Kirk Maxson

Solo show: Gardens of Paradise, March 18th – April 23rd, 2016
Solo show: Foraging, April 5th – May 10th, 2014


Instagram

Kirk Maxson is prolific. All of his work is available via the gallery, however because he continually experiments and creates small sculptures, the best way to see his most up-to-date creations is to follow him on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/kirkmaxson/. Please contact us for more information and pricing.

Bio

Born 1967, Eugene, OR
Lives and works in San Francisco
Kirk Maxson moved to San Francisco in 1992, and lived in the Mission and participated in the San Francisco Mission School art scene. He exhibited artwork in the seminal exhibition spaces of Adobe books, Ascena, and ESP during the height of the Mission School.

Subsequently he has created multiple permanent site-specific installation for corporate collections including ClimateWorks Foundation, San Francisco, CA, Kilroy Realty Corporation, Bellevue, WA, UBM, San Francisco, CA, Genentech Inc., South San Francisco, CA, Morgan Stanley Corporate Collection, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Collection, Avant Corporate Collection, Menlo Park, CA and Fresh Connection Corporation, Lafayette, CA.

He has also created numerous installations for private residences. He is represented by Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Fracnisco, and has previously worked with Eli Ridgeway Gallery and the Gensler Architecture firm in San Francisco.

Curriculum Vitae

Kirk Maxson

Born 1967, Eugene, OR  

Lives and works in San Francisco

Education

University of California, Santa Barbara 1986-1990, studied sculpture and photography

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Black Elk Speaks, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 

2016

Gardens of Paradise, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015

The Voltaire Room, Darin Klein and Friends, Los Angeles, CA

The Voltaire Room, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014

Foragaing, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998

Stockholm Business, collaboration with Paul Rowley, Light Leak Gallery,  San Francisco, CA

1997

Flower Shop, Scene/Escenea, San Francisco CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2019

Continuum & Flux: Natalya Burd and Kirk Maxson,

2018

Victoria Secret Fashion show, New York, NY

2017 

Victoria Secret Fashion show, Shanghai, China 

2016

SOMARTS, Pulse Memorial Installation, San Francisco, CA

Adobe Books backroom gallery, Pulse Memorial Installation, San Francisco, CA

NextNewPaper, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2015

Decorator Showcase Home, San Francisco, CA 

2012

Captured, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek CA

2011

War, Eli Ridgway Gallery “Hallway Project”, San Francisco CA

Landscape, Eli Ridgway Gallery “Hallway Project”, San Francisco CA

Walking On Thin Ice, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco CA

Box of Books, True Silver & New York Book Fair, New York, NY

Gensler, San Francisco, CA

Biodiversity, Dancing Elephant Project, Bogotá, Colombia

Mallow, McGuire, New York, NY

Paper! Awesome!, Baer Ridgeway, San Francisco, CA

2009

Winter Solstice, Truesilver Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008

Window at ATA,  collaboration with Elaine Buckholtz, San Francisco, CA

2004

Supernatural, Play Space Gallery CCA, San Francisco, CA

The Timmy Show!, Glamma Rama, San Francisco, CA

2003

Adobe books, San Francisco, CA

2002

Nocturnal, Helen Pit Gallery Vancouver BC, Canada

2001

Tooth Fairy Retribution Manifesto, Debs & CO, New York, NY

1999

Pretty Town 2, ESP gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998

Horror Show 2, Beltcher St Studios, San Francisco, CA

1997

Fakes!, Showroom, San Francisco, CA

1996

99 Drawings, 99 Webster, San Francisco, CA

Commissions & Major Collections

D.C. Curio Hotel, Washington D.C

Mandarin Oriental Hotel, New York, NY 

ClimateWorks Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Kilroy Realty Corporation, Bellevue, WA

UBM, San Francisco, CA

Genentech Inc., South San Francisco, CA

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Collection

Avant Corporate Collection, Menlo Park, CA

Fresh Connection Corporation, Lafayette, CA

Victoria’s Secret, New York, NY 


Residencies

2015

Residency program at Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA January 10th – March 10th