GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art
2004 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64108-1914
816.221.2626

sherryleedy.com


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017 “Heap,” Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.” Overland Park, KS

2017 "Midwest Artists Studio Group Exhibition," Walkers Point Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2016-17 "Cue," Artwall Commission, Art in the Loop, Kansas City, MO

2016 "Group Exhibition Invitational," Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2016 "Kansas City Flat Files," H&R Block Artspace at KCAI, Kansas City, MO

2015 "In Good Company," Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2015 “Masks for Aide,” Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

2014 "UrbanSuburban: Perception & Reflection," Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2014 "Kansas City Flat Files," H&R Block Artspace at KCAI , Kansas City, MO

2013 “Mix," Mark A. Chapman Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2013 “Sub Rosa,” P.E.O. Foundation Gallery, Cottey College, Nevada, MO

2013 "Urban Suburban", Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2012 “Material Abstraction: Crypsis and Seductive Chaos,” Sherry Leedy, Kansas City, MO

2012 “Multiple Encounters Second Edition,” New Delhi, India

2012 “Urban Suburban,” Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2011 “Kansas City - Abstraction,” Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2011 “Project Reclamation,” Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2010 “Ploys and Decoys,” Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2010 “25th Anniversary Summer Invitational,” Sherry Leedy Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2010 “Virtual Media: Computer-aided Art from the Collection,” Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO

2010 “Fresh and Local,” Room 39, Kansas City, MO

2009 “Oops,” 10th Annual Avenue of the Arts, (guest artist,) Central Avenue, Kansas City, MO

2009 “Glow,” Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2008 The Artist Project, Chicago, IL 2008 “Allusive Abstraction,” Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

2008 “locate|navigate-exercises in mapping,” Project Space/Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

2008 “Celebrating Ink,” Arts Incubator, Kansas City, MO

2008 Healing Arts Gallery, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO

2008 “Kansas City Flat Files,” H&R Block Artspace at KCAI, Kansas City, MO

2008 “Ad astra per aspera,” Shift Space Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

2007 “Secrets Secrets,” DalArts, Kansas City, MO

2007 “Hide & Seek,” 8th Annual Avenue of the Arts, Central Avenue, Kansas City, MO

2007 “Here and Now: Kansas City Regional Prints,” Michael Gross Gallery, KC, MO

2006 “30 Plus,” Invitational Exhibit, KCAC Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2006 “Duets,” UMKC Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2002 “Group Show,” Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO

2000 “Figurative Work.” Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997 “Group Exhibition,” Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

1993 “Group Exhibition,” Gallery A, Chicago, IL

1990 Mary Bell Gallery, Chicago, IL

1990 Mary Bell Gallery, Scottsdale, AR


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO

American Century Investors, Kansas City, MO

Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, KS

Chicago Title and Trust, Chicago, IL

Talman Savings and Loan, Chicago, IL

Bank of Japan, Chicago, IL

Julian J. Studley INC, Des Plaines, IL

Fischel and Kahn Limited, Chicago, IL

Bank of Florida, Miami, FL

Keystone Aniline Corp., Chicago, IL

Caterpillar INC, Peoria, IL

First America Bank, Springfield, IL

Maskatiya Suri Co., San Jose, CA

Alfred Benesch & Co., Chicago, IL

American Presidents Companies, Sacramento, CA

Ayres-Steinmetz LTD, Chicago, IL

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Chicago, IL

Degenkolb Co., San Francisco, CA

C.M.D. INC, Chicago, IL

Zurich Insurance, Schaumburg, IL

Lakeshore LTD, Skokie, IL

Midwest Indemnity, Chicago, IL

WMI Monitoring Labs, Geneva, IL

marchFirst, Chicago, IL

Lincoln Office Environments, Peoria, IL

Visual Effects Optical, Chicago, IL

Elek-Tek, Chicago, IL

Synectics INC, Chicago, IL

Cirrus Services INC, Westchester, IL

Advanced Systems Applications, Bloomingdale, IL

B.B.D.O. Advertising, Chicago, IL

R.G. Ray Corporation, Chicago, IL

Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Highland Community College, Highland, KS

Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL

Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Numerous Private Collections


RECENT AWARDS

2016-17 “Cue” ArtWall commission awarded by the Art in the Loop Foundation. Mural at 13th & Grand, Kansas City, MO

2014 The Kansas City Collection III, Kansas City, MO

2013 ArtWall, awarded a commission by the Art in the Loop Foundation - to be exhibited for a year between 2014 - 18

2010 Nominated for Charlotte Street Award

2009 Inspiration Grant, awarded by ArtsKC Fund, The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City

2009 Nominated for Charlotte Street Award

2008 M.A.P. Grant, awarded by Kansas City Artists Coalition

2008 Selected for Art through Architecture program, Kansas City, MO

2007 Avenue of the Arts Foundation Grant

2007 Creative Capital Development Workshop and Retreat Grant


PRESS

2017 Gustavo Adolfo Aybar, We Seek Asylum, Willow Books, 2017 (Cover)

2017 Diane Glancy, The Collector of Bodies, Resource Publication, 2016 (Cover)

2017 Elisabeth Kirsch, “Larry Thomas: HEAP,” Nerman KC Studio review, August,
2017 http://kcstudio.org/larry-thomas-heap-nerman-museum-contemporary-art/

2015 Adam Finkelston and James Meara, The HAND Magazine, Issue# 8, 2015  https://thehandmagazine.wordpress.com/issue-8-april-2015-purchase-and-artists-links/

2012 Self, Dana “Nerman Museum exhibit ‘Abstract Kansas City, showcases local artists,” Kansas City Star, January 2012

2010 Brisendine, Steve “Hiding in Plain Sight: Larry Thomas,” ARTKC365, February 2010

2010 Weant, Nancy “Beyond the Camouflage,” Review Magazine, February 2010

2010 Malewski, Nick “Art goes under cover in ‘Ploys and Decoys’,” Kansas City Star, February 2010

2009 Tracy Albein, editor, “Avenue of the Arts: Celebrating Ten Years,” published by Review Magazine, 2009

2009 Thorson, Alice “Avenue of the Arts Expands,” Kansas City Star, May 2009

2008 Stephen Main “Live-Work,” Art in America, October 2008

2007 Thorson, Alice “Bird Watching?,” The Kansas City Star, June 2007

2007 Bembnister, Theresa “Slipping into Art,” The Kansas City Star (reproduction), June 2007

2007 Cain, Marcus “Avenue of the Arts Project Takes Shape,” (cover reproduction) Review, April 2007

2007 Graham, Peggy “Double Take,” (cover reproduction) This Month, April 2007

2007 Schubert, Alex “Hands On, Hands Off,” The Kansas City Star, (reproduction), January 15, 2007

2006 Simpson, Janet “Art to Rock Your World,” KC Magazine, (reproductions)January 15, 2006


EDUCATION

M.F.A., University of Iowa

M.A., University of Iowa

B.F.A., Missouri State University

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