E. F. KITCHEN
photographer (b.1951, lives in Los Angeles)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Gallery 169, Santa Monica, CA: Visions in Platinum

2010 Central California Museum of Art, Paso Robles, CA: Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages

2010 Louis Stern Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA: Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages

2010 PowerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY: Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages

2008 Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI: Suburban Knights: The Warrior Mystique

1996 Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA: Platinum and Polaroid

1994 Santa Monica Library, Santa Monica, CA: Xalapa

1989 Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY: L.A. Portrait Series

1988 Robert Stilz Gallery, Lucille Parker Markey Cancer Center, Lexington, KY: Xalapa

1988 Transco Tower, Houston, TX: Bayou City

1988 Headley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY: Xalapa

1988 Santa Monica Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA: Photographs of Houston

1987 World Trade Bank, Beverly Hills, CA: Xalapa

1985 Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Special Benefit Exhibition, Venice, CA: L.A. Portrait Series

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Cornell Art Museum, Delray Beach, FL: Who is Joan Quinn? A Life in Portraits

2014 James Beach, Venice, CA: Venice Under the Influence

2013 John Wayne Airport, Santa Ana, CA: Joan Joan Joan! One Subject, Many Artists

2011 Santa Ana College Main Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA: Mysterious Objects, Portraits of Joan Quinn

2011 Santa Barbara Museum Of Art, Santa Barbara, CA: Distilled Moments: Still Lifes from the Permanent Collection

2011 Musée d’art & d’archéologie, Aurillac, France: Espaces composés

2009 artHAUS, Venice, CA: Los Angeles / Berlin

2007 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX: Houston Wilderness: A Collaboration

2005 Acadiana Center for the Arts (ACA), Lafayette, LA; The Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX; The Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH: The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were

2004 Baxter Chang Patri Fine Art, San Francisco, CA: The Photography ShowMemphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN; Experience Music Project Museum, Seattle, WA: The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were

2003 Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH: The Greatest Album
Covers That Never Were

2002 Skidmore Contemporary Art, Malibu, CA: Paintings and Photographs

2000 G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Flora

2000 The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD: Snapshot

2000 House of Photographic Arts, San Juan Capistrano, CA: Flora and Fauna

1999 G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA: Surprise Surprise

1999 Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO: Florals: Unique Visions

1998 Stamford Art Association, 18th Annual Faber Birren National Color Award Show, Stamford, CT: Sand Dollars Red and Blue

1998 The Ralls Collection, Inc., Washington, D.C.: Falling in Love, Kissing

1998 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA: Flora

1998 Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA: The Nature of Curves

1997 Gensler, Santa Monica, CA: Disparate Landscapes

1997 Westfall Art, Newport Beach, CA, and Los Angeles, CA: All Blue Almost, Works of Art (curated by B. A. Bengston)

1997 Galerie Clairefontaine, Luxembourg; Evans Gallery, Portland, ME: Kissing

1996 Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Current: The Full Spectrum

1996 Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX: Members’ Exhibition

1996 Photographs Do Not Bend, Dallas, TX; Halsted Gallery, Birmingham, MI; Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA; SK Josefsberg Gallery, Portland, OR; Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY: Kissing

1995 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO; G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Mitsukoshi Gallery, Nagoya, Japan: Kissing

1995 Sharon Truax Fine Art, Venice, CA: From Here to Eternity: Projects Exploring the Temporal to the Eternal

1995 UCLA Art Rental and Sales Gallery at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA: Contemporary Photography: The California Focus

1994 Mitsukoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan: Kissing

1994 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA: New Acquisitions/New Work/ New Directions 2: Photography from the Collection

1994 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA: Art in Full Bloom

1994 Photography: The Platinum Gallery, Santa Fe, NM: Flowers, Gardens, and Landscapes of Springtime

1994 The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC: Flora Photographica: The Flower in Photography from 1835 to the Present

1993 Photography: Platinum Plus, Santa Fe, NM: Flowers, Gardens, and Landscapes of Springtime

1993 The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON; The New York Public Library, New York, NY; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC: Flora Photographica: The Flower in Photography from 1835 to the Present

1992 The Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Santa Monica, CA: Water Series

1989 FotoFest Gallery, Houston, TX: Photographs from the Friends of FotoFest Collection

1989 Central Bank of Lexington, Lexington, KY: Xalapa

1988 Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX: The Sonia and Kaye Marvins Portrait Collection

1988 Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea Rondanini, Rome, Italy; Accademia di Belle Arti, Genoa, Italy: Sky Series

1988 Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN: The Sonia and Kaye Marvins Portrait Collection

1988 Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston FotoFest, Houston, TX: L.A. Portrait Series

1988 Artquest ’88, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Portraits—Steve Ehrlich

1986 Meadows Museum of Art, Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA: The Sonia and Kaye Marvins Portrait Collection

1986 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX: The Sonia and Kaye Marvins Portrait Collection

1986 Los Angeles Design Center, Los Angeles, CA: The Flower Show (curated by David Koslow)

1985 Musees D’Aurillac, Aurillac, FR: Sky Series

1984 Paris Art Center, Paris, FR: Sky Series

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


2017 UCR California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA

2009 George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

2009 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1993 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1993 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1992 New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

1988 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1988 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

1988 Museum of Fine Arts, The Sonia and Kaye Marvins Portrait Collection, Houston, TX

1985 Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, FR

1985 Musees D’Aurillac, Aurillac, FR

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS


2008 John Ratti, Amherst, MA

2007 Penn Sicre, Mallorca, Spain

2001 Mr. & Mrs. Kenny Price, Venice, CA

2000 Elton John Collection, Atlanta, GA

1999 Michael S. Whalen Collection, Pasadena, CA

1998 Michael G. Wilson Collection, Malibu, CA

1997 Joyce and Michael Axelrod Collection, Novato, CA

1996 Jane Wyeth Collection, New York

1991 Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, Los Angeles, CA

1988 Mathew Wolf Collection, Location n/a

1988 James Coburn Collection, Los Angeles, CA

1987 Weston Naef Collection, Pacific Palisades, CA

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

1999 Polaroid Corporation Collection, Cambridge, MA

1997 Arnold, White & Durkee Collection, Houston, TX

1988 Enron Corporation Collection, Houston, TX

1987 Hughes & Luce Collection, Dallas, TX

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015 Postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies, Cover photograph, “Aaron Palomides of Buckminster,” Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages, 2010, 63, “Race-ing the dragon: the Middle Ages, race and trippin’ into the future”, by Cord J. Whitaker (Macmillan Publishers Ltd., 2015 Vol. 6, 3-11

2012 Harpers Magazine, Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages, October Issue

2012 Exposure: A Competition Celebrating the Power of the Image, by Jeffery Aldrich, Managing Editor

2011 Artes Magazine, "Contemporary Photography Slows World Down for Closer Look," by Helen Glazer, November 7, 2011

2011 Mysterious Objects, Portraits of Joan Quinn by Amanda Quinn Olivar & J Cheryl Bookout (SAC Foundation)

2010 Time Out New York, “Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages,” The Middle Ages come to life,by Kenny Herzog, July 8-14 Issue

2010 Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages by E. F. Kitchen (powerHouse Books, Brooklyn, NY)

2008 View Camera, September/October Issue

2003 The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were by Michael Ochs and Craig Butler (The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH): Skull

2000 Bottoms by Edward Lucie-Smith (Barnes & Noble Books, New York, NY): Mors in Lutetia #2

2000 Flora by Edward Lucie-Smith (Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY): Magnolia Flower

1999 Sex: Portraits of Passion by John Williams (Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, NY): Mors in Lutetia #2

1998 Adam: The Male Figure in Art by Edward Lucie-Smith (Rizzoli, New York, NY): Mors in Lutetia #8

1997 72 Market St. Dishes It Out!: A Collection of Recipes and Portraits from a Classic Venice Restaurant by Roland Gilbert with Robert Lia (Wave Publishing, Venice, CA): Untitled

1991 Flora Photographica: Masterpieces of Flower Photography from 1835 to the Present by William A. Ewing (Simon & Schuster, New York, NY; also published in 2002 by Thames and Hudson, London, GB): Magnolia II

1989 Appointment Calendar (The Music Center of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA)

1988 Angeles Magazine: “Capturing the Essence”

1988 Album Cover, Therese Schroeder-Sheker (Windham Hill): The Queen’s Minstrel

1987 Album Cover, Malcolm Dalglish, Grey Larsen, and Pete Sutherland (Windham Hill): Metamora

1987 Album Cover, Ian Matthews (Windham Hill): Walking a Changing Line

 

REVIEWS AND AWARDS

2017 Photo Independent, "Best in Show Exhibitor", Juried by Paul Martineau, photo curator at the Getty Museum

2011 Postmedieval: A Journal of Medieval Cultural Studies, “Nostalgia on my mind,” by Carolyn Dinshaw (Macmillan Publishers Ltd.), Vol. 2, 2, 225-238

2011 International Photography Awards, First Place, Fine Art, Portrait, “Suburban Knights:
A Return to the Middle Ages”

2010 The New Times, SLO, “Art, the anti-desk,” by Anna Weltner, November 10, Vol. 25, Issue 15

2010 The Tribune, San Louis Obispo, CA “Modern History,” by Patrick S. Pemberton, October 25


2010 Paso Robles Press, “Paso Robles inivited to take a journey through the ages,” by Hayley Thomas October 22

2010 NPR, The Picture Show: “Gather Ye Old Suburban Knights.” By Claire O’Neil

2010 The Los Angeles Times, Review: “The Glint of Armor,” by Scott Timberg

2010 The New Yorker Online “On and Off the Walls: Suburban Knights,” by Katrina Budelis

2010 The Baryon Review, “Suburban Knights,” by Barry Hunter


2010 Time Out New York, “Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages,” The Middle Ages come to life,
by Kenny Herzog, July 8-14 Issue

2010 The New Yorker Online, "The Middle Ages Meet Suburbia," by Caroline Dworin

2008 Wausau Daily Herald, Review:"Suburban Knights: The Warrior Mystique,"by Keith Uhlig

2008 Portalwisconsin.org, Review:"Suburban Knights: The Warrior Mystique," by Casey Mysliwy

2000 Sunspot.net, Baltimore, MD, Review: “Glimpsing, but Not Seeing” by Glenn McNatt

2000 The Washington Post and The Washington Post Online, Washington, D.C., Review: “1,300 Snapshots, One Surreal Show” by Michael O’Sullivan

2000 Baltimore City Paper Online, Baltimore, MD, Review: “The Contemporary Showcases a Massive Collection of Snapshots” by Mike Giuliano

2000 Baltimore City Paper, Baltimore, MD, Review: “A Few Words About 1,000 Pictures” by Mike Giuliano

1998 Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, Review: “Photographers Make Ordinary Seem Unusual” by Claudine Ise

1996 Palos Verdes Peninsula News, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Review: “Enrich the Holidays with Art”

1989 Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, KY, Review: L.A. Portrait Series

1988 Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, KY, Review: Xalapa

1988 Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, Review: Bayou City

1988 ArtQuest Competition Finalist: L.A. Portrait Series

1988 Houston Post, Houston, TX, Review: Bayou City

1986 Interview: L.A. Portrait Series

 

INTERVIEWS / SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2010 Art Catalogues/Dagny Corcoran at LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, Speaking Engagement: Converersation with E.F. Kitchen and Leo Braudy

2010 Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, Speaking Engagement: Conversation with E. F. Kitchen

2010 PowerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY, Speaking Engagement: Conversation with E.F. Kitchen and Charles Desmarais, Deputy Director of Art, Brooklyn Museum of Art.

2008 The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum (Wausau, WI), Speaking Engagement: “Suburban Knight: The Warrior Mystique”

2008 CBS_WSAW NewsChannel 7, 6 O’clock & 10 O’clock News,April 18, 2008, interview with E.F. Kitchen on “Suburban Knights: The Warrior Mystique”

2004 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, Speaking Engagement: “Recent Acquisitions: Eugene Atget, Brett Weston, William Garnett, Milton Rogovin,” Point of ViewGallery Talks Series

1998 The Joan Quinn Profiles, Century Cable, Los Angeles, CA, Guest: E. F. Kitchen

1996 Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, “Conversation with Photographer, E.F Kitchen”

1992 The Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Santa Monica, CA, Artists’ Round Table : Water Series

1991 Century Cable TV, Sherwood Communications, Interview: The Venice Art Walk: A Celebration that Supports Community Health

1991 Century Cable TV, Patricia Shields Productions, Interview: On Modern Art

1989 Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, KY, Review: L.A. Portrait Series Lecture

 

PHOTOGRAPHER FOR MOTION PICTURES

1972 Muzzers, Feature Film, O.E.T. Productions, Paris, FR

1971 Kill A Little, Talk A Little, Modern Dance Spectacle – Premiere at the Festival International de Chateau-Vallon (Provence), O. E. T. Productions, Paris, FR

 

FEATURE FILMS


1977 - Associate Producer, Teen Angel, Ed Pressman Productions, LA, CA

1975 - Executive Producer, Dream Center, Luc & Lisa, Inc., Paris, FR

1973 - Director of Photography, Stuck, O.E.T. Productions, Paris, FR

 

EDUCATION

1971 New York University School of the Arts, Institute of Film and Television, New York, NY A.A., Bennett College. Millbrook, NY

1969 Certificat Pratique de Langue Francaise, Universite de Paris, Paris, FR

 

REPRESENTATION


G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Baxter & Cook, San Francisco, CA

House of Photographic Arts, San Juan Capistrano, CA