slide show

 

UPPER ROOM MAGAZINE FRONT COVER ARTWORK
march/april, 2015 issue

kirk's painting "lovest thou me more than these?" will be featured on front cover of the upper room magazine and website home page. click here for more information about the upper room magazine.

 

ENSIGN AND LIAHONA ARTICLE ARTWORK
february issue, 2015
ensign and liahona magazines

kirk's painting, "baptism," will be featured in an article called "the gate called baptism". "suffer the children" and "christ among the lepers" are two more images that will be in the february 2015 issue, in an article entitled "changing our hearts through charity". click here for more information about these magazines.

 

RIVERWOODS CHRISTMAS-LIGHTS-ON CELEBRATION
november 14, 2014
6-9pm
zions mercantile gallery
the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave., suite 350
provo, utah 84604

in conjunction with the turning on of the christmas lights at the shops at riverwoods, kirk will be displaying original artwork, signing fine art giclee prints, and signing his "nativity" book as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him.

 

ENSIGN AND LIAHONA ARTICLE ARTWORK
november issue, 2014
ensign and liahona magazines

kirk's painting, "christ among the lepers" (also known as "yet i will not forget thee"), will be featured on the inside front cover of this issue. click here for more information about these magazines.

 

UTAH ART MARKET
october 10 (10am - 7pm) - october 11 (10am-5pm), 2014
sugarhouse garden center
1602 east 2100 south
salt lake city, utah 84108

kirk along with various other artists/craftmakers) will have prints, books, and originals available for purchase. click here for more information

 

FREE MASTERCLASSES
kirk's woodland hills studio 12 noon to 2 pm
10/4/2014

kirk will give a brief presentation on an art related subject. then he'll conduct a group feedback session. bring an artwork of your own to get group feedback on. or just come and listen.

 

DESERET BOOK SIGNING
wednesday, october 1, 2014
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and books, between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information about kirk's products sold at deseret book.

 

ENSIGN AND LIAHONA ARTICLE ARTWORK
october issue, 2014
ensign and liahona magazines

kirk's painting, "carriers," is featured in an article called "sweetwater crossing". click here for more information about these magazines.

 

ILLUME GALLERY "THREE IN THE SPOTLIGHT" EXHIBIT (J. KIRK RICHARDS, GARY ERNEST SMITH, AND DOUGLAS FRYER)
thursday, september 18, 2014 (6-7pm) conversation with the artists, 7-9pm artist reception
friday and saturday, september 19-20, 2014 (10am-6pm) show continues
september 19, 2014 6-9pm kirk will be present at the gallery for the salt lake gallery stroll
illume gallery
60 e. south temple, suite 115
salt lake city, utah 84111

kirk will be displaying original artwork along with artists gary smith and doug fryer. all three artists will speak from 6-7pm, and a reception will follow from 7-9pm.click here for more information.

 

ART WORKSHOP TAUGHT BY KIRK, ENTITLED "LOOSEN UP"
wednesday through friday, september 17-19, 2014
illume gallery
60 e. south temple, suite 115
salt lake city, utah 84111

kirk will assist students to "loosen up" and learn how to create fresh images by using materials in unexpected ways.click here for more information about how to sign up.

 

BRIDGE ACADEMY REUNION ART EXHIBIT
september 12 through november 21, 2014
sears art museum gallery
dixie state college
225 south 700 east
st. george, utah

kirk will display original paintings in this art exhibit showing work from artists previously involved in the bridge academy of art. the opening reception will be held september 12, 7-9pm.

 

ENSIGN AND LIAHONA ARTICLE ARTWORK
july issue, 2014
ensign and liahona magazines

kirk's painting, "woman healed," will be featured in an article for the july 2014 issues. click here for more information about these magazines.

 

FROM MY BROTHER'S PERSPECTIVE: TWO ARTISTS PAINTING GOSPEL THEMES
july through october, 2014
auditorium gallery
brigham young university library
brigham young university
provo, utah

kirk will be showing his work alongside chiloba chirwa, an artist from zambia, in a gospel-themed art exhibit. a reception where viewers can meet the artists, will be held the evening of september 23rd.

 

ILLUME GALLERY "PAINTING ON THE PLAZA" FEATURING J. KIRK RICHARDS
friday, june 20, 2014
2-9pm
illume gallery
60 e. south temple, suite 115
salt lake city, utah 84111

kirk will be displaying original artwork and painting just outside of the gallery from about 2 - 9pm. click here for more information.

 

FREE MASTERCLASSES
kirk's woodland hills studio 9 - 11am
6/14/2014

kirk will give a brief presentation on an art related subject. then he'll conduct a group feedback session. bring an artwork of your own to get group feedback on. or just come and listen.

 

BEEHIVE BAZAAR
may 9 - 10, 2014
riverwoods shopping area (where talbots used to be)
orem, utah

kirk will be one of various artists participating in the spring beehive bazaar, and will have prints, books, and originals available.

 

FREE ART DEMONSTRATION BROADCAST
on the internet, 9 - 11am
5/3/14

tune in here on the above listed date for a free live oil painting demonstration by j. kirk richards.

 

UTAH ART MARKET
may 2 (10am - 7pm) - may 3 (10am-5pm), 2014
sugarhouse garden center
1602 east 2100 south
salt lake city, utah 84108

kirk will have prints, books, and originals available for purchase. click here for more information

 

BYU ANNUAL WOMEN'S CONFERENCE ART SIGNING
may 1 - 2 (10am-2pm and 3-6pm), 2014
byu bookstore
provo, utah

kirk will be one of various artists signing prints and books, and possibly painting and displaying original oil paintings.

 

SEVENTH ANNUAL NEW VISIONS ART SHOW
april 17 (10am-8pm) - 18 (8am-4pm), 2014
ancestor square
2 west st. george blvd
st. george, utah 84770

kirk will be one of various artists participating in a quick draw event and silent auction.

 

FREE MASTERCLASSES
kirk's woodland hills studio 3:30 - 5:30pm
4/12/2014

kirk will give a brief presentation on an art related subject. then he'll conduct a group feedback session. bring an artwork of your own to get group feedback on. or just come and listen. and then stay for the studio tour.

 

STUDIO TOUR ART EXHIBIT
april 11-12 (6-9pm), 2014
kirk's home studio
1130 s. eagle nest drive
woodland hills, utah 84653

kirk will open up his studio to the public to come and view artwork in progress as well as finished.

 

DESERET BOOK SIGNING
wednesday, april 2, 2014
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and books, between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information about kirk's products sold at deseret book.

 

ENSIGN AND LIAHONA FRONT COVER ARTWORK
april issue, 2014
ensign and liahona magazines

kirk's painting, "garden tomb," will be featured as the cover art for the april 2014 issues. click here for more information about these magazines.

 

FREE ART DEMONSTRATION BROADCAST
on the internet, 9 - 11am
3/1/14

tune in here on the above listed date for a free live oil painting demonstration by j. kirk richards.

 

27th ROBERT N. & PEGGY SEARS DIXIE INVITATIONAL ART EXHIBIT AND SALE
february 15 - march 30, 2014
dolores dore eccles fine arts center
eccles fine art center
dixie state university
155 south 700 east
st. george, utah 84770

kirk will display two paintings in this invitational group exhibit. click here for more information.

 

FREE MASTERCLASSES
kirk's woodland hills studio 9 - 11am
2/1/2014

kirk will give a brief presentation on an art-related subject. then he'll conduct a group feedback session. bring an artwork of your own to get group feedback on. or just come and listen.

 

FREE ART DEMONSTRATION BROADCAST
on the internet, 1 - 3pm
1/1/14

tune in here on the above listed date for a free live oil painting demonstration by j. kirk richards.

 

DESERET BOOK ARTIST HOLIDAY SIGNING
wednesday, december 18, 2013
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and introducing/signing his new book, "A CHRISTMAS CAROL," between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information about kirk's products sold at deseret book.

 

"THE BEEHIVE BAZAAR" AT THE RIVERWOODS
december 12-14 (10am-10pm), 2013
the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave., suite 360
provo, utah

kirk will display drawings, originals, fine art giclee prints, and books, all available for purchase. click here for more information.

 

DICKENS CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL
december 11-14 (10am-9pm), 2013
south towne exposition center
9575 south state street
sandy, utah 84070

kirk's two christmas books (nativity and the christmas carol) will be available for purchase (signed). click here for more information.

 

HUNDRED DOLLAR SHOW
friday, december 6, 2013
6-9pm
coleman studios
117 north university ave.
provo, utah

along with about 25 other artists, kirk will be showing small original artwork listed for sale at $100 even.

 

ART EXHIBIT AND SIGNING AT THE WINDOW BOX GALLERY
friday, december 6, 2013
6-9pm
window box gallery
62 west center street
provo, utah 84601

as a part of provo's first friday downtown gallery stroll, kirk will be displaying originals, signing fine art giclee prints, and signing his "nativity" book as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him.

 

ART INSIGHTS SPEAKER AT SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY
thursday, december 5, 2013
7pm
gilbert great hall
hunter conference center, 2nd floor
southern utah university
cedar city, utah

kirk will participate in suu's department of art and design's weekly lecture series, and will be speaking for about 50 minutes about the evolution of his career and artwork, followed by a question and answer session. this event is free and open to the public.

 

ART AND BOOK SIGNING AT CANYON GALLERY
november 23, 2013
1-4pm
265 south mountain road
fruit heights, utah 84037

kirk will be signing fine art giclee prints, and signing his "nativity" book as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him. original artwork will also be available for purchase.click here for more information about canyon gallery.

 

ILLUME GALLERY SMALL PAINTINGS SHOW
november 22, 2013
throughout the day
illume gallery
60 e. south temple, suite 115
salt lake city, utah 84111

kirk will be displaying original artwork and signing his "nativity" book, as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him. kirk will be present during the day, until 4pm. click here for more information.

 

BYU HOLIDAY ART SALE
november 21, 2013
5-8pm
byu bookstore
main level
general book area next to the twilight zone market
brigham young university
provo, utah

kirk will be displaying original artwork, signing fine art giclee prints, and signing his "nativity" book as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him.

 

28TH ANNUAL SPIRITUAL & RELIGIOUS ART OF UTAH EXHIBITION
november 20, 2013 january 15, 2014
springville museum of art
springville, utah

come and view artwork by kirk at this annual religious art exhibit. opening reception/awards ceremony is november 20, from 7-8:30pm click here for more information about this show.

 

RIVERWOODS CHRISTMAS-LIGHTS-ON CELEBRATION
november 15, 2013
6-9pm
zions mercantile gallery
the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave., suite 350
provo, utah 84604

in conjunction with the turning on of the christmas lights at the shops at riverwoods, kirk will be displaying original artwork, signing fine art giclee prints, and signing his "nativity" book as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him.

 

ILLUME GALLERY "CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ARTISTS"
november 14, 2013
6-9pm
illume gallery
60 e. south temple, suite 115
salt lake city, utah 84111

kirk will be displaying original artwork and signing his "nativity" book, as well as his new "christmas carol" book, both books abridged and illustrated by him. please rsvp to 801-210-2853 if you are interested in attending.click here for more information.

 

5TH ANNUAL BUSINESS OF ART SEMINAR
friday and saturday november 8 and 9, 2013
690 cowboy way
kanab, utah

kirk will be one of the presenters at this conference, where he will discuss how to take and teach online art classes. this conference is free and a great opportunity for visual artists in all disciplines to learn more about the business side of art.click here for more information/registration details.

 

10TH ANNUAL SHENANDOAH INVITATIONAL ART SHOW
gala opening, october 10, 2013
fairview park marriott hotel
falls church, virginia
6:30-9pm

kirk will have three paintings ("moving angels"-purchase prize recipient, "art thou a king then?," and "last supper") displayed during this invitational art exhibit. the southern virginia university shenandoah invitational art show, hosted by richard and nancy marriott, is a gala affair offering paintings for sale by professional artists from around the country. a portion of the price of each painting funds scholarships at southern virginia university. the exhibit runs through the end of october 2013 click here for more information.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING DURING GENERAL CONFERENCE WEEKEND - NEW "A CHRISTMAS CAROL" BOOK LAUNCH EVENT
friday and saturday, october 4 and 5, 2013
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and introducing/signing his new book, "A CHRISTMAS CAROL," between 11am and 2pm on friday and 10am to 5pm on saturday. his "nativity" book will also be available to be signed and purchased. click here for more information about kirk's products sold at deseret book.

 

UTAH'S PREMIERE BIRTH AND PREGNANCY EVENT: EMPOWERING FEARLESS BIRTH CONFERENCE
september 21, 2013
9am - 5pm
walden school of liberal arts
4230 n. university ave.
provo, utah

kirk will have fine art giclee prints of his mother and child images available for purchase. click here for more information about this event.

 

INSPIRATIONAL ART ASSOCIATION "EYES WIDE OPEN" GROUP SHOW
september 11 - november 1, 2013
springville museum of art
springville, utah

kirk will be showing a few of his original paintings at this group exhibition sponsored by the inspirational art association. opening reception will be september 11, 6-8pm, as well as a closing reception november 1, from 6-8pm.

 

GRAND OPENING OF THE ILLUME FINE ART GALLERY
september 7, 2013
illume gallery
60 e. south temple, #115
salt lake city, utah

kirk will be showing his original artwork at this group exhibition in honor of the opening of the illume fine art gallery. click here for more information about upcoming events surrounding the grand opening of illume gallery.

 

10TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBIT AT THE TERRA NOVA ART GALLERY
september 6-27, 2013
terra nova gallery
41 west 300 north
provo, utah

kirk will be among various artists showing original artwork at this group exhibition in honor of artists who participated in the innagural exhibit in 2003 .

 

NEW ARTICLE FEATURING KIRK IN THE MORMON ARTIST MAGAZINE
august issue, 2013

katherine morris interviewed kirk about his religious artwork, and it turned out to be a wonderful and insightful article. click here to read the article.

 

EDUCATION WEEK AT BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
wednesday, thursday, and friday, august 21, 22, 23, (wednesday, thursday, friday) 2013
10am - 2pm and 3-6pm each day
brigham young university bookstore
provo, utah

kirk will display and sign fine art prints, and display some original oil paintings.

 

ART EXHIBITS IN THE SOUTH
july 12 and 13, 2013
nashville, tennessee (913 center ridge ct., brentwood, tn 37027)
thursday, july 18, 2013
dallas, tx (benac residence, 3529 princeton ave.)

kirk will be showing his original artwork at various locations in the south eastern united states.

 

WOODLAND HILLS STUDIO TOUR AND MUSIC PARTY
june 14 and 15, 2013
6-9pm each night
1130 s. eagle nest drive
woodland hills, utah 84653

kirk will be showing his original artwork (finished and in progress) in his woodland hills studio. various musicians will be featured at 8pm friday night.

 

ART LECTURE/EXHIBIT IN BOSTON
friday, may 17, 2013
7:30pm
at the home of julie marriott
1 st. mary's drive
natick, massachusetts 01760

enjoy a private showing of works by j. kirk richards, leslie graff, and julia blake. kirk will also be teaching a workshop friday (may 17) and saturday (may 18). for more information about this workshop, you can contact kirk at jkirk@jkirkrichards.com

 

GROUP SHOW AT THE RIO GALLERY ENTITLED "TIN" (10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW)
may 10 through june 14, 2013
rio grande depot, 300 south rio grande street (455 west)
salt lake city, utah

kirk will be showing his artwork alongside other artists he studied with while a student at brigham young university. it is an exhibition bringing these artists together after ten years.

 

SOLO EXHIBIT AT THE UTAH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART "CRISTO SERIES BY J. KIRK RICHARDS"
may 10 through december, 2013
utah museum of contemporary art
20 s. west temple
salt lake city, utah

kirk will display about 150 abstract christ portraits in this exhibit. reception may 10, 8-10pm.

 

"THE BEEHIVE BAZAAR" AT THE RIVERWOODS
may 9 (10am-10pm), may 10 (10am-10pm), may 11 (10am-8pm), may 17 (10am-10pm),may 18 (10am-8pm), 2013
the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave., suite 360
provo, utah

kirk will display drawings, fine art giclee prints, and books, all available for purchase. click here for more information.

 

WOMEN'S CONFERENCE AT BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
thursday and friday, may 2 and 3, 2013
10am - 2pm and 3-6pm each day
brigham young university bookstore
3rd floor top of the stairs
provo, utah

kirk will display and sign fine art prints, and display some original oil paintings.

 

89TH ANNUAL SPRING SALON
april 20 - july 7, 2013
springville museum of art
126 east 400 south
springville, utah

kirk will display an oil painting entitled "goddess dreaming of her temple in the woods" that has won assistant director's award.

 

ART, MUSIC, & FOOD NIGHT WITH J. KIRK RICHARDS AND CAITLIN CONNOLLY
friday, april 12, 2013
6-9pm
carriage house showroom
startupcandy co. building
534 s. 100w.
provo, utah

kirk and caitlin will be showing their artwork from 6-9pm, as well as perform music with their spouses at 7pm that night. this show will run through the month of april and may.

 

CREATIVE COLLABORATIVE GROUP GUEST SPEAKER
tuesday, april 9, 2013
coleman studios, 117 north university avenue
provo, utah

kirk will be speaking about his approach to an art career. the creative collaborative is a group that is free and open to the public that meets monthly, for creative people to hear speakers and network.

 

DESERET BOOK ARTIST SPOTLIGHT EXHIBIT
throughout the month of march, 2013
university village deseret book
1076 south 750 east
orem, utah 84097

kirk will be showing new originals during this solo show. Reception and signing of prints and books saturday, march 30, from 4-6pm.

 

THE GALLERY GROUP ART EXHIBIT
march 8, 2013
through the month of march
775 north main street
springville, utah

kirk will be showing originals during this group exhibit through the month of march. Reception friday, march 8, 6-8:30pm.

 

26TH ANNUAL ROBERT N. AND PEGGY SEARS DIXIE INVITATIONAL ART SHOW AND SALE
symposium (3pm), preview (4pm), and dinner gala (6pm), february 15, 2013
show runs friday february 15 through sunday, march 31, 2013
sears art gallery
dolores dore eccles fine arts center
dixie state college
225 south 700 east
st. george, utah

kirk will display two original paintings that will be available for sale. click here for more information.

 

"ARTS TO ZION" ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR EVENT AND GALLERY TOUR
january 19 - 21st, 2013
authentique gallery, st. george, utah

kirk will be displaying his original artwork during this studio tour promoting the arts in washington county. click here for more information.

 

4TH ANNUAL CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL
saturday, january 12, 2013
10am to 12pm, brunch with authors/illustrators, $15/person
12pm to 2pm, free and open to the public for booths with free demonstrations and activities
community learning center
92 lodestone way
tooele, utah 84074

kirk will be a visiting children's book illustrator for this event sponsored by the tooele county school district education foundation. the mission of this event is to raise funds for and promote literacy, and to bring children and authors/illustrators together for a fun time. click here for more information.

 

2013 HUSBAND/WIFE ART EXHIBIT
month of January, 2013
utah county art gallery, main floor
health and justice building
151 s. university ave.
provo, utah

this show is sponsored by the utah county art board, which is funded in part by the utah arts council and the national endowment for the arts. kirk and his wife, amy (click here to see her website), have been invited along with other artist couples to submit three paintings each and one collaborative painting. a reception honoring exhibiting artists will be held friday, january 4, from 6-9 pm.

 

SOLO SHOW AT MEYER GALLERY
friday, december 28, 2012 and through the month of january, 2013
305 main street
park city, utah 84060
opening reception during the park city gallery stroll, december 28, 6-9pm

kirk will be showing new originals during this solo show. click here for more information.

 

UTAH CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS EXHIBIT
thursday, december 20, 2012 through tuesday, january 16, 2013
b.f. larsen main gallery
harris fine arts center
brigham young university
provo, utah

kirk has been asked to display two original illustrations from one of his children's books. Those illustrations and the book ("i'll be there with belzon") will be on display, along with artwork from other local illustrators.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
monday, december 17, 2012
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and his new "nativity" books between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

"JOURNEY FROM BETHLEHEM" CHRISTMAS ART EXHIBIT DECEMBER 15 SIGNING
december 3 - 15, 2012
monday through saturday 10am-9pm
gallery at zions mercantile
located in the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave.
provo, utah

kirk will have original artwork displayed as a part of this chronological story of christ's life and impact, told through artwork. kirk's prints and nativity book will also be available for sale. he will be present for a SIGNING on the last day of the exhibit, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 6-9pm.

 

1ST ANNUAL DESERET BOOK CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE
saturday, december 8, 2012
12-2pm
fort union deseret book location
1110 e. fort union blvd #4m, midvale, utah 84047

featuring a variety of authors, food samples, live music, and craft classes, this will be a fun event for the whole family! kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and his new "nativity" books between noon and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

SOLO SIGNING EVENT AT REPARTEE GALLERY
december 7, 2012
7-9pm
repartee gallery
located in the university mall
575 east university parkway, suite j-168 (near mervyns department store and the childrens play area)
orem, utah

kirk will be signing his new nativity book, and fine art prints. he will also be displaying original oil paintings.

 

"JOURNEY FROM BETHLEHEM" CHRISTMAS ART EXHIBIT
december 3 - 15, 2012
monday through saturday 10am-9pm
gallery at zions mercantile
located in the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave.
provo, utah

kirk will have original artwork displayed as a part of this chronological story of christ's life and impact, told through artwork. kirk's prints and nativity book will also be available for sale. he will be present for a SIGNING on the last day of the exhibit, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 6-9pm.

 

"PRESIDENT'S CHRISTMAS PARTY" NATIVITY BOOK SIGNING AT THE BYU BOOKSTORE
saturday, december 1, 2012
10am to noon
main level book department
byu bookstore
povo, utah

kirk will be signing his new nativity book at the brigham young university in conjunction with the president's christmas party.

 

THIRD ANNUAL INSPIRATIONAL ART ASSOCIATION CHRISTMAS SEASON SHOWCASE ART SALE
wednesday, november 28 (10am to 5pm), thursday, november 29 (10am to 9pm), and friday, 30th (9am to 9pm), 2012
bonneville room
joseph smith memorial building
15 east south temple street
salt lake city, utah

along with other artists, kirk will be displaying original artwork, signing fine art prints, as well as his new nativity book.

 

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE DESERET BOOK ARTIST SIGNING
friday, november 23, 2012
6:30 - 8:30pm
1076 south 750 east
orem, utah

kirk will signing fine art giclee prints and his new "nativity" books between 6:30 and 8:30pm. click here for more information.

 

BARNES & NOBLE NATIVITY BOOK SIGNING
friday, november 23, 2012
2-4pm
10180 south state street, sandy, utah 84070

as the christmas holiday approaches, kirk will be signing his new nativity books.

 

27TH ANNUAL SPIRITIUAL AND RELIGIOUS ART OF UTAH EXHIBITION
november 17, 2012 through january 18, 2013
springville museum of art
126 e. 400 s.
springville, utah 84070

two of kirk's pieces have been chosen for this show, "christ and the fishermen (lovest thou me more than these?)" and "untitled (head of christ)."

 

RIVERWOODS HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY
friday, november 16, 2012
6-9pm
zions mercantile
located in the shops at riverwoods
4801 n. university ave.
provo, utah

kirk will be signing his new nativity book, as well as fine art prints as a part of this holiday lighting event.

 

J. KIRK RICHARDS FINE ART PAINTING WORKSHOP
november 7-9, 2012
kanab, utah

kirk will be teaching a painting workshop, prior to the annual business of art seminar at the kanab middle school, november 9 - 10. for more information about kirk's workshop, send an email to jkirk@jkirkrichards.com. click here for more information.

 

DOWNTOWN PROVO GALLERY STROLL
friday, november 2, 2012
6-9pm
window box gallery
62 w. center street
provo, utah

kirk will be signing his new nativity book, and selling fine art greeting cards and fine art prints. come and enter your name in a drawing for a free nativity book! because of construction, feel free to park behind the gallery in the parking terrace and come in through the back door.

 

DESERET BOOK TIME OUT FOR WOMEN ART GALA EVENT
friday and saturday, october 26 and 27, 2012
south temple flagship location, slc, utah
11:30am-1:30pm and 6-9pm on Friday
11:30am-1:30pm and 4-6pm on Saturday

kirk will display and sign fine art giclee prints, as well as his new book, "NATIVITY." original oil paintings will also be displayed. click here for more information about ordering kirk's nativity book and fine art prints.

 

9TH ANNUAL SHENANDOAH INVITATIONAL ART SHOW
gala opening, thursday, october 25, 2012
fairview park marriott hotel
falls church, virginia
6-9pm

kirk will have two paintings ("jesus carrying wood to the carpenter's shop" and "ten lepers" won the first place award ) displayed during this invitational art exhibit. the southern virginia university shenandoah invitational art show, hosted by richard and nancy marriott, is a gala affair offering paintings for sale by professional artists from around the country. a portion of the price of each painting funds scholarships at southern virginia university. the exhibit runs through november 30, 2012 click here for more information.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING DURING GENERAL CONFERENCE WEEKEND - NEW "NATIVITY" BOOK LAUNCH EVENT
friday and saturday, october 5 and 6, 2012
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and introducing/signing his new book, "NATIVITY," between 11am and 2pm on friday and 10am to 5pm on saturday. click here for more information about pre-ordering a book.

 

15 BYTES ARTICLE FEATURING J. KIRK RICHARDS' ART EXHIBIT PRESENTLY AT THE ST. GEORGE ART MUSEUM
october, 2012

check out this article "an artist compelled: j. kirk richards at the st. george art museum," written by Ehren Clark, for the 15 bytes publication. this show at st. george art museum will run through december 29, 2012. click here to read the article.

 

"A DREAM" JOINT SHOW J. KIRK RICHARDS AND BRIAN KERSHISNIK
september 22 to december 29, 2012
st. george art museum (mezzanine level)
47 e. 200 n.
st. george, utah 84770
museum hours monday-saturday 10-5, 3rd thursdays 10-9
admission fee to museum: $3 adults, $1 children, members free

kirk and brian kershisnik will have a joint exhibition of original artwork. brian and kirk will be speaking at the "art conversations" event 7pm, november 15. click here for more information.

 

FEATURED ARTIST FOR THE UTAH CHAMBER ARTISTS
kirk's artwork will be featured during this 2012-13 season

click here for more information about upcoming concert information.

 

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY EDUCATION WEEK ARTIST SIGNING
august 15 - 17 (wednesday - friday), 2012
10am to 2pm, 3-6pm
byu bookstore
basement level
provo, utah

kirk will have fine art giclee prints and fine art original oil paintings available for purchase.

 

BYU STUDIES QUARTERLY MAGAZINE
volume 51, number 2, 2012

kirk "baptism" image is used as the front cover. his "baptism of christ" image is also featured, on page 4 click here for more information.

 

FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY STROLL
august 3 (6-9pm)
terra nova gallery
41 w. 300 n.
provo, utah

kirk and his wife, amy (click here to see her website) will be displaying original paintings during the provo first friday gallery stroll.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
august 3 (11am to 2pm)
downtown salt lake deseret book
south temple deseret book
salt lake city, utah

click here for more information.

 

DESERET BOOK ARTIST SIGNING WITH VIOLINIST JENNY OAKS BAKER
friday, july 13, 2012,
7-9pm
university village, orem location (1076 s. 750 e.), orem, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books between 7 and 9pm, in conjunction with an in-store summer concert series, featuring jenny oaks baker that evening. click here for more information.

 

IMAGE BY J. KIRK RICHARDS ON THE COVER OF THE UPPER ROOM MAGAZINE
july/august 2012 issue

"baptism of christ" will be used as the cover image of the upper room magazine. (click here for more information)

 

SPRING STUDIO TOUR
two days: thursday, may 17 and saturday, may 19, 2012
6-9pm each evening
1130 south eagle nest drive
woodland hills, utah 84653

kirk will have a solo exhibition of original paintings, both finished and in progress, displayed in his studio. featured themes include christ narratives on muslin canvas, angels, white winter utah landscapes, and small paintings inspired by his recent trip to Jerusalem.

 

5TH ANNUAL SANTA CLARA CITY ART SHOW AND SALE
saturday, may 12, 2012
9am-4pm
santa clara city town hall
2603 santa clara drive
santa clara, utah 84765

kirk be one of the artists participating in this annual art show, and will have available originals for sale.

 

MOTHER'S DAY ART EXHIBIT AT REPARTEE GALLERY
thursday, may 10, 2012
6-8 pm
repartee gallery at fort union
1110 east fort union boulevard
midvale, ut 84047

various artists have been invited to take turns showcasing their work each day of this week leading up to mother's day. kirk will be displaying fine art giclee prints, children's books, and original oil paintings.

 

WOMEN'S CONFERENCE AT BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
thursday and friday, april 26 and 27th, 2012
10am - 2pm and 3-6pm each day
brigham young university bookstore
3rd floor top of the stairs
provo, utah

kirk will display and sign fine art prints, and possibly some original oil paintings. he, along with other artists, will unveil an original at noon on thursday on the third floor.

 

9TH INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION AND EXHIBIT "MAKE KNOWN HIS WONDERFUL WORKS"
friday, march 16 - october 14, 2012
church history museum
west temple, salt lake city, utah

kirk's "christ and the fishermen" was accepted into this exhibit and has received a merit award. awards will be presented at an opening reception in the assembly on temple square, friday march 16 at 6pm. a reception will follow in the church history museum through 9pm. the exhibit will be viewable online (click here) beginning march 17, 2012.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
friday, march 16, 2012
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

SOLO EXHIBITION AT AUTHENTIQUE GALLERY
march 8 (6-8:30pm) private viewing of artwork and question & answer symposium by kirk at 7pm
if you would like an invitation to this symposium event, please contact jane at 435-313-5008
march 9 (all day) and march 10 (morning) open to the public
199 n. main street
st. george, utah

kirk will be displaying original paintings in this solo exhibition.

 

25TH ANNUAL ROBERT N. AND PEGGY SEARS DIXIE INVITATIONAL ART SHOW AND SALE
dinner gala and pre-sale, february 18, 6pm
saturday february 18 through sunday, march 25, 2012
sears art gallery
dolores dore eccles fine arts center
dixie state college
225 south 700 east
st. george, utah

kirk will display two original paintings that will be available for sale. click here for more information.

 

NASHVILLE SOLO ART OPEN HOUSE
december 17, 2011
913 center ridge court
brentwood, tennessee 37027
6-9pm

kirk (and his wife, amy) will be present and display original artwork. fine art prints, greeting cards, and children's books will also be available for sale.

 

SEEK YE HIS FACE, A FIRESIDE WITH ARTIST J. KIRK RICHARDS
sunday, december 11, 7 pm
at the arlington stake center
3809 curt drive, arlington, tx 76016

the art of j. kirk richards has appeared in the ensign and liahona magazines, in byu studies, and on the cover of jeffrey r. holland’s book entitled broken things to mend. brother richards currently lives and serves in the woodland hills ward in the salem, utah stake. join us for a fireside featuring kirk's work and experiences painting christ-centered themes.

   Click here for a map to this event.

 

HOLIDAY PARTY AND RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS OF THE BYU MANAGEMENT SOCIETY AND J. REUBEN CLARK LAW SOCIETY, AND INVITED GUESTS.
saturday, december 10,2011, 6-9 pm
at the home of cris and janae baird (a block away from the arlington stake center)
3804 indian springs trail, arlington, tx 76016

join us for an open house art show, featuring recent work (original oil paintings, fine art prints, greeting cards, and children's books) for sale by j. kirk richards (click here to see kirk's work). at 7:00 pm there will be a discussion with the artist. a drawing for door prizes will take place at 8:00 pm. a percentage of all sales will go directly into the dfw foundation scholarship fund, benefiting college students across the dallas fort worth metroplex. in lieu of an admission fee, we request a donation to the scholarship fund. donations are tax deductible in accordance with federal laws.

   Click here for a map to this event.

 

OPEN HOUSE ART SHOW
saturday, december 10, 3-6 pm
at the home of cris and janae baird (a block away from the arlington stake center)
3804 indian springs trail, arlington, tx 76016

join us for an open house art show, featuring recent work (original oil paintings, fine art prints, greeting cards, and children's books) for sale by j. kirk richards (click here to see kirk's work).

   Click here for a map to this event.

 

SIGNING AT MOON'S LDS BOOKSTORE
saturday, december 10, 10 am-1 pm
1482 preston forest square, dallas tx 75230

kirk will be signing fine art prints. this is a great opportunity to acquire limited edition signed and embellished giclees, or to purchase smaller giclee prints for christmas gifts. need to find the perfect gift? follow these steps:
1. visit our website store by clicking here, but don't purchase from the website.
2. send an email to jkirk@jkirkrichards.com describing the item(s) you'd like to purchase during the signing, or to special order a large, framed, limited edition giclee.
3. come to the signing to pick up and pay for your purchase at moon's bookstore.

   Click here for a map to this event.

 

DESERET BOOK ARTIST SIGNING AT U VILLAGE LOCATION
saturday, december 3, 2011
u village location, orem, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books between 4 and 6pm. click here for more information.

 

2011 HUSBAND/WIFE ART SHOW
december 1 - 27, 2011
utah county art gallery, main floor
health and justice building
151 s. university ave.
provo, utah

this show is sponsored by the utah county art board, which is funded in part by the utah arts council and the national endowment for the arts. kirk and his wife, amy (click here to see her website), have been invited along with other artist couples to submit three paintings each and one collaborative painting. a reception honoring exhibiting artists will be held friday, december 2 from 6-9 pm.

 

RIVERWOODS HOLIDAY ART SHOW
monday through wednesday, november 28th through 30th, 2011
held at the Manor (Suite 370) in the Riverwoods Shopping Area
4801 n. university ave., provo, utah
10am-9pm monday through wednesday

kirk is one of seven artists invited to display artwork for this holiday art exhibit. the artists will be present for receptions monday and wednesday night (6-9pm) where hot chocolate, hot cider, and cookies will be provided. artwork will be available for purchase. kirk will also be present tuesday, november 29, to sign prints, etc. between 12 and 2pm.

 

WOODLAND HILLS STUDIO TOUR
november 18 and 19, 2011
1130 eagle nest
woodland hills, utah 84653
6-9pm

kirk will display artwork (featuring his 17 new nativity paintings for a new christmas book to be published in 2012 by deseret book) in his new studio space. his wife, amy, will also display some of her landscape paintings. click here for a related article about kirk's nativity paintings.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
friday, november 18, 2011
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

3RD ANNUAL BUSINESS OF ART SEMINAR
friday and saturday november 11 and 12, 2011
690 cowboy way
kanab, utah

kirk will be one of the presenters at this conference, where he will discuss blogging as a powerful tool for artists. this conference is free and a great opportunity for visual artists in all disciplines to learn more about the business side of art. registration deadline is november 2. click here for more information/registration details.

 

WINDOWS TO THE DIVINE EXHIBITION
gala opening, saturday, november 5, 2011
the madden museum
denver, colorado
7-9pm

kirk is one of various artists invited to display a few original paintings in this exhibition presented by the colorado dominican vocation foundation. click here for more information.

 

26th ANNUAL SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS ART OF UTAH EXHIBITION
october 29 through december 27, 2011
springville museum of art
springville, utah

kirk has two pieces of artwork accepted into this show, "the breath of life (from the dust)" (given an award of merit) and "winged figure vii." click here for a related article highlighting one of Kirk's paintings in this exhibit.

 

8TH ANNUAL SHENANDOAH INVITATIONAL ART SHOW
gala opening, thursday, october 27, 2011
fairview park marriott hotel
falls church, virginia
7-9pm

kirk will have two paintings ("feeding the five thousand" and "woman and man beneath their vine" - recipient of the 2nd place oil painting award) displayed during this invitational art exhibit. the southern virginia university shenandoah invitational art show, hosted by richard and nancy marriott, is a gala affair offering paintings for sale by professional artists from around the country. a portion of the price of each painting funds scholarships at southern virginia university. click here for more information.

 

IMAGE BY J. KIRK RICHARDS IN THE ENSIGN MAGAZINE
september 2011 issue

"sight restored" will be used in conjunction with the article entitled "we talk of christ: finding peace in troubled times".

 

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY EDUCATION WEEK
thursday and friday, august 18 and 19, 2011, 10am-2pm, 3-6pm

kirk will be available to sign fine art prints in the byu bookstore basement level in the bookstore gallery. he will also be unveiling an original oil painting on wednesday at noon (along with other lds artists) on the third floor of the bookstore.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
friday, july 15, 2011
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

IMAGES BY J. KIRK RICHARDS IN THE ENSIGN MAGAZINE
july 2011 issue

"christ and the palsied man" will be used in conjunction with the article entitled "be of good cheer". "grey day golgotha" will also be displayed along with an article, entitled "the meaning of the cross for latter-day saints" in this issue.

 

PROVO FREEDOM FESTIVAL ART EXHIBIT
friday, june 3 - thursday, july 28, 2011
opening reception, friday, june 3, 6-9pm
covey center
425 west center street
provo, utah 84604

kirk is one of various artists selected to display original artwork in this exhibit as a part of provo's freedom festival.

 

ADVANCED FIGURE PAINTING END OF SEMESTER SHOW
saturday, may 21, 2011
6-9pm
carriage house mill showroom (560 south 100 west) and santiago's studio (268 east 350 south)
provo, utah

kirk and his advanced figure painting students (darci bertelsen, mark crenshaw, merrick white, annie henrie, santiago michalek) will display what they have been working on this semester. the show will take place in two locations. nude figure work will be shown at santiago's studio (268 east 350 south in provo), and all other pieces will be shown at the carriage house mill showroom (560 south 100 west in provo). click here for more information.

 

ZIONS BANK SPRING ART SHOW
thursday, may 19, 2011
6-9pm
180 north university ave.
provo, utah 84604

kirk will be one of 40 artists selected to display original artwork in this exhibit spanning five floors of the new zions bank financial center. each floor will have refreshments and music to accompany the art.

 

4th Annual Art Santa Clara Art Show and Sale
friday (1-7pm) and saturday (9am-4pm), may 13 and 14, 2011
2603 santa clara dr.
santa clara city town hall
santa clara, utah

kirk will be part of a group of artists displaying original artwork in this exhibit.

 

BYU WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
thursday and friday, april 28 and 29, 2011
10am - 2pm, 3 - 6pm
brigham young university bookstore-3rd floor
provo, utah

kirk will be one of the artists unveiling an original oil painting on thursday at noon. he will be available to sign fine art prints during the above-mentioned times.

 

EASTER STUDIO TOUR
friday and saturday, april 22 and 23, 2011
6 - 9pm
1059 briar ave.
provo, utah

kirk will open up his provo studio to display 14 small (size range 5x7 to 20x24) mother and child paintings and 15 small (size range 5x9 to 25x36) new testament christ narrative paintings.click here to see the mother and child paintings in progress on kirk's blog.

 

SOCIETY OF MORMON PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE
april 7-9, 2011
1:30-4pm
little theater, wilkinson center
brigham young university
provo, utah

kirk was invited to be one of four lds artists presenting their perspectives on the topic (presented in two parts) of "art and philosophy of art in a prophetic church". this three-day conference (free and open to the public) is filled with interesting presentations on various topics of mormon philosophy and theology. click here for more information.

 

BYU STUDIES PUBLICATION
volume 50, Number 1 2011

kirk's image, "women with lamps" is featured as the cover image. click here for more information.

 

MORMON SCHOLARS IN THE HUMANITIES CONFERENCE
friday and saturday, march 25 and 26, 2011
utah valley university
orem, utah

kirk will be a guest artist and speaker for this "mormon scholars in the humanities" conference. he will speak saturday, march 26 at 11am in the library auditorium. his topic will be "embodiment and duality: an artist's perspective on the physical and the spiritual in imagery." after his presentation, kirk will give a guided tour of his art exhibit in the UVU library art gallery (3rd floor), which will be displayed for two weeks.click here for more information.

 

COMMUNITY AND FAMILY NIGHT AT THE SPRINGVILLE MUSEUM OF ART
monday, march 7, 2011
6pm
springville museum of art
springville, utah

kirk will be the guest artist for this family night at the museum. he will speak at 6pm upstairs in the grand gallery.click here for more information.

 

ART OF THE RESTORATION: AN EXHIBIT OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST
begins february 25, 2011 to run through mid-june
this 3-4 month exhibit (put on by the artist guild international llc) will have an opening reception on the evening of tuesday, march 1, 2011, 6 - 9pm
lds church museum of history and art
salt lake city, utah

kirk has been invited to paint an original oil painting ("petition of the blind") for this exhibit. the artist guild international llc is a cooperative of 60 plus outstanding latter-day saint artists who are commissioned to create a masterpiece in their style of art, based on their own vision and interpretation of a gospel theme, with emphasis on christ's ministry for this exhibit. patrons of this exhibit make it possible for the artist to have the time to produce the art work that otherwise may not have been created. this art of the restoration exhibit is a contemporary renaissance of significant commissioned works of gospel art made possible by our buyers, who are modern-day "medicis." these works of art will benefit our culture and our posterity. (click here to find out more.)

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
friday, february 25, 2011
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

24TH ANNUAL ROBERT N. AND PEGGY SEARS DIXIE INVITATIONAL ART SHOW AND SALE
dinner gala and pre-sale, february 18, 6pm
saturday february 19 through sunday, march 27, 2011
sear art gallery
dolores dore eccles fine arts center
dixie state college
225 south 700 east
st. george, utah

kirk will display two original paintings that will be available for sale. click here for more information.

 

AUTHENTIQUE GALLERY EXHIBITION
thursday and friday, february 17 & 18, 2011
authentique gallery
199 north main street
st. george, utah

kirk will display around 10 to 15 original paintings in conjunction with the st. george home show weekend. click here for more information.

 

J. KIRK RICHARDS SOLO EXHIBITION AT THE COVEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
january 7 - february 24, 2011
art reception in conjunction with performance of madame butterfly, saturday, february 12, 5-7pm
Eccles Gallery in the Covey Center
425 west center street
provo, utah 84601

kirk will be displaying about twelve original oil paintings in conjunction with the lyric opera ensemble performance of madame butterfly performed in february. click here for more information.

 

TIMPANOGOS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL OREM PUBLIC LIBRARY FUNDRAISER - "A Taste of Story & Art"
saturday, february 5, 2011
7pm
orem public library
58 north state street
orem, utah 84057

kirk will be a featured artist at this fundraiser for the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival. He will perform an original song and speak about art as it relates to storytelling, and will be followed by nationally acclaimed storyteller, Donald Davis. Kirk will also display original artwork, fine art prints, and children's books.

 

IMAGE BY J. KIRK RICHARDS IN THE ENSIGN/LIAHONA MAGAZINES
february 2011 issue

the image "parable of the lost coin" will be used in an article entitled "parables of the lost and found".

 

J. KIRK RICHARDS SOLO EXHIBITION AT THE COVEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
january 7 - february 24, 2011
opening reception, friday, january 7, 6-9pm in conjunction with the monthly provo gallery stroll
Eccles Gallery in the Covey Center
425 west center street
provo, utah 84601

kirk will be displaying about twelve original oil paintings in conjunction with the lyric opera ensemble performance of madame butterfly performed in february. Another reception will be held february 12, 5 - 7 pm, in conjunction with a 7:30pm performance of madame butterfly click here for more information.

 

DESERET BOOK LUNCH WITH AN ARTIST & A MUSICIAN
monday and tuesday, december 20 & 21, 2010
11:30am - 1:30pm
flagship deseret book store
south temple, salt lake city, utah

artist j. kirk richards and musician david tolk will come together in a 2-day signing/performance displaying kirk's artwork and david's music.
click here for more information about david tolk.
click here for david tolk products sold through deseret book.
click here for j. kirk richards products sold through deseret book.

 

2010 INSPIRATIONAL ART ASSOCIATION CHRISTMAS SEASON INAUGURAL EVENT SHOWCASE
open to the public december 10 (1pm to 6pm) & 11 (9am to 9pm), 2010
joseph smith memorial building - bonneville room
15 east south temple
salt lake city, utah

featuring a gallery of original paintings by twenty-four highly acclaimed lds artists who have come together for this first-of-its kind spectacular art show. click here for more information.

 

DESERET BOOK LUNCH WITH AN ARTIST & A MUSICIAN
friday and saturday, december 10 & 11, 2010
11:00am - 2:00pm
orem deseret book store
east of the university mall, orem, utah

artist j. kirk richards and musician david tolk will come together in a 2-day signing/performance displaying kirk's artwork and david's music.
click here for more information about david tolk.
click here for david tolk products sold through deseret book.
click here for j. kirk richards products sold through deseret book.

 

IMAGES BY J. KIRK RICHARDS IN THE ENSIGN/LIAHONA/NEW ERA MAGAZINES
december 2010 issue

"mother & child" (yellow) will be used in conjunction with the gospel classic article, "the story that is ever new" by heber j. grant in the new era magazine. the image "laborers in the vineyard" will be featured on the inside back cover of the ensign/liahona magazines.

 

REPARTEE GALLERY ARTIST SPOTLIGHT EXHIBIT
november 26 - december 8, 2010
repartee university mall location, orem, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints at this show's opening reception, friday, november 26, between 6pm and 8pm. he will also unveil a new painting.

 

REAGAN ACADEMY ANNUAL QUICKDRAW FUNDRAISER
november 19, 2010
6-8pm
reagan academy, utah
1143 w. center
springville, ut 84663

kirk will be painting a piece of art on site to be donated to an auction raising money for the school. he will also be signing and selling fine art prints and childrens books.

 

2ND ANNUAL SMALL WORKS SHOW
friday, november 19 through tuesday, december 24, 2010
opening reception, friday, november 19, 2010, 6pm
brownstone gallery
3330 n. university ave.
provo, utah 84604

brownstone gallery is celebrating their 10-year anniversary with a collection of all-new, original small works from Utah's finest and your favorite artists. all pieces are original works, 16" x 20" or smaller, and are available for purchase. kirk is one of the participating artists.click here to see a list of all participating artists.

 

2ND ANNUAL "THE BUSINESS OF ART" SEMINAR
saturday, november 13, 2010
8am - 4pm
kanab middle school
690 s. cowboy way
kanab, utah 84741

all visual artists in all disciplines are invited to this free seminar with various professional artists teaching participants about the business side of art. kirk will present three break-out sessions entitled "running your business: paperwork, tracking your work, and pricing your artwork". this free seminar includes breakfast and lunch. registration is required.click here for more information.

 

NEW WORK BY J. KIRK RICHARDS & AND AMY TOLK RICHARDS IN ATLANTA, GA & NASHVILLE, TN
thursday, november 4, 2010 (6315 harrow trace, norcross, ga 30092)
friday and saturday, november 5-6, 2010 (913 center ridge court, brentwood, tn 37027)

kirk and amy will display artwork these three evenings from 6-9pm.

 

OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP
wednesday, november 3, 2010
6-9pm
913 center ridge court, brentwood, tn 37027

bring your own project to work on. open to all experience levels. for more information please contact kirk at jkirk@jkirkrichards.com.

 

PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP
monday, november 1, 2010
10am 1pm
columbia, tennessee

weather permitting, we'll go out and find a beautiful spot to paint on site. for more information, please contact kirk at jkirk@jkirkrichards.com.

 

25TH ANNUAL SPIRITUAL AND RELIGIOUS ART OF UTAH EXHIBITION
springville museum of art
october 30 - december 28, 2010
springville, utah

kirk's "water into wine" painting is displayed in this exhibition.

 

"PERFECT 10 SHOW" AT BROWNSTONE GALLERY
thursday, october 14, 2010
10am - 8pm
brownstone gallery, provo, utah

your perfect opportunity to meet utah's top artists and to view or purchase some new original art at brownstone gallery. brownstone gallery is celebrating their 10-year anniversary in provo by having 10 artists, 10 new original paintings (each of them 10"x10") opening at 10am for 10 hours the first day and continuing for 10 days-right in the middle of the 10th month of 2010! The 10 artists participating are J. Kirk Richards, Brian Kershisnik, Michael Workman, Chris Young, Frank Magelby, Gary Ernest Smith, Seth Winegar, Sophie Soprano, Jeffrey Pugh, and Fred Stephens. click here for more information.

 

DESERET BOOK "LUNCH & LEARN" ARTIST SIGNING
friday, october 8, 2010
south temple flagship location, slc, utah

kirk will be painting on site and signing fine art giclee prints and childrens books (in conjunction with an art display by elder richard g. scott) between 11am and 2pm. click here for more information.

 

SEVENTH ANNUAL SHENANDOAH INVITATIONAL ART EXHIBIT
southern virginia university
buena vista, virginia
october 5 - november 30, 2010
gala opening dinner event, november 4, 2010, washington, d.c. hosted by richard and nancy marriott

kirk will have two paintings ("cristo xix-white" and "cristo xxiv-olive") displayed and for sale during this exhibition, poised around raising money for a proposed fine arts center for the campus. click here for more information.

 

BROTIQUE WEEK: CHILDREN'S BOOK EVENTS
mon-fri, aug 30-sep 3, 2010
greater provo area

join kirk and his compadres as they read to children at the library (monday), offer a free illustration demo at the bridge academy (wednesday), open up their studios to the public (thursday), and have an art show of children's illustration (friday). click here for more information.

 

JOINT EXHIBITION WITH TOM ROGERS SR. AT THE LAMPLIGHT GALLERY
reception: friday, september 10, 6-9 pm
170 south main street, bountiful, ut

artist and russian scholar tom rogers has invited kirk to participate in a joint exhibition. come see pieces by both artists at this cooperative gallery in bountiful. the show will run through the month of september.

 

40 small CHRIST PORTRAITS: STUDIO TOUR
thu-fri, aug 6-7, 2010
6-9 pm
1059 briar ave, provo

for the first time in his career, kirk has put together a show of forty bite-sized paintings. come see them, plus some larger work in progress, at his open house studio tour. click here for a preview of the paintings.