Cirriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information | Education | Work Experience | Professional Background
Visiting Artist, Workshops, and Lectures | Publications | Grants & Scholarships | Collections | Exhibitions

Contact Information

Address

1126 Bidwell Avenue Chico, CA 95926

Phones

530 898-5331 (office), 530 345-8941 (home), 530 345-8946 (studio)

Fax

530 898-4171

Email

jkuiper@csuchico.edu


Educational Background

1979-80

Michigan State University - Post graduate work in Aesthetics and Education

East Lansing, MI

1974-76

Michigan State University - Masters of Fine Art (Drawing and Painting)

 East Lansing, MI

1975

Indiana University - Independent field work in Pre-Columbian Art

Bloomington, IN

1972-74

University of Michigan Extension - Drawing and Painting

Grand Rapids, MI

1971-72 

Western Michigan University - Drawing and Painting

Kalamazoo, MI

1968

Calvin College - Bachelor of Arts (English)

Grand Rapids, MI

1964-65

Trinity Christian College - History

Palos Heights, IL

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Work Experience

2001 Summer

Professor, University Services Abroad Consortium, San Sebastian

Gipuzkoa, Spain

1998-Present

Director, Leo Cast Alley Project

Chico, CA

1997 Summer

Professor, University Services Abroad Consortium, San Sebastian

Gipuzkoa, Spain

1989-Present

Professor of Art Department, California State University, Chico, CA
 - Painting and Drawing
 - College Committee Assignment: Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee (1992-96, 1999-2001)
 - University Committee Assignments: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Task Force; Sculpture and Murals Committee, Campus Planning (1992-1995, 1999-2001)

Chico, CA

1989-92

Chair and Professor of Art, California State University
 - University Committee Assignments: Land Use and Aesthetics Committee (Chair 1991-92); Campus Planning Committee (1989-91)

Chico, CA

1986-89

Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor, San Antonio Art Institute

San Antonio, TX

1986-89

Director of Exhibitions, San Antonio Art Institute

San Antonio, TX

1984-86

Visual Art Director, Alaska State Council on the Arts

Anchorage, AK

1983-84

Visiting Professor of Art, University of Alaska - Painting and Drawing

Fairbanks, AK

1980-83

Assistant Professor of Art, Calvin College - Painting and Drawing

Grand Rapids, MI

1977-80

Instructor of Art, Calvin College - Drawing, Art Education - B.A. and B.F.A. level; Humanities - M.A. level

Grand Rapids, MI

1974-77

Adjunct Instructor, Grand Valley State University - Drawing

Allendale, MI

1973-77

Art Instructor, Grand Rapids Christian High School - Drawing and Ceramics

Grand Rapids, MI

1971-73

Art Therapist, Pine Rest Christian Hospital

Culterville, MI

1968-71

English Tutor, W.M. Bristow Secondary School

Gboko, Nigeria

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Professional and Curatorial Positions

2001-02

Board of Directors, Right Now Foundation

Chico, CA

2001

Curator, 'Four Artists, Four Visions', A Basque Drawing Exhibition traveling to 5 venues

Spain

1999

Juror, 64th Parallel Exhibition

Fairbanks, Alaska

1996-99

Chico Symphony Association Board, Vice President (1997-98)

Chico, CA

1996

Editorial Advisory Board, Collegiate Press

Alta Loma, CA

1996

 Board of Directors, Chico Symphony Association

Chico, CA

1989-93

Advisor, Wall Street Center For The Arts

Chico, CA

1986-89

Board of Directors, Blue Star Art Space; Exhibitions Chair (1988)

San Antonio, TX

1984

Visual Arts Advisory Panel, Alaska State Council on the Arts

Anchorage, AK

1981-82

North Central School Association Evaluation Teams

Grand Rapids, MI

1981

Chairman, Municipal Art Advisory Commission

Grand Rapids, MI

1980

Vice-Chairman, Municipal Art Advisory Commission

Grand Rapids, MI

1979-80

Director, Center Art Gallery, Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI

1979-80

Director, FOR Michigan, A project of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art

Grand Rapids, MI

1977-78

Secretary, Municipal Art Advisory Commission

Grand Rapids, MI

1977-81

Chairman, Michigan Council for the Arts, Support to Individual Artists Advisory Panel, Michigan Council for the Arts

Detroit, MI

1977-83

Artist-in-Residence, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art

Grand Rapids, MI

1978-81

Interdisciplinary Arts Committee, Michigan Council for the Arts

Detroit, MI

1976-Present

Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, Michigan State Chapter

East Lansing, MI

1977

Michigan Council for the Arts, Education Pre-Session Planning Team,

Michigan

1978

Council for the Arts

Detroit, MI

1975-76

North Central School Association Evaluation Teams

Grand Rapids, MI

1975

Curator, Nigerian Art Show, Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI

1973

Advisor, African Heritage Show, Grand Rapids Public Museum

Grand Rapids, MI

1973

Curator, African Art Show, Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids, MI

1969-71

Reorganization of Jos Museum Professional Library

Jos, Nigeria

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Visiting Artist Positions, Workshops, Lectures, and Print Editions

2007

Visiting Artist, Universidad de Brasilia

Brasilia, Brasil

2001

Lecture 'Looking at Art from Other Cultures',University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV

2000

Visiting Artist, Universidad de Brasilia

Brasilia, Brasil

1999

Visiting Artist, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

1998

Arteleku,  2 Print Editions

San Sebastian, Spain

1996

Armstrong-Prior, 9 Print Editions

Phoenix, AZ

1994

Tamarind Institute, Print Edition

Albuquerque, NM

1994

'Monothon, Monoprint Workshop', HandGraphics,

Santa Fe, NM

1994

Visiting Artist, California State University, Stanislaus

Turlock, CA

1994

Visiting Artist, California State University, San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

1993

Visiting Artist, California State University, Stanislaus,

Turlock, CA

1992

Visiting Artist, California State University, Stanislaus,

Turlock, CA

1991

Visiting Artist, University of Illinois

Champaign, IL

1991

Visiting Artist, University of Georgia

Athens, GA

1990

Visiting Artist, California State University, Stanislaus

Turlock, CA

1987

Visiting Artist, Texas Technological University

Lubbock, TX

1987

Visiting Artist, East Texas State University

Commerce, TX

1987

Visiting Artist, Bee County College

Beeville, TX

1983-84

Artist Residencies, Alaska State Council on the Arts

North Pole & Eielson AFB, AK

1982

Visiting Artist, Texas Christian University

Ft. Worth, TX

1982-83

'African Art in Grand Rapids Collections', Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids, MI

1982

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp

Blue Lake, MI

1982

'Working Big in Any Classroom', MANSEC

Detroit, MI

1981

'Drawing' lecture and workshop, Jesse Besser Museum

Alpena, MI

1980

'Working - Work in Progress', Lankland Painters

Grand Haven, MI

1978

'Teaching Drawing on the High School Level', CEA Convention

Kalamazoo, MI

1977

On Primitive Art, Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI

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Publications and Reviews

2001

El Diario Vasco

San Sebastian, Spain

2001

El Mundo

San Sebastian, Spain

1999

El Diario Vasco

San Sebastian, Spain

1999

El Mundo

San Sebastian, Spain

1999

El Mundo

San Sebastian, Spain

1999

Where

St. Louis, MO

1995

Visions magazine review

Los Angeles, CA

1994

 Exhibition Catalogue, California State University, San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

1990

Exhibition Catalogue, California State University, Chico

Chico, CA

1990

Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa, FL

1988

Exhibition Catalogue, Read Stremmel Gallery

San Antonio TX

1984

 'James Kuiper, Paintings',Gallery One Publication

Ft. Worth, TX

1983

The New Art Examiner',James Kuiper, Tim Van Laar',Midwest Edition, January issue

1982

'James Alan Kuiper', Gallery Notes, Texas Christian University

Ft. Worth, TX

1982

High Performance, Spring-Summer 1982, Report of Performance Participation

1981

 'James Kuiper: Paintings',Grand Rapids Art Museum publication

Grand Rapids, MI

1981

 'Drawings by Michigan Artists',Jesse Besser Museum publication

Alepna, MI

1981

The New Art Examiner',James Kuiper',Midwest Edition, June issue

1981

Chimes, Calvin College publication

Grand Rapids, MI

1981

Lanthorn, Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI

1981

Arts Insight

Indianapolis, IN

1981

Cadence

East Grand Rapids, MI

1980-82

Grand Rapids Press

Grand Rapids, MI

1978

Milwaukee Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI

1976

'L'Atelier',Michigan Art Journal, Winter, 1977, Vol. 1, #4, p. 19

1975

Nigerian Art',catalogue for an exhibition at Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI

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Grants and Scholarships

2000        CSU Research Award, California State University, Chico, CA
1998-01   CSU Celt Travel Awards, California State University, Chico, CA
1998        Summer Scholars Research Grant, California State University, Chico, CA
1996        Summer Scholars Research Grant, California State University, Chico, CA
1994        Summer Scholars Research Grant, California State University, Chico, CA
1991        Materials Award, California State University, Chico, CA
1992        Materials Award, California State University, Chico, CA
1993        Materials Award, California State University, Chico, CA
1989        Performance and Professional Promise Award, California State University, Chico, CA
1988        Touring Support Grant, Texas Commission on the Arts, San Antonio, TX
1986-88  Stieren Travel Grant, San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX
1987        Exhibition Support Grant, Texas Commission on the Arts, San Antonio, TX
1982        Creative Artist Fellowship, Michigan Council for the Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
1979        Kipp/Floeter Grant, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
1979        FORMichigan grant procured to organized a series of exhibits at the Urban Institute for Contempory Art (Michigan Council for the Arts), Grand Rapids, MI
1978        Technical Assistance Grant, Michigan Council for the Arts, to produce a suite of prints, Grand Rapids, MI
1975-76        M.S.U. Department ChairmanÕs Scholarship, East Lansing, MI
1975        M.S.U. Grant Recipient for Study of Pre-Columbian Art in Mexico, East Lansing, MI

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Selected Public and Corporate Collections

    Alaska Mutual Bank, Anchorage, AK
    Aleut Corporation, Anchorage, AK    
    Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage, AK
    Bankston and McCollum, Anchorage, AK
    Bryan Cane, PA, Phoenix, AZ
    California State University, Chico, CA
    California State University, San Bernardino, CA
    Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
    Coopers and Lybrand Associates, Grand Rapids, MI
    ECI Hyer, Anchorage, AK
    First Federal Savings, Juneau, AK
    Flint Art Institute, Flint, MI
    Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
    Libby Corporation, Indianapolis, IN
    Meyer-Greeson, Charlotte, NC
    Nelson-Atkins, Kansas City, MO
    Sohio, Anchorage, AK
    Steelcase, Dallas, TX
    Steelcase, Denver, CO
    Steelcase, Grand Rapids, MI
    Steelcase, Greensboro, NC
    Steelcase, Indianapolis, IN
    Steelcase, New Orleans, LA    
    Steelcase, St. Louis, MO
    Steelcase, Toronto, Ontario
    Steelcase, Tuston, CA
    Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
    University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
    University of California , Davis, Davis, CA
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Ver Meer Associates, Pella, IA

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Selected Private Collections

 
    Applegate, Reed,  Chico, CA       
    Babin, Nolan,  Concow, CA       
    Baughman, John,  Grand Rapids, MI       
    Benito, Chilo,  San Sebastian, Spain       
    Bennett, Richard,  Miami, FL       
    Bentley, Ken & Carol,  San Antonio, TX       
    Bentsen, Mr. & Mrs. Calvin,  McAllen, TX       
    Beres, Lisa,  San Francisco, CA       
    Bierly, M.,  Chico, CA       
    Billups, Mr. & Mrs. Jaime,  San Antonio, TX       
    Black, Roni Jo,  Davis, CA       
    Bryant, Daryl,  Chicago, IL       
    Burnham, Russell & Jan,  Chico, CA       
    Busch, Paula,  Chico, CA       
    Camusi, Mary,  Chico, CA       
    Cannon, Debra,  Chico, CA       
    Chinn, Susie,  Cohasset, CA       
    Cummins, Jon,  Chico, CA       
    D'Arcy, Chris,  Portland, OR       
    Davis, Kemp,  San Antonio, TX       
    Dean (Estate), Peter,  New York, NY       
    Denison, Mary,  Birmingham, MI       
    DiPasqua, Paul,  Chico, CA       
    Dykema, Judith & Henry,  Burr Ridge, IL       
    Eraso, Santi,  San Sebastian, Spain       
    Esteban, Gloria & Manuel,  Chico, CA       
    Esteban, Jason & Elaine,  Chico, CA       
    Grant, Trevor,  New York, NY       
    Gravo, Mitch & Deborah,  Anchorage, AK           
    Groschel, Viki,  San Sebastian, Spain       
    Hatch, Karen,  Chico, CA       
    Hawkins, Bill & Sally,  San Antonio, TX       
    Hees, Sue & Jon,  Oroville, CA       
    Henry, John,  Lexington, KY       
    Herbert, Don,  San Sebastian, Spain       
    Herhusky, Robert,  Cohasset, CA       
    Hopper, David & Shari,  Paradise, CA       
    Hunter, Sam,  Princeton, NJ       
    Jenneman, Eugene,  Traverse City, MI       
    Johnston, Richard,  San Bernardino, CA       
    Kahn, Michael & Karen,  Chico, CA       
    Keeler, Maryann & Minor,  Naples, FL       
    Kipp, Lyman,  Naples,FL       
    Knox, Ed & Missy,  Chico, CA       
    Kuiper, Seth Alan & Shruthi, Cleveland,OH       
    Kuiper, Jesse & Jen, North Wales,PA       
    Kuiper, Josh & Jen, Grand Rapids,MI       
    MaCollon, M.,  Cincinnati, OH       
    McElvin, Alvin & Carolyn,  Terra Cela, FL       
    McFadden, John & Beatrice,  San Antonio, TX       
    McGuire, Frank,  Houston, TX       
    Milnes, Dr. Rovert & Karen,  San Jose, CA       
    Nelson, Chuck,  Chico, CA       
    Oosting, James & Connie,  Grand Rapids, MI       
    Perkins, Lois,  Chico, CA       
    Raban, Mortan,  Detroit, MI       
    Racina, Samantha,  Chico, CA       
    Ritcher, Nancy,  Chico, CA       
    Roberts, F.W.,  Solon, OH       
    Rowe, Diane,  Grand Rapids, MI       
    Satloff, Ron & Magda,  St. Petersburg, FL       
    Saville, Sandra,  Anchorage, AK       
    Schlaff, Fred & Heather,  Chico, CA       
    Schrader, Maurico,  Chico, CA       
    Senungetuk, Ron,  Fairbanks, AK       
    Smith, Deborah,  Anchorage, AK       
    Tully, John & Cheryl,  Grand Rapids, MI       
    Vaccaro, Fil & Cathy,  Chicago, IL       
    Waddell, Ted,  Ryegate, MT       
    Wilson, Robert,  Houston, TX       
    Woodward, Kes & Missy,  Fairbanks, AK       
    Worth, Carol Lee,  San Antonio, TX       
    Zabel, Mary,  Detroit, MI    

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One Person Exhibitions

2006        Gallery 1078, Chico, CA
2006        Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil    
2006        Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2006        Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005        Friesen Gallery, Sunvalley, ID
2002        Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2001        Galerie Altxerri, San Sebastian, Spain
2000        Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil
2000        Humanities Center-Trinity Hall, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA
1999        University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
1999        Galerie Altxerri, San Sebastian, Spain
1999        Galeria Vanguardia, Bilbao, Spain
1998        Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1998        William Campbell Fine Art, Fort Worth, TX
1996        Shasta Community College, Redding, CA
1995        Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1994        California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, Ca
1993        Jansen-Perez Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca
1990        Helene Grubair Gallery, Miami, FL
1990        California State University,Chico, CA
1988        Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
1988        Read-Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1987        Harris Gallery, Houston, TX
1987        East Texas State University, Commerce, TX
1987        Bee County College, Beeville, TX
1987        William Campbell Fine Art, Fort Worth, TX
1987        Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
1986        San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio, TX
1986        Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, TX
1986        Heights Gallery, Little Rock, AR
1986        Mat Su Community College, Palmer, AK
1985        Bear Gallery, Fairbanks, AK
1984        Trinity College, Palos Heights, IL
1984        Gallery One, Fort Worth, TX
1984        University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
1983        Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
1982        Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
1981        Battle Creek Art Museum, Battle Creek, MI
1981        Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
1981        GovernorÕs Residence, Lansing, MI
1981        Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
1981        Lockerbie Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
1979        Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
1979        Tamarack Gallery, Omena, MI
1978        Tamarack Gallery, Omena, MI
1978        Waterstreet Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
1977        Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
1977        Ripon College, Ripon, WI
1974        Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
1973        Gallery 13, Grand Rapids, MI
1973        Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
1973        Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

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Selected Group Exhibitions

2000        'Lithographs From Arteleku', Fundacion Pilar I Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
2000        'Recycled Paper, III', Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1999-00   'Millennium Madness', Four-Person Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1999        'Prints from Arteleku', Legazpi, Spain
1999        'Prints from Arteleku', Pasaia, Spain
1999        'Recycled Paper, II', Atrium Gallery, St. Louis MO
1998        Autumn Small Painting Exhibition, Redding, CA
1998        'Recycled Paper,I', Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1996        'Recent Works', Two-Person Exhibition, Stanislaus State College, Turlock, CA
1995        'New Works', Two-Person Exhibition, Shasta College, Redding, CA
1991        'Outerscapes-Landscapes From California', Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1991        'Landscapes Plus', Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA; curated by Peter Frank
1991        CSU Art Chairs, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
1991        'Drawings, Prints, and Photographs',Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX
1989        51st National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Miami, FL
1988        Helene Grubair Gallery, Two-Person, Miami, FL
1988        Trinity College, Palos Heights, IL
1987        Group Exhibition, Read Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1987        William Campbell Fine Art, Fort Worth, TX
1987        Group Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO        
1987        Group Exhibition, Locus Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1986        Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
1986        Gallery Artists, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, IL
1986        'Visions of the Landscape', Stonington Gallery, Anchorage, AK
1986        All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK
1985        'Panned Art', Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK
1985        'X-Change', Moscow, ID, Berkeley, CA, Anchorage, AK
1985        All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK
1984        All Alaska Juried Exhibition, Anchorage, AK
1984        University of Alaska - Faculty Exhibition, Juneau, AK
1984        University of Alabama, Two-Person (with Tim Van Laar), Huntsville, AL
1984        'Works on Paper', Five-Person Invitation, Waco Art Center, Waco, TX
1983        Dimension Gallery, Two-Person (Lyman Kipp), Lansing, MI
1983        Gallery Artists, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, IL
1983        Marymount College, Two-Person (with Sheri Nickel-Lan), Salina, KS
1982        Gallery Artists, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, IL
1982        Freeman Gallery, Two-Person (with Joe Wedding), Lansing, MI
1982        Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Two-Person (with Tim Van Laar), Grand Rapids, MI
1981        Overbrook Art Gallery, Muskegon Community College, Five Person, Muskegon, Mi
1981        Drawings by Michigan Artists',Jesse Besser Museum, Five-Person Traveling Exhibition,  Alpena, MI and Five Regional Museums
1981        'Annual Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Invitational', University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1981        The Art Center, Michigan Annual IV, Mount Clemens, MI
1980        'Michigan Artists 80-81', Juried All State Exhibition, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
1979        Third Annual Michigan Drawing Competition, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant,MI
1979        'Full Spectrum', Michigan Art Train Invitation Traveling Exhibition
1979        'Pencil', Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, IN
1978        'Pastiche', Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, Il
1976        'National Drawing Competition', Appalachian State College, Boone, NC
1976        'Ball State 21st Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition', Ball State University, Muncie, IN
1974        'First Annual Mid-Michigan Exhibition', Midland Art Center, Midland, MI
1973        '21st Michigan Invitational', Ann Arbor, MI
1973        'National Small Painting Exhibition', The Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI

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