5 Questions – Kahlil Irving

5 Questions Ep. 11- Kahlil Irving


Welcome listeners to 5 Questions: A Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Podcast in which we ask 5 questions of our interviewees aimed at positioning and contextualizing their respective bodies of work within the St. Louis artworld.This episode, we’re talking with Kahlil Irving.

Kahlil Robert Irving is a multimedia artist. Irving completed his BFA in art history and ceramics at the Kansas City Art Institute. In May of 2017, Irving earned his Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art at Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art. During graduate school, Irving was a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow. Currently, he is the 2017/ 2018 Alice C. Cole Fellow at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  In the summer of 2016, Irving was a resident artist at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy. This summer, Irving completed his first solo exhibition in New York City at Callicoon Fine Arts. Most recently, he was awarded the Lighton exchange grant to be a resident artist at the University of Pecs ceramics department, in Pecs, Hungary.  His work is in the collections of the Riga Porcelain Museum, in Riga, Latvia; Foundation for Contemporary Ceramic Art in Kecskemet, Hungary; and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, Kansas.

5 Questions is a program by Critical Mass for the Visual Arts – a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region. Tune in next month when we interview Sage Dawson.

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Or at criticalmassart.org/fivequestions, on twitter @criticalmassSTL

-with Kahlil Irving and Joe Kohlburn

Editing- Sarah Hammond

Production- Brett Williams

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