Krista Anderson's sculptural work explores themes related to domestic spaces and sexual identity through materials ranging from found objects to latex paint. Anderson was awarded the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award in 2016 from the International Sculpture Center in Hamilton, NJ. Her work has been included in various exhibitions, including solo shows "Altered State" and "Remnant" at Bethel University. Anderson's work has also been featured in several publications, including Sculpture magazine and Art in America. She received her B.F.A. from Bethel University in 2016 and currently lives and works in St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

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EXHIBITIONS

Dexterity/Synergy, 2017, Thorp Building, Minneapolis, MN

Raspberry Monday, 2017, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN
Juror: Megan Vossler (Macalester College, St. Paul, MN)

Senior Thesis Exhibition, 2017, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

Remnant, 2017, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN (solo)

22nd Annual ISC Student Award Exhibition, 2016, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

SFTS Exhibition, 2016, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

6x6x2016, 2016, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

Altered State, 2016, Johnson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN (solo)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Administrative and Clerical Volunteer, 2017-present, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Curatorial Department, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Gallerist, 2017-present, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Curatorial and Program Assistant, 2016-present, Jehra Patrick, Waiting Room, Minneapolis, MN

CURATORIAL

Co-Curator, Summer Salon, 2017, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Curator, Systems in Nature, 2016, Wargo Nature Center, Hugo, MN

PUBLICATIONS

Sculpture Magazine, “The International Sculpture Center 2016 Outstanding Student Achievement  in Contemporary Sculpture Awards,” Vol 35 No 8, October, 2016, p. 53

 Art in America, “On View Now: Grounds for Sculpture,” October 2016, p. 63

"Using Art to Erase Stigma of Mental Illness," by Maggie Hradecky, Rockford Register Star, June 16, 2016

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

Studio Residency, 2017, mentored by Jean Shin, Brooklyn, NY

Raspberry Monday Art Award, 2017, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

Juror's Recognition Award, Raspberry Monday, 2017, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN (Juror: Megan Vossler)

Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, 2016, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ

EDUCATION

Bethel University, St. Paul, MN | 2013 - 2016 | B.F.A. in Sculpture, Minor in Art History, Minor in Gender Studies

College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University, Istanbul, Turkey, Gender Studies, 2015