Kurt Lightner


About

Kurt Lightner brings his focus into the garden with his recent body of work, conjuring warm summer days and capturing nature in jars to savor all year long. Originally from Ohio, Kurt Lightner currently lives and works in New York. He received his BA from Columbus College of
Art and Design, and his MFA from the School of Visual Arts, NY. Lightner’s paintings and sculptures have been included in exhibitions at PS1 MOMA, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Queens Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, and are in numerous
private and public collections. He has been a recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, and The Headlands Center for the Arts Project Studio Residency in San Francisco.

Work Selection

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Preserved (woolly worms), 2021 Acrylic on canvas 15x12 in.
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Preserved (Leaves), Acrylic on canvas 15x12 in.
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Preserved (inch worms), 2021 Acrylic on canvas 15x12 in.
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Preserved (Gazebo), 2021 Acrylic on canvas 72x56 in.