RESUME

Brian W. Hinkle         338 S. Volutsia        Wichita, KS  67211        (316)652-8970
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Gallery Director, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS, 2006-2007.          
    Curator, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS, 2005-2006.          
    Assistant Curator, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS, 1997-2004.          
    Duties include designing, installing, and curating exhibitions of contemporary regional artists,
    national juried exhibitions, and works from permanent collection for not-for-profit art institution.
    
    Instructor, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS,  1996-2007.  
    Duties include developing curriculum  and teaching classes in oil painting (introductory to advanced,
    and special topics), figure drawing & painting, portraiture, and enameling.

    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS,  1990-1992.        
    Teaching duties included Introduction to Oil Painting, Figure Drawing, and Art Appreciation.

EDUCATION
    MFA         Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 1992.  Major in Painting.
    BA            Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, 1986.  Major in Mathematics.  3.75 grade point average.
                     Semester abroad, University of Sterling, Sterling, Scotland, 1985.

HONORS & AWARDS
    2002        Kansas Cultural Trust Enabling Grant.
                    Grant provided funds participating in the Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea,      
                    Florence, Italy.
    2001        63rd Annual National Exhibition Of Contemporary American Paintings,
                    3rd Place Award In Memory Of Mr. Philip Hulitar,
                    The Society Of The Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL.
    2000        Kansas Cultural Trust Enabling Grant.
                    Grant provided travel funds to study early Netherlandish painting at the Cloisters
                    and the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York City.
    1998        Kansas Arts Commission Mini-Fellowship.
    1990-1992        Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University.
    1985        Phi Beta Kappa.
    1985        Academic All-American Award.

ONE & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
    2006        “New Paintings”, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
                    Abode/Home, Wichita, KS.        
                    Gallery XII, Wichita, KS.
    2005        Bradley Paper Company, Wichita, KS.
    2004        “Gratitude For Beauty ”, Dennis Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO.
    2003        Taylor’s Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR.
    2002        “Homage To Anonymous”, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, KS.
                    Taylor’s Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR.
    2001        Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS.
                    Hutchinson Art Center, Hutchinson, KS. (2 person exhibition).
    2000        “Second Nature”, Cottey College, Nevada, MO.  (2 person exhibition).
                    “Midwest Renaissance”, Wichita Art Museum Store Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Beauchamp Gallery, Topeka, KS.
    1998        Bachaus Café, Wichita, KS.
    1996        “Cosmology”, Big Sky Gallery Hall, Wichita, KS.  (2 person exhibition).
    1995        The Hard Drive Café, Wichita, KS.
    1994        Beauchamp Gallery, Topeka, KS.
                    Champaign Public Library, Champaign, IL.
    1993        The Blind Pig Co., Champaign, IL.
    1992        MFA Thesis Exhibition, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
    1986        Negative Space Gallery, Grinnell, IA.

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
    2007        “Kansas Governor’s Inaugural Exhibition”, Topeka, KS.
                    “Kansas Masters Invitational Exhibition”, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS.
                    “The Geographical Center Of A Shrinking Planet”, Erwin B. White Gallery,
                    Butler County Community College, Eldorado, KS.
                    “The Joe Show”, Lawrence Photo, Wichita, KS.
    2005        “Glass & Enamel Invitational”, City Arts, Wichita, KS.
    2004        “The Joe Goodwin Collection”, City Arts, Wichita, KS.
    2004        “Birds And Fish”, City Arts, Wichita, KS.
    2003        Bienalle Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy.
    2001        “Heads Up” Portrait Exhibition, City Arts, Wichita, KS.
    2000        80th Birthday Invitational Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
    1999        “Wichita Collects”, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
                    Director’s Choice Invitational Exhibition, City Arts, Wichita, KS.
    1996        CityArt ’97, Wichita, KS.
                    Local Artist Exhibition, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS.
                    “By Ourselves”, Erwin B. White Gallery, Butler County Community College, Eldorado, KS.

JURIED EXHIBITIONS
    2001        63rd Annual National Exhibition Of Contemporary American Paintings,
                    The Society Of The Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL.  (3rd place).
    2000        62nd Annual National Exhibition Of Contemporary American Paintings,
                    The Society Of The Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL.
    1998        National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
    1991        Kansas City Artists Coalition Regional Exhibition, Kansas City, MO.
                    Art, Inc. Regional Exhibition, Great Bend, KS.  (honorable mention).
                    Central States Regional Exhibition, Pratt, KS.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
    2007        Jazz Festival, Friends University, Wichita, KS.
    2006        “Person to Person”, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS.
                    Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, MO.
                    Tangent Lab, Wichita, KS.
                    “All-Alumni Exhibition”, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.
                    Faculty Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
                    Wichita Art Museum Gift Shop, Wichita, KS.
    2005        “Figure”, Fiber Studio, Wichita, KS.
                    Wichita Art Museum Gift Shop, Wichita, KS.
    2004        “Ten”, Firehouse Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Wichita Art Museum Gift Shop, Wichita, KS.
    2003        Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS.
                    Bienalle Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy.
    2002        Taylor’s Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR.
                    Art Aid, Wichita, KS.
                    Faculty Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
    2001        Taylor’s Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR.
                    Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, KS.
                    “Posted:  No Realism”, The Dirt Gallery, Kansas City, MO.
                    Erwin B. White Gallery, Butler County Community College, Eldorado, KS.
                    “Tiny Works”, Project Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Acme Gallery, Wichita, KS.
    2000        Taylor’s Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR.
                    Deloney Newkirk Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM.
                    “Summerscapes”, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO.
                    Faculty Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
                    Acme Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Heartland Arts Series, Cowley County Community College, Arkansas City, KS.
    1999        Acme Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Faculty Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
    1998        Acme Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Faculty Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
    1997        Evo Gallery Of Fine Art, Wichita, KS.
                    Faculty Exhibition, Wichita Center For The Arts, Wichita, KS.
                    “Sun Ray Jones”, Big Sky Gallery Hall, Wichita, KS.
                    “Seven”, Big Sky Gallery Hall, Wichita, KS.
    1994        Litwin Gallery, Wichita, KS.
                    Gallery 105, Champaign, IL.
    1992        Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS.
    1991        Ninth Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS
    Taylor’s Contemporanea, Hot Springs, Arkansas.
    Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas.
    Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
    2007        Critique and Demonstration, Kansas Art Guild, Wichita, KS.
    2006         Juror, 21st Greater Mid-West International Exhibition, Central Missouri State University,         
                    Warrensburg, MO.
                    Guest Critique, Crit-O-Rama, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
    2005        Guest Critique, Crit-O-Rama, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
                    Juror, Annual Student Exhibition, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
    2004        Juror, Annual Student Exhibition, Butler County Community College, Eldorado, KS.
                    Guest Critique, Crit-O-Rama, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
                    Juror, Annual Student Exhibition, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
                    Guest Lecturer, “A Taste Of Italy” Luncheon, Wichita, KS.
    2002        Painting Demonstration, Kingman Art Club, Kingman, KS.
    1998-2001        Founding Member, Acme Gallery, Wichita, KS.
    2001        Critique and Demonstration, Wichita Oil Painting Society, Wichita, KS.
                    Guest Presenter, Professional Practices Seminar, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.
                    Guest Co-curator for “Posted:  No Realism”, The Dirt Gallery, Kansas City, MO.
    2000        Critique and Demonstration, Wichita Oil Painting Society, Wichita, KS.
                    Guest Presenter, Professional Practices Seminar, Wichita, State University, Wichita, KS.
    1999        Critique and Demonstration, Wichita Oil Painting Society, Wichita, KS.
    
COMMISSIONS
    2006        “Jenny Bowen”, Aaron Bowen, Wichita, KS.
    2005        “Sophie & Buster”, for Peter Conley, Wichita, KS.
    2004        “Avalon”, for Dennis Langley & Lynn Shaw, Shawnee Mission, KS.
                    “Jan & Ruby”, for Dr. & Mrs. Gil Santoscoy, Wichita, KS.
                    “Portrait of Tara”, for Aaron Bowen, Wichita, KS.
    2003        “The 352nd Airborne Refueling Squadron”, for McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, KS.
                    “Mildred Hinkle”, for Winton & Pauletta Hinkle, Wichita, KS.
    2002        “Saint George & The Dragon”, for Sylvie St. George, San Antonio, TX.
    2001        “Mary Ann”, for Frank & Mary Ann Clifford, Wichita, KS.

PUBLICATIONS
    2007        New Art International Magazine, Annual 2007.
    2006        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                    Feature Article:  “Changes In Attitude”
    2004        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                    Feature Article:  “Acme artists reunite for shows”
    2003        The Manhattan Mercury, Manhattan, KS.
                    Published photo of painting.
    2003        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                    Photo & arts page blurb.
    2002        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                    Feature Article:  “Reviving The Renaissance”
    2001        Kansas City Star Newspaper, Kansas City, MO.
                            Review:        “A Question Of Realism”
                    Review Magazine, Kansas City, MO.
                            Review:  “Disparity At Dirt Gallery:  Welcome Wichita”
                    Wichita Register Magazine, Wichita, KS.
                            3 paintings on back cover.
                    Linsborg News-Record Newspaper, Lindsborg, KS.
                            Article:  “Cally, Hinkle featured at Sandzen”
    2000        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                            Published photo of Christmas ornament design.
    1999        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                            Article:  “The People’s Art”
    1998        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                            Published photo of painting.
    1997        Wichita Eagle Newspaper, Wichita, KS.
                            Feature Article:        “In Search Of Angst-free Art”
    1985        Grinnell Magazine, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA.
                            Front Cover Illustration.
    
COLLECTIONS
    John Baumgartner, Wichita, KS.
    John Boldenow, Wichita, KS.
    Aaron Bowen, Wichita, KS.
    Art Bush, Wichita, KS.
    Frank & Mary Ann Clifford, Wichita, KS.
    Peter Conley, Wichita, KS.
    Howard & Nelda Ellington, Wichita, KS.
    Zee Farha, Wichita, KS.
    Barry George, Wichita, KS.
    Joe Goodwin, Wichita, KS.
    Court Graves, West Hollywood, CA.
    Al & Judy Higdon, Wichita, KS.
    Diane & Nathan Houseman, Newton, KS.
    Ruth Keefer, Wichita, KS.
    Jay Kieffer, Wichita, KS.
    Dennis Langley & Lynn Shaw, Shawnee Mission, KS.
    Cynthia & Richard Lippert, Wichita, KS.
    Joan Marshall, New York, NY.
    S. Scott Mayers, Venice, CA.
    Joann McAdoo, Wichita, KS.
    McConnell Air Force Base, Wichita, KS.
    Kathy McCoy, Wichita, KS.
    Terry Moore, Wichita, KS.
    Morris Lang Law Firm, Wichita, KS.
    Faye Neil, Wichita, KS.
    Hal Nelson, Long Beach, CA.
    Bud Norman, Wichita, KS.
    George Ritchie, Flagstaff, Arizona.
    Jan & Gil Santoscoy, Wichita, KS.
    Reuben Saunders, Wichita, KS.
    Bob & Nancy Schwann, Wichita, KS.
    Jill Schwartz, Arkansas City, KS.
    Callie Seaton, Winfield, KS.
    Elise Shryock, Augusta, KS.
    Sylvie St. George, San Antonio, KS.
    Lynn & Dale Ward, Wichita, KS.
    Pat & Art Wegner, Colchester, VT.
    Nancy Woodard, Wichita, KS.

HOBBIES & OTHER INTERESTS
    Parrots, classical piano, digital photography, vintage motorcycles, and cats.