SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014/2015            Vino Gallery, 222 S. Washington St. Spokane,WA

2013   Oct.            Castings & Wrappings 2013, Corner Gallery, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, Id. Gallery Walk and Public Presentation.

2013  Feb. Wrappings 2013 (The Paintskin Continuum), Kolva/Sullivan Gallery, 115 South Adams St. Spokane, WA
2011 Then & Now-Works on Paper, Kress Gallery, River Park Sq. Spokane, WA.  Aug.-Oct.  In collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Art@Work Program.
2009 Robert Kraut: Paintskins, Hutton Building, #5 Washington St. Spokane, WA.
2001 Featured Artist – Art @Work, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Art Rental Program, Spokane, WA, exhibit and lecture.
1997 Micro-Retro-Expo-20 Years in Paint – Fine Arts Gallery, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA.
1990 Paintskins – A Synthesis of Synthetics in a Techno-Survey, 51 Warren St., Tribeca, open studio exhibit, Manhattan, New York City.
1977 Drawing With Paint, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, March/April, Spokane, WA.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013     Dec.         15thAnnual Small Artworks Invitational,The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, Id.

2010 Lipstick & Rouge, Second Space Gallery, Spokane, WA, curated by Karen Kaiser, the Jundt Museum’s Assistant Curator for Education, Spokane, WA.
2008 Four Painters, Chase Gallery Invitational, Spokane, WA, curated by Karen Mobley, Arts Commissioner, Spokane, WA.
2004 Spring Invitational, Spokane Art School Gallery, Spokane, WA, Director, SueEllen Heflin.
1999 Chase Gallery Juried Exhibition, City of Spokane Gallery, Spokane, WA, juried by Roger Rowley, Dir. of Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho.
1999 Millstone Coffee Exhibit, outside tour sites, Spokane, WA, juried by Kate Duignan, Director of Art@Work, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Art Rental Program.
1997 A Double Shot of Perception with a Twist of Irony, Hot Flash Gallery, Spokane, WA, a two person show featuring artists Robert Kraut and Robin Dare.
1996 Spokane Sampler, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, juried by Sandy Harthorn, Boise Art Museum.
1994 Collectors Circle Benefit, Staten Island Children’s Museum, New York, NY, juried by Elizabeth Egbert, Exhibits Director of the Children’s Museum, Staten Island, NY.
1992 Resolutions/Affirmations, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, curated by Craig Manister, Art Lab Director, Staten Island, NY.
1990 Eastern Washington School of Art, Alumni Award Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, curated by Richard Twedt, Director.
1989 Staten Island Invitational, NewHouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY, curated by John Perreault, Gallery Director.
1989 Dead Blimpie II, closed Blimpie Restaurant space, Tribeca neighborhood artists show, New York, NY.
1986 Abstraction/Attraction, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, curated by  John Perreault, Gallery Director.  Five artists were chosen.
1984 Annual Exhibit by Members, Staten Island Institute of Art & History, St. George, S.I.N.Y., Jurors, Farrell Brickhouse, Painter & Educator, School of Visual Arts, N.Y.C.; Thomas Finkelpearl, Sculptor & Assistant Program Director, Institute of Art and Urban Resources, P.S. #1 N.Y.C.
1980 Married Artists: Exhibit Together, The Spotlight Gallery, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, Curator, Fred Pleoger of Cheney Cowles Museum, Showing in company  Robert Kraut and Linda Kraut, exhibit and lecture.
1976 28th Annual Spokane Art Competition, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane WA, Juror, Louis Bunce of Portland, Oregon.
1976 National Drawing Exhibit, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA, juried exhibit.
1975 27thAnnual Spokane Art Competition, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA, Juror, Mel Ramos.
1975 Granola, Brown Rice & Light, University of Central Michigan, Mt. Pleasant, MI, Robert Kraut and Vince O’Leary, showing in company, both Eastern Washington University graduates.
1974 26th Annual Spokane Art Competition, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane WA, Juror, Jason Wong, Executive Director of the Tucson Art Center, Visual Arts Director of the 1974 World’s Fair in Spokane, WA.
1973 12th Annual Washington State Art Exhibit, Wenatchee, WA, Jurors, Michael Daily and Sister Paula Turnbull.

HONORS & AWARDS

2002-2008 Public Artist Roster, Washington State Arts Commission, selected by jury.
1999 Millstone Coffee Mugs & Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, selected for commission to create art on a landmark, oversized, cast, fiberglass mug.
1987 A.I.R – Artist in Residence, granted by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, giving qualified artists the right to live and work in commercial spaces. Must meet specific requirements; such as, large work which would prohibit art creation in an apartment setting.
1976 28th Spokane Annual Art Exhibition, Cheney Cowles Museum: Best of Show Award and museum purchase, for their permanent collection.
1975 Bicentennial Commemorative Works Project & Spokane Allied Arts Council, Commission & Exhibition, C.E.T.A. Project,” Grand Coulee Dam” drawing theme.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Jennifer LaRue. February, 2013. Artist Profile, A Moment of Reflection, Spokane/CDA Living Magazine.
Bernadette Vielbig. KYRS Public Radio, Jan. 31, 2013. One hour interview about the work and February exhibition.
Jennifer LaRue. 2011. Art for thought at Kress Gallery, The Spokesman-Review-The Voice, Aug. 25, 2011 Review of exhibit and images.
Teresa Conway. 2008. Robert Kraut- Eastern Alumnus, The Eastern Washington University Alumni Magazine, Fall Issue, p.28; story and images.
Jennifer Zurlini. 2008. On the Wall at Chase. The Spokesman Review- 7 Culture News, November 21.
Karen Mobley. 2008. Artist Profile, The Scoop on Robert Kraut, Spokane/CdA Living Magazine, December Issue.
John Paxson. 1998. Front cover, inside portrait and story, Eastern Washington University Summer Catalog.
Beverly Vorpahl. 1997. Robert Kraut’s Work On Display. The Spokesman Review In Life Section, November 13th issue, review and photo of work.
Connie Grove. 1997. Robert Kraut & Robin Dare in Double Shot of Perception with a Twist of Irony, ANevent- September/October, Issue #9, show review.
Sandy Harthorn. 1996. Spokane Sampler. Catalogue Review, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA.
Michael Fressola. 1992. Resolutions/Affirmations/Acclamations, Staten Island Advance, Art Review of exhibit by Advance writer, Feb. 6 issue.
John Perreault. 1989. Staten Island Invitational. Catalogue Review, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, April-June.
Michael Fressola. 1986. There’s blast of fresh air at the Newhouse, Staten Island Advance, March 2 issue.
Eastern Washington University Perspective. Winter 1989/90. New Yorkers Now, Photo’s and story of Eastern alums carving new lives in the Big Apple.
Patricia Dike. 1980. Art: just another business in the city, The Spokesman-Review, Sunday, Aug. 10th Issue, Art Critic gives life review of Robert and Linda Kraut.
Cheney Free Press, July 31, 1980, Former Cheney artists plan unique show together.
Don Jamison. 1980. Spokane Spotlight Series: Bob and Linda Kraut, Lifetrends-Spokane Daily Chronicle,Images of artists and their work.
OJ Parsons. 1976. 28th Annual Exhibit Review, The Art Corner, The Spokesman Review, Sunday, June 20, 1976.
Cynthia Gilbert. 1976. Dimension ’76, Lifetrends-Spokane Daily Chronicle, Photo of my ‘best of show’ work and review of the exhibit.
Fred Ploeger. 1976. Museum Catalogue, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA,Image of my work & statement.

COLLECTIONS

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA
The City of Spokane, WA
Multiple Private Collectors

EDUCATION

Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, 1973, B.A.
Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, 1975, M.A.
Studio emphasis in Drawing and Print making
Resided in New York City from 1977-1994

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

1976-1977 Assistant Professor of Art, Eastern Washington University, Print making.
1977 Instructor; Creative Arts Summer Series, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA. Introduction to college art programs for gifted high school students.
1974-1975 Graduate Fellowships and Teaching Internship at Eastern Washington University. Teaching Drawing, Print making, Art in the Humanities, and Introduction to Art.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2013                                      Mac Art Auction, Juror Chris Bruce,Director Washington State U. Museum of Art, Catalog image.

2013-2006 Art@Work, Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA
2009 Creation of website, www.bobkraut.com
1993 Designed, printed, packaged, and marketed “Clingers”, a personal line of creative window decals. Manhattan, New York City.
1981 Executive Board Member, ”Staten Island Arts Workshop,” A non-profit organization dedicated to providing a connection between the talents of individual artists and the specific needs of other non-profit organizations, primarily through teaching, lectures, workshops and exhibitions.
1980 University of Idaho, Visiting Artist Presentation, Moscow, Idaho.
1978 Assistant Editor, “Art View Magazine,” A directory of artists, their statements, work and philosophies, Staten Island, New York.