LTD L.A., CA
2008 All That Heaven Allows, Boneli Contemporary, Los Angeles.
2005 Kindle and Swag, University of South Australia Art Museum, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane 2004 The Uncanny, Curated by Mike Kelley. The Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; MUMOK, Vienna, Austria.
2003 New York Calling, P.S.1/MoMA Contemporary Art Center, New York.
2001-2 Morbid Curiosity, Acme Gallery, Los Angeles and I-20, New York.
2001 The National Scupture Award, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
2001 The Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award, Werribee Park, Victoria.
1999 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation Touring Exhibition, State Galleries of: South Australia; New South Wales; Victoria; Queensland, National Gallery Canberra. 1998 Procrustean Bed, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
George Melrod, Kristian Burford: “Audition” at Nye+Brown, art ltd. Jan 2014.
Edward Goldman, Mysterious, Unsettling and, Well, Quite Disturbing Art Talk, KCRW/HuffingtonPost, Oct 29, 2013.
Sharon Mizota, Kristian Burford smartly envisions a nightmare situation, L.A. Times Oct 17 2013.
Aimee Walleston. ‘Kristian Burford, The Last Artist’ , The Last Magazine, Fall 2008 Issue #01.
Jan Tumlir. “Kristian Burford / Rebecca”, Artforum May,2007 XLV No.9 pag.371-372.
Melissa Matiussi. “Una scultura, una istallazione che è come un rebus”, Exibart November 29,2007
Chiara Costa. “Istallazione, seminario per detective d’arte”, Arte Mondadori Nov,2007 pag. 146 -150.
Mario Gazzola. “Ecco cosa fa Katryna, si fa spiare”, Posthuman.it profezie e arte post-umana, November 16, 2007.
Myers, Holly. “Rebecca creates a frozen tableau”, Los Angeles Times May 26,2006.
Lubbock, Tom. “Kelley’s weird heroes” The Independent Review March 2, 2004.
Joignot, Frederic. “35 C purquoi sommes-nous tout le temps en chaleur?” Blast, June 2004 Johnson, Ken. Art Guide. New York Times, January 23, 2004.
Schambelan, Elizabeth. Review and Talk Back. Artforum.com December 26, 2003 Johnson, Ken. “Morbid Curiosity”, Art in Review. New York Times, April 19, 2002.
Tumlir, Jan. “Morbid Curiosity”, Art and Text, 2002.
Bilske, Maria. ‘Dispatches’, Sculpture Magazine, September, 2001 Vol. 20 No. 7, p85.

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS
Darrieussecq, Marie & Grillet, Thierry. A Triple Tour: Collection Pinault, Ed Du Patrimoine Paris 2013 Art&Australia ed’s. Current: Contemporary Art from Australia and New Zealand 2008.
Valdez, Sarah. Curve: The Female Nude Now. Universe Press, New York 2003.
Kelley, Mike. The Uncanny. Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Cologne, Germany, 2004.
Tumlir, Jan. Morbid Curiosity, I-20 Gallery, New York, 2003.
National Sculpture Prize and Exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, 2001.
The Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award, 2001, Werribee Park, Australia, 2001 Moet & Chandon Australian Art Foundation Touring Exhibition.

COLLECTIONS
Collection Pinault, France.
MEFIC Collection, Spain.
Samstag collection, Australia.