• Promise and Purpose, the Ancestor's Dream
    Drawing acquired by the Portland Art Museum

  • Drawn Away
    Chase Gallery
    808 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA
    January 3rd – March 30th, 2017
    Reception: February 3rd, 2017 5-8pm

  • Kirsten Furlong | New Works on Paper
    Gallery CTA // 800 W. Main #800 Street, Boise, ID
    Opening Reception: August 4th, 2016 5-8pm
    Exhibition through January 3rd, 2017 9am-5pm M-F


  • Modern Art at the Modern Hotel, Boise, ID
    THE OUTSIDE IN
    Kirsten Furlong and William Lewis - room 221
    May 5th, 2016 5-10pm

  • Drawn Together: Contemporary Drawing in the Pacific Northwest
    Nightingale Gallery
    Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR
    Curated by Cory Peeke
    Opening Reception: November 13th, 2015 6-8pm
    Exhibition: November 13th-December 9th, 2015

  • Paper West: Regional Works on Paper Exhibition
    Juried by Shelby Shadwell
    Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
    Opening Reception: November 5th, 2015
    Exhibition: November 2nd-27th, 2015

  • 2015 Biennial Art Department Faculty Exhibition
    Visual Arts Center at Boise State University
    Opening Reception: September 3rd, 2015 5-8pm
    Exhibition continues through November 5th, 2015

  • Dog Head Stew | The Second Course
    Gallery 239
    Chadron State College | Chadron, NE
    October 19th - November 13th, 2015

  • Artist Residency | Fall 2015
    Crooked Tree Arts Center

  • CTAC Workshop | September 28th, 2015 | Petoskey, MI
    Image Layering with Printmaking, Painting and Drawing

  • Six artworks from the Repeat and Shift series acquired by The Owyhee.
    See them now in the first floor lobby.

  • Grant received from the Alexa Rose Foundation will support my fall residency at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Northern Michigan.

  • Mountain
    Schlueter Art Gallery
    Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI
    Opening Reception: June 5, 2015 5-8pm

  • 12x12
    VICIOUS - 2015 Gala Art Exhibition
    UMOCA, Salt Lake City, UT
    Opening Reception: May 22, 2015 7-9pm

  • GROVE // Group Exhibition
    Pond Gallery, Portland, OR
    First Thursday, Opening Reception:
    April 2nd, 2015 6-9pm
    Exhibition continues through May 17th, 2015

  • Dog Head Stew - The Second Course
    Sphere: SGC International 2015
    March 18-21, 2015
    Art and Architecture Building
    University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, TN

  • Exchange IX: Contemporary Prints from US and Abroad
    January 12-23, 2015
    West Gallery, Rueff Galleries
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN

  • Rings
    A temporary site specific outdoor installation for September 2014 - March 2015 at the Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center
    More information HERE

  • I will be a Visiting Artist at the WSU Art Department in October
    Washington State University, Pullman, WA
    Public Lecture, October 8th, 2014 5pm

  • Pressing and Pulling
    Pulp and Deckle, Portland, OR
    Exhibition: September 5th-October 11th, 2014

  • Repeat and Shift: Kirsten Furlong
    Solo exhibition
    Enso Artspace
    Opening Reception: June 13th, 2014 5-8pm
    Artist Gallery Walk:
    July 17th, 2014 5:30-7:30pm
    Exhibition June 12th - July 24th, 2014

    Inspired by Wilderness
    Schlueter Art Gallery
    Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee, WI
    Opening Reception: June 26th, 2014 4-6pm
    Exhibition continues through July 25th, 2014

  • The Snake River Seed Library (formerly Common Wealth Seed Library) has commissioned original work by artists Cate Bridgen, Kirsten Furlong, Geoff Krueger, Noel Weber and Amy Westover. Each work is inspired by seed varieties and will later be reproduced as limited-edition seed packets, available for sale in 2015. Portions of the seed library and an exhibition of the artists work will be shown at Ming Studios May 30th-August 30th, 2014.

  • My artwork Alaska Gold: Snowshoe Hare (Lepus Americanus) #2 has been selected for the 2013 Idaho Triennial at the Boise Art Museum by Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum. The exhibition opening reception is November 16th, 2013 5:30-8:00pm and the show continues through April 27th, 2014.

  • Standing Still and Moving Through the Wilderness
    Coconino Center for the Arts
    Flagstaff, AZ
    Sept. 17th - Oct. 30th, 2013
    Reception: Sept. 21st, 2013 6-8pm
    Solo exhibition of works on paper in the Jewel Gallery

  • 2013 Biennial Art Department Faculty Exhibition
    I am excited to organize (as Gallery Director of the Visual Arts Center) and be a participating artist in the biennial faculty show at the Visual Arts Center at Boise State University Sept.6th-Oct. 29th, 2013. If you haven't visited the galleries before, they are located in the Liberal Arts Building and the Hemingway Center. My office is in the Hemingway so say hello if you come by! art.boisestate.edu

  • Article about Standing Still: The Trees by Harrison Berry in the Boise Weekly August 21, 2013
    Read the full article: HERE

  • Standing Still: The Trees
    Sesqui Shop, Boise ID August 1-31, 2013
    Reception: August 22, 2013 6-8pm
    During the month of August, I will be working on an environmental art installation at the Boise 150 Sesqui Shop on Main St. in downtown Boise. The reception for the finished project will be August 22 from 6-8pm but stop by anytime during the month to see the work in progress.

  • ReThread Exhibition
    I'm delighted to be a part of the exhibition ReThread at Bricolage curated by Laurie Blakeslee. The opening reception is June 6th, 2013 from 5-10pm and the show will run through the end of the month. bricoshoppe.com/

  • Stellar: Book Arts and the Cosmos
    My work has been selected for Stellar: Book Arts and the Cosmos at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts in Minneapolis, MN - an international juried exhibition exploring outer space January 25th - May 5th, 2013. See more about the exhibition here: http://www.mnbookarts.org/events/stellar.html

  • Inter/Change
    Exhibition of collaborative artwork
    Gallery at the Linen Building
    Boise, ID
    Reception: March 7th, 2013 5-9pm
    Exhibition continues through April 30th, 2013

  • Unfinished
    Gallery at the Linen Building
    Curated by Eli Craven, Maria Chavez, and Amy O'Brien
    Boise, ID
    Opening Reception: Jan. 3rd, 2013 5-9pm
    Artist dialog: Feb.22nd, 2013 6-8pm
    View and purchase exhibition catalog HERE

  • Square Foot exhibition at Caesium Gallery, Omaha, NE

    William Lewis wmlewispainting.com and I are representing Boise in the group exhibition Square Foot at Caesium Gallery in Omaha, NE. The opening is 12/12/12 6-9pm with an additional reception planned for 1215/12 from 7-10pm. Dozens of local and national artists have been invited to show 12"x12" two dimensional artwork in the show.

  • Animalier: The Animal in Contemporary Art

    News from the Wilderness: Grizzly Bear has been selected for inclusion in Animalier: The Animal in Contemporary Art, an exhibition sponsored by the Studio Art Program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University - November 2-December 2, 2012.
    Curator Brandice Guerra, the Grace V. Wisdom Endowed Chair in Visual Art at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, reviewed 127 works from 69 artists in 12 countries and 19 U.S. states and her final selection for the show includes 32 works from 25 artists in 9 countries and 7 U.S. states.
    News from the Wilderness: Grizzly Bear was created after my 2010 residency at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska.

  • Traffic Box Public Art in Boise, ID

    Please visit my new traffic box art installed in downtown Boise on 9th St between Idaho and Main Streets. The work is called "Boise's Urban Wildlife" and refers to the animals and birds that visit and live in Boise's city core. Species represented include the pigeon, starling, peregrine falcon, coyote, and mountain lion.
    www.boiseartsandhistory.org/
    The Mayor's Neighborhood Reinvestment Program, Capital City Development Corporation, and Boise City provide funding for the Art Wraps in partnership with the Downtown Boise Association and Downtown Neighborhood Association. Other partners are Ada County Highway District, who owns and cleans the boxes, and Boise's Department of Arts & History, which facilitates artist selection process and project management. Trademark Sign Company fabricates and installs the wraps.

  • Studio visit from NNU students and faculty

    Students from NNU's art program visited my studio on Saturday, Oct.6th, 2012 and also visited Boise artist William Lewis and gallery/studio Black Hunger. Big thanks to their professor Amanda Hamilton for organizing the visit.
    www.nnu.edu/academics/academic-departme?
    wmlewispainting.com
    blackhunger.com/

  • Soup/Talk/Art at Enso Artspace

    I will be leading a discussion with the artists in the Works on Paper exhibition currently on view at Enso Artspace on the evening of October 3rd, 2012 from 6-8pm. Learn more about the exhibition and get tickets to the event here: ensoartspace.com/events/

  • Navigate at Bricolage and Boise Guest House, Boise, ID

    My work was included in a Sept./Oct. 2012 exhibition at Bricolage and Boise Guest House - both here in Boise, ID. The group show featured 20+ Boise and Northwest artists and the artworks included in the exhibition were also made into a set of travel postcards available from the two locations.
    www.bricoshoppe.com www.boiseguesthouse.com/

  • Signal Fire, Portland, OR - Backpacking Artists' Residency

    I will be backpacking in Mt. Hood National Forest with a talented group of artists and folks from Signal Fire based in Portland, OR in July 2012. Visiting artists include Hayley Barker, a painter whose recent works draw from the diaries of Opal Whiteley, acclaimed writer Peter Rock, and Laura Gibson, a singer-songwriter whose finely wrought lyrics revel in the complexity of the natural world.
    www.signalfirearts.org

  • Sustenance exhibition at Visual Arts Center, Boise State University

    I have teamed up with Susan Medlin of the Treasure Valley Food Coalition to organize an exhibition of Idaho artists whose work addresses issues related to food. The show will be on view through May 23rd, 2012 at Visual Arts Center - Gallery 2 in the Hemingway Western Studies Center. Read Tara Morgan's Boise Weekly article about the show HERE.

  • Curator of exhibition at Visual Arts Center, Boise State University

    I have curated an exhibition entitled Cutting Edge: Contemporary Paper which will be open through March 23rd, 2012 at the Visual Arts Center - Gallery 2 located in the Hemingway Western Studies Center. Read about the exhibition in the Idaho Statesman and Boise Weekly.

  • Article in 10/5/11 Boise Weekly about North to Alaska Exhibition

  • Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts

    I will spend two weeks this winter at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts residency program starting a new body of work. Brush Creek is near Saratoga, WY between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Mountain ranges on the high plains of South Central Wyoming in the North Platte River Valley.
    www.brushcreekarts.org/

  • Solo Exhibition at the Gallery at the Linen Building

    Kirsten Furlong’s North to Alaska opens at The Gallery at the Linen Building Sept. 30, 2011. The exhibition showcases work inspired by the Boise artist’s 10-day residency at Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve.
    Opening reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 at The Gallery at the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. in Downtown Boise’s Linen District. Admission to The Gallery is free. An artist dialog will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at The Gallery. North to Alaska will run through Dec. 18th, 2011.
    Gallery at the Linen Building

  • Milepost 43: The Artist in Residence Blog for Denali National Park

    Here is a link to my recent post on the Denali National Park and Preserve AIR blog. It features some of my new work that will be included in the North to Alaska show at the Gallery at the Linen Building - opening Sept.30th, 2011
    www.nps.gov/dena/mile-43-blog.htm?custo?

  • Article about 2011 Biennial Faculty Exhibition in Boise Weekly

  • More Than a Pretty Face

    I am participating again this year in the More Than a Pretty Face program at the Boise Art Museum. If you are interested in commissioning an artwork and supporting BAM, please find more information at their website.
    www.boiseartmuseum.org

  • North to Alaska

    Artist in Residence
    Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
    July 2010
    Spent two weeks in Denali National Park in the historic Murie Cabin as part of their artists in residence program. The trip was supported by Denali National Park, Alaska Geographic, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Boise Weekly Individual Artist Cover Auction Grant. In 2011 I will have artwork in the permanent collection at Denali and an exhibition of work in response to the experience at the Gallery at the Linen Building, Boise, ID.
    www.nps.gov/dena/index.htm

  • Check out the flock at Boise Art Museum

    Birds of a Feather
    Boise Art Museum
    June 13-October 3, 2010
    I will have three paintings, two prints, and a 24 foot cut paper installation in the exhibition "Birds of a Feather" at the Boise Art Museum. This exhibition is running concurrently with a show of John James Audubon prints from the Birds of America.
    www.boiseartmuseum.org

  • Modern Art 2010

    How to Explain Pictures
    to a Stuffed Menagerie
    Modern Art at the Modern Hotel
    May 6, 2010 5-9pm Room 117
    blog.themodernhotel.com
    Artist William D. Lewis and I will be creating special artwork and a performance to be shown at Modern Art at the Modern Hotel this year. Please come by and look through the window of room 117.

  • More Than a Pretty Face at Boise Art Museum

    More Than a Pretty Face April 27- June 13, 2010
    Commissioned artwork from local artists who participated in the More Than A Pretty Face program will be presented at BAM following their unveiling at the Gala on April 24th. Commissioned local artists include: Chris Binion, Divit Cardoza, Jill Fitterer, Kirsten Furlong, Ward Hooper, Geoff Krueger, Benjamin Love, Kathy Harrison Mahn, Surel Mitchell, Shelley McCarl, Christine Raymond, Shantara Sandberg, Amy Westover, Liz Wolf, and Karen Woods.
    www.boiseartmuseum.org

  • Contemporary Printmaking at Basement Gallery

    The Basement Gallery in Boise has new owners and is showing new work and new artists from Boise and England. I will be showing some polyester-plate lithos and solar plate prints in March/April 2010.
    basementgalleryboise.com

  • Nest and Branch

    My cut paper installation "Twice: Migration" was included in the exhibition "Nest and Branch" curated by Zoe Cohen at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Art in Philadelphia, PA. I was able to visit and install the work in December 2009 - this is a great place - I particularly like their "On the Trails" series of outdoor exhibitions.
    schuylkillcenter.org
    And while in Philadelphia, I was able to visit the Wagner Free Institute of Science wagnerfreeinstitute.org/ and look at some rare books there thanks to my friend Rebecca Gilbert who has a show up in May 2010 at the Nexus Foundation for Today's Art in Philly: nexusphiladelphia.org

  • SQFT in Boise, ID

    SQFT curated by TJ Norris will travel to Boise.
    Exhibition November 15-January 8th, 2010 at the Egyptian Theatre
    This show will include the work of 51 Northwest artists plus 3 additional
    Idaho artists: Gerri Sayler, Moscow, ID, Richard Young, Boise, ID and
    Rachel Reichert, Boise, ID.

  • SQFT

    August 31 - September 26, 2009
    Blackfish Gallery
    420 NW 9th Avenue, Portland, OR
    Curated by TJ Norris
    www.tjnorris.net

    SQFT is a window-based, traveling exhibition of 2D works by
    50 of the most innovative, emerging and established artists
    in the Northwest (British Columbia, Idaho, Montana,
    Oregon, and Washington).
    ARTISTS:
    Josh Arseneau (OR) Rae Mahaffey (OR)
    Daniel Barron (WA) Micah Malone (OR)
    Troy Briggs (OR) Brenda Mallory (OR)
    Calvin Ross Carl (OR) Steven Miller (WA)
    Brad Carlile (OR) Lorna Nakell (OR)
    David Corbett (OR) Seth Nehil (OR)
    Laurie Danial (OR) Andrew O' Brien (OR)
    Diedrich Dasenbrock (OR) Eugenia Pardue (OR)
    Rachel Denny (OR)
    Marc Dombrosky (WA)
    Jamie Drouin (BC)
    Smith Eliot (OR)
    Alex Emmons (WA)
    Kate Fenker (OR)
    Sally Finch (OR)
    Kirsten Furlong (ID)
    Ellen George (WA)
    Damien Gilley (OR)
    Anne Marie Grgich (OR)
    Amanda Hamilton (ID)
    Jesse Hayward (OR)
    Harrison Higgs (WA)
    Midori Hirose (OR)
    Harold Hollingsworth (WA)
    Israel Hughes (OR)
    Linda Hutchins (OR)
    Todd Johnson (OR)
    Gabriel Liston (OR)
    M. Alexis Pike (MT)
    Ann Ploeger (OR)
    Blair Saxon-Hill (OR)
    B.E. Schellinger (OR)
    Mike Simi (WA)
    Ashley Sloan (OR)
    Mark R. Smith (OR)
    Eva Speer (OR)
    Sika Stanton w/Brooke Thompson (OR)
    David Stein (OR)
    Lorenzo Triburgo (OR)
    Laura Vandenburgh (OR)
    Marie Watt (OR)
    Darrell Williamson (OR)

  • 8th Street Marketplace AiR

    I will be working at the 8th Street Marketplace Artist in Residence program May 1-July 30th, 2009.
    Stop by the studio during First Thursday of May, June, and July.
    404 S. 8th St #203 Boise ID

  • Twice:Migration: New Work by Kirsten Furlong

    Friesen Galleries at NNU Nampa, ID
    January 13-Feburary 20, 2009
    Reception: January 29, 2009 6-9 pm
    This exhibition includes works on paper and a new installation.

  • Print Biennial

    Excited to just learn that one of my prints will be included in the
    2009 North American Print Biennial curated by Roberta Waddell.
    "Drawn by Doppelganger" #15 was selected from over 1900 prints submitted.
    Exhibition: February 15- March 30th, 2009
    Boston University / School of Visual Arts / 808 Gallery
    808 Commonwealth Avenue Boston MA
    If you are in Boston on February 15, Roberta Waddell will be giving
    a lecture at 1pm. Roberta Waddell was Curator of Prints at
    The New York Public Library from1985 until 2008,
    after serving as Curator of Prints at the Worcester Art Museum
    and Curator of Graphic Arts at The Toledo Museum of Art.
    In all these positions, Dr. Waddell has shown a special interest in
    supporting contemporary art and artists. She was recently honored
    by the International Print Center New York for her contributions
    as a print curator. The North American Print Biennial is one of the
    most prestigious events in printmaking. From 1954 to 1969 the
    exhibition was held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Other hosts
    have included the Hayden Gallery at MIT, the Rose Art Museum,
    the Duxbury Art Complex Museum, the Fitchburg Art Museum,
    the Danforth Museum, Boston University, the Art Institute of Boston,
    and the DeCordova Museum.

  • J Crist Gallery

    J Crist Gallery Boise, ID
    November 6-26, 2008
    Reception: Nov 13 5:30-7:30 pm
    www.jcrist.com

  • Art Candy

    Art Candy at Scout
    5019 Underwood Ave
    Omaha NE
    through October 31, 2008

  • The Crazy Eights and 88 Lesser Themes

    At the Hot Shops Art Center in Omaha, NE
    Original artwork by over 100 artists. My work is part of one
    of the crazy eight themes, "Autobiography".
    Organized by the eggman, Mike Scheef -
    don't miss the opening reception Friday, August 8th at 8pm.
    www.hotshopsartcenter.com

  • 6 Sides 2 Every Story

    Here is a link to a project I am participating in organized by
    printmaker Candace Nicol...
    6sides2everystory.blogspot.com
    6sides2everystory.com

  • Birdwatch: Works by Kirsten Furlong

    Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey, ID
    July 3 - August 22, 2008
    Opening Celebration at The Center
    Thursday, Jul 3, 5:30–7pm
    Join us for drinks and appetizers.
    Artist Kirsten Furlong will discuss her work at 6pm.
    Also, gallery walk Friday, July 18, 6-8pm
    www.sunvalleycenter.org

  • Spring Salon at J Crist Gallery

    Please visit the spring salon exhibition at J Crist Gallery
    to see some of my paintings and drawings. Also check out
    wonderful train drawings by artist William Lewis.
    Through May 30th www.jcrist.com/index.html

  • Modern Art at the Modern Hotel

    Please visit my project, Drawing 101, at the Modern
    Hotel's Modern Art project during First Thursday
    May 1, 2008 5:30-10:00pm (room 101- of course)
    In the Linen District, 1314 W. Grove St Boise, ID
    www.themodernhotel.com

  • Idaho Triennial Travels

    See the Idaho Triennial at the Prichard Gallery in Moscow, ID
    through April 4th, 2008 www.uidaho.edu/galleries/exhibitions/fe?
    and at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts April 18 – June 11, 2008
    www.sunvalleycenter.org/index.html Curator Amy Pence-Brown
    will be at SVCA May 8th at 5:30 pm

  • Are You What You Eat?

    This portfolio and two others showing now in
    "Printer's Trifecta" at the Pendleton Center for the Arts
    214 North Main St.Pendleton, OR 97801 through March 28th, 2008
    Artists include MaLynda Poulsen-Jones, Candace
    Nicol, Kirsten Furlong, Scott Kolbo, and Kimiko Miyoshi.
    www.pendletonarts.org/index_files/exhib?

  • Pocahontas Meets Hello Kitty

    After showing at galleries and museums throughout the country
    and in New Zealand, the exhibition of this group of outstanding
    prints will be at the SUB Gallery at Boise State University
    March 19-April 20, 2008. Artists include Larry McNeil, Jaune
    Quick to See Smith, C Maxx Stevens, Kirsten Furlong, John Hitchcock,
    Emily Arthur Douglas, and portfolio organizer Melanie Yazzie.
    Reception March 21 5-7pm during the BSU First Nations Conference.

  • The Unnatural World: Kirsten Furlong and William Lewis

    March 4-14, 2008
    Opening reception: March 3, 2008
    6pm-8pm
    John B. Davis Gallery
    Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

  • Boise Weekly artist profile by Katy Dang

    Check out a story about my recent work in in the Dec. 12, 2007
    issue of Boise Weekly
    www.boiseweekly.com/gyrobase/Content?oi?

  • See the "chinpillow"

    Artist made toys at J Crist Gallery
    A limited selection of toys created by local artists.
    Proceeds to be donated to YWCA Women's and Children's Crisis Center
    Reception for Molly Hill new paintings and toys November 30 4:30pm
    Through December 21, 2007
    www.jcrist.com

  • 2007 Idaho Triennial

    Curator Amy Pence-Brown has selected my work for the 2007
    Idaho Triennial exhibition at the Boise Art Museum.
    Exhibition September 1st-November 25th, 2007.
    www.boiseartmuseum.org

  • September/October 2007 Exhibitions

    "Doubles Troubles"
    Basement Gallery
    Boise, ID
    First Thursday Sept. 6/ Oct. 4
    Receptions 6-9pm
    Exhibition-September/October 2007

    Art Department Faculty Exhibition
    Visual Arts Center/BSU
    Boise, ID
    Opening-Sept.7th, 2007 6-8pm
    Exhibition-Sept. 8-29, 2007

    "Pushing Process: Contemporary Printmaking in Boise"
    EveMarie Bergren, Jill Fitterer, Kirsten Furlong and Amy Westover.
    Exhibition October 4- November 9, 2007
    Artists panel discussion about printmaking:
    6pm Thursday, October 11, 2007 at
    Idaho Trust National Bank
    888 West Broad Street Boise ID
    www.jcrist.com

  • July/August 2007 Exhibitions

    Seven Deadly Sins
    Hot Shops Art Center
    Omaha, NE
    Opening 7.7.07

    Blur Purlieu
    John Ben Snow Memorial Art Gallery
    Reno, NV
    July 16- Sept 7, 2007