Kenneth Lantz


Curriculum Vitae

   

Education:

MFA 2010

Sculpture Louisiana State University

BA 2007

Studio Art/Public History Texas Lutheran University

2002-03

Computer Animation Collins College

Professional Experience:

2016-Current

Associate Program Chair of Design, Art Institute of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas.

2014-16

Adjunct Instructor, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas. Interactive Design

2013-16

Adjunct Instructor, Sanford Brown College, San Antonio, Texas. Web Design, Interactive Media, Graphic Design

2010-16

Adjunct Instructor, The Art Institute of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas. Observational Drawing, Perspective Drawing, Color Fundamentals, Design Fundamentals

2012

Waterjet Operator and Design Specialist, Garces Designs, San Antonio, Texas. (CAD designs, Rhino 3-D renders, operate and maintain OMAX waterjet, fabrication and project management)

2010-11

Studio Assistant, Christensen OKO Prototypes, John Christensen, Austin, Texas - Specific project: Go There, commission for University Physicians Hospital in Tuscon, AZ, budget: $200K as well as art preparation, crating, transportation and installation.

2010

Opine Art Services, Seguin, Texas (custom fabrication, design, letterpress, 3-D modeling, and renders

2010

Co-Instructor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Louisiana, Kinetic Sculpture, Spring 2010

2009

Metal Chaser, Deep in the Heart Art Foundry, Bastrop, Texas. (Welding and chasing bronze and stainless)

2008-10

Instructor of Record, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 3-D Design, Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010

2007-08

Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Beginning Sculpture, Fall 2007, Kinetic Sculpture, Spring 2008, Rhinocerous 3-D, Fall 2009

2005-07

Studio Assistant, Opine Art, Kyle Olson, Seguin, Texas (maintained studio equipment and assisted with production)

2004-07

Gallery Assistant, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas (assisted with installation, removal, and preparation of artworks)

2004

Intern, W139 Studio, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (assisted with daily activities and organizing the group exhibition Global Tour)

2003-04

Gallery Assistant, Stone Metal Press, San Antonio, Texas (assisted with installation, removal, and documentation of artworks and exhibitions)

Grants/Fellowships:

2004-07

Brent Bischoff Art Endowment, Texas Lutheran University

2002

Juried Art Scholarship, Collins College

Exhibition Record:

2016

Texas Regional, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2015

Human Wishes, The Mariago Collective, Houston, Texas*

Steamrolled V, St. Arnold's Brewery / Williams Tower, Houston, Texas

2014

Steamrolled IV, St. Arnold's Brewery / Gallery M Squared, Houston, Texas

2013

Steamrolled III, St. Arnold's Brewery / Peveto Fine Art Gallery, Houston, Texas

Markers, Fl!ght Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2012

Steamrolled II, Gallery M Squared, Houston, Texas

Singularity Transmissions, Burning Man, Black Rock City, Nevada. Part of a team of artists awarded an honorarium from Burning Man

2011

Steamrolled, Gallery M Squared, Houston, Texas (A special exhibition of the prints and carved blocks from the "Rockin’ Rollin’ Prints")

2010

Automata, The Cupcake Factory, New Orleans, Louisiana (invitational)

*Pensively, Foster Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Traffic Island Prison Farm, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana (collaborative works)

2009

Best Pound For Pound, Gallery 118, San Antonio, Texas

Draw-A-Thon, The Green Project, New Orleans Louisiana (invitational collaboration)

Everything Must Go, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

SLOSS Open Exhibitions, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham, Alabama

4484 Group Show, Foster Hall Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (4484 Artist Group, invitational)

1.20.09: Second Line Funeral Procession, Government St., Baton Rouge, Louisiana (4484 Artist Group)

2008

Streetview: Viewing Main, Corner of Lafayette and Main St., Baton Rouge, Louisiana (4484 Artist Group)

The Grad Show: recent works by LSU School of Art students, Foster Hall Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (invitational)

*Restive, Black Box Theater, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Excess and Denial: Give it up Give in, 24B Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (invitational)

2007

The Load Show, Back Yard Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Selected Student Works, Annetta Kraushaar Gallery, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas

Study Abroad Photo Show, Alumni Student Center, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas (juried)

* Denotes Solo Exhibition

Bibliography:

2009

225 magazine

Conferences and Lectures:

2014

Baton Rouge Community College: Arts Fest Guest Artist, Baton Rouge, LA

2009

National Conference on Cast Iron Art, Birmingham, Alabama (open exhibition)

Technical Abilities:

Wood working tools and processes, metal fabrication (MIG,TIG, ARC, Plasma, Oxy/Acetylene), metal working, casting non-ferrous metals, clay body and glaze formulation, electric and gas kiln operations, Rhinoceros 3-D, photo and video editing, electronics and kinetics.

Travel:

Netherlands, Ireland, North Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, Denmark, Austria, and extensive US travel.