The notion of progress is based on the belief that what humans create
and discover in the past becomes the basis for what is to come. Yet
throughout history, so much is lost and forgotten -- languages, cultures,
technologies, ways of doing things -- so that even the academic field
of history, where facts are understood to be truth, becomes a creative
The pictures which I choose to represent are an attempt to bridge
the gap between what is remembered and what is forgotten. It is about
the history of the future.
Solo exhibition of new paintings, Joseph Rickards Fine Art, 1045
Madison Ave., NYC
April 9 - May 9, 1999
"Phenotypology", group show curated by Maureen McQuillan
at Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY.
April - May, 1999
"Exhibition of New Paintings", solo show at Bronwyn Keenan
3 Crosby St., NYC. January 1998
"Evidence of Life: New Drawings by Kara Hammond"
Solo Exhibition at Joseph Rickards Fine Art, 1045 Madison Ave., NYC.
"Co-Exhibit with Theodore Coulombe", exhibition of space-based
PS 122 Gallery, 150 First Ave., NYC. February 1998
"Co-exhibit with Ellen Berkenblit - Recent Works on Paper"
Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, 494 Broadway, NYC. June 1996
"Vanishing Point", group show curated by Joan Linder at
Michael Gold Gallery,
494 Broadway, NYC. Feb 2 - March 6, 1999
"Drawings...The Second Annual National Invitational"
Meyerson & Nowinski Art Associates, 123 S. Jackson St., Seattle
WA. July - August 1998
"Your Utopia", group exhibition at Momenta Art, 72 Berry
St., Brooklyn, NY. May 1998
"Drawers", group exhibition at Feature Inc. 76 Greene St.,
NYC. January 3 - February 13, 1998
"Current Undercurrent, Working in Brooklyn", group exhibition
with Pierogi 2000
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY. July 1997 - January 1998
MFA Painting, Tyler School of Art 1987-89
Elkins Park, PA. Completed first year at Temple Campus Abroad, Rome,
BFA Painting and Drawing, East Carolina University 1981-85
Greenville, NC. Graduated Magna Cum Laude
The New York Times: Review by Ken Johnson of the "Drawers"
exhibition at Feature Inc.
Friday, January 23, 1998
The New York Post: Photograph of painting with article by Whitney
Scott of exhibition at Browyn Keenan Gallery. Saturday, January 24,
Time Out/New York: Review by Time Griffin of "Evidence of Life"
Joseph Rickards Fine Art. October 2-3, 1997 Issue #106
WNET Channel 13 Program: City Arts:
Segment entitled - "For the First Time."
Interviewed by Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra. First aired January