Brian Kapernekas

Artadia Awardee

Brian Kapernekas lives and works in Chicago, IL. Recent two person show Regarding the Unknown in 2018, with Leslie Baum at Yellow Door Gallery, Des Moines IA. Solo exhibitions include: Lanterns Through Marble Tides 2019, Below the Ground Above the Fog in 2016, with 65GRAND; and Cabin Fever at Proof Gallery, Boston in 2009. Selected group exhibitions include: With a Capital P: Selections by Six Painters, curated by Leslie Baum, Elmhurst Art Museum in Elmhurst IL, 2019; Around Flat, curated by William Staples at The Knockdown Center in New York in 2015; Slow Read, curated by Justin Witte at Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago and The House of the Seven Gables, University Gallery, Illinois State University, Bloomington, both in 2013; and Loveland Pass at Grölle Pass Projects, Wuppertal, Germany in 2011. Kapernekas received the Artadia: Fund for Art and Dialogue Grant in 2004. His work has been featured by ArtSlant, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Newcity and TimeOut.