Brian Hawkins

2014 MFA in Visual Art – Printmaking, with honors, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2011 BA in Studio Art and Art History, summa cum laude, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri

Selected Exhibitions

2019    The Power of Place: KU Alumni Artists    Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
2018    Open Spaces, Murmurations    Jewish Vocational Services, Kansas City, Missouri
2017    10x10 Small Works Showcase    ArtsKC Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
2015    Salad Days Are Gone    PrintSpace, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas
2014    Paper Trails (solo)    Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2014    CINESONIKA 4    Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2014    Pint n Print    Sweetie’s Art Bar, San Francisco, California
2014    Print Sounds    Love Garden, Lawrence, Kansas
2014    Prints & Paupers Salon    Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
2013    SIGGRAPH Dailies    Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California
2013    Crown Heights Film Festival    FiveMyles, Brooklyn, New York
2013    Darkness at the Edge...    Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2013    Juried Student Art Exhibition    Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
2013    Peep Show    Hashinger Hall Black Box Theater, Lawrence, Kansas
2012     A Night of Animation and Syncopation Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
2012    Don’t Look Back    HTL3 Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas
2012    Print Invitational    Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
2011    Jonathan Metzger and Brian Hawkins    Kansas Union Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas
2010    Missouri Oklahoma Arkansas Kansas 4-State Regional Exhibition     Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Missouri
2010    Dossier Magazine Exhibition    UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Honors & Awards

2017    Rocket Grant, for “Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles”
2017    ArtsKC Inspiration Grant, Round Three, for “Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles”
2014    School of the Arts, Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2013    Best Animation for the Archivist    Crown Heights Film Festival, Brooklyn, New York
2013    School of the Arts, Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

2013    Frans Masereel Centrum Student Residency, Kasterlee, Belgium
2010    Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Purchase Award for the Springfield Art Museum’s Collection2002    1st Place, National History Day Competition in Missouri, Junior Individual Documentary
2002    3rd Place, National History Day Competition, Junior Individual Documentary
2002    Loman D. Cansler Folk History Prize
2002    Strickland African-American History Prize


"Best Laid Plans.” Walk This Dot Around, Bracelet Press, 2016
9th International DRAWING Annual (INDA 9) An Annual Juried Exhibition-In- Print, 2015.
LMA Grafikas nodaļa | AAL Printmaking Department blog interview regarding À la Poupée & the Chine-Collés, 8 October, 2013.
Ostmeyer, Andy. “Burnt District.” Joplin Globe 25 September, 2011, A1+5. Engle, Tim.
“Naked Ambitions.” Kansas City Star 24 January, 2011, D1.
Dossier Magazine Issue 2.2, 2011.
Rafiner, Tom. Caught Between Three Fires. Bloomington: Xlibris, 2010
Dossier Magazine Issue 2.1, 2010.