Born 1983

Charleston, West Virginia



B.A. Studio Art, Honors, University of Missouri, Kansas City 

A.S. Graphic Design and Print Communications, Summa Cum Laude, Bridge Valley Community & Technical College, Montgomery, WV


Selected Awards/ Scholarships

2019    Top Achievement Award, Solar Girl Art & Design Competition, Kansas City, MO

2017    CrankStart Scholarship, UMKC

             Curator’s Choice Best In Show, 17th Annual Student Exhibition, UMKC Gallery of Art 

2016    Advertising Artist Guild Award, UMKC 

             Honorable Mention, 16th Annual Student Exhibition, UMKC Gallery of Art

2015    Best In Show, 18th Annual Postcard Exhibit, National Collage Society 

2012    Homer and Marge Taylor Endowed Scholarship, Bridge Valley CTC


2020    (Forthcoming) Elsewhere Museum Residency #110, Greensboro, NC

            Brickscape Residency, Charleston, WV (Remote)

            Murze Clarity Digital Residency 

2019-20    Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency, Kansas City, MO

2018    ON::VIEW Artist-In-Residence, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA


Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions 

2020    DeadBolts, (2-Person exhibit with Andrew Ordonez), Vulpes Bastille, Kansas City, MO

2019    Micro / Macro: Works by Craig Deppen Auge & Lorie Kellogg, Powell Gardens, Kingsville, MO

             Volumes, Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

             Now Showing: Craig Auge, ArtsKC, EPR Properties, Kansas City, MO

             Now Showing: Craig Auge, ArtsKC, TK Architects, Kansas City, MO

2018    Intervals, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

            Wayfaring: New Book Art, Miller Nichols Library, Kansas City, MO

2017    Free Verse, Artist & Craftsman Supply Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2016    Poems, Gallery Hall, Unity Temple on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

            Speaking & Listening, Art Space at PT’s in the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO 

2015    New & Selected Collage, Gallery Hall, Unity Temple on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

2005    Collected Harmonies, Indigo Gallery, Madrid, NM

2004    New and Selected Work, Blue Moose Cafe & Gallery, Morgantown, WV

2002    Things To Discuss, Precision Incisions, Morgantown, WV


Group Exhibitions

2020   Exhibition: The Queer Experience, Interurban Arthouse, Overland Park, KS, Online Exhibit

            Art From Afar: The Shape of Content, Off The Cost, Portland Oregon, Online Exhibit

            Chroma, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

            Shift Over, Imagine That!, Kansas City, MO

2019   Remnants, Spectro Art Space, Harrisonburg, VA, Online Exhibit

            Exhibition: The Queer Experience, Interurban Arthouse, Overland Park, KS 

            Juried Invitational, Vulpes Bastille, Kansas City, MO

            Freedom of AbstractionSite:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

            Mandible, Lawrence Percolator, Lawrence, KS

            A Salon at Sugar Mountain, The Magenta Suite, Exeter, NH

            Solar Girl Premier Reused Art & Design Competition, The Drugstore, Kansas City, MO

            Off the Clock, Imagine That!, Kansas City, MO

            On::View Year::One, Sulfur Studios, Savannah, GA

2018   Run Riot, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO

            Leaving a Mark: Contemporary Abstraction, Leawood Fine Art, Leawood, KS

            18th Annual Student Exhibition, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO

2017    Visage & Differentia, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO

            17th Annual Student Exhibition, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO

            20th Annual Postcard Show, Chaffey Community Museum of Art, Ontario, CA

            Ironic Methods with Sincere Motivations, Kiosk Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2016   Wish You Were Here: Postcards Reconsidered, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art,

            St. Joseph, MO

            Day of the Dead - Dada Centennial, Nisa Touchon Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

            Memory, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

            Art Yellow Book #2 Summer Exhibition, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art,                                           Gimpo, South Korea

            16th Annual Student Exhibit, UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO

            19th Annual Postcard Show, National Collage Society, Quinlan Visual Arts Center,                                   Gainesville, GA

            Abstraction: Diverted Reality, Evelyn E. Jorgenson Gallery, Moberly Area                                                   Community College, Moberly, MO

            Poetic Logic: Collage and Assemblage, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 

            Sewickley, PA

2015   31st Annual Juried Exhibit, National Collage Society, Online & Print Exhibit    

            Q1 Show, The Billboard Creative, Art of Elysium, Los Angeles, CA

            18th Annual Postcard Exhibit, National Collage Society, Tucson Jewish Community Center                     Art Gallery, Tucson, AZ

            Busman’s Holiday, Kemper at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO

2014   Papercuts II, Deep & Deeper, Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX

            Witch House, Blue Orange Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO

            Zalop: Illusory Correspondence Art, EyeDrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA

            Tiny Art Show, Pitt County Arts Council at EMERGE, Greenville, NC

2013    Busman’s Holiday, Kemper East, Kansas City MO

2005    Along The Same Lines, Caldwell Arts Council, Caldwell, NC

2004    Side Street Stomp, Contemporary Graphics, Morgantown, WV

2003    Art Expo, Erikson Alumni Center, Morgantown, WV

2001    Contemporary Youth Arts Company Exhibit, WVSU Capital Center Theater, Charleston, WV

2001    Surface II, Month-long Pop-up Gallery, Charleston, WV

2000    Rising to the Surface, Month-long Pop-up Gallery, Charleston, WV


Collaborative Projects   

2015    No Ruse: An Underwater Exhibit, 80 Border Street Cultural Exchange Center, Boston, MA

2014    Telephone: An International Arts Experiment, Satellite Collective and Satellite Press,                              New York, NY    

2013-15    Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY. U.S. and Canadian Tours 


Public Art 

2019    Gloaming, Ongoing series of temporary, site-specific installations throughout Kansas City, MO

2017    “Uncouth” Monstrous, Site-specific, Oppenstein Brothers Memorial Park, Kansas City, MO. In                  conjunction with University of Missouri - Kansas City, Practices In Public Art

2015    “Rooms For Sleeping (Gather & Reflect)” Q1 Show, The Billboard Creative, Billboard at 

             E. 6th St. & Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA    


Print Publications 

For Your Eyes Only, Issue 3, 2020

Murze Magazine, Issue 11, 2020

Cut Me Up, Issue 4, 2020

The HAND Magazine, Issue 25, 2019

Dossier, UMKC Department of Art & Art History, 2018

Blacklist Journal, Brandeis University, Spring 2018 Issue 

Communiversity, Featured Artist, Fall Catalog 2017

Number One, UMKC Literary Magazine 2017

Dossier (Cover Image), UMKC Department of Art & Art History, 2017

Art Yellow Book #2, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gimpo, South Korea, 2016

Sprung Formal, Kansas City Art Institute, Issue Eleven, 2016

Madrid Canary, Volume 2, Issue 7, January 2005 

Pasatiempo, The New Mexican January 2005   


Online Publications

Harbor Review, Issue 4, Winter 2020

United Projects Newsletter, April 2016 Issue X

Duende Literary Journal, Goddard College, Spring 2015 Issue

Gambling the Aisle, Summer 2014 Issue

Selected Press

Jillian Youngbird-Guthrie, "Volumes and Violent Joy," Informality (blog). February 16, 2019.

Selected Collections 

International Museum of Collage, Assemblage & Construction, Santa Fe, NM

Unity Temple, Kansas City, MO

Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY 


Selected Professional Experience

2019-20   Exhibition Coordinator, Imagine That! Creative Arts Studio & Gallery For Adults With                               Developmental Disabilities, Kansas City, MO

2012-13   Production Intern, Auge+Gray+Drake Collective Works, Charleston, WV

2007-08   Proprietor, Artbus Gallery, Black Mountain, NC

2004-05   Gallery Manager, Chumani Gallery, Madrid, NM


Professional Affiliations  

Kansas City Artists Coalition 


National Collage Society 

Polychrome Journal (former Editorial Board)

© 2020 Craig Deppen Auge 

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