J . T . K I R K L A N D
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J.T. Kirkland is an artist living and working in Virginia. A largely self-taught artist, Kirkland has had solo exhibitions in New York, NY, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis, IN, and Richmond, VA, in addition to many curated group exhibitions across the country. In 2012, Kirkland was awarded a Professional Artist Fellowship by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. In January 2010, he was an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center. Kirkland was awarded the Robert Riddick Memorial Award from the Rawls Museum, selected twice as a semi-finalist for the Sondheim Prize for artists in the Mid-Atlantic region, and won a Cummings MFA Grant. His work was acquired by the University of Kentucky Art Museum for their permanent collection. In addition to his studio practice, Kirkland has curated numerous exhibitions, published art criticism, and served as Director of Exhibitions for a contemporary art gallery in Washington, D.C.