About

Tj Templeton

712.541.5447

tj *at* lemartianstudios.com
 


EDUCATION

1989 – 1990 Foundations Program, Kansas City Art Institute


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Current
Gallery Director, Bunker Center for the Arts, Kansas City, MO

2015-2016
Curator, Spatium Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2014 - 2016
Instructor/owner, Templeton Studios Creative Workshops

2016
Internship, Darger HQ, Lincoln and Omaha Nebraska

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Alpha and Omega, Bunker Center for the Arts, Kansas City, MO


2017
West Crossroads Storefront Takeover, Pearl Theater, Kansas City, MO


2017
First Friday Pop-up Exhibition, Outburst Theater, Kansas City, MO


2016
Youthful Commodities, Petshop Gallery, Omaha, NE


2016
Narcissus Smirked: A snapshot of our Selfie Culture, Gallery 105, Lincoln, NE


2015
Waxing Candidly and Other Observations, Spatium, Lincoln, NE


2015
Selected Works 2014-2015, Crescent Moon, Lincoln, NE


2015
Selected Works on paper, Spatium, Lincoln, NE


2015
Drastic Measures, Spatium, Lincoln, NE


2015
Stop/Go: exercises in red and green, Spatium, Lincoln, NE


2014
Recent Works,  Gallery 105,  Lincoln, NE


 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2017
Truth, Trust, Transcend, Kansas City Artists’ Coalition, Kansas City, MO


2016
Winterfest Auction and Ales, Featured artist/ contributor, Lincoln, NE


2015
Wrappable: Gifts from the Heart, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE


2015
deLUX Art Gala, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE


2015
Participating studio in the "Lincoln Bicycle Art Tour" Lincoln, NE


2015
Darger HQ Group Exhibition, Lincoln Country Club, Lincoln, NE



PUBLICATIONS
 

2016
J. Fatima Martins: Tj Templeton’s Narcissus Smirked: Selfies as Mixed Media Metaportraits, ART MOVE Magazine, Issue 9

2016
Kent Wolgamott: Artist takes on the selfie in 'Narcissus Smirked', Lincoln Journal Star

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2015
L. Kent Wolgamott: Tj Templeton's diverse "Waxing Candidly" explores child labor, politics and the selfie, Lincoln Journal Star

2015
J. Fatima Martins, video interview, Artscope Magazine

2015
Jon Weirman, Portraying The Under the Rug Regimen of Child Labor: Tj Templeton's "Waxing Candidly"

2014
Hear Nebraska: Favorite Album Art of 2014

2014
L. Kent Wolgamott: Bin 105 show introduces painter T.J. Templeton to Lincoln, Lincoln Journal Star

2014
Listed as one of L.Kent Wolgamott's 10 favorite shows of 2014, Lincoln Journal Star

Tj Templeton is an interdisciplinary artist and Kansas City native. His work has been collected for over 30 years nationwide and been featured in such outlets as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, ArtMove Magazine, and the Martin Scorsese screening room at the Tribeca Film festival. He is currently the artist-in-residence at the Bunker Center for the Arts, where he maintains his studio and curates the gallery’s inventory of over 20 local, regional, and international artists.

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