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This website is a repository of creative and artistic works by Kurt West, including but not limited to:
Sculpture, public art, small architecture, “drawings”, homewares, books, et al.

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BIO
b. 1981, Belleville, IL
Lives and works near Raleigh, NC

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EDUCATION
2014, Master of Architecture, University of Virginia
2005, Bachelor of Architecture, Ball State University

EXHIBITIONS + AWARDS + COMMISSIONS
2021 RFP Winner for Heartbeat - Cary, NC Academy Street Artwork Projects GLOW Program (Coming Fall 2021) 
2017 RFP Finalist for Twin Peaks - Hyattsville, MD CDC Sculptural Bus Shelter
2016 Built To Scale, District Architecture Center, Washington, D.C. (Group Show)      
2014 AIA DC Honor Award for Polyhut
2009 Amateur Surveys, Hank & Dolly’s Gallery, Indianapolis, IN (Two-Person Show)
2009 AIA Indianapolis Merit Award for Unbuilt Architecture
2009 RFP Finalist for Light Screen (in collaboration with Timothy Gray) Indianapolis Art Council Great Ideas
2007 RFP Finalist for Oil Screen (in collaboration with Timothy Gray) Indianapolis Art Council Great Ideas

ACADEMIA
2021- Instructor at Architecture is Free Foundation
2021 The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Guest Juror
2021 Samford University School of Art & Design, Guest Juror
2020 Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning, Guest Juror  
2020 The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Guest Juror
2019 University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Guest Juror
2018 Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning, Guest Juror
2017 Virginia Tech School of Architecture, Guest Juror
2016 Catholic University School of Architecture and Planning, Guest Juror

PROFESSIONAL
Member, Tri-State Sculptors Association 
Licensed Architect in North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C
Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA) 
Member, Business Networking International (BNI)
Architect at West Workshop

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EMAIL
kurtwestjr (at) gmail (dot) com

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