Born in Minneapolis, MN 1982.

Lives and works in Tempe, AZ.


Awards and Residencies


Vermont Studio Center, Artist in Residence, Johnson, VT


Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for Art, Artist in Residence, Nebraska City, NE                            

Contemporary Forum Artists Grant, Phoenix Art Museum

Artist Materials Stipend, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for Art, NE


Solo and Two Artist Exhibitions


In Parallel: Kristin Bauer solo exhibition, Nicholoas Projects Melbourne, Vic, AUS (forthcoming) 

Semantics: Kristin Bauer solo exhibition, Jai&Jai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


SUM/PARTS: Kristin Bauer/Emmett Potter Carlos Queso Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


The Give And Take: Kristin Bauer and Emmett Potter, curated by Brooke Grucella, Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


Mixed Messages: Kristin Bauer and Emmett Potter, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ.


Ready, Set...:Kristin Bauer and Emmett Potter, Squeeze Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ


[C]Overt: Kristin Bauer and Emmett Potter, Squeeze Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

White Noise: Kristin Bauer, eyelounge; Phoenix, AZ


Kristin Bauer New Works, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ    


Selected Group Exhibitions


Resolution, Jai&Jai, Los Angeles, CA

ARTNewYork, Aureus Contemporary, New York NY

Scope NYC, Aureus Contemporary, New York, NY

ArtWynwood, Aureus Contemporary, Miami, FL


5th International Biennial Ciudad Juarez (Borderland Biennial), Museo de Arte Juarez and El Paso Museum of Art, Juarez, MX and El Paso, TX

Scope Miami, Aureus Contemporary, South Beach, FL/ Aqua Art Fair, Aureus Contemporary South Beach, FL

Chaos Theory Sweet 16, Legend City Studios, Phoenix, AZ

Interstated, curated by Michael Freed and John Reyes, OFFROAD Productions, Santa Fe, NM

Art Southampton Art Fair, Aureus Contemporary, Southampton, NY

Equal Parts, curated by Ashley Macias and Amanda Adkins, Frontal Lobe Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

PN30: Uncanny Valley, curated by Mika Yoshitake of The Hirshhorn Museum, ETSU Slocumb Galleries, Johnson City, TN

Feminism Today, curated by Nicole Royse, MonOrchid, Phoenix, AZ

New Year Grand Opening, Soze Gallery, West Hollywood, CA             


THE SOZE COLLECTION: In Partnership with Modernica to benefit The Art of Elysium, Soze Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

Steer Ahead, Soze Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Chaos Theory 15, Legend City Studios, Phoenix, AZ

CrossCurrent: Phoenix and Miami, Levine Warehouse, Sponsored by GRIP Ideas and the Michael Margulies Agency, Phoenix, AZ.

Season of Spring, curated by Daniel Rolnik, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA.


Art Speaks, I.D.E.A. Museum, Mesa, AZ

A Wink And A Nod, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ

Comfort Zones, curated by Jen Urso, Frontal Lobe Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Contemporary Forum Grant Recipients, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ


Chaos Theory 13; Legend City Studios, Phoenix, AZ

A Few Letters; AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Chaos Theory 12; Legend City Studios, Phoenix, AZ

Works from the Permanent Collection, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ

Women’s Work, Women’s Wisdom; Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ


Process of Progress, eyeLounge, Phoenix, AZ

Merging Lanes, eyelounge, Phoenix, AZ

Meltdown, Soyal Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ


EyeLounge@10, eyelounge; Phoenix, AZ



2014: Public Art Presentation with Kirstin Van Cleef, City of Goodyear

2013: Next Gen: Arts in the Valley Panel at Phoenix Art Museum for Contemporary Forum, Moderated by Sara Cochran, Curator of Contemporary and Modern Art

2013: Professions in the Arts Presentation for Professor Anthony Pessler’s Graduate Students

2012: Contemporary Forum Grant Reception

2012: Professions in the Arts Panel for Professor Angela Ellsworth’s Graduate Students

2010: SMoCA Visions Workshop

2005-2007: Guest Lecturer (biannually) in Dr. Linda Stryker’s Undergraduate Courses: Evolution of Ideas and Women in the Arts, ASU




MA Ottawa University: Phoenix, AZ


BFA Arizona State University: Tempe, AZ


Dante Alighieri Scuola, Florence, Italy