LARASSA KABEL
born 1970
Mt. Clemens, MI

Education
1992 BFA, Iowa State University

Solo Exhibitions
2015 Stag Park, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2013 Boyfriend, SOHO 20, New York City, NY
2011 All This So Far From Heaven, PEEL Gallery, Houston TX
2010 Likely Stories, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines IA
2009 Iowa Artists 2009, Des Moines Art Center Downtown, Des Moines IA
The Hazards of Love, Fitch Studios, Des Moines IA
2008 Who Am I When I Am Not Myself, Fitch Studios, Des Moines IA
2006 The Thrilling Tweens, Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines IA
2005 Art House Gallery, Des Moines IA

Group Exhibitions
2015 EXPO CHGO, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
Heart of the Community, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Poste Print Fair, Perry, IA
Outliers, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2014 Miami Project, THE MISSION, Miami, FL
EXPO CHGO, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
HEAD, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2013 Beyond Nature, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
Inaugural Group Exhibition, THE MISSION, Houston, TX
Western Visions, Livingston, MT
2012 The Value of Drawing, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
Animal Magnetism, Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater University, Bridgewater, MA
2010 Bestiary, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Transcending the Figure, Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery, Upper Iowa University, Cedar Falls, IA
Iowa Artists 2010, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
ArtHamptons – The International Art Fair, Bridgehampton, NY
101 exhibit, Miami, FL
Large Works Show, ICON Gallery, Fairfield, IA
2009 Leedy-Voulkos Center for the Arts, Kansas City, MO
New Artists Group Show, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
Contemporary Realism Show>, ICON Gallery, Fairfield, IA
2008 Works on Paper, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
Small Works, Emerald Gallery, Fairfield, IA
Jane360, Des Moines, IA
EVAC Online Exhibition, Best in Show, juror Patricia Hickson, Des Moines Art Center curator
2007 EVAC Online Exhibition, Very Special Recognition Award, juror Jeff Fleming, director of the Des Moines Art Center
2006 Small Works, Emerald Gallery, Fairfield IQ
Momentum, Fitch Gallery, Des Moines IA
Nature Nurture, Vesuvius Gallery, Glenn MI
Galleries at the Gallery, Heritage Gallery, Des Moines IA
Sizzling Summer Show, Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines IA
2005 Small Works, Emerald Gallery, Fairfield IA
Jane360, Des Moines IA
New New Two, Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines IA
52 Pick Up, Heritage Gallery, Des Moines IA
2004 Shilpi Gallery, Fairfield IA
2003 Tiny Treasures, Vesuvius Gallery, Glenn MI

Commissions
2016 Public Art Commission, Where’s the Ball?, Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation, Des Moines, IA
2012 White House Christmas Card, Bo in the Snow, President And Michelle Obama, Washington, D.C.
2011 Public Art Commission, Secretaries of Agriculture, World Food Prize, Des Moines, IA

Grants and Awards
2016 David Hurd Innovator in the Arts, recipient
2015 IAC Fellowship, Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, IA
2010 IAC Grant, A Complicated Dance, Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, IA
2008 IAC Mini Grant, Who Am I When I am Not Myself, Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, IA
2007 IAC Mini Grant, Peripheral Visions, Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, IA
2006 IAC Grant, The Thrilling Tweens, Iowa Arts Council, Des Moines, IA
2000 Best of Show, ADAI Annual Exhibition, Des Moines, IA

Collections
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Anna Gaskell, New York City, New York
Aviva Corporate Collection, Des Moines, IA
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Des Moines, IA
Jeff and Carrie Fleming, Des Moines, IA
Bankers Trust Corporate Collection, Des Moines, IA

Publications
Domus Magazine Mille, Milan, Italy, March 2016. 113.
Juxtapoz - Wild, Interview with Art, Berkley, CA, 2015. 176-184.
Kristin Far, Larassa Kabel, Juxtapoz Magazine, Dec. 2015. 80-91.
Larry Erickson, Exploring Dark Corners in a Sunny Artist’s Studio, i.a. Magazine, Des Moines, IA, 2015. 58-66.
Melisa Kesmex, Atlari Baglay, Gecei Burada Becirecegiz, SEL, Cover Art, Istanbul, Turkey. 2013.
DSM Magazine, Art Image, May 2010. 162.