James Kuiper

jkuiper@csuchico.edu
Office: 530-898-6971
Fax: 530-898-4171


The sources which inform my ideas are ruins in the landscape, the memory of ruins and of landscape, and landscape and agricultural constructs. These ideas take form in reductivists activities and esoteric media.

"EN 104", 1997
encaustic on panel, 13" x 20"

 

"EN 103", 1997
encaustic on panel, 9.5" x 25"

 

"EN 102", 1997
encaustic on panel. 12" x 23"

 

 

"Un Movimiento Sin Tresla", 2002
acrylic, mylar, stone. 80" x 80" x 2"

 

 

"Twins", 2001-2
mylar, acrylic, stone. 40" x 100" x 3.5"

 

 

"Un Opalo Sonido", 2002
mylar, acrylic, bronze. 40" x 80" x 3"

 

 

"Conquistadado, Sin Duda, Por Lo Vespertina", 2002
mylar, acrylic, stone. 40" x 80" x 2"

 

 

"El Proprietario de Las Mesetas", 2002
acylic, stone, bronze. 80" x 80" x 4"

 

 

"2-1-2-1", 2001
mylar, acrylic, stone. 80" x 80" x 4"

 

 

 

"Terra Infirma", 2002
oil on canvas, 40" x 48"

 

 

"Terrain", 2002
oil on canvas, 28" x 42.5"

 

 

"In contestible Topography", 2002
oil on canvas

 

 

"Rolling Hills", 2002
oil on canvas, 40" x 48"

 

 

"Common Knowledge", 2002
oil on canvas, 28" x 42.5"


 

EDUCATION
1974-76 Master of Fine Arts, Michigan State University
1968 Bachelor of Arts, Calvin College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1990-Present California State University, Chico
1994 Visiting Artist, Tamarind Institute - Print Edition, Albuquerque, NM
1986-89 Professor, San Antonio Art Institute
1986-89 Board of Directors, Blue Star Art Space, San Antionio, TX
1983-84 University of Alaska
1980-83 Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
1968-71 W.M. Bristow Secondary School, Gboko, Nigeria