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Ken Wood


2340 S 39th St, Apt 2-S, St Louis, MO  63110 (mailing address)
1820 Cherokee St, St Louis, MO (studio)





EDUCATION Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA  and Rome, Italy
MFA  1998
Rice University, Houston, TX
Bachelor of Architecture 1992
BA in Architecture 1990


ADDITIONAL STUDY Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA.  Summer 2003, 2004, 2005
AND RESIDENCIES Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY.  2003
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.  1991, 1995
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Lithography and Etching classes, 1995


EXHIBITIONS AND Art St Louis, Group Show, July – August 2009
CURATING Open Studios, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, July 2009
“Works on Paper”, Group show, Philip Slein Gallery, St Louis, MO.  Nov 2008.
“All That Tends to Purify:  9 Abstract Painters,” Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO.  Sept 2008
“40 Artists: Small Scale”, Group Show, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO.  March 2008
The Boston Drawing Project, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA.  Flatfile collection.
Beginning January 2007
“Small Works”, Group Exhibition, RISD|Works, Providence, RI.  January 2006
“Reflections”, Group Exhibition, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI.  November 2005
“Land | Sea Scapes”, Group exhibition, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI.  August 2005
“Fields and Constellations”, Group Exhibition, The Space at Alice, Providence, RI.  July 2005
“RISD Furniture Faculty Show”, Group Exhibition, Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton, RI.
May 2005
“The Circular Ruins” Group Exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, PA.  2002
Group Exhibition,  Bricollage Gallery, Providence, RI.  November 2001
Palazzo dell’ Esposizione, Rome, Italy.   2000
Giusseppe Vaccaro: Moderno e Contemporaneo, Exhibition of the Architect’s work in Rome’s main exhibition museum (work previously shown in Bologna).  Architectural models by Ken Wood, Will Rosebro and Johannes Knoops.  Reviewed in Domus.
“Labyrinth” Group Exhibition, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.  2002
“Flatland” group exhibition, Temple Gallery, Temple University, Rome, Italy.  1999
Curated by Kenneth Wood
“Seventeen Years of Printmaking at Rice”, Museum of Printing History, Houston, TX. 1997
“Signs of Fun - the Design Scrapbook of Steve Izenour of VSBA”, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA.  1996
“Painted Space” two-person exhibition, Mississippi State School of Architecture. 1995


TEACHING St. Louis Community College Meramec, Art Department, August 2009-present
Assistant Professor, Drawing and 2D Design
Washington University,  School of Art, St. Louis, MO.  2006 - 2009
Visiting Assistant Professor.  Drawing I and II, Advanced Drawing, 2D Design, Advanced Core Electives, Graduate Studio.  Taught in Washington University’s Florence Program Spring 2008.
Washington University,  School of Architecture, St. Louis, MO.   2008 - present.
Lecturer, Arch 111 (design studio) and Arch 112 (Drawing)
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Adjunct Faculty, Painting Department.  Drawing, Painting for Non-Majors.  2005 - 2006
Adjunct Faculty, Foundation Studies Division.  Drawing, 3D Design.  2001, 2003 - 2005
Adjunct Faculty, Furniture Design Department.  Drawing.  2004
Adjunct Faculty, Interior Architecture Department.  Drawing,  Design Studio, Graduate Thesis studio.  2001-2002;  2005
Assistant Professor (Term Appointment), Interior Architecture Department, 2003-2004
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.  2005
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art.  Drawing I
Penn State University, Rome, Italy.  2000-2001
Adjunct Faculty, Architecture Studio and Cartography Class
Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy.  1997-1999
Adjunct Faculty, Drawing

VISITING CRITIQUES, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, March 2009.  Lecture
LECTURES, TOURS, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, March 2009.  Lecture
AND DEMOS Lehman College – CUNY, Bronx, NY,  June 2007.  Lecture
Savannah College of Art and Design,  Savannah, GA.  March 2006.  Lecture
CalPoly, School of Architecture, San Luis Obispo, CA
Guest Critic, Second Year design studio.  Spring 2004
Pratt Institute, School of Architecture, Brooklyn, NY.
Guest Critic, Fourth Year Design Studio.  2003

University of Virginia, Art Department, Charlottesville, VA. 

Lecture and Etching Demonstration.  2002

Bauhaus University Wiemar – Rome

Guest Critic, Architecture Studio.  1999, 2000

Eight Cartography Walking Tours in Rome.  2000

Syracuse University, Florence, Italy

Guest Critic – Graduate Architecture Studio.  1999

University of Washington, Rome, Italy

Guest Critic, Architecture. 1999, 2000

University of Georgia, Art Program, Cortona, Italy, 1997.  Guest critic, Painting


PUBLICATIONS AND St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Bonetti review of “All That tends to Purify,” September 2008
REVIEWS St. Louis Beacon, review of “All That tends to Purify,” October 2008
Providence Journal, review of Faculty Show, Rhode Island School of Design.  October 2001
Domus, review of show Giuseppe Vaccaro, Moderno e Contemporaneo, Rome and Bologna, Italy.   November 2000
Giuseppe Vaccaro, Moderno e Contemporaneo, Catalog of show, Bologna and Rome, Italy.  October 2000
Includes my photographs of the architectural models I built for the show.
Venturi Scott Brown and Associates 1986-1998, Stanislaus von Moos, Monacelli Press, NY 1999
Various Projects
Architecture Magazine, April 1996
Drawings for National Institutes of Health Competition in Bethesda, MD, designed by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates
Number, Quarterly of the Visual Arts, Memphis, TN.  Summer 1995
Review of “Painted Space” Show in Mississippi
Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates on Houses and Housing, St. Martin’s Press, 1992
Three drawings for “House in Tuxedo Park (unbuilt)”


COLLECTIONS Rice University Collection, Houston, TX. 
Two paintings and two lithographs
Collection of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Philadelphia, PA. 
One lithograph and one etching





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