About the Artist
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Ponca City, OK
Painting, Performance Art, Immersive Installation and Video Art
Kal Cloonan was born and raised in South Florida with a varying history of creative study including orchestral music, creative writing, film photography, mixed media, painting, installation and performance art, receiving a B.F.A. in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2013. Kal lived and worked in Los Angeles, CA for seven years after graduation, presenting in a myriad of group shows as an artist, curator and collaborator in a variety of alternative and established spaces. As a member of the Los Angeles Art Association for three years, Kal showed paintings, video installation and performance at Gallery 825 in West Hollywood, CA. In May 2019, Kal completed their first artist residency at Shoebox Projects in downtown Los Angeles, culminating three weeks of work in the space. Throughout 2020, Kal completed a year long daily project entitled “Being Human” documenting daily personal life through painting, writing, drawing and photography. Since August 2020, Kal has taken the studio on the road. Current location is in Ponca City, OK where since January 2021 Kal has completed over 100 paintings for two major series of 2-dimensional work “Oklahoma Squares” and “Oklahoma Paper”.
Examples of Artist's Work
Performance, Digital/New Media, Collage, Drawing/Illustration, Fiber, Photography, Printmaking, Film/Video, Mixed Media 2D, Painting