Professor Dan Kirchhefer


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B.F.A.     University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

M.A         University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

M.F.A     Printmaking, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas


                  National Watercolor Honor Society, 2012

                  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi South Central Region Artist Award, 1999

                  Emporia State University, President’s Award for Research and Creativity, 1998

                  Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor Award, Emporia State University, 1989

                  Life member of the Nebraska P.T.A., 1976



                  Professor, Drawing and Printmaking, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas, 1990-Present

                  Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Spencer Art Museum, University of    
                                    Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas


The National Weather Center Biennale, The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, Oklahoma, 2013

20/20 Vision Fifth Edition, The Art Of Contemporary University Printmaking, The Fire House Gallery, Louisville, Georgia, 2012

Emerald Art Center National Juried Show, Springfield, Oregon, 2012

Watercolor U.S.A., Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri, 2012

The Will’s Creek Survey, 13th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Saville Gallery, Cumberland, Maryland, 2012

Kansas Watercolor National Juried Show, Wichita Center For the Arts, Wichita, Kansas, 2012

National Juried Paint America, Mini Top 50, 2011

Northern National Art Competition Juried Show, Wisconsin, 2011

Americas 2010:  National Juried Work on Paper exhibition.  Northwest Art Center, Minot State University

“Au Naturel” The Nude in the 21st Century National Juried Exhibition, Astoria, Oregon, 2010
Prints:  Now in 3D, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2010

6th Annual National Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Competition, J & G Davis Gallery, Lake Worth, Florida, 2010

Bookends: The Book as Art, International Juried Exhibition,
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Springs, Maryland, 2009

22nd Parkside National Juried Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, 2009

The Beautiful Book, 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2009


McNeese Drawing Invitational, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 2012

Death is in the Details Invitational, Studio Two Three, Richmond, Virginia, 2012

 International Print Triennale, Chamalieres, France, 2010
One-person Show,
Mary Moody Gallery, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, Texas, 2010
Kansas Masters
, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas, 2009 / 2011

Fish, Flowers and Flying Things: Nature at the Spencer Museum, Spencer Museum, Lawrence, Kansas, 2002

Midlands Invitational 2000, Works on Paper, Joslyn Museum of Art, Omaha, Nebraska, 2000

One-person Show, The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan. Kansas, 1997


Patron Award, Emerald Art Center National Juried Show, Springfield, Oregon, 2012

Juror’s Third Place Award, The Will’s Creek Survey 13th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Cumberland, Maryland,2012

uror’s Award, Watercolor U.S.A. 2012, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri, 2012

Benefactor Award, Northern National Art Competition Juried Show, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 2011

Second Place Juror’s Award, 11th National Juried Art Exhibition, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, Kansas, 2009

Honor Award, Northern National Art Competition Juried Show, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, 2008

Purchase Award, Secrets and Lies, International Juried Artist Books Exhibition, Portland, Oregon, 2008

Juror’s Honorable Mention Award, 25th Visual Arts Alliance Juried Exhibition, Houston, Texas, 2008

Best in Show and Honorable Mention, National Juried Spring Exhibition, Emerald Art Center, Springfield, Oregon, 2006

uror’s Cash Award, City Arts, Arts Council Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Wichita, Kansas, 2006


                  Alford House, Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson, Indiana

                  Angelo Gallery, College of St. Mary, Omaha, Nebraska

                  Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, Kansas

                  Bradley University, Heuser Art Center, Peoria, Illinois

                  Davidson Gallery, Seattle, Washington

                  Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

                  Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

                  Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska

                  Emprise Bank Art Collection, Wichita, Kansas

                  Fredonia Arts Council, Fredonia, Kansas

                  Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
                  Galerie D’Art Contemporain, Chamalieres, France

                  Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska

                  Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, Iowa

                  Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

                  Kansas State University, Department of Art/University Collections, Manhattan, Kansas

                  Mulvane Museum of Art, Topeka, Kansas

                  Mutual Benefit Life Company, Kansas City, Missouri

                  New York Public Library, Print Collection, New York, New York

                  Portsmouth Community Art Center and Museums, Portsmouth, Virginia

                  Sabatini Gallery, Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, Kansas

                  Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa

                  Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas

                  Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri

                  Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, Kansas

                  S.U.A. Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas


0/20 Vision Fifth Edition, Louisville Georgia, 2012

Triennale De Chamaliers 8, France, 2011

New American Paintings, The Open Studio Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 2003

The Perception of Appearance: A Decade of Contemporary American Figure Drawing, Frye Art Museum, University of Washing Press, 2002

Skylarking on Honeysuckle Road, by Dev Hathaway, book cover art

Midlands Invitational 2000, Works on Paper, Joslyn Museum of Art, 2000

75 Years, 75 Treasures, Mulvane Museum of Art, 1999

 Harper and Rowley, Artists: A Kansas Collection, Artists Registry Inc., 1989

he National Mutual Exchange Portfolio, Sponsored by Brigham Young University, One of 60 artists selected.

American Drawings, Smithsonian Institution, 1983              


Print edition for the Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas 2002

Kansas Arts Commission, Individual Artist Mini-Fellowship for 2-D Visual Art, 2000

1997 Gift Print, “South of Cottonwood Falls, “ Friends of the Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, Kansas