Leigh A. Kaulbach

lkaulbach@gmail.com

leighkaulbach.com

 

born 1989 Lowell, MA

 

Education

2018 University of Kansas, MFA in Visual Art, Printmaking (expected)

2013 Stanford University, BA in Religious Studies

Thesis: “Subverting Gender Exclusion with New Paintings of Mary”

D1 Field Hockey Team 2008-9

2008 St Paul’s School, Concord, NH

 

Teaching & Related Experience

2017

Instructor of Record: Drawing I – University of Kansas

Instructor of Record: Drawing II – University of Kansas

Art Head – Tabor Academy Summer Program, Marion, MA

Instructor: Youth Screen Printing – Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS

Instructor: Printmaking – High School Visual Art Workshop, University of Kansas

Graduate Research Assistant to Professor Matthew Burke – University of Kansas

High School Field Hockey Official, MSHSAA Certified – Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, MO

 

2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant: Drawing I – University of Kansas

7th Grade Visual Arts Teacher – BELL Smarter Summers, Boston, MA

Instructor: Youth Screen Printing – Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS  

Instructor: Printmaking – High School Visual Art Workshop, University of Kansas

Gallery Assistant – Chalmers Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas

Gallery Attendant – Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

High School Field Hockey Official, MSHSAA Certified – Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, MO

 

2015

Asst. Teacher: Printmaking – Heads Up Summer Program, Oakland, CA

Asst. Teacher: 6th, 7th Grade Humanities – Heads Up Summer Program, Oakland, CA

High School Field Hockey Official, MSHSAA Certified – Pembroke Hill School, Kansas City, MO

 

2014

Art & Design Consultant, High School Design Teacher– Sociedad Latina, Boston, MA

 

2012-13

Director, Musical and Fundraising – Stanford Talisman A Cappella Group, Stanford, CA 

 

2011-12

Community Arts Coordinator, Administrative Assistant – ZUMIX, East Boston, MA

Studio Assistant – Artist Santiago Hernandez, Boston, MA

 

2011

Gallery Assistant Intern – Quidley & Co., Boston, MA

 

Solo and Curated Exhibitions

2018

Title TBD, Solo Thesis Exhibition   Chalmers Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas

 

2017

LUCKIER CLOUD   Kansas Union Gallery, Lawrence, KS

 

2015     

Within the Above   (collaboration with Andy Kelleher Stuhl) Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

Listen   curated by Leigh Kaulbach, Outpost 186 Gallery, Cambridge, MA 

Leigh Kaulbach   Darwin’s, ltd., Cambridge, MA 

 

Group Exhibitions, Juried Exchange Portfolios, & Performances

2017

Preservation   Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS

Kansas City Zine Con #3  El Torreon, Kansas City, MO

Postcards to Maud...Please Forward   Chandler Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Marginalia   KU Black Box Theater, Lawrence, KS

Chicago Zine Fest   Plumbers Hall, Chicago, IL

Graduatte Student Pop Up Show   Guerrilla Gallery, Lawrence, KS 

 

2016

Tools for Remediation: Radical Zine Building Day   Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Known/Unknown   Postcard Collective Fall Exchange Portfolio, Berkeley, CA

If A; Then B   Postcard Collective Spring Exchange Portfolio, Berkeley, CA

Kansas City Zine Con #2  UMKC, Kansas City, MO

Graduate Student Exhibition   Chalmers Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas

 

2015

3rd Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition  WoCA Projects, Fort Worth, TX 

Containers for the Self   Black Earth Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

2013

Xocolatl by Aleta Hayes   Bing Concert Hall, Stanford, CA

Intonga: A Coming of Age Story   Talisman tour/show director & performer, various venues in

Cape Town, Johannesburg, University of the Free State QwaQwa, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Artists' Books   Bowes Art & Architecture Library, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

 

2012

Fall Printmaking Class Show   subGallery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

 

2011

Chocolate Heads Movement Band   TEDxStanford, Stanford, CA

Motion Hymnary by Aleta Hayes   Stanford University, Stanford, CA

 

Awards

2017

Beatrice L. Bonine Painting Scholarship, University of Kansas

School of the Arts Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas

Anderson Ranch University Partnership Scholarship

 

2016

School of the Arts Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas

Nominated to the KU Inclusion & Social Justice Grad Conference Planning Committee

 

2015

Interdisciplinary Research Grant, University of Kansas

Larabee Fine Arts Scholarship, University of Kansas

John Merle Patterson Memorial Scholarship in Art, University of Kansas

 

2008

Reverend Dr. Everett P. Smith Prize for outstanding contribution to St Paul’s School

Sawyer Award for highest distinction in team play, sportsmanship, and individual skills, St Paul's School

 

Collections

Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, School of the Art institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS

St Paul's School Legacy Collection, Concord, NH

 

Presentations and Publications

2017

Eutopia, “House of Dust d’Alison Knowles,” author, Sept 23, 2017

Guest Critic, Senior Printmaking Class, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

KU Film & Media Studies Graduate Symposium, “Cross-Talk,” Lawrence, KS

 

2016

New England Graduate Student Media Symposium, “Mixed Messages,” Boston, MA

Guest Lecture on Grant Writing, ART 105 Freshman Seminar, KU, Lawrence, KS

 

2015

University Daily Kansan, “Art in Focus: Leigh Kaulbach,” Ryan Miller, Nov 24, 2015