TIMELINE

2020 - 2011

2010 - 2001

2000 - 1991

1990 - 1981

About Kent

ABOUT KENT

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Exhibitions

2016
Anne & Marks Art Party 2016, San Jose, California

Vote your Conscious, Works/San Jose, San Jose, Californnia

Home, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, Cupertino, California
Look! Book Arts, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, California

Wanderlust, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Nothing is Here; DaDa is its Name, Branner Spangenberg Gallery, Redwood City, California
Community Connections, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon
Witness & Memory, George Mason University, School of Art Gallery, Fairfax, Virginia

2015
Al~Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, Idaho Center for the Book, Boise, Idaho
Elemental:  Water, Earth, Air and Fire, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, Cupertino, California
Mooncakes, Churros, and Cherry Pie, Eurphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, California
Entry Sign Sculptures, Public Art Commission, San Mateo County, California

2014
Absence and Presence: A Printmaking Response, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, California
Under Pressure, 1890 Bryant Street Gallery, San Francisco, California
Printing the Bay Area, 1337 Gallery, San Raphael, California
Bookworks, Main Library- San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California
Northwest Animation Festival, Portland, Oregon
Undercurrents, Peninsula Museum of Art, Burlingame, California
Wabi Sabi, Alterspace, San Francisco, California
Bridges SGC International Conference, Awagami Paper Factory, San Francisco, California
Animated Type Showcase 2014, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Corners, University of Utah, Marriot Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Deep Reading, Eurphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, California

2013
The Politics of ___, Press Gallery, North Adams, Massachusetts
Character Profile, Root Division, San Francisco, California
Glyph: Text in Art, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, California
Earth · Science · Art, United States Geological Survey headquarters, Reston, Virginia
Cross-Polination, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, California

2012
Posted, Printmaking Center of New Jersey, Branchburn, New Jersey
Earth • Science • Art, R. Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, California. Curator: Lisa Hochstein
DYAD, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, California. Curator: Valerie Raps

2011

The Asian Connection: Art in a Global Age; Asian Arts Gallery at Towson University, Towson, Maryland. 

Bookworks, Main Library- San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, California

Elemental, Krause Center for Innovation, Los Altos Hills, California

Benefit, WORKS/San Jose, San Jose, California



2010

Art Publishing Now: Bay Area, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California

Wild Culture: Ecological Perspectives, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, Oakwood, Georgia

Once uon a Time, Krause Center for Innovation, Los Altos Hills, California

Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, California

Bay Area Book Artists, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, California

Identity, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, Oakwood, Georgia

The Mythical State of Jefferson,The Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon

Show and Bestow, Clarence Ward Art Library, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

FLAT Journal, Chicago, Illinois. January 2010



2009

None of the Above, Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
November 2009
Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 16, Number 3, July - September 2009

Books as Art as Community, Norton Gallery, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, California

Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, California

Polyglot: Expressive Media in Book Arts, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, California

Conversations, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San Jose State University, San Jose, California

2008
Kent Manske, Vino Locale Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Kent Manske, Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
The Art of Democracy, Booksmart Studio Gallery, Rochester, New York
Good Buy: Cruel World, Space 47, San Jose, California
Art and Politics ‘08, The Showroom Gallery at Hub-Bub, Spartanburg, South Carolina
Meaning Maker, The Portland Art Center, Portland, Oregon
Inscribing Meaning: Context of Text in Visual Art, GCSU Museum Focus Gallery, Milledgeville, Georgia
Meaning Matters: Projects from PreNeo Press, The Humanities Center Gallery, Chico, California
Peace & Good Will, Half Moon Bay Library, Half Moon Bay, California
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2007
Meaning Maker, Corporate Art Expo 07, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
Conceptually Bound 3, University Art Gallery, Chico State University, Chico, CA
Moving Cultures ( . . . all over the map), Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA
Good & Evil, KCI Gallery, Los Altos Hills, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
SIGGRAPH 2007, SIGGRAPH Gallery, San Diego, CA

2006
Launch: Projects by PreNeo Press, Krause Center for Innovation Gallery, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA
Mitch LaPlante, Kent Manske, Fritz Rauh, Unai San Martin, 1212 Gallery, Burlingame, CA
The Art of the Book, 1212 Gallery, Burlingame, CA
Bound to Inspire, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

2005
Kent Manske, Vino Locale Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
The Encouraging Force of Nature, Coyote Point Museum, San Mateo, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Shared Passions, Euphrat Museum, Cupertino, California (curatorial)

2004
Touch my Book, Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA
Publish or Perish, Open Space Resource Centre, Victoria, British Columbia
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
A Book in the Hand, Diablo Valley College Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA

2003
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
SIGGRAPH 2003, SIGGRAPH Gallery, San Diego, CA

2002
Inside View, The Pond, San Francisco, CA
Conceptually Bound 2, Coyote Gallery, Butte Glenn Community College, CA
Reading Room, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Food Chain, Printmaking Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ

2001
Books as Art: Art as Books, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Conceptually Bound, 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA

2000
Making Meaning: Banners & Icons, Humanities Center Gallery, CSU Chico, CA
Radius 2000, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
The Art of Zines, Gallery AD, San Jose, CA
Monotype Marathon, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Book Nook: Interactive Artist's Books, WORKS/San Jose, San Jose, CA

1999
The Archeology of Being, Works/San Jose, San Jose, CA Ruth Eckland, Nanette Wylde, Kent Manske
The Figure in Gravity, City Gallery, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA Todd Gieseler, Kent Manske
A Good Read: Selections from the Book Arts, Euphrat Museum of Art, Cupertino, CA
ArtTech@West Valley, West Valley Community College Gallery, Saratoga, CA
Artists Books, Art from Books, Artist's Sketchbooks, Sunnyvale Art Center, CA

1998
Serious Play in Search of Meaning, Skyline College Gallery, Pacifica, CA Nanette Wylde, Kent Manske
Art in the Digital Age, City Gallery, San Jose City College, San Jose, CA
Narrative Structures, ART-TECH Gallery, San Jose, CA

1997
Print Invitational, Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
Digital Art, Los Altos Library Gallery, Los Altos, CA
Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
Creativity & the Computer, Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Danville, CA

1996
Art on a Roll– Digital Expressions, Nisat Art Gallery, Tasmania, Australia
Printmaking & Digital Media, City Gallery, San Jose, CA
Kaleidoscope Reborn, SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Book Arts 96, Seattle Arts Festival, Bumbershoot Book Arts, Seattle, WA
Published Works, Foothill College Library Gallery, Los Altos Hills, CA
Bay Arts, San Mateo County Art Gallery, Belmont, CA
Light Let Loose, Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL
Oregon Book Biennial, Oregon Book Arts Guild, Forest Grove, OR
Body Parts, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
Printmaking Biennial, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA
Arternatives, Visual Arts Forum Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
Works On/Of Paper, Santa Cruz Center for the Arts, Santa Cruz, CA
Computer Art Invitational, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
Davis Art Center, Davis Art Center, Davis CA
Pulp 96, University of Oregon, La Grande, OR
Gallery House Exhibition, Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA

1995
I to Eye, solo exhibition, Student Union Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA
SIGGRAPH Traveling Exhibition, Internationally Traveling Exhibition
Art in the Digital Age, The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
National Artist-Made Books Exhibition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, CA

1994
Alternative Processes: From Pixels to Paper, Center for Creative Imaging, Camden, ME
Pixels and Perspectives, Digital Pond Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Kaleidoscope, Bayfont Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Works on Paper, Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
30th Annual, Fine Arts Institute of the San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA
SIGGRAPH 94, SIGGRAPH Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Being on Earth, Center for Visual Arts, Oakland, CA
Computer Art Invitational, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
National Artist-Made Books Exhibition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, CA

1993
Digital Media Emerges as Art, Ops Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Digital Perspectives in Art & Architecture, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA
Inspirit, Palo Alto Civic Center Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
Avenue of the Arts, Manor House Gallery, Belmont, CA

1992
Bay Arts 1992, Arts Council of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA
Picture Yourself Here, Citadel Gallery, San Jose, CA
Vivid Images, John Hopkins International Conference Center, San Francisco, CA

1991
Vivid Images, Bonaventure Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA

1990
Symbolic Playground, Gallery 1633, Chicago, IL
Prints & Mixed-media Monographics, solo exhibition, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Art of Now, Gallery 1633, Chicago, IL}
Media Survey, Erie Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
1(W)9(O)9(W)O, Gallery 1633, Chicago, IL
Intimate Spaces, Lynn Rosenburg Gallery, Chicago, IL
Fax Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
A Chip Off The New Block, Gallery II, Chicago, IL
Creative People Awards, Erie Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

Reviews
Palo Alto Weekly, "An Open Book", October 2009
Artweek, "Corporate Art Expo '07' at The Lab", June 2007
Palo Alto Daily, "Manske Inaugural Artist", April 2005
Artweek, "Inside View at Pond," April 2002
Artweek, "Conceptually Bound at 1078 Gallery," June 2001
Chico News and Review, "Page Turners at 1078 Gallery," April 2001
Palo Alto Weekly, "A Spiritual Showcase: Radius 2000 spotlights two local artists," May 2000
San Mateo County Times, "Manske, Stinson in Radius 2000," May 2000

Collections
Washi Kaikan Museum,Tokushima, Japan
Two Fish Design / Gallery A.D., San Jose, 2000
Works/San Jose, San Jose, 1998
Texas A&M University, College Station, 1998
Sterling C. Evans Library, Texas A&M University, College Station, 1987
The John and Virginia McDermott– William James Convention Center, College Station, 1987
University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, Eau Claire, 1982

Portfolio Collections
Peninsula Museum of Art, Burlingame, California, 2014
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1990
Art Institute of Chicago Photo Collections, Chicago, 1989
Bibliotheque National, Paris, France, 1989
Chicago Public Library Cultural Center, Chicago, 1989
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, 1989
New Photographics, Central Washington University, 1989
University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, 1989
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York, 1989