brian.christopher.hawkins@gmail.com

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

Exhibitions 

2024     Plein(s) Écran(s) sur le Festival d’Annecy, La Cinémathèque Québécoise,
              Montreal, Quebec
2023     Festival International du Film sur l’Art, Musée McCord Stewart,
              Montreal, Quebec
              Tricentennaire de La Vieille Mine, École Lamarque, Old Mines, Missouri
2022      Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, Massachusetts
              Brussels Independent Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium
              Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival, Lafayette, Louisiana
              Fest Anča International Animation Festival, Stanica, Žilina, Slovakia
              Festival Francophone Short Films in Harlem, Maysles Documentary Center,
              New York, New York
              GIRAF 18 Festival of Indepedent Animation, Alberta, Canada
              Le français, langue mondiale : l’exemple des États-Unis,
              Representation de l’OIF, New York, New York
              Verona International Film Festival, Verona, Italy
2021      Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Annecy, France
              GLAS Animation Festival, Berkeley, California (online)
              St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, Missouri
2020     Fest Anča International Animation Festival, Stanica, Žilina, Slovakia
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
              CINESONIKA 4, Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
              Pint n Print, Sweetie’s Art Bar, San Francisco, California
              Print Sounds, Love Garden Sounds, Lawrence, Kansas
              Prints & Paupers Salon, Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
2013      SIGGRAPH Dailies, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California
              Crown Heights Film Festival, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, New York
              Darkness at the Edge..., Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto,
              Ontario, Canada
              Juried Student Art Exhibition, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
              Peep Show, Hashinger Hall Black Box Theater, Lawrence, Kansas
2012      A Night of Animation and Syncopation Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
              Don’t Look Back, HTL3 Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas
              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
              Dossier Magazine Exhibition, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Honors & Awards  

2023     GLAS Animation Grant, Le Petit Bœuf aux cornes d’or
              Nous Foundation, Le Lab laureate       
2022     ArtsKC Inspiration Grant, Le Petit Bœuf aux cornes d’or
              Best Animated Short, Chasse Galerite, Cinema on the Bayou Festival,
              Lafayette, Louisiana
              Best Animation, Chasse Galerite, Verona International Film Festival,
              Verona, Italy
              The Puffin Foundation Grant, Le Petit Bœuf aux cornes d’or
              The Tarkovski Grant, Chasse Galerite
2020     Terra Foundation for American Art, Summer Residency Artist Fellow,
              Giverny, France
              (cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
2017      ArtsKC Inspiration Grant, Round Three, for “Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri
              French Creoles
              Rocket Grant, for “Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles 
2014      School of the Arts, Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2013      Best Animation, the Archivist, Crown Heights Film Festival, Brooklyn, New York
              Frans Masereel Centrum Student Residency, Kasterlee, Belgium
              School of the Arts, Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas,
              Lawrence, Kansas
2010      Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Purchase Award for the Springfield Art
               Museum’s Collection
2002     1st Place, National History Day Competition in Missouri, Junior
              Individual Documentary
              3rd Place, National History Day Competition, Junior Individual Documentary
              Loman D. Cansler Folk History Prize
              Strickland African-American History Prize

Presentations & Publications

2023     Francophone Short Films in Harlem at La Maison Française of NYU, panel,
              New York, New York.
              Francophone Short Films in Harlem at La Maison Française of Columbia University,
              panel, New York, New York.
              “Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles,” University of Missouri School of
              Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Columbia, Missouri
2022     “Toujours Icitte,” French-Canadian Legacy Podcast, Episode 93
2020      Rafiner, Tom. R.L.Y. Peyton: An American Journey, 1824-1863. Harrisonville:
              Burnt District Press, 2020.
2019     “Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles,” Big Muddy River Speaker Series,
              Kansas City, Missouri
2018     “Murmurations,” Global Roots Radio with Nilufar Movahedi, KKFI,
              September 23, 2018.
              Lakin, Max. “Can Kansas City’s Open Spaces Biennial Help Bridge the Divide in
              One of America’s Most Segregated Cities?” Artnet 31 August, 2018.
2017      “Missouri French Creoles,” Central Standard with Gina Kaufmann, KCUR,
               November 9, 2017.
               “Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles,” Missouri Valley Sunday Speaker Series,
               Kansas City, Missouri
2015       9th International DRAWING Annual (INDA 9) An Annual Juried Exhibition-In-
               Print, 2015.
2011       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.
2010      Rafiner, Tom. Caught Between Three Fires. Bloomington: Xlibris, 2010.
               Dossier Magazine Issue 2.1, 2010.

Teaching
2024   Adjunct Instructor of French, University of Missouri - Columbia,
            School of Languages Literatures and Cultures
2017 - present Lecturer, University of Kansas, Department of Visual Art
2016 - 2017 Lecturer, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Department of Art and
            Art History
2015 - 2020 Photographer, University of Kansas, Department of Visual Art
2015 - 2016  Teaching Faculty, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas
2011    Visiting Lecturer in Printmaking, The Illustration Academy, Kansas City, Missouri








 

brian.christopher.hawkins@gmail.com

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

Exhibitions

2024     Plein(s) Écran(s) sur le Festival d’Annecy, La Cinémathèque Québécoise, Montreal, Quebec
2023     Festival International du Film sur l’Art, Musée McCord Stewart, Montreal, Quebec
              Tricentennaire de la Vieille Mine, École Lamarque, Old Mines, Missouri
2022     Boston Short Film Festival, Boston, Massachusetts
              Brussels Independent Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium
              Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival, Lafayette, Louisiana
              Fest Anča International Animation Festival, Stanica, Žilina, Slovakia
              Festival Francophone Short Films in Harlem, Maysles Documentary Center, New York City, New York
              GIRAF 18 Festival of Indepedent Animation, Alberta, Canada
              Le français, langue mondiale : l’exemple des États-Unis, Representation de l’OIF, New York, New York
              Verona International Film Festival, Verona, Italy
2021      Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Annecy, France
              GLAS Animation Festival, Berkeley, California (online)
              St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, Missouri
2020     Fest Anča International Animation Festival, Stanica, Žilina, Slovakia
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
              CINESONIKA 4, Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
              Pint n Print, Sweetie’s Art Bar, San Francisco, California
              Print Sounds, Love Garden Sounds, Lawrence, Kansas
              Prints & Paupers Salon, Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
2013      SIGGRAPH Dailies, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California
              Crown Heights Film Festival, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, New York
              Darkness at the Edge..., Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
              Juried Student Art Exhibition, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
              Peep Show, Hashinger Hall Black Box Theater, Lawrence, Kansas
2012      A Night of Animation and Syncopation Wonder Fair, Lawrence, Kansas
              Don’t Look Back, HTL3 Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas
              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
              Dossier Magazine Exhibition, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Honors & Awards  

2023      GLAS Animation Grant, Le Petit Bœuf aux cornes d’or
              Nous Foundation, Le Lab laureate       
2022      ArtsKC Inspiration Grant, Le Petit Bœuf aux cornes d’or
              Best Animated Short, Chasse Galerite, Cinema on the Bayou Festival, Lafayette, Louisiana
              Best Animation, Chasse Galerite, Verona International Film Festival, Verona, Italy
              The Puffin Foundation Grant, Le Petit Bœuf aux cornes d’or
              The Tarkovski Grant, Chasse Galerite
2020     Terra Foundation for American Art, Summer Residency Artist Fellow, Giverny, France
               (cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
2017       ArtsKC Inspiration Grant, Round Three, for “Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles
              Rocket Grant, for “Asiminier: Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles 
2014      School of the Arts, Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2013      Best Animation, the Archivist, Crown Heights Film Festival, Brooklyn, New York
              Frans Masereel Centrum Student Residency, Kasterlee, Belgium
              School of the Arts, Student Travel Grant, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
2010      Southwest Missouri Museum Associates Purchase Award for the Springfield Art Museum’s Collection
2002     1st Place, National History Day Competition in Missouri, Junior Individual Documentary
              3rd Place, National History Day Competition, Junior Individual Documentary
              Loman D. Cansler Folk History Prize
              Strickland African-American History Prize

Presentations & Publications

2023      Francophone Short Films in Harlem at La Maison Française of NYU, panel, New York, New York.
               Francophone Short Films in Harlem at La Maison Française of Columbia University, panel, New York, New York.
              “Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles,” University of Missouri School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Columbia, Missouri
2022      “Toujours Icitte,” French-Canadian Legacy Podcast, Episode 93
2020      Rafiner, Tom. R.L.Y. Peyton: An American Journey, 1824-1863. Harrisonville: Burnt District Press, 2020.
2019      “Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles,” Big Muddy River Speaker Series, Kansas City, Missouri
2018      “Murmurations,” Global Roots Radio with Nilufar Movahedi, KKFI, September 23, 2018.
               Lakin, Max. “Can Kansas City’s Open Spaces Biennial Help Bridge the Divide in One of America’s Most Segregated Cities?” Artnet 31 August, 2018.
2017      “Missouri French Creoles,” Central Standard with Gina Kaufmann, KCUR, November 9, 2017.
               “Folklore of the Missouri French Creoles,” Missouri Valley Sunday Speaker Series, Kansas City, Missouri
2015       9th International DRAWING Annual (INDA 9) An Annual Juried Exhibition-In- Print, 2015.
2011        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.
2010       Rafiner, Tom. Caught Between Three Fires. Bloomington: Xlibris, 2010.
               Dossier Magazine Issue 2.1, 2010.

Teaching

2024   Adjunct Instructor of French, University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
2017 - present Lecturer, University of Kansas, Department of Visual Art
2016 - 2017 Lecturer, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Department of Art and Art History
2015 - 2020 Photographer, University of Kansas, Department of Visual Art
2015 - 2016 Teaching Faculty, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas
2011   Visiting Lecturer in Printmaking, The Illustration Academy, Kansas City, Missouri