Resume

Shaun Kardinal (American, b. 1982)

Based in Seattle, WA

Exhibitions

Jul 28 2015 – Shaun Kardinal’s Turn @ Joe Bar, Seattle WA
Oct 2014 – left to your own devices @ Two Shelves, Seattle WA
Jun 5 2014 – flying formation @shauniqua, Instagram
Jul 2013 – Inertia @ LxWxH, Seattle WA
Oct 2012 – Reiterations @ Cairo, Seattle, WA
Apr 2012 – Connotations @ Joe Bar, Seattle WA
Sep 2011 – Further Alterations @ Snowden Flood, London UK
July 2011 – Heptaparaparshinokh @ VioletStrays.com
Jan 2009 – Progression @ SOIL, Seattle WA
Oct 2008 – Carrillo & Kardinal @ Some Space, Seattle WA
May 2008 – Go On, I’m Listening @ Joe Bar, Seattle WA
Oct 2007 – Directors’ Cut @ Some Space, Seattle WA
Jun/Jul 2007 – Buildings @ Clarabella, New York NY
Oct 2006 – Buildings, 2006 @ Some Space, Seattle WA

Group Exhibitions

Mar 2016 – Giant Steps @ King Street Station, Seattle WA
Feb 11 2016 – Love is So Weird, in collaboration with Chelsea Werner-Jatzke @ Cairo, Seattle WA
Aug 29 2015 – NEPO 5k Don’t Run, Seattle WA
Jul 2015 – Jun 2016 – Turn @ Joe Bar, Seattle WA
Apr 22 2015 – Violet Strays’ ’Art with a View’ @ Via6, Seattle
Jul 3 2014 – ‘waste not, want not.’ concept and direction @ Facebook Events
Aug 31 – Sep 2 2013 – Found and Unbound, curated by Shane Montgomery @ Bumbershoot, Seattle WA
Aug 22 2013 – City Arts Art Walk Awards @ 1927 Events, Seattle WA
Jul 2013 – Stitchery @ SAM Gallery, Seattle WA
May 2013 – New Members’ Show @ SOIL, Seattle WA
Feb/Mar 2013 – Chamber Music @ Frye Art Museum, Seattle WA
Dec 2012 – TWO @ Joe Bar, Seattle WA
Oct 2012 – Jun 2013 - Small Voids traveling exhibition, Seattle WA, Portland OR, Oakland CA
Jul 21 2012 – Sun Worshipers @ Egan House, Seattle WA
Jun 2012 – Erotic, in collaboration with Erin Frost @ Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ
Jan 29 2012 – Visual Art Happy Hour at ONN/OF, Seattle WA
Nov 2011 – The Sweet Life (Act Like You’re Interested), with Troy Gua @ Nepo House, Seattle WA
Aug 13 2011 – Show and Tell @ Vignettes Mobile Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Jul 14 2011 – Seattle Weekly’s Artopia
Jul 5 2011 – Alterations, in collaboration with Erin Frost @ Vignettes, Seattle WA
Apr/May 2011 – Being There, curated by Sierra Stinson @ Cornish College of the Arts Alumni Gallery, Seattle WA
Apr 2011 - A Good Line: Artists on Poems, curated by Jennifer Borges Foster @ Hugo House, Seattle WA
Feb 2011 – Bloom & Collapse with Troy Gua @ SOIL, Seattle WA
Dec 2010 – Vs. The Matador @ SOIL, Seattle WA
Oct/Nov 2010 – One Night Stand @ Joe Bar, Seattle WA
May 2010 – Seattle Erotic Art Festival @ Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle WA
Apr 2010 – Meet Greet Rinse Repeat, curated by and in collaboration with Troy Gua @ Monarch Contemporary, Seattle WA
Feb 2010 – Bad Words, curated by Chris Crites @ Twilight Artist Collective, Seattle WA
Jun 2009 – Photo Show @ Vermillion, Seattle WA
Apr/May 2009 – Human Canvas, juried by Suzette Troche-Stapp @ The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO
Apr 2009 – The Coast with the Most @ goforaloop gallery, San Francisco CA
Feb/Mar 2009 – Dearly Madly, curated by Robert Yoder @ Howard House, Seattle WA
Nov 2008 – Beautifully Worn, curated by No Good For Me @ Clarabella, New York NY
Aug 2008 – Photographers’ Showcase @ Some Space, Seattle WA
Jun 2008 – My Space, juried by Suvan Geer @ SCA Project Gallery, Pomona CA
Feb 2008 – Artist Trust Benefit Auction, Seattle WA
Jan 2008 – Autobiography @ SAM Gallery, Seattle WA

Awards

2013 4Culture Portable Works Purchase Award
2010 4Culture Individual Artist Projects Grant

Commissions & Reproductions

2015 – Slow Year II (cover art)
2014 – Wishbeard Ally Sheedy 7″ (cover art)
2013 – Starbucks University Village III Location (permanent installation)
2013 – Vaudeville Etiquette’s Debutantes EP (cover art)
2013 – Soft Metals’ Lenses LP, Tell Me single (cover art series, music video)
2012 – LxWxH Gallery (permanent installation)

Professional Activities

Jul 2015 – Jun 2016: Founder and Director of Turn
Jan 2015 – Present: Web Developer, Civilization
Jan 2006 – Present: Designer & Web Developer, Unkardinal
Jul – Sep 2014: Judge, City Arts Art Walk Awards
Jun 2013 – Dec 2014: Digital Media Manager, Frye Art Museum
Sep 2012 – Jan 2014: Member, SOIL Gallery
Sep 2007 – Dec 2010: Designer & Web Developer, Davidson Galleries
Sep 2008 – Dec 2009: Organizational Member, Crawl Space Gallery
Jun 2006 – Dec 2008: Co-Founder & -Director, Some Space

Bibliography

Interview with Dirty Laundry Magazine, Feb 1 2016
Jen Graves, “The Best Art Shows in Seattle This Winter” The Stranger, Dec 2015
Amanda Manitach, “See it this week!” City Arts Blog, Jul 27, 2015
Illustrations for “Коломойского удалось сохранить мир” Esquire Ukraine, Oct 2014
Amanda Manitach, “The Fall Art Walk Awards are Coming” City Arts Blog, Sep 16 2014

Jakob Schiller, “Photoshop Magic Turns Flocks of Birds Into Perfect Patterns” WIRED Raw File, Sep 9 2014
Emma Kisiel, “Collages of Birds in Unbelievable Formations” Feature Shoot, Aug 31 2014
Leigh Riibe and Olivia McCausland, BLOOD MOON, Aug 2014
Benjamin Starr, “Impossible Bird Formations Take Flight” Visual News, Jun 25 2014
“鳥が作る超カッコいい奇跡のフォーメーション” Hayabusa Magazine, Jun 20 2014

Caroline Kurze, “Flying Formation” Ignant, Jun 19 2014
Jillian Wong, “Mesmerizing Digital Collages Of Birds Flying In Formation” Design Taxi, Jun 17 2014
T.s. Flock, “What’s Good in Seattle: The Photo Opp” Vanguard Seattle, Jun 12 2014

Sophie Gerardeau, “Shaun Kardinal’s Embroidered Postcards” Interview, Common Thread, Oct 13 2013
Lauren Albrecht, “Top 10 Funny Tumblrs” Art Nerd Los Angeles, Jul 17 2013
Amanda Manitach, “This Week in Arts” City Arts Blog, Jul 16 2013
Knock Magazine (featured work), Issue #16, Jun 2013
Amanda Manitach, “This Week in Arts” City Arts Blog, May 14 2013
Joe Bun Keo, “From Seattle to Hartford with Love: First Thursday Art Schlock Gives the Art World a Sense of Levity” CT Art List, Mar 2013
Olivia Zeitline, “Shaun Kardinal – La broderie dans l’art revient en force” Interview, Réécrire Magazine, Mar 2013

Jonathan Zwickel, “The Act of Love: Shaun Kardinal & Erin Frost” City Arts Magazine, Feb 2013
Tessa Hulls, “Your Art Show Exhausts Me” Off Paper, Jan 30 2013
Brangien Davis & Bond Huberman, “Best of 2012: Local Arts” Seattle Magazine, Dec 2012
Jen Graves, “First Thursday Art Schlock” SLOG, Aug 6 2012
“First Thursday Art Schlock” Monarch Review, Jul 11 2012
Ranessa Allen, “Shaun Kardinal: Unstrung” Interview, FIXE Mag, Jul 2012
Mala Bajaj, “A Stitch in Time” Home Review Magazine, Jul 2012
Amanda Manitach, “Interview with First Thursday Art Schlock” City Arts Blog, Jun 7 2012
Vivian Hua, “Entangled in Embroidery: Shaun Kardinal & Erin Frost Joint Interview” Redefine Mag, Jun 2 2012
Sierra Stinson, Sun Worshipers, Jun 2012

Vivian Hua, “Embroidered Works: Shaun Kardinal, Erin Frost, Stacey Page…” Redefine Mag, May 9 2012
Commissioned piece for Yen Mag’s Travel Issue, Apr 25 2012
Lesley Frenz “The Uncommon Familiar: Shaun Kardinal” Artsy Forager, Apr 23 2012
Sharon Arnold “Connotations at Joe Bar” Dimensions Variable, Apr 11 2012
City Arts (featured work), Apr 2012
Modern Ink Magazine (featured work), Apr/May 2012
“Shaun Kardinal – Creations/Alterations” Kinki Magazine, Mar 30 2012

Seo, Jae Woo “Another Beautiful Scene” J.J. Magazine no 80, Mar 2012
“über embroiderers: Shaun Kardinal” The Smallest Forest, Feb 7, 2012
“Battling the Pacific Northwest SADS with ONN/OF” Redefine Mag, Jan 27 2012
Margherita Dessanay, ”Art & Craft: An Embroidered Web” Elephant Magazine, Winter 2011/12

Charlotte Rivers, “A Stitch in Time: The Art of Found Imagery and Embroidery” Blanket Magazine, Sep 2011

“The Cutting (and Stitching) Edge” Mr. X Stitch, Sep 1, 2011

Kyle Johnson, “Portraits of Seattle #10″ Jan 2 2011
Joey Veltkamp, “Embroidered Lithographs by Shaun Kardinal” Best Of, Nov 26 2010

Emily Pothast, “Gifts for No One in Particular” Translinguistic Other, Feb 19 2010

Lucas Deon Spivey, “Light Comes with Darkness” Meaning in Art, Sep 5 2009

Sharon Arnold, “How I’ve Learned to See Myself a Little Differently” Dimensions Variable, Jun 25 2009
Emily Pothast, “Inadvertent Public Art” Translinguistic Other, Jun 11 2009
Regina Hackett, “Dearly, Madly – Romance as the end of the road” Arts Journal Online, Mar 25 2009
Valentina Vitols, “Shaun Kardinal turns the camera toward himself…” ArtVoices, Feb 2009
Joshua Lynch, “Shaun Kardinal at Photographers’ Showcase” Seattle Weekly, Aug 13 2008
Regina Hackett, “Shaun Kardinal’s Intimate Mundane” Seattle Weekly Art to Go, May 8 2008
Interview for Globatron.org, Mar 3 2008
Carrie E.A. Scott, “Masters in Miniature” Seattle Weekly, Jun 05 2007

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