SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, COMMISSIONS, AND ON-SITE PROJECTS

 

Ongoing

EX-SITES (Experimental Sites), On-Site Projects, various locations, USA

The Feed Store. On-Site Project, Byers, CO

 

2016

The Breaking Ring, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

Americana: Future Rural, The Dock, Leitrim, Ireland

Switch. Des Moines Greater Public Art Foundation, Des Moines, IA

This Road Leads to Nowhere: Pierre Punk, Pierre, SD

 

2015

An Equine Anthology, Santa Fe Art Institute. Santa Fe, NM

Last Chance Module Array, Last Chance, CO, USA

 

2014

A DECADE of COUNTRY HITS: M12 on Tour. M12 STUDIO releases 560-page book project; performance includes readings, soundtrack, and social art actions. Shows at 11 US cities and 4 EU cities

 

2013

Yak Yak. Acre Arts and Swan Hill Gallery, Victoria and New South Wales, Australia

Gran’s University: Ornaments of Knowledge (with Kultivator). Kalmar Konstmuseum, Olands Museum, and Kultivator Farm, Dyestad, Sweden

Hot Laps. Galleries of Contemporary Art and I-76 Speedway. CU Colorado Springs, CO

 

2012

13th International Venice Biennale of Architecture.
Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good. United States Pavilion, Venice, Italy; traveling version later exhibited at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

Australian International Art Biennial: IASKA, Spaced. Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle Western, Australia (travels to 9 Australian institutions through 2014)

Universal Future: Where There’s a Willys Theres a Way. Toledo Center for the Visual Arts. Toledo, OH

Prairie Module No. 3. Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI

Working Alternatives: Breaking Bread, Art Broadcasting and Collective Action.  Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT and SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY (2013)

 

2011

Ornitarium. On-Site Project, Australian International Biennial: IASKA, Spaced. Denmark  Shire, Western, Australia

The Fields Project, Community Art Legacy Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, Oregon, IL

 

2010

¡Rediseñar los Campitos! Biennial of the Americas. Denver, CO

Small Architecture BIG LANDSCAPES. Swope Museum of Art. Terra Haute, IN

Common Ground: Projects for the Lagoon. Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy

Architechtonica. University of Colorado Art Museum, Boulder, CO

The Black Hornet, On-Site: I-76 Speedway, Fort Morgan, CO

 

2009-07

PUBLIC/PRIVATE. Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

Crucemos la Calle, Residencia Kiosko, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Gimme Shelter: Urban Shade Project Proposals. City of Phoenix Arts and Culture, Phoenix, AZ

Prairie Modules No. 1 and 2, Indianapolis Cultural Trail,  Indianapolis, IN

Market Box with The Challenge Program, Wilmington, DE

NAPO Water Station (suspended project).  Monwi, Haiti

Laboratory Works, Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN and Circle Gallery at the school of Environmental Design at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA

M.I.K.E. (Music Integrated Kiosk Environment), John Michael Kohler Arts Center,  Sheboygan, WI

RE:Location. Contemporary Museum. Baltimore, MD

Proposals From the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Arts Council of Indianapolis. Indianapolis, IN

Kunstvlaai 6. Westergasfabriek; Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Utopia. John Michael Kohler Arts Center,  Sheboygan, WI

 

 

SELECTED LECTURES AND VISITING ARTIST PRESENTATIONS

 

2016

Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

Creative Time Summit, “Occupy the Future,” Washington, D.C.

Kansas State University Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS

The Bank, Matfield Station, Matfield Green, KS

 

2015

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

International Sculpture Center Conference, Phoenix, AZ

Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

 

2014

Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM

Peck School of the Arts, UW-Milwaukee. Milwaukee, WI

Hope School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Experimental Station, Chicago, IL

Wall House #2, Groningen, the Netherlands

The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Ireland

Roscommon Arts Center, Roscommon, Ireland

The Print Room, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

Clovene Culture Space, Louisville, KY

 

2013

Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden

Olands Museum, Himmelsberga, Sweden

University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Western Folklife Center, Elko, NV

Open Engagement, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand

Colorado Creative Industries Summit, Pueblo, CO

 

2012

Western Arts Federation Roundtable, Denver, CO

American Pavilion, 13th International Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy. “Productive Landscapes.”

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Toledo Center for the Visual Arts. Toledo, OH

Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen, CO

Mid-American Art Association,, Detroit, MI

Fremantle Arts Centre. Spaced International Biennial Symposium. Fremantle, Western Australia

Rust Belt to Art Belt Symposium. “The New Rural Arts.” St. Louis, MO

 

2011

Denmark Arts. Denmark, Western Australia

Illiterate Gallery, Denver, CO

The Community Library, Sun Valley, ID

I.D.E.A. Space, Colorado College, with Harrell Fletcher, Colorado Springs, CO

 

2010

The University of the Arts. Philadelphia, PA.

Università Iuav di Venezia. Visiting Artist. Venice, Italy

 

2009-07

Galería Kiosko. Lecture. Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Boulder, CO

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. Wilmington, DE

Platform GRAS/Architecture Academy, Groningen, the Netherlands

University of Georgia. Athens, GA

University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN

Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD

University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, WI

Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI

Lakeshore Technical College. Cleveland, WI

Americans for the Arts Conference, Milwaukee, WI

 

 

SELECTED AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES

 

2016

Tallgrass Artist Residency, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Matfield Green, KS

Project residency and support grant (deferred). Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Gates Family Foundation Grant. Awarded for M12 Projects

 

2015

Santa Fe Art Institute. Fellowship Residency Award. Santa Fe, NM

National Endowment for the Arts Grant. Our Town Recipient.

Gates Family Foundation Grant.

Colorado Creative Industries Project Grant.

 

2014

National Endowment for the Arts Grant. Our Town Recipient.

Gates Family Foundation Grant.

Colorado Creative Industries Project Grant.

 

2013

Gates Family Foundation Grant.

National Endowment for the Arts Grant. Our Town Recipient.

Colorado Creative Industries Project Grant.

 

2012

National Endowment for the Arts Grant. Our Town Recipient.

Gates Family Foundation Grant.

Imaging the Land International Research Institute Residency Award (deferred). University of New South Wales, Australia

Colorado Creative Industries Project Grant.

Frontier Fellowship Award. EPICENTER, Green River, UT

 

2011

International Residency Award in conjunction with Australian Biennial SPACED: Art Out of Place

Anschutz Family Foundation Grant. Denver, CO

Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado Grant. Denver, CO

 

2010

Institute for Ethical and Civic Engagement. University of Colorado - Boulder. Project Grant.

Colorado Council on the Arts Grant. Denver, CO

Denver Office of Cultural Affairs Grant. Denver, CO

Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado Grant. Denver, CO

Selected for Biennial of the Americas project. ¡Rediseñar los Campitos! Denver, CO

 

2009-07

Galeria Kiosko. Residency Award. Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Commission. Indianapolis, IN

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. Commission and Residency.  Wilmington, DE

John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Cast Iron Foundry Residency. Kohler, WI

Irish Museum of Modern Art. Residency Award. Dublin, Ireland

Wall House #2. Residency. Groningen, the Netherlands

 

 

BOOKS + RECORDINGS (AUTHORED)

 

2016

This Road Leads to Nowhere: Pierre Punk. Eds. Josh Garrett-Davis. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Jap Sam Books, Last Chance Press. 2015. Print.

 

2015

An Equine Anthology. Eds. Richard Saxton, et al. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Jap Sam Books, Last Chance Press. 2015. Print.

Cool Pastoral Splendor. Eds. Richard Saxton and Kirsten Stoltz. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Jap Sam Books,, 2015. Print.

 

2014

A Decade of Country Hits: Art on the Rural Frontier. Eds. Margo Handwerker and Richard Saxton. Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Jap Sam Books, 2014. Print.

 

 

BOOKS + RECORDINGS (WORKS INCLUDED)

 

2014

Lippard, Lucy R. Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Art, and Politics in the Changing West. The New Press. 2014.

 

2012

“Denmark: M12 Collective.” Spaced: Art Out of Place, A Recurring Event of Socially Engaged Art. Australia: IASKA, 2012.12+. Print.

“Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good.” Common Ground: Biennale Architectura 2012. Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2012. 268-269. Print.

 

2009

A THIRTY YEAR HISTORY: The Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts. Spectrum Printing, Inc., East Petersburg, PA: 2009.

"Chicken Shack Village, Colorado." Wood Works Onix. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: NiA Publishers, 2009. 78-85. Print.

Gilbert, Bill, and Chris Taylor. “Out There with the Center for Land Use Interpretation: An Interview with Matthew Coolidge.” Land Arts of the American West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009. 212-213. Print.

 

2007

van de Wal, Olof. “Wall House #2: Between the Surface and Space.” Thought Provoking, Sense Provoking. Groningen, Netherlands: Noorderlicht, 2007. 19-49. Print.

 

 

SELECTED REVIEWS OF CREATIVE WORKS

 

2016

Jadrnak, Jackie. “Coralling Creativity - or not - at the Center for Contemporary Arts.” Albuquerque Journal. Albuquerque Publishing Company, 2 May 2016. Web.

Jadrnak, Jackie. “Global Art Movement Toward Interactive Work Reflected at CCA Exhibit.” Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, New Mexico) 1 July 2016: 6-7. Print.

“Human-Horse Bond Reflects Rural & Urban Culture.” Iowa Public Radio News. Iowa Public Radio. 17 August 2016. Radio.

Shevlin, Linda. “Situated in the Present.” Visual Artists’ News Sheet July to August 2016: 12-13. Print.

Singer, Daliah. “Colorado’s Best-Kept Secret.” 5280 September 2016: 78. Print.

“SWITCH: New Project by M12 on View at Iowa State Fair.” Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation. Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation, 10 August 2016. Web.

Wider, Susan. “A Very Long Line and The Breaking Ring.” THE magazine 1 June 2016: 47. Print. [view pdf]

Wright, Abby. “Pierre Rocks Once More During Explosive Reunion.” The Capital Journal (Pierre, South Dakota) 5 August 2016. Print.

 

2015

Cell, Red. “3 Questions with Richard Saxton.” Santa Fe Reporter. Santa Fe Reporter, 22 April 2015. Web.

 “M12: Equine Anthology.” Green Fire Times, News & Views from the Sustainable Southwest (Santa Fe, New Mexico) 22 August 2015: 20-21. Print.

 

2014

Beete, Paulette. “Making Space for Art: Spotlight on M12Studio.” NEA Art Works Blog. National Endowment for the Arts, 11 February 2014. Web. [view pdf]

Doray, Andrea W. “Cultural Identity Crucial to Rural Communities.” The Denver Post (Denver, Colorado) 22 August 2014: 4D. Print.

Oswald, Hilary Masel. “Art on the Plains.” Colorado Homes & Lifestyle January & February 2014: 29-32. Print.

 

2013

Kelley, Nathaniel. “Are You Tracking?” Colorado Springs Independent (Colorado Springs, Colorado) 28 August to 3 September 2013: 31. Print.

Reischer, Hollen. “Five Days in the High Desert – NWA Visits Elko, Nevada.” Every Person Is a Philosopher: A Blog by the Neighborhood Writing Alliance. Publishers of the Journal of Ordinary Thought, 18 February 2013. Web.

Shirrefs, Michael. “Remotely Connected: Rural Art Collectives Cutting Out the Metropolitan Art Tsars.” RN. ABC Australia, 1 July 2013. Web.

M12 Collaborative. “Open Space.” Photograph. Temporary Art Review. Temporary Art Review, 2 January 2013. Web.

 

2012

“Contemporary Art in Rural Utah.” 15 Bytes: Utah’s Art Magazine. Artists of Utah, 25 July 2012. Web.

Croop, Sarah. “M12.” Temporary Art Review. Temporary Art Review, 1 October 2012. Web.

Fitzgerald, Tiffany. “Artist/doctor Jetsonorama Begins Rural Public Art Project Today in Byers.” Westword Blog. Westword, 28 June 2012. Web.

Fluharty, Matthew. “M12 Collective: Ornitarium.” The Art of the Rural. Art of the Rural, 1 February 2012. Web.

Froyd, Susan. “Night and Day.” Westword Blog. Westword, 11-17 October 2012. Web.

Froyd, Susan. “Year in Review: Twelve Denver arts flashbacks from 2012.” Westword Blog. Westword, 28 December 2012. Web.

Greenshields, Barbie. “M12: Ornitarium.” Art Monthly Australia December 2011 to February 2012: 59. Print. [view pdf]

Goebel, Leanne. “Best of 2012: Colorado Art in Review.” Adobe Airstream. AdobeAirstream, 26 December 2012. Web.

Goebel, Leanne. “M12 from Byers, Colo. to Venice Biennale to NEA Our Town Grant Recipient.” Colorado Creates. Colorado Creative Industries, n.d. Web.

Goebel, Leanne. “M12 – The Big Feed: On Rural Contemporary Art and Community Engagement.” Adobe Airstream. AdobeAirstream, 17 October 2012. Web.

Harvey, Nicola. “Spaced: Art Out of Place.” Frieze Magazine. Frieze, May 2012. Web.

Ho, Cathy Lang. “Spontaneous Interventions.” Architect Magazine: The Magazine of the American Institute of Architects (2012): 116. Print.

Kimmelman, Michael. “Projects without Architects Steal the Show.” The New York Times – Art & Design. The New York Times Company, 11 September 2012. Web.

Miller, Sarah. “The artist in residence: beyond just being there.” RealTime Arts. RealTime Magazine, April – May 2012. Web.

Millett, Naomi. “Rural art out of bounds.” The West Australian. West Australian Newspapers Limited, 2 February 2012. Web.

“The Ornitarium.” Morning Magazine. RTRFM (Perth, Western Australia), 27 July 2012. Radio.

Prendergast, Alan. “Byer’s Big Feed: Art! Music! Beer! Roasted Bison!” Westword Blog. Westword, 12 October 2012. Web.

Smiley, Kathy. “Ag buildings become canvas for rural art.” The I-70 Scout (Byers, Colorado) 17 July 2012: 1+. Print.

Thompson, Jonathan. “Land art of the West: An interactive map.” Infographic/Photo Essay. High Country News. High Country News, 25 June 2012. Web.

 

2011

“It’s for the birds.” Denmark Bulletin (Denmark, Western Australia) 21 July - 10 August 2011: 12. Print.

Fluharty, Matthew. “The M12: A New Vision For The High Plains.” The Art of the Rural. Art of the Rural, 15 February 2011. Web.

Fluharty, Matthew. “Richard Saxton’s Vernacular Landscapes.” The Art of the Rural. Art of the Rural, 7 February 2011. Web.

Lyons, Suzannah. “Making art the community can use.” ABC Open (South Coast Western Australia). Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 5 August 2011. Web.

Saxton, Richard and David Wyrick. Interview by Suzannah Lyons. “Ornitarium bird hide brings art to Denmark wetlands.” ABC Open (South Coast Western Australia). Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 4 August 2011. Web.

“Spaced Taking Off.”Demark Bulletin (Denmark, Western Australia) 23 June - 6 July 2011: 12. Print.

Zeiger, Mimi and Alpana Gupta. “Citizen Urbanists.” tarp: Architecture Manual. New York, NY: Pratt School of Architecture and Urban Design, 2011. 71-72. Print.

 

2010

Moreno, Ivan. "Artists Design Sheep Wagon for the 21st Century." CBS News. CBS Interactive Inc., 2 July 2010. Web.
Article appears in The Denver Post, LA Times, Seattle Times, Miami Herald,  The Palm Beach Post, The Salt Lake Tribune, Las Vegas Sun, San Francisco Examiner, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Artdaily.org, Worldnews.com, NPR.org, FoxNews.com, CBSnews.com, MSNBC.com

O’Sullivan, Annie. “Campito.” Lava Lake Lam Blog. Lava Lake Lamb, 9 November 2010. Web.

Plasse, Sabina Dana. “Campito explores sheep herding and its future: Project connects the past to the future through innovation.” Idaho Mountain Express (Ketchum, ID) 10 November 2010: C6. Print.

"Rainwater Harvesting on a Farm in the Venice Lagoon." Abitare – International Design Magazine. RCS Mediagroup S.p.A., 15 April 2010. Web.

Rayl, Tony. “The Big Feed is coming to town: Art-related event will be something a little different.” The Yuma Pioneer (Yuma, Colorado) 30 September 2010: 1. Print.

Saxton, Richard, and Kurt Wagner. “Cool Pastoral Splendor.” ART LIES: A Contemporary Art Quarterly 65 (2010): 26-29. Print.

 

2009

Goebel, Leanne. "A Chicken Coop in Every Yard." Adobe Airstream. AdobeAirstream, 28 October 2009. Web.

Hermanson, Marissa. "Where urban and rural meet: BMoCA explores the art of city chicken coops." Boulder Weekly 8-14 October 2009: 39. Print.

Kaufman, Rachel. "Spring Arts Preview: Here's Looking at Everybody." Express Night Out. The Washington Post Company, 11 February 2009. Web.

“La Miscelánea Urbana de Richard Saxton.” Revista VAMOS (Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Bolivia) August 2009:21. Print.

Marchand, Anne. "Public/Private Exhibition." Painterly Visions. Blogger, 29 January 2009. Web.

Zeiger, Mimi. “Richard Saxton’s Jam Session.” ReadyMade Magazine Oct/Nov. 2009: 47. Print.

 

2008

Hess, Maria. "The Big Season Preview: Arts for Our Sake." Delaware Today Magazine. Today Media Inc.,13 August 2008. Web.

 

2007

Assar, Vijith. "Stuart Hyatt and M.I.K.E." Tape Op: The Creative Music Recording Magazine Nov/Dec 2007: 46-48. Print.

Laboratory Works. Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture, 18 January - 28 February 2007. Print.

Likeable. "Laboratory Works." ArtAthens (Athens, Georgia, U.S.A.). Blogspot, 5 March 2007. Web.

ODaniel, Robby. "Ewing exhibits new displays." The Daily Beacon. University of Tennessee, 25 January 2007. Web.

Ortega, Belia. "Projects challenge at-risk students." The Sheboygan Press 12 March 2007: A+. Print.

Pietersma, Illand. " 'Ik ging als een tornado door de stad'." Dagblad Noorden. NDC mediagroep, May 2007. Web.

Ossi. "Wall House #2." Red Moose. Blogger, 29 April 2007. Web.

Quigley, Kathleen. "Singing in a silo." Wisconsin People & Ideas 53.1 (2007): 5. Print.