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2019      New Jersey City University, School of Art

               Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting                                                                            

2014      Andrews University, School of Education  

               Bachelor of Science in Art Education



2022     The Things They Carried, Hiestand Gallery, Oxford, Ohio

2021     Periphery, Arts Visalia, Visalia, California 

2020     Periphery, Holy Family University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2020     Self, Montgomery College Cafritz Gallery, Silver Springs, Maryland

2019     MFA Thesis Exhibition, New Jersey City University Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey



2022      New Perspectives, McCutchan Art Center, Evansville, Indiana 

2022      44th Annual National Art Exhibition, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois

2022     Tell Me More About Yourself, Gallery Aferro, Newark, New Jersey 

2021     Black Art Matters, Golding-Yang Gallery, Morehead, Kentucky

2021     Made Here, Guttenberg Arts Center, Guttenberg, New Jersey

2021     The Bridge, The Rahway Gallery Space, Rahway, New Jersey

2021     Yeck Painting Exhibition, Hiestand Gallery, Oxford, Ohio

2020     Fletcher Exhibit, Reece Museum, Johnson City, Tennessee

2020     Watershed, Carrie Able Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2020     Breathing While Black, Augusta Savage Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts

2020     Conversations 2020, Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, New Jersey

2020     Visual Thinking, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, New Jersey

2019     Every Ghetto Every City, BSB Gallery, Trenton, New Jersey

2019     Blurred Expectations, Lycoming College Gallery, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

2019     Costality, Cast Iron Lofts, Jersey City, New Jersey

2019     That’s What She Said, Edwin W. Zoller Gallery, University Park, Pennsylvania

2019     Power To The People, Arsenal Gallery, New York, New York

2018     RED (traveling exhibition), Walsh Gallery, South Orange, New Jersey                   

2018     RED zine (traveling exhibition), Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania           

2018     BNEC, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

2018     Coaction, Valley Arts Community Gallery, Orange, New Jersey

2018     UnAmerica, Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, New Jersey

2018     The Earth Speaks, Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, New Jersey

2018     Brighter Day, Gateway Project Spaces, Newark, New Jersey

2018     Art of Survival, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, California

2018     Student Art Show, N2N Gallery, New York, New York   

2018     Wish You Were Here, New Jersey City University Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey

2014     Minimalism, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan



2021     Philip C. Curtis Lecture Series, Albion College, Albion, Michigan 

2020     Montgomery College Art Department, Takoma Park, Maryland

2020     Visual Thinking, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, New Jersey

2019     LAC Conference, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania                            

2019     EGSO Conference, University of Albany, Albany, New

2019     Exploring the Marginalization of the Black Body in the Public Sphere, Massachusetts College

              of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusetts

2018     Romantic Prints On The Move, Philadelphia Museum of Art,

              Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                                                                                             

2018     International Conference on Stigma, Howard University, Washington, DC

2018     Queens College Diversity Conference, Queens College, Flushing, New York

2018     Displacement Conference, The Graduate Center CUNY, New York, New York

2018     Black Impossible (RED project), Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

2018     BNEC, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

2018     UnAmerica, Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, New Jersey

2018     Convening for Contemporary Art, Education, and Social Justice,

              The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York

2018     RED, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey

2017     Dream Deferred, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey



2022     Puffin Foundation Artist Grant 

2022     Mana Contemporary Artist-In-Residence

2021     LMCC Governors Island Artist-in-Residence  

2021     Martin and Lorraine Kaminsky Studio Artist-In-Residence

2021     Guttenberg Arts Center Artist-in-Residence

2021     William & Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award

2021     Royal Talens Cultural Equity Grant

2021     Montgomery College Artist-In-Residence

2020     Lunder Institute Grant                                                                                                

2019     New Jersey City University Teaching Assistant and Gallery Assistantship

2019     HOME Philadelphia Artist-In-Residence   

2019     Camp Stomping Ground Artist-In-Residence                                                           

2019     Wet Paint NYC Art Fellowship                                                                                          

2019     Puffin Foundation Artist Grant                                                                                 

2014     J.N Andrews Honors Scholarship 



2021     Arts Visalia. "A place for creativity: Arts Visalia celebrates two decades at downtown gallery". April 2021

2020     Puffin Foundation. "Daily Featured Artwork: Kirk Maynard’s 'Dream Deferred."

              The Puffin Cultural Forum, April 2020

              Chrysanne, LaChelle. "Reframe and Resist". Day One Fans Podcast.

              UNPOPCULTR, March 2020

              East City Art Editorial. "The Open Gallery presents: Kirk Maynard 'Periphery.'"

              East City Art, March 2020

2019     New Jersey City University. "MFA Exhibition: PERIPHERY". NJCU MFA Exhibition,

              December 2019

              BSB Gallery. "Every Ghetto, Every City." BSB Gallery, December 2019

              Princeton University. "Being Creative in Black Spaces". Department of

              African American Studies, July 2019

              Zepeda, Paul. "#6 Kirk Maynard." Wet Paint NYC, June 13 2019

              Ruth, Kimberly. "Art Uncovered with Kimbery Ruth." BTRtoday, May 2019

              Massachusetts College of Art and Design. "Exploring the Marginalization of the

              Black Body in the Public Sphere." Dialogues in the Black Atlantic, April 2019

              Paradice Palace. "PERIPHERY" - Work by Kirk Maynard." February 2019

              Thomas, Alexandria. "Addressing Institutionalized Discrimination Through Art Practice".

              CAA Conversations Podcasts, January 2019

2018     Mann, Mary. “South Orange Performing Arts Center Puts Pianos On The Street.”

              NJNext, August 2018

              NYC Parks Ebony Society. "Exhibition: Power to the People." NYC Parks,

              February 2018


The Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation Collection

Miami University

Avenel Performing Arts Center                                                                                  

South Orange Performing Arts Center    

Everhart Museum

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